Manager, Compensation

Website Fanatics

Company 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.
In this role, the Manager Compensation will focus on the delivery of analysis, recommendations, and programs in support of FHI, executive and equity compensation.  This will include forecasting equity utilization, managing and reporting on annual processes, evaluating programs against market, participating in relevant surveys, assisting with preparation of materials for the compensation committee and detailed analysis of all aspects of employee compensation.

What You’ll Do:

    • Support ongoing development of effective compensation structures for FHI.
    • Partner with HR to evaluate and resolve complex compensation issues as we implement programs aligned to our compensation philosophy.
    • Ongoing evaluation of equity utilization, participation and holdings against targets and market data. Assist in the development and maintenance of a rolling equity forecast for each of our operating companies.
    • Maintain and update equity-related tables for inclusion executive meetings. Provide insights and flag notable changes in data.
    • Provide detailed analysis of employee equity holdings including impactful visuals to develop award recommendations consistent with the compensation philosophy.
    • Participate in the development of the establishment of an exec comp practice.
    • Collaborate with C-Level Executives, Finance, People Operations, Legal, and other teams to anticipate, implement and/or address equity compensation concerns.
    • Assist in the response to inquiries from current, former, and potential employees about equity compensation.
    • Partner across the Equity Compensation team and HR in the development and delivery of impactful employee education, training, and communications.

What We’re Looking For:

    • Significant experience conducting thorough compensation analysis – a clear focus on equity and/or executive compensation is preferred.
    • Experience preparation of high caliber presentation materials.
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or the equivalent combination of education, training, and work experience.
    • Strong knowledge of federal and state laws and regulations regarding compensation practices
    • Knowledge of equity administration systems is preferred.
    • Exceptional Excel skills – developing and managing complex spreadsheets.
    • Strong oral and written communication skills.
    • Strong attention to detail, analytical/reasoning, interpersonal, organizational and problem-solving skills.
    • Ability to work effectively in a cross-functional team environment.
    • Ability to interface with all levels of employees.
    • Ability to prioritize, multi-task and maintain flexibility in a fast-paced, changing environment.
    • •Problem-solving abilities.
    • •Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, and vendors.
The salary range for this position is $134,000 to $191,000, which represents base pay only and does not include short-term or long-term incentive compensation. When determining base pay, as part of a final compensation package, we consider several factors such as location, experience, qualifications, and training.
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Tryouts are open at Fanatics! Our team is passionate, talented, unified, and charged with creating the fan experience of tomorrow. The ball is in your court now.
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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