Merchandise Operations Coordinator

Florida - Tampa /
Fanatics Commerce – Fanatics Brands - Merchandising and Product Management /
/ Hybrid
Company Overview
Fanatics is building a leading global digital sports platform. The company ignites the passions of global sports fans and maximizes the presence and reach for hundreds of sports partners globally by offering innovative products and services across Fanatics Commerce, Fanatics Collectibles, and Fanatics Betting & Gaming, allowing sports fans to Buy, Collect and Bet. Through the Fanatics platform, sports fans can buy licensed fan gear, jerseys, lifestyle and streetwear products, headwear, and hardgoods; collect physical and digital trading cards, sports memorabilia, and other digital assets; and bet as the company builds its Sportsbook and iGaming platform. Fanatics has an established database of over 100 million global sports fans, a global partner network with over 900 sports properties, including major national and international professional sports leagues, teams, players associations, athletes, celebrities, colleges, and college conferences, and over 2,000 retail locations, including its Lids retail business stores. 
As a market leader with more than 18,000 employees, and hundreds of partners, suppliers, and vendors worldwide, we take responsibility for driving toward more ethical and sustainable practices. We are committed to building an inclusive Fanatics community, reflecting and representing society at every level of the business, including our employees, vendors, partners and fans. Fanatics is also dedicated to making a positive impact in the communities where we all live, work, and play through strategic philanthropic initiatives.

Merchandise Coordinators provide support to Product Line Managers by creating item setups in an internal order management ERP system (FMS) and PLM (Product Life Management) application. Products are merchandised on our Fanatics ecommerce website and via wholesale to the retail marketplace. This position works closely with Merchandising, Art, Licensing, Brand Management, and Customer Service Teams to ensure the validity of all items created or inactivated.

Ideal candidates will have: A strong desire to understand product creation, as well as a desire to grow within this career path or other Supply chain departments. A passion for sport and growing a global business. Also, a curiosity to understand consumers to spark thought and vision for the future of the industry.


    • Product Creation: Creates product id’s in collaboration with Merchandise, Product Development and the Art department for the product/merchandise that will be sold to customers via wholesale retail and ecommerce platforms
    • Item structure: Style, color, graphic assignment
    • Royalties Coding: Applies appropriate attribution for system function, decoration cost, royalty attributes and life cycle management
    • Data Integrity: Conducts audits to ensure item descriptions, inventory, sku/item counts, manufacturing, purchasing and licensing/royalties attributes
    • Product BOMs: Creates and loads Bill of Materials (BOMs) for internal manufacturing and embellishment processes
    • Product Lifecycle: Supports Product Lifecycle process to include but not limited to managing system marketing data, provides reporting for line plan review, publication, item aging review and life cycle status changes
    • Logo and item change: Drive the item change process, provides items for review, product demand, WIP, factory purchase orders and inventory data extracts
    • B2B item management: Assign collateral attribution, customer segmentation attributes, auditing, and product release or removal


    • 2 year Associates degree a plus
    • 1 or more years of data management experience
    • Strong computer skills; intermediate proficiency in MS Word, Outlook, and Excel
    • Must be detail oriented and able to maintain a high level of quality, keep accurate records
    • Highly organized and self-motivated
    • Excellent analytical skills and detailed oriented
    • Demonstrates ability to take initiative, identify and prioritize opportunities and thrive in a fast-paced environment
    • Must be flexible with the ability to adjust to changing priorities
    • Ability to troubleshoot and resolve problems in multiple systems
    • Able to work independently as well as with a team
    • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
    • Positive attitude, strong work ethic, team player
    • Great listener
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Tryouts are open at Fanatics! Our team is passionate, talented, unified, and charged with creating the fan experience of tomorrow. The ball is in your court now.

Fanatics is committed to responsible planning and purchasing (RPP) practices, working with its business partners across its global and multi-layered supply chain, to ensure that planning, sourcing, and purchasing decisions, along with other supporting processes, do not impede or conflict with the fulfillment of Fanatics’ fair labor practices.

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