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Tusk Venture Partners
Tusk Venture Partners

TV Production HRBP, Senior Manager



People & HR
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Posted on Saturday, May 25, 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

FanDuel is seeking an experienced HR professional to join the People team and help shape the next phase of FanDuel’s hyper growth! We are looking for candidates that are humble, collaborative, have a hunger and aptitude for fast learning, and a strong HR technical skill base and business acumen. The ideal candidate will have an objective and proactive approach to ensure that we are making balanced decisions to meet the needs of our business and our employees and strong experience operating as a strategic advisor, demonstrating excellent judgement and ability to influence effectively.

By immersing yourself in the unique needs of our workforce, you will develop strong business relationships and provide excellent HR guidance that aligns with FanDuel’s Culture and Principles. With minimal oversight, you'll drive and execute core HR processes, leverage our HRIS system for data-driven insights, and collaborate seamlessly with the other Centers of Excellence on the People team. The expectation is to further contribute to the overall success of FanDuel by taking broad initiative, serving as a trusted advisor, a data driven problem solver through various operational business cycles and through the ideation of HR practices.

In this role you will play a key role driving and/or supporting people initiatives for assigned departments within the TV/Production organization to support their departmental goals. This role will also act as the lead HR representative for the LA office and must work independently.

Everyone on our team has a part to play

  • Understand the intricacies of the TV/Production employee population to successfully support the growth and demands of this fast-paced organization
  • Work autonomously as the HR site leader for the LA office
  • Partner with assigned people leaders and their respective teams and serve as strategic advisor on all People matters by understanding their unique priorities and objectives and aligning that to the HR agenda for the overall business unit / functional department.
  • Proactively collaborate with our People Team COEs to provide first class strategic business solutioning. Provide responsive and quality support, addressing the needs of employees and leaders within client groups.
  • Leverage key partners in Legal, Risk, Compliance, Internal Audit, and Finance to deliver solutions for the teams you support. This is typically done through developing strong relationships cross functionally.
  • Coach and support the development of people leaders through employee life cycle process execution and by providing best practices and guidance in navigating difficult conversations, resolving employment issues and overall performance management principles.
  • Drive headcount planning, in partnership with assigned leaders, and through intentional org design with a balance of current and future capability needs. Ensure adherence to process for needed approvals. Ensure accurate data and budget tracking of headcount. Influence sound financial decision making.
  • Execute organizational development and reorganization initiatives with a high level of autonomy. Lead planning, execution and change management with department leadership and ensure a compliant and fair employee experience.
  • Support change management efforts. Collaborate with other People team members to effectively communicate and land broader organizational changes by advocating for your group’s specific needs and facilitating company-wide communications and trainings.
  • Own talent development and advancement within your client group with a high level of autonomy, leveraging knowledge of roles performed and the talent within your client groups.
  • Support and resolve, as appropriate, employee relations cases of increased complexity and recommend appropriate actions in partnership with key stakeholders (management, internal employment counsel, ER Director, etc.). Ensure issue escalation for visibility, as needed.
  • Effectively leverage HR and business acumen to challenge or influence leadership in decision making process. Continuously build relevant business / team knowledge.
  • Prepare and present relevant data analytics and dashboards to support business strategy. Analyze and generate insights relevant to the business.
  • Support culture and DE&I initiatives to promote a positive work environment. Proactively identify and implement HR strategies to drive employee motivation and engagement within the teams you support ensuring alignment with overall business objectives and our FD principles.
  • Deliver annual core HR processes for assigned client groups including YE performance management processes, goal setting, compensation planning, D&I initiatives, learning and development offerings, employee engagement survey, etc...
  • Identify and initiate development and refinement of HR policies, processes and procedures. Keep up to date with HR best practice and ensure compliance with local, state, and federal employment laws and regulations.
  • Communicate clearly with executive management (including C suite), escalating issues in a clear and compelling way with solution options and recommendations.
  • Be a champion of FanDuel Culture and FanDuel Principles and encourage managers and employees to incorporate in their day to day.
  • Other duties may be assigned to fulfill FanDuel Group objectives and/or job duties and requirements may be changed as needed to meet current and future business needs

What we're looking for in our next teammate

  • Minimum of 7 years’ experience in a Human Resources related field; College degree in related business field, preferred
  • Experience working with employees in the TV/Production space, including understanding and navigating On-Air Talent
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment and think clearly under pressure
  • Strong competency within the HR function: succession planning, org design, coaching, recognition programs, talent management, communications, compensation, and change management.
  • Methodical & Strategic approach to problem solving
  • Demonstrated ability to leverage Data & Insights to influence decision making
  • Change Management Experience
  • Strong relationship building and influencing skills
  • Stakeholder management skills – skilled at setting expectations and delivering tough messages
  • Strong Commercial/Business acumen – How to translate business strategy into HR related programs and initiatives
  • Agility and adaptability – Capability to pivot and manage change as well as move quickly to provide a competitive advantage.
  • The ability to travel between regional offices, as needed
  • Working knowledge of applicable Federal, State and local laws pertaining to the employment relationship.
  • Tech savvy and adoption
  • Strong process management skills
  • Strong project management skills

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 $124,000 - $155,000, 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.