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Tusk Venture Partners
Tusk Venture Partners

Talent Development Director



People & HR
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Tuesday, August 8, 2023


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.


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 Director, Talent and Development to drive our talent and development function. You will play a key role on the Human Resources team to develop and implement initiatives in areas including onboarding, performance management, talent management, and employee engagement. This is an exciting opportunity to help grow and build programs that will impact the experience of our 3,000+ employees at FanDuel, both in the U.S. and internationally.

Everyone on our team has a part to play

  • Strategic leadership and oversight into the execution of our many talent and development programs, including onboarding, performance management, talent management, and employee engagement and recognition
  • Effectively execute on our talent strategy including performance management, individual, team and leadership development, career paths and succession planning, and readiness to address current and future business needs
  • Drive execution of the Talent Management strategy, integrating best practices / trends and performing analysis on effectiveness of our process and programs
  • Design effective engagement strategies based on company survey results and in partnership with our business leaders and HR partners
  • Create plans focused on the communication, implementation, and stakeholder engagement for our programs
  • Collaborate with cross-functional partners including designers, HRIS experts, vendors, and facilitators on the ongoing management and execution of our programs
  • Manage the complexities of our programs with a focus on continual improvement
  • Use data and perform ongoing evaluation of program impacts to keep stakeholders informed and guide future design and improvements
  • Passionate about creating an inclusive culture that enables employees to be the best version of themselves
  • Think multiple steps ahead, prepare for potential problems and escalate issues when appropriate, and juggle competing deadlines effectively
  • Present key metrics and findings around employees and engagement to senior stakeholders across the company
  • Manage a team of talent and development professionals
  • Other duties may be assigned to fulfill FanDuel Group objectives

What we're looking for in our next teammate

  • Minimum of 8 years experience working in talent and development with extensive experience with talent management, performance management, and employee experience strategy and delivery, including managing day-to-day program design, implementation, and communications
  • Minimum of 2 years experience managing a team
  • Ability to build from the ground up as part of a relatively new function and team
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience with talent management and performance management philosophies and trends
  • Experience consulting with internal stakeholders regarding talent and development programs and initiatives
  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to lead and manage change in a fast paced, dynamic, and high-growth organization
  • Proficiency in PowerPoint and Excel
  • Don’t check all the boxes? That’s okay! We encourage you to still apply if you feel like you possess an adjacent skillet and are interested in learning more about this position.

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
  • Flexible vacation allowance to let you refuel
  • Hall of Fame benefit programs and platforms

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 $144,000 to $198,000 which is dependent on a variety of factors including relevant experience, location, business needs and market demand. This role may also be eligible for short-term or long-term incentive compensation.