On Air Talent, Racing - Freelance
ABOUT FANDUEL GROUP
There are more ways to win, here at FanDuel. We’re willing to bet on it.
At FanDuel Group, 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 creative 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 self. 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.
WHO WE ARE…
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.
FanDuel Group has a presence across all 50 states with approximately 17 million customers and nearly 30 retail locations. The company is based in New York with offices in California, New Jersey, Florida, Oregon, Georgia, Portugal, Romania and Scotland.
Its network FanDuel TV and FanDuel+ are broadly distributed on linear cable television and through its relationships with leading direct-to-consumer OTT platforms.
FanDuel Group 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.
Our roster has an opening with your name on it
FanDuel is looking for a freelance On-Air Talent who will appear on live television to host, report, analyze and discuss horse racing on a nationwide basis. The role will be asked to explain handicapping and other related pari-mutuel information to a television audience, while taking direction from production staff.
THE GAME PLAN:
Everyone on our team has a part to play
- Live on-air appearances (shows) lasting 2-5 hours
- Pre-show preparation with production staff and contributing to the content and flow of live broadcasts
- Interview guests in-person or via digital medium.
- Traveling when needed
- Announcers are to ad lib for hours at a time with direction being given to them via IFB
- Must be able to work an 8-hour day
- Participate in social and digital media campaigns and select posts across FanDuel platforms
- Voice over features and packages
- Must be able to work any days of the week (Mon-Sun)
- Must arrive a minimum of 2 hours before shift start for on-air prep
- Contribute to the planning for productions as part of the team
- Attend production meetings as needed
- Must maintain professional on-air appearance as required by standards set by FanDuel TV
- Live and cannot alter such without prior approval from the company or VP of Production
What we're looking for in our next teammate
- 2+ years at a broadcast television network doing live on-air announcing in horseracing
- Strong familiarity with horse racing industry, pari-mutuel wagering, statistics information and analysis
- In-depth knowledge of major sports (NFL, NBA, MLB, NCAAF/B, NHL)
- Familiarity with sports betting programs and its lingo, preferred
- Bachelor’s degree in Communication/Journalism or in lieu of experience
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
FanDuel Group 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, and Veteran status. 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 our company stronger and more competitive as One Team!
The applicable salary range for this position is $40/hr - $65/hr, which is dependent on a variety of factors including relevant experience, location, business needs and market demand.