FanDuel Group 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 Group consists of a portfolio of leading brands across gaming, sports betting, daily fantasy sports, advance-deposit wagering, and TV/media, including FanDuel, Betfair US, DRAFT, and TVG. FanDuel Group has a presence across 45 states and 8 million customers. The company is based in New York with offices in California, New Jersey, Florida, Oregon, and Scotland.
About the role
Lead a team to exceed the targets of a multi-million dollar turnover business at FanDuel's Sportsbook in Michigan. Inspire, motivate and train your people to be the best they can be and deliver the FanDuel vision.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Deliver the annual budget through close management and a focus on market growth.
Know and understand the properties financial reports in detail. Immediately identify any changes in business and take action as a result.
Pro-actively monitor competitor activity and ensure that the business as a whole is fast to respond.
Use the knowledge of sportsbook team to help maintain awareness of issues within the market place.
Take responsibility for positively managing the implementation of change and the introduction of initiatives within the area.
Planning and Organizing
Ensure that all administration and paperwork is completed within an appropriate timeframe.
Ensure compliance to all Federal, local and DGE regulations.
Ensure smooth communication of key issues and initiatives.
Complete monthly business review meetings, applying appropriate business strategy and feeding back Head Office to improve the business.
Driving the Business
Actively acquire customers from competitors and regularly review where opportunities exist to grow market share.
Ensure that any customer affecting issues are dealt with immediately and have the ability to cut through obstacles that prevent this.
Develop business links within the local community.
Identify, plan and execute local initiatives for market growth.
Ensure that sportsbook team are delivering the brand offer to customers
Be perfectly 'tuned in' to what customers are saying and what motivates them - act as a conduit for customer feedback for the Senior Management Team.
Manage and know in detail large staking customers, focusing on service standards and trading arrangements.
Lead, drive, energize and motivate team to deliver.
Ensure that we have the best people working in our sportsbook.
Ensure that we recruit for 'the next role' & develop people to be their best.
Act as a conduit for staff feedback within FanDuel sportsbook ensuring that Senior Managers and Head Office personnel have a full understanding of what is happening "on the ground."
Spot talent and drive an internal development pipeline
Ensure clear performance management processes are in place, responding to both good and poor performance with specific actions plans.
Deal with people issues and problems in a timely fashion and where necessary use the company's disciplinary and grievance procedure.
Ensure that our license is protected to the best of your ability - respond immediately to any threats to the license.
Promote social responsibility issues, working with local representatives as required.
Develop a personal network with key members of local organizations e.g. Police, Council, DGE, Newspapers, entertainment venues.
Ensure that Health & Safety is adhered to and audits are completed as required.
Ensure that staff are adhering to the correct policies
Ensure that cash systems are reconciled and issues resolved
What you get in return
Beyond working with such a great team?
An exciting environment with real growth
Contribute to exciting products used by a highly passionate user base
Personal learning and development opportunities
Flexible holiday allowance
401K plan with company match
Attractive health insurance premiums
There's more, but we don't want to go on and on.
FanDuel is an equal opportunities employer. Diversity and inclusion in FanDuel means that we respect and value everyone as individuals. We don't tolerate bias, judgment or harassment. Our focus is on developing employees so that they reach their full potential.