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Director, Compensation

  • Remote - US
  • HR
  • JR5262
  • Full Time

At DraftKings, we're inspired by our shared passion for developing creative solutions to complex challenges and empowering the people around us to do their best work. We are industry leaders in the digital entertainment and technology space and are propelled by constant curiosity and diverse perspectives.

We are DraftKings. We’re inspired by our shared passion for developing creative solutions to complex challenges and empowering the people around us to do their best work.  We are industry leaders in the digital entertainment and technology space propelled by constant curiosity and diverse perspectives.

Our teams are fueled by innovation. We are looking ahead, building what’s next, and continuously reinventing the industry. We’re a publicly traded (NASDAQ: DKNG) technology company headquartered in Boston, with teams around the world and an expanding global presence. 

The strategy behind the game.

The Director of Compensation will be at the forefront of shaping DraftKings’ global compensation strategy. Working closely with the VP, Total Rewards, this leader will help identify and drive initiatives to provide fair and equitable pay to all of DK’s employees. The Director will assist in designing, implementing, and administering compensation policies, programs, and processes. The Director will build collaborative partnerships with HR Business Partners, Talent Acquisition, Finance, and other key stakeholders in the business to deliver innovative solutions for compensation, total rewards, and broader HR initiatives.

What you’ll do as Director, Compensation:

  • Collaborate with the VP Total Rewards to strategize, design, and deliver new and innovative compensation plans.
  • Lead compensation review process, including partnering with cross-functional teams to drive consistency in compensation planning, program administration, and performance cycles.
  • Analyze market data and provide job profile insights for creation of compensation bands for new and existing roles in business.
  • Ownership of job architecture to ensure appropriate alignment based on the types of roles.
  • Coordinate the production of data required for the CD&A, including the compensation tables.
  • Build and maintain impactful relationships with key stakeholders and partners to ensure effective communication of compensation strategies.

What you’ll bring:

  • 8+ years of deep compensation experience.  Experience at a publicly traded company is preferred.
  • Technical knowledge of compensation design and track record of providing creative and scalable designs and programs responsive to evolving strategies.
  • Experience building and running compensation programs such as merit and annual equity awards, as well as using Radford data for benchmarking. Deep understanding of all forms of standard equity offerings.
  • Experience with the Workday compensation planning tool.
  • Ability to translate business goals into analytics/data-based solutions.
  • Outstanding interpersonal, problem-solving, leadership, and project management skills.
  • Experience with M&A and international compensation programs.
  • Expertise in developing compensation-related reporting.
  • Advanced skills in building and manipulating spreadsheets (Google Sheets and/or MS Excel).
  • A passion for compensation data analytics.
  • Strong verbal and written communication, especially at a company-wide level.
  • Thrives in a rapidly changing environment with flexibility and pragmatism.
  • Strong bias for action and not afraid to "roll up your sleeves."

Join Us!

We strive to create a place where all feel safe, empowered, engaged, championed, and inspired.  DraftKings is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  This means we do not tolerate discrimination of any kind and are committed to providing equal employment opportunities regardless of your gender identity, race, nationality, religion, sexual orientation, status as a protected veteran, or status as an individual with a disability. 

Ready to build what’s next? Apply now.

As a regulated gaming company, you will be required to obtain a gaming license issued by the appropriate state agency as a condition of employment.

Join Us!

Our teams are fueled by innovation. We are looking ahead, building what’s next, and continuously reinventing the industry. We’re a publicly traded (NASDAQ: DKNG) technology company headquartered in Boston, with teams around the world and an expanding global presence.

We strive to create a place where all feel safe, empowered, engaged, championed, and inspired. DraftKings is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. This means we do not tolerate discrimination of any kind and are committed to providing equal employment opportunities regardless of your gender identity, race, nationality, religion, sexual orientation, status as a protected veteran, or status as an individual with a disability.

Ready to build what’s next? Apply now.

As a regulated gaming company, you may be required to obtain a gaming license issued by the appropriate state agency as a condition of employment.


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