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Acquisition Strategy and Planning Senior Associate

FanDuel

FanDuel

New York, NY, USA
Posted on Thursday, January 18, 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

We are currently looking for an Acquisition Strategy and Planning Senior Associate to support the strategic growth of new customer acquisition for our sportsbook product and our flywheel product (includes Daily Fantasy, Faceoff, and Free to Play). This is an energizing and high-profile role with the opportunity to make a material impact on the business outcome for FanDuel Group.

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

  • Forecast volume and revenue of new players by analyzing historical data and incorporating knowledge of sporting trends and calendar changes
  • Analyze the value of prospective partnerships with media companies, leagues and teams, and/or sports media companies
  • Stay on top of new player volume and value patterns and KPIs and provide regular updates on trend drivers and short-term and long-term outlooks to firm leadership
  • Make recommendations to media teams to deploy available spend where acquisition opportunity exists
  • Support partnerships, media, and finance teams on analyses necessitating acquisition perspective
  • Consistently challenge ways of working to raise standards and improve performance
  • Lead interdepartmental collaboration with various cross-functional teams to drive and forecast customer growth
  • Facilitate ad-hoc requests as needed

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

  • 2+ years of experience in marketing, consulting, banking, or related field with a focus on modeling and other quantitative analysis
  • Bachelor's degree in Business or Analytical field (or other relevant discipline) preferred
  • Advanced Excel skills; Proficiency in SQL preferred
  • Comfortable managing concurrent projects in an ever-evolving, fast-paced landscape
  • Proven growth mindset; Product-led, data-driven, and highly creative
  • Results-oriented, metrics-driven, objective, and continuously seeking improvement of marketing efforts to increase quality and productivity
  • Ability and eagerness to effectively balance the big-picture strategic work with execution
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to interface with a wide range of internal teams and ability to build strong relationships internally
  • Meticulous attention to detail, outstanding organizational skills, project management skills, and ability to multi-task and prioritize
  • Knowledge or understanding of the business and culture of sports and gaming preferred

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 $80,000 - $100,000, 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.

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