Our client is seeking a new General Manager for their facility based in the Northeastern United States.
In this position as General Manager, we are seeking a strong, pro-active leader with innovation and strategic foresight with the ability to create change for this unique opportunity that can demonstrate strong client relationship management. He or she will need experience managing, motivating, coaching and retaining a high performing team. Read More
Fanatics is an online retailer of licensed sports apparel and merchandise, formed in 1995 and headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida. Fanatics offers product via its Fanatics and FansEdge brands, as well as sports collectibles and memorabilia through Fanatics Authentic and SportsMemorabilia.com. Fanatics, Inc. also currently powers the e-commerce sites of all major professional sports leagues (NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, NASCAR, PGA, UFC), major media brands (NBC Sports, CBS Sports, FOX Sports) and over 150 collegiate and professional team properties.
The General Manager of the NBA Store is responsible for the overall management, profitability, promotion and operation of the NBA store and any events taking place in that location. This position will manage all financial, business and operation aspects of the Store and must meet the financial and strategic goals set forth annually. Areas of responsibility include sales, security, event services, building operations and maintenance, budget and staff /talent management as well as coordination and oversight of third party relationships related to staffing, booking events and maintenance,. A successful General Manager will be able to balance challenging operational standards, evaluation and improvements of existing policies and procedures and staff accountability, with the appropriate management style. Oversight and assurance that the operations of the store is conducted in accordance with applicable local, state and federal regulations as well as Fanatics and NBA brand guidelines and other league regulations is also required in this role.
The Rose Quarter is a 30-acre sports and entertainment district located in Portland’s Lloyd District on the east bank of the Willamette River, just east of downtown. The Rose Quarter contains two multipurpose arenas – The Moda Center and Memorial Coliseum – as well as a box office, four parking garages, a 40,000-square-foot convention facility, several restaurants and bars, and a large public space, the Rose Quarter Commons.
The Moda Center, which opened in 1995, is a 785,000-square-foot, 19,980-seat multipurpose arena and is the current home of the Portland Trail Blazers of the National Basketball Association, the Portland Winterhawks of the Western Hockey League, and the Portland Thunder of the Arena Football League. It is also used for concerts, circuses, rodeos, ice shows, and conventions.
The Memorial Coliseum, commonly known as “The Glass Palace,” is a 12,888-seat multipurpose arena located on the Rose Quarter campus. Built in 1960, it was the original home of the Portland Trail Blazers. The arena is still actively used for Portland Winterhawks hockey games, as well as concerts, circuses, rodeos, ice shows, and conventions, and hosted the 2007 Davis Cup Final between the United States and Russia.