As the global leader in licensed sports merchandise, Fanatics is changing the way fans purchase their favorite team merchandise by partnering with top leagues, clubs and soccer brands worldwide to offer the largest collection of timeless and timely gear from every pro and college team online, on your phone, in stadiums or on-site at the world’s biggest sporting events. A top 50 Internet Retailer Company, Fanatics comprises the broadest online assortment by offering hundreds of thousands of officially licensed items via its Fanatics (), FansEdge (), Kitbag () and Majestic () brands, as well as the largest selection of sports collectibles and memorabilia through Fanatics Authentic (). A multi-channel company, 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 biggest global soccer clubs (Manchester United, Real Madrid, Chelsea, Manchester City). The company's in-venue and event retail portfolio includes the NBA, NHL, NASCAR, Wimbledon, Kentucky Derby, The Ryder Cup, Manchester City, Texas Longhorns, Pittsburgh Pirates and New Jersey Devils, allowing fans to experience a seamless shopping experience across online, mobile and physical store locations.
The Hiring Process:
There are two steps that have to be completed to move through the hiring process for this position:
Fanatics, Inc. needs energetic sports enthusiasts to work as Seasonal Fan Athletes for the 2017 Peak Season. It’s game time! We’re hiring! Simply put, we want to increase our team with people who are super interested in being part of the Fanatics team (customer service and/or contact center experience is a plus, but not required), love sports, comes to the game, ready to compete, and are excited about being trained to have potential long-term career opportunities, supporting sports fans at Fanatics.
We can’t promise it will be easy. We can promise that this experience will be rewarding and fun. You’ll gain skills and experience working on behalf of the global leader in licensed sports merchandise that will enhance your resume.
The Game Plan
Fan Athletes are the key points of contact who represent the Fanatics brand with our customers. They own creating consistently great fan experiences. Applicants eligible for this role, help fans make online purchase decisions, by answering questions about merchandise availability, product descriptions, order status, and general inquiries about their favorite sport team’s gear.
What You’ll Do Every Day
Receive training and/or leadership and peer coaching to be the best you can be, with each customer contact
Be the first point of contact for Fanatics Fans regarding orders and inquiries
Solve the right problem in the right way with the right solution
Model a positive attitude with each customer contact every day
How to Win Every Day
Rely on your resources to quickly research responses
Value and appreciate customer perspective
Display professionalism working with colleagues and customers
Thrive in a fast-paced team environment
Work relentlessly to consistently deliver amazing Fan experiences
What You Need to Make the Cut
High school diploma or GED
Customer service and/or contact center experience is a plus, but not required
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Computer, phone and keyboarding proficiency in a work environment
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Have a “take action!” attitude
Be a multi-tasker
Committed to the customer
The Practice and Game Schedule
Full time shifts are available! New-hire training occurs, full-time, during your first 2 weeks of employment. Days and hours of work can fluctuate based on business needs. Shifts are scheduled between 6am – 12am 7 days/week, including weekends and holidays. Schedules can change and additional hours may be required pending business demands.
The Playing Field
Through our systems, employees use voice, chat, and email, to consistently communicate efficiently and effectively with our fans, in an industry leading contact center environment. Our workplace is pretty cool!
Seasonal Fanatics Athletes get approved time off, holiday pay, and company discounts during the length of employment. We also host a great Rewards and Recognition program that can help you earn extra money and prizes for high performance.
We build Fan Loyalty by leveraging technology, efficient processes, and well-trained employees, who make buying Fan Gear effortless and fun for Fanatics customers.
This may become your dream career, working with a dream team, focused on helping customers, fuel their sports passion with awesome fan gear. Don’t miss this opportunity! Complete our online application, today.