Fanatics is the global leader in licensed sports merchandise & changing the way fans purchase their favorite team apparel & jerseys. Through an innovative, tech-infused approach to making & selling fan gear in today's on-demand culture, Fanatics operates more than 300 online & offline stores, including the e-commerce business for all major professional sports leagues (NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, NASCAR, MLS, PGA), & more than 200 collegiate & professional team properties, which include several of the biggest global soccer clubs (Manchester United, Real Madrid, Chelsea). Fanatics offers the largest collection of timeless & timely merchandise whether shopping online, on your phone, in stores, in stadiums or on-site at the world's biggest sporting events. At Fanatics, we're a diverse, passionate group of employees aiming to ignite pride & passion in the fans we outfit, celebrate & support. We recognize that diversity helps drive & foster innovation, & through our IDEA program (inclusion, diversity, equality & advocacy) at Fanatics we provide employees with tools & resources to feel connected & engaged in who they are & what they do to support the ultimate fan experience.
About the Team
Join our world class Business Development team, which is focused on expanding & enhancing our existing & prospective partner relationships across U.S. professional & college teams. The team works out of Fanatics' offices across the globe to connect the power of Fanatics' innovation & services in E-Commerce, In-Venue Retail, Event Merchandising, & Wholesale Manufacturing to current & prospective partners in the NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, & MLS, as well as colleges & universities & special events.
About the Team - Fanatics College
The College Division of Fanatics was formed in 2017 to focus more deeply on our wide array of premier U.S. College & University partners. Our college partnerships span every one of Fanatics' unique service offerings - Fanatics Brands, Top of the World, & WinCraft for wholesale apparel, headwear & hard goods manufacturing rights; E-Commerce; Official In-Venue Retail; Licensing Management; our Fanatics Authentic business; & the partnership between Fanatics-Lids College & Barnes & Noble Education. We are keenly focused on growth in the college channel & this group focuses every day on ensuring we are connecting the innovation & technology of Fanatics to our college partners.
About the Role - Vice President, Partner Development - College
Fanatics is seeking a motivated & dynamic individual to join our Business Affairs & Development team as a Vice President, Partner Development - College. This role will work to identify & cultivate new opportunities for strategic partnerships across the higher education & college athletics landscape for the portfolio of innovative platforms offered by Fanatics. The VP will be a member of the College leadership team & utilize current, former, & future relationships with campus decision-makers to drive growth in new partnerships for Fanatics.