Licensing Specialist

Boston, MA

DraftKings Inc. (Nasdaq: DKNG) is a digital sports entertainment and gaming company. It’s simple, at DraftKings, we believe life’s more fun with skin in the game. For that reason, we’re committed to responsibly creating the world’s favorite games and betting experiences. Headquartered in Boston, MA, with offices around the globe, we believe we can continue to define what it means to be a technology company in sports entertainment. We love what we do, and think you will too.

Is licensing your specialty?
DraftKings’ Compliance Department is seeking a talented individual for the position of Licensing Specialist for the Sportsbook and Casino vendors and their intellectual property. You will support the company’s multi-jurisdiction vendor licensing and registration activities out of Boston, MA, and contribute to an innovative compliance and risk management culture. Essentially, we are looking for someone who knows how to play their cards right.

What you will do as a Licensing Specialist:

  • Assist in the process for obtaining, renewing, and tracking state licensing for Sportsbook/Casino vendors. 
  • Research licensing requirements based on business needs and objectives. 
  • Review vendor registration applications and supporting documents for completeness. 
  • Communicate effectively with regulators and the Legal and Compliance Departments concerning vendor licensing matters. 
  • Review invoices to ensure regulatory compliance. 
  • Maintain established file and spreadsheet tracking systems. 
  • Assist with updating existing vendor licensing processes and procedures. 
  • Maintain confidentiality of records and strict control of access to records/files. 
  • Prepare vendor licensing correspondence, memoranda, and other required documentation.  
  • Assist in resolving licensing issues as needed and other areas of licensing like applications, renewals, vendor and marketing affiliate registrations. 

What skills you will use:

  • 2 – 4 years of experience in compliance, audit, risk management or the Daily Fantasy Sports or Casino industry 
  • Strong organizational skills with superb attention to detail and accuracy
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills 
  • Strong influencing skills both internally and when corresponding with regulatory agencies • Proficiency in MS Office Applications such as Word and Excel 
  • Comfortable with balancing multiple, competing priorities and changes in scope/direction
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Who are we a good fit for?
We love working with talented people but more than that, we seek out compassionate co-workers with a collaborative spirit. Our work moves quickly and we’re great at coming together to find creative solutions to some of tech’s most interesting problems. If that sounds good to you, join us.

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As a technology company at our core, DraftKings believes that the best innovation comes from diverse perspectives, thoughts, beliefs, ideas, and experiences. We consistently push boundaries and challenge the conventional to ensure our culture and products reflect the expectations of our employees, and the customers we serve.

We’re proud to believe that your gender, race, nationality, religion, sexual orientation, status as a protected veteran, or status as an individual with a disability should have nothing to do with our hiring practices. We’ll never discriminate against anyone’s background or creed. If you’re good at what you do, we want you to do it at DraftKings.


You may be required to become licensed through applicable regulatory agencies.

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