Overview

Fanatics is building a leading global digital sports platform. The company ignites the passions of global sports fans and maximizes the presence and reach for hundreds of sports partners globally by offering innovative products and services across Fanatics Commerce, Fanatics Collectibles, and Fanatics Betting & Gaming, allowing sports fans to Buy, Collect and Bet. Through the Fanatics platform, sports fans can buy licensed fan gear, jerseys, lifestyle and streetwear products, headwear, and hardgoods; collect physical and digital trading cards, sports memorabilia, and other digital assets; and bet as the company builds its Sportsbook and iGaming platform. Fanatics has an established database of over 100 million global sports fans, a global partner network with over 900 sports properties, including major national and international professional sports leagues, teams, players associations, athletes, celebrities, colleges, and college conferences, and over 2,000 retail locations, including its Lids retail business stores. 

 

As a market leader with more than 18,000 employees, and hundreds of partners, suppliers, and vendors worldwide, we take responsibility for driving toward more ethical and sustainable practices. We are committed to building an inclusive Fanatics community, reflecting and representing society at every level of the business, including our employees, vendors, partners and fans. Fanatics is also dedicated to making a positive impact in the communities where we all live, work, and play through strategic philanthropic initiatives.   

 

As a Staff Search Product Manager there are several areas where you will help pioneer and advance Search initiatives:

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Enhance Customer Experience for Search:

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams including UX/UI designers, engineers, and data scientists to continuously improve the search experience.
  • Analyze user behavior, feedback, and market trends to identify areas for improvement in search UX.
  • Optimize search result relevance through iterative improvements and testing.
  • Evaluate and optimize facets returned in search to ensure they align with user expectations and preferences.

Implement Type-Ahead Suggestions:

  • Develop and implement type-ahead suggestions to enhance the search experience and guide users to relevant products.
  • Work closely with engineering teams to optimize the type-ahead experience, ensuring fast and accurate suggestions.
  • Monitor user interactions with type-ahead suggestions and iterate based on performance metrics and user feedback.

Optimize Product Rankings:

  • Define and implement strategies to improve the ranking of products on grid and search pages.
  • Utilize data-driven approaches and machine learning techniques to optimize product rankings based on user preferences, behavior, and historical data.
  • Collaborate with data scientists to develop algorithms that enhance product visibility and drive conversions.

Enhance Product Recommendations:

  • Develop and implement personalized product recommendation strategies to enhance the overall shopping experience.
  • Leverage user data, browsing history, and past purchases to deliver relevant and engaging product recommendations.
  • Continuously monitor and optimize recommendation algorithms to improve relevancy and effectiveness.

Requirements

  • 10+ years working in Search domain 
  • Computer Science, or related degree / Engineering background. (no coding will be needed)
  • Ability to work with multiple stakeholders to develop a clear strategy, prioritized roadmap, and go to market approach for navigation our ecosystem
  • Experience defining and shipping great features and products.
  • Effectively communicate progress to leadership and stakeholders
  • Comfortable collaborating with local and remote Product and Engineering teams
  • Experience using analytics and data to make product decisions.
  • Knowledge of agile development methodologies and tools

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Things We Care About

·         Your career growth, your ideas, your work-life balance, and your well-being.

·         Diversity and Inclusion

·         Our Company Culture and Values

·         Providing outstanding Company Perks and Benefits

www.fanaticsinc.com

 

Ensure your Fanatics job offer is legitimate and don’t fall victim to fraud.  Fanatics never seeks payment from job applicants.  Fanatics recruiters will only reach out to applicants from an @fanatics.com or @fanatics.co.uk email address.  For added security, where possible, apply through our company website at www.fanaticsinc.com/careers

Fanatics is committed to responsible planning and purchasing (RPP) practices, working with its business partners across its global and multi-layered supply chain, to ensure that planning, sourcing, and purchasing decisions, along with other supporting processes, do not impede or conflict with the fulfillment of Fanatics’ fair labor practices.

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