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Head of DraftKings Studio

Sell in an innovative environment.

We’re on a mission to reinvent what it means to be a fan, shaping a new generation through a combination of experts, access and creators, uncovering what’s on the brink of blowing up, what’s meaningful and what matters in sports, entertainment and Web 3.0 culture.

You have your finger on the pulse.  You know how to reach and connect with an audience.  You thrive in an entrepreneurial environment.  You’re a builder.  And you’ve shown you know how to make it happen.  

As the Head of DraftKings Studio, you will lead the build-out, development and operation of a modern entertainment company inside one of the most influential, emerging brands in culture, in one of the most explosive industries disrupting the sports and entertainment media landscape today.

What you’ll do as a Head of DK Studio:

  • Lead content development, brand and design, production, programming, talent, audience building and licensing for digital, premium and branded content.  

  • Work with Executive Producers, EIC’s and Executives from project conception through, and including, final delivery of all program materials.

  • Work with internal business functions and external production teams on establishing key production schedules and workflows while optimizing budgets

  • Work with Partners to prepare and vet show budgets and schedules, providing feedback internally and externally on viability and risks 

  • Help ensure that productions meet deadlines and stay within budget

  • Develop and maintain relationships with internal and external producers and studio executives.

  • Oversee and communicate with internal/external teams for production scheduling

  • Define and implement key performance indicators and strategic objectives for the division and facilitates measurement of those objectives

  • Attend weekly internal meetings with various internal departments to update on production status.

  • Manage the duties of additional staff within the Production and Operations group.

  • Explain production and technical standards, show formatting, deal memos, contracts, financial reporting, insurance, production and safety policies, and wrap requirements to all third-party production companies and studios

  • Ensure timely delivery of all necessary elements.

  • Review specifications manual for accuracy before distribution to external partners.

What you'll bring:

  • 10+ years preferred of alternative television production management experience either at a network, TV studio, streaming service, or television production company, or as a Freelance Producer.

  • Proven understanding of production workflow with hands-on experience in alternative production.

  • Demonstrated ability to analyze budgets, schedules, and full-scale production plans for a variety of program types (i.e. pilots, presentations, series, etc.)

  • Familiarity with financial incentives in various locations for both domestic and international production.

  • Ability to handle a fast-paced environment supervising several projects in various points of production (from development through delivery)

  • Organized and resourceful with excellent project management and accounting skills with a clear track record of meeting budgets and deadlines.

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. 

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.

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 may be required to obtain a gaming license issued by the appropriate state agency as a condition of employment.

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