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Project Manager

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 in search of a Project Manager to join the Creative Operations team.  In this position, you will work closely with Creative Operations leads and collaborate with cross-functional stakeholders to plan, track, manage and drive all steps in the project lifecycle. We are passionate about our work, and that shows in our projects. We are looking for someone who can think on their feet. To be successful in this role, embracing change and being adaptable while understanding the business is imperative. Sound good to you? Join us!

What you’ll do as a Project Manager, Creative Operations:

  • Manage and maintain multiple projects simultaneously, ensuring adherence to best practices and processes throughout the project lifecycle.

  • Partner with Senior Program Manager and Creative Operations team members to extract accurate, actionable detail from high-level strategic plans.

  • Lead day-to-day management of core Creative teams and channel-specific planning processes in order to anticipate campaign and creative support and forecasted timing.

  • Troubleshoot and propose solutions for project or resourcing obstacles.

  • Ensure that projects launch on-time, deliver to expectation, within scope and on budget.

  • Assess, resource and budget projects from creative grooming meetings.

  • Keep yourself, creative partners and stakeholders organized while prioritizing a wide scope of projects.

  • Manage expectations internally regarding resourcing, timelines, risks, reviews and approvals.

  • Build and maintain strong working relationships across multiple internal teams.

  • Support business and marketing goals by providing strategic partnership to Channel and Agency teams throughout project life cycles.

  • Maintain effective and consistent upwards communication with the Program Manager on assigned projects and focus areas.

  • Practice critical thinking in navigating cross-functional processes and risk resolution.

 What you’ll bring:   

  • Bachelor’s degree with at least 3 years of Creative project management or trafficking experience in a Marketing environment.

  • Experience building and maintaining Project Management materials, such as status documents, resourcing plans, and schedules is required.

  • Experience with Project Management tools (such as workflow software, resource planning, project dashboards, etc.) is preferred.

  • Working knowledge of enterprise tools (Google Docs, MS Office, MS Project, Wrike, Slack).

  • Experience working in an Agency or related Marketing team setting is preferred.

  • Experience in traditional advertising media (Broadcast, OOH, Print, Direct Mail) and full funnel marketing is a plus.

  • Familiarity with Project Management methodologies such as Agile, Kanban and Waterfall.

  • Experience working with Engineering teams or exposure to landing page work and CMS (Content Management System) is a plus.

  • Experience with Audio, TV and Broadcast work is a plus.

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This position can sit remote; however, this work is to be performed entirely outside of Colorado.

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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