Associate Sports Coordinator (NFL)
Florida - Miramar
Fanatics Memorabilia - Wholesale Sales, Marketing & Athlete Relations
Fanatics is the global leader in licensed sports merchandise and changing the way fans purchase their favorite team apparel and jerseys. Through an innovative, tech-infused approach to making and selling fan gear in today's on-demand culture, Fanatics operates more than 300 online and offline stores, including the e-commerce business for all major professional sports leagues (NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, NASCAR, MLS, PGA), major media brands (NBC Sports, CBS Sports, FOX Sports) and more than 200 collegiate and professional team properties, which include several of the biggest global soccer clubs (Manchester United, Real Madrid, Chelsea, Manchester City). Fanatics offers the largest collection of timeless and timely merchandise whether shopping online, on your phone, in stores, in stadiums or on-site at the world's biggest sporting events.
About the Team
Fanatics Authentic provides the world’s largest selection of licensed sports memorabilia and collectibles! Our division is licensed by all the major professional sports leagues, player and team associations, and universities that supply 100% genuine product authentication to our fans. We offer once-in-a-lifetime “Fanatics Exclusive Athlete” event experiences providing fans the opportunity to interact with their favorite athletes at a Meet-and-Greet, Watch Party, Suite Experience, or Chalk Talk/ Q&A session. Our Game-Used partnerships have given us the ability to create the most exclusive products such as player and team gear directly from the arena or field, playing surfaces, and actual equipment.
I. Primary Purpose
This position will require a level of advanced creativity to drive product design and implementation of innovative hot ticket items for officially licensed products. The role requires superior communication skills with the design team and outside clients within a fast-paced work environment.
II. Duties and Responsibilities
o Will work closely with other sectors within Fanatics to effectively develop and create collectibles and memorabilia inside Fanatics Authentic from concept to market.
o Assist Product Managers and Senior Product Managers on a day-to-day basis with operations of the NFL Brand.
o Must be able to assign certain responsibilities to Junior Product Coordinators.
o Will work closely with sports leagues for product approvals.
o Must be able to communicate effectively with management, team, league representatives and clients in a professional manner.
o Work well under pressure. This industry is driven by hot ticket items with time constraints to get products on the market.
o Occasional travel may be required.
o Occasional assistance in the Warehouse may be required.
III. Supervisory Responsibilities
This position has no supervisory responsibilities
IV. Education and Experience Requirements
o Bachelor’s Degree
o Broad Sports knowledge required
o E-Commerce experience
o Superior communication skills on various levels. Must have articulate speech, proper business writing skills and an ability to “listen” to various departments and sectors.
o Exceptional Sports Knowledge is a must.
o Possess excellent inter-personal skills to deal with team members and clients effectively
o Ability to consistently meet goals and high productivity levels as set by yourself on projects and/or Department Manager.
o Able to work with minimum supervision and capable of self-checking for completeness and accuracy of work produced.
o Ability to take ownership of project from beginning to end. Being responsible for overall success and outcome of products and projects with your clients.
o Exhibit high levels of creativity to assist in product design.
o Have an excellent aptitude for sales.
o Be organized and detail-oriented.
o Ability to keep on top of your own correspondence. Consistently checking voicemails, emails, and general mail within your domain.
o Proficient with Microsoft Applications and general PC skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Email).
V. Physical Requirements
o Moderate physical effort required.
o Regularly required to sit or stand, reach and move about the facility.
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.