About the Role
FBG is seeking a talented, team-oriented Associate Commercial Counsel with 2+ years of applicable legal experience to join the FBG team. The Associate Commercial Counsel will play a crucial role in FBG’s efforts to establish internal policies and processes and will also work closely with FBG’s business units to provide legal and strategic guidance with respect to vendor selection and contract negotiations. This role will report to the Director of Legal and will provide support across Fanatics Betting & Gaming.
Duties and responsibilities may include:
Draft and negotiate a wide range of inbound and outbound agreements including non-disclosure agreements, services agreements, marketing agreements and other vendor agreements.
Help develop policies and processes relating to negotiation of agreements and support the continuous improvement and updating of standard form agreements and legal processes.
Advise various business teams and other internal stakeholders on legal issues and risks, agreement structures, approval processes, company policies and procedures, and business strategy.
Help select and manage outside counsel.
Support the wider company in building a leading digital gaming platform.
Open to regular travel to events and other Fanatics offices for various offsite and team meetings
About the Company
Fanatics is building a leading global digital sports platform to ignite and harness the passions of fans and maximize the presence and reach for hundreds of partners globally. Optimizing these long-standing partnerships, a database of more than 80 million global consumers and a trusted, recognizable brand name, Fanatics is expanding beyond its position as a global leader for licensed sports merchandise to now becoming a next-gen digital sports platform, featuring an array of offerings for fans across the sports ecosystem.
The Fanatics family of companies currently includes Fanatics Commerce, a vertically-integrated licensed merchandise business that has changed the way fans purchase their favorite team apparel, jerseys, headwear and hardgoods through a tech-infused approach to making and quickly distributing fan gear in today’s 24/7 mobile-first economy; Candy Digital, a digital collectibles company that is partnering with prominent sports properties, including MLB and MLBPA, to build an official NFT ecosystem; Fanatics Collectibles, through Topps as a cornerstone of the business, building a new model for the collectibles and trading cards hobby with top leagues and players association partners; and Fanatics Betting & Gaming, a mobile betting, gaming and retail sportsbook platform. Fanatics’ partners include all major professional sports leagues (NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, NASCAR, MLS, PGA) and hundreds of collegiate and professional teams, which include several of the biggest global soccer clubs.