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FanDuel // one-day fantasy sports
 
Los Angeles (California), New York (New York)    Posted: Thursday, July 21, 2022
 
   
 
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ABOUT FANDUEL GROUP

FanDuel Group is a world-class team of brands & products all built with one goal in mind  to give fans new & innovative ways to interact with their favorite games, sports, teams, & leagues. Thats no easy task, which is why were so dedicated to building a winning team. And make no mistake, we are here to win, but we believe in winning right. That means well never compromise when it comes to looking out for our teammates. From our many opportunities for professional development to our generous insurance & paid leave policies, were committed to making sure our employees get as much out of FanDuel as we ask them to give.

Our brands include:

  • FanDuel  A game-changing real-money fantasy sports app
  • FanDuel Sportsbook  Americas #1 sports betting app
  • TVG  The best-in-class horse racing TV/media network & betting platform
  • FanDuel Racing  A horse racing app built for the average sports fan
  • FanDuel Casino & Betfair Casino  Fan-favorite online casino apps
  • FOXBet A world-class betting platform & affiliate of FanDuel Group
  • PokerStars The premier online poker product & affiliate of FanDuel Group

THE POSITION: 
Our roster has an opening with your name on it

FanDuel is looking for a Manager to join the Strategy & Operations team. The Strategy & Operations group serves as a partner & advisor to the Executive team & works on critical strategic initiatives & opportunities facing the business. This is an exciting opportunity to join a small group with significant exposure across the FanDuel Group business, as well as to the broader global company (Flutter Entertainment). The role is a mix of defining the strategic opportunities & delivering the most important projects within the company, so would be an excellent fit for someone looking to move out of strategy consulting into a more hands-on hybrid strategy & execution role.

THE GAME PLAN:
Everyone on our team has a part to play

  • Partner with SVP & Director, Strategy & Operations & the Executive team to identify & prioritize strategic initiatives & opportunities facing the business
  • Lead analysis & recommendations on new initiatives. Serve as a business owner & project manager to drive new initiatives forward from ideation to launch, which will often result in handoff to a department lead
  • Partner with cross-functional teams (e.g., Marketing, Product, Commercial) to deliver the most critical projects across the organization (e.g., launching in new states, bringing new products to market)
  • Assemble & coordinate multi-disciplinary, & potentially geographically dispersed, teams
  • Liaise with teams in the U.K., Australia, & beyond to identify opportunities to leverage best practices & drive operational efficiencies across the global group
  • Manage & mentor junior team members
  • Example projects could include:
    • Building solutions for teams to achieve their goals & operate more efficiently & effectively
    • Assisting functional teams in identifying areas of growth & developing execution plans
    • Supporting the portfolio strategy, including finding opportunities to extend the value of our assets
    • Coordinating the launch of new programs
    • Developing perspectives on opportunities for innovation
    • Working directly with the CEO & other Executives on major internal initiatives

THE STATS:
What we're looking for in our next teammate

  • Minimum of 2-3 years in strategy consulting, internal strategy or business/corporate development at a sports, media or tech company preferred
  • Strong knowledge of business & financial concepts
  • Quick learner; willing to dive in & get their hands dirty
  • Exceptional problem-solving skills, hypothesis driven with the ability to independently evaluate opportunities, conduct analysis, & make innovative strategic recommendations
  • Experience independently conducting quantitative & qualitative analysis, including creating complex Excel models & leading market research
  • Strong organizational & project management skills, with the ability to juggle multiple projects at once
  • Excellent communication skills; skilled at influencing & building relationships across the organization at all levels, including with senior leadership
  • Entrepreneurial, proactive in identifying opportunities & solutions, & areas to add value
  • Advanced Excel skills required
  • Team player with the desire to bring a positive attitude to a group dynamic
  • Passion for FanDuel & the gaming industry preferred; an avid sports & gaming fan

THE CONTRACT: 
We treat our team right

Competitive compensation is just the beginning. As part of our team, you can expect:

  • An exciting & fun environment committed to driving real growth
  • Opportunities to build really cool products that fans love
  • Mentorship & professional development resources to help you refine your game
  • Flexible vacation allowance to let you refuel
  • Hall of Fame benefit programs & platforms

FanDuel Group is an equal opportunities employer. Diversity & inclusion in FanDuel means that we respect & value everyone as individuals. We don't tolerate bias, judgement or harassment.  Our focus is on developing employees so that they reach their full potential.

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