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Sr. Copywriter

FanDuel

FanDuel

Marketing & Communications
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Thursday, January 4, 2024

ABOUT FANDUEL

FanDuel Group (“FanDuel") is an innovative sports-tech entertainment company that is changing the way consumers engage with their favorite sports, teams, and leagues. The premier gaming destination in the United States, FanDuel consists of a portfolio of leading brands across gaming, sports betting, daily fantasy sports, advance-deposit wagering, and TV/media.

FanDuel has a presence across all 50 states with approximately 17 million customers and 28 retail locations. FanDuel is based in New York with offices in New Jersey, Georgia, California, Oregon, Canada and Scotland.

Its networks FanDuel TV and FanDuel+ are broadly distributed on linear cable television and through its relationships with leading direct-to-consumer over-the-top platforms.

FanDuel is a subsidiary of Flutter Entertainment plc, the world's largest sports betting and gaming operator with a portfolio of globally recognized brands and a constituent of the FTSE 100 index of the London Stock Exchange.

THE ROSTER

At FanDuel, we give fans a new and innovative way to interact with their favorite games, sports and teams. We’re dedicated to building a winning team and we pride ourselves on being able to make every moment mean more, especially when it comes to your career. So, what does “winning” look like at FanDuel? It’s recognition for your hard-earned results, a culture that brings out your best work—and a roster full of talented coworkers. Make no mistake, we are here to win, but we believe in winning right. That means we’ll never compromise when it comes to looking out for our teammates. From creatives professionals to cutting edge technology innovators, FanDuel offers a wide range of career opportunities, best in class benefits, and the tools to explore and grow into your best selves. At FanDuel, our principle of “We Are One Team” runs through all our offices across the globe, and you can expect to be a part of an exciting company with many opportunities to grow and be successful.

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

The Senior Copywriter will help build and execute ad campaigns to support a range of products/brands under the FanDuel Group umbrella. In general, you’ll be making ads for sports fans — and successful candidates will arrive already familiar with the subtleties and nuances of both. The Senior Copywriter role sits on FanDuel Group’s marketing creative team and will report to the Associate Creative Director of Copy.

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

  • Concept and collaborate with cross-functional teams to create and write integrated campaigns across a variety of media including but not limited to TVC, digital video, social media, radio, out of home, banners, and email
  • Responsible for making ads (not just posts) for Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, and Twitter
  • Continue to develop FanDuel's brand guidelines by providing guidance on tone and merit
  • Mentor and guide more junior creative members
  • Collaborate with other members of the creative team including other copywriters, art directors, graphic designers, animators, developers, etc. on creation of marketing assets
  • Name and brand new products and bring them to market
  • Serve as an "ideas engine" who is comfortable working with briefs
  • Honor and enforce FanDuel's brand voice
  • Concept and execute campaigns for die-hard sports fans who never miss a snap, pitch, puck drop, or tipoff - If any of those terms are unfamiliar, we're off to a rough start

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

  • Minimum of 4+ years’ of professional copywriting experience preferred
  • Degree and/or certification in copywriter related field preferred
  • Compelling copywriting portfolio specifically featuring ads (blogs, short stories, screenplays won't be considered)
  • Interest in and expertise with all major digital advertising platforms with a knowledge of the best practices
  • Demonstrated experience collaborating with other creatives, including other copywriters, graphic designers, art directors, animators, etc.
  • Word nerds with strong (bordering on obsessive) attention to detail - we are our own proofreaders
  • Must be fluent in the language of general sports fandom
  • Knowledge of daily fantasy sports, sports betting, and/or horse racing is a definite plus

PLAYER BENEFITS
We treat our team right

From our many opportunities for professional development to our generous insurance and paid leave policies, we’re committed to making sure our employees get as much out of FanDuel as we ask them to give. Competitive compensation is just the beginning. As part of our team, you can expect:

  • An exciting and fun environment committed to driving real growth
  • Opportunities to build really cool products that fans love
  • Mentorship and professional development resources to help you refine your game
  • Be well, save well and live well - with FanDuel Total Rewards your benefits are one highlight reel after another

FanDuel is an equal opportunities employer and we believe, as one of our principal states, “We Are One Team!” We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, Veteran status, or another other characteristic protected by state, local or federal law. We believe FanDuel is strongest and best able to compete if all employees feel valued, respected, and included. We want our team to include diverse individuals because diversity of thought, diversity of perspectives, and diversity of experiences leads to better performance. Having a diverse and inclusive workforce is a core value that we believe makes FanDuel stronger and more competitive as One Team!

The applicable salary range for this position is $99,000-124,000, which is dependent on a variety of factors including relevant experience, location, business needs and market demand. This role may offer the following benefits: medical, vision, and dental insurance; life insurance; disability insurance; a 401(k) matching program; among other employee benefits. This role may also be eligible for short-term or long-term incentive compensation, including, but not limited to, cash bonuses and stock program participation.

This role includes flexible time off (including unlimited paid time off for full-time employees) and 14 paid company holidays. FanDuel offers paid sick time in accordance with all applicable state and federal laws.

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