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Tusk Venture Partners
Tusk Venture Partners

VIP Project Manager



New York, NY, USA
Posted on Tuesday, April 23, 2024


FanDuel Group (“FanDuel") 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 consists of a portfolio of leading brands across gaming, sports betting, daily fantasy sports, advance-deposit wagering, and TV/media.

FanDuel has a presence across all 50 states with approximately 17 million customers and 28 retail locations. FanDuel is based in New York with offices in New Jersey , Georgia, California, Oregon, Canada and Scotland.

Its networks FanDuel TV and FanDuel+ are broadly distributed on linear cable television and through its relationships with leading direct-to-consumer over-the-top 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 traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: FLUT).


At FanDuel, 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 creatives 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 selves. 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.

Our roster has an opening with your name on it

We are looking for a Project Manager to join our growing VIP Operations team. The Project Manager will work in partnership with teams across all functional areas within the business to collate the requirements, timelines & plans to manage & support the launch of VIP initiatives. Effective communication skills combined with skilled stakeholder management are key to this role as the individual will be working with a wide variety of stakeholders from across all areas of the business including Engineering, Customer Operations, IT Operations, Marketing, Legal, Compliance & Product. This is a great role for a Project Manager to learn about the FanDuel business and to utilize these skills to assimilate the knowledge to build strategies, manage & support the VIP Operations team for launching new products, tools, and processes. The role will report to the VIP Senior Operations Manager.

Everyone on our team has a part to play

  • Lead and manage projects, ensuring daily task management.
  • Work closely with various teams to clarify objectives and requirements.
  • Cultivate and maintain relationships to support major program launches.
  • Facilitate cross-team interactions during discovery and launch preparation.
  • Optimize project resources
  • Develop detailed plans to support the delivery of key projects.
  • Communicate trade-offs and decisions to stakeholders.
  • Provides project status updates to all stakeholders.
  • Serves as first point of call for customers and stakeholders' inquiries within the launch readiness area.
  • Ensures the projects and tasks related to the launch readiness meet required timelines.
  • Proactively manage project activities to remove barriers and ensure timely delivery of business benefits.

What we're looking for in our next teammate

  • Minimum of 5+ years Project Management experience managing projects in technology and operation improvements with a proven track record in delivering diverse projects.
  • Create detailed project plans with dependencies, resource allocations, timelines, and contingency plans.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to identify requirements, outline expectations, and ensure alignment.
  • Advocate for project management team objectives and values and educate the business on effective work practices.
  • Skilled in influencing peers/managers and building consensus in ambiguous situations.
  • Ability to manage projects across multiple locations and time zones
  • Self-motivated, proactive, and able to work independently with focus on interdependencies
  • Demonstrable project delivery experience with a similar business environment (ecommerce, consultancy, mobile, telecoms etc.)
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Capable of motivating teams and creating effective collaboration with internal and external stakeholders.
  • PM certification required
  • Proficiency in Excel/Word/Visio
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent preferred
  • Experience working with Atlassian tools (JIRA and Confluence) is a plus

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
  • Be well, save well and live well - with FanDuel Total Rewards your benefits are one highlight reel after another

FanDuel 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, Veteran status, or another other characteristic protected by state, local or federal law. 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 FanDuel stronger and more competitive as One Team!

The applicable salary range for this position is $92,000 - $126,500, which is dependent on a variety of factors including relevant experience, location, business needs and market demand. This role may offer the following benefits: medical, vision, and dental insurance; life insurance; disability insurance; a 401(k) matching program; among other employee benefits. This role may also be eligible for short-term or long-term incentive compensation, including, but not limited to, cash bonuses and stock program participation. This role includes paid personal time off and 14 paid company holidays. FanDuel offers paid sick time in accordance with all applicable state and federal laws.