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Learning and Development Specialist

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.

Be the strategy behind the game.

We are looking for a Learning and Development Specialist to support our learning programs at DraftKings. In this role, you will support the delivery of manager development programs as well as lead or support company wide and ad hoc learning initiatives for our fast-growing company. You will report into our Talent Development Manager as part of the Learning and Organizational Effectiveness team within our People organization.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is passionate about helping others, loves working to bring out the best in people and thrives in a fast-paced, collaborative environment to grow.  The right candidate will be excited to apply these skills while building on their L&D skillset and having an immediate business impact.

Sound good to you? Join us. 

What you’ll do as a Learning and Development Specialist:

  • Design, develop and deliver learning materials for all levels of employees to support their development.

  • Collaborate on data-driven and evidence-based learning initiatives that provide actionable solutions for DraftKings employees and leaders.

  • Support the project management & communication of programs, tools, and initiatives globally.

  • Support the planning and delivery of live and virtual learning sessions.

  • Record and evaluate session attendance and assessment scores accurately.

  • Manage vendor relationships, internal usage of learning and coaching platforms, payments and administration for Learning & Organizational Effectiveness team.

  • Opportunity to facilitate and represent the Learning team on training sessions.

  • Partner with other Learning team members, HRBPs and project managers on key initiatives to deliver results towards organizational and People team goals.

What you’ll bring:   

  • Bachelor’s degree, required.

  • 2+ years in Learning & Development, Talent and/or HR program management, preferred.

  • Passion for Learning & Development and demonstrated skills to support designing & delivering engaging content via a wide range of methods.

  • Attention to detail and strong organization and project management skills.

  • Willingness to roll up your sleeves and collaborate and support wherever needed.

  • Exceptional interpersonal, written, verbal, facilitation and presentation skills.

  • Clear ability to manage many projects autonomously.

  • Thrives in a creative, fast-paced environment where ambiguity and complexity exist.

  • MS Office & G-Suite application acumen, required.

  • Foundational knowledge of e-learning platforms, LMS systems and content-creation tools.  Workday experience, preferred.

  • Preferred: eLearning Content Creation

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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