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Senior Director, Corporate Development and Strategy

Help us revolutionize our industry.  

We’re looking for a Senior Director to join our Corporate Development & Strategy group. You’ll primarily lead our overall strategy initiatives for the company and specific business teams; this work will include supporting the diligence efforts for some of our most interesting inorganic growth opportunities. If you want to drive core strategic initiatives and/or inorganic growth as we revolutionize the sports entertainment industry, then come join us.

What you’ll do as Senior Director, Corporate Development & Strategy:

  • Lead strategic planning for overall Corporate Development initiatives for overall DraftKings strategy projects and/or business team specific initiatives (e.g., new products, new platforms, new verticals, and/or other potential growth opportunities).

  • Serve as cross-functional resource to business teams to help support the development of strategic planning and go-to-market strategy(ies) for growth initiatives.

  • Lead competitive landscape assessment of prevailing peer benchmarks (e.g., in terms of capability, assets, and initiatives among other considerations).

  • Review strategic fit and rationale for acquisition opportunities with a lens of what value each could provide to DraftKings.

  • Support the financial analysis of target companies, including assessment of a target’s cost structure, revenue potential, and market position.

  • Identify and evaluate potential impact of acquisition synergies—engaging DraftKings stakeholders as appropriate.

  • Work closely with internal and external finance and legal teams on target valuation, synergy assumptions, deal terms, and integration considerations.

  • Manage an Analyst(s) on larger projects, dividing up responsibilities and managing overall work product.

What you'll bring:

  • 6-8 years of experience in a relevant role, such as management consulting, investment banking, private equity, or corporate development.

  • Strong handle on core strategic plan development, valuation techniques and principles.

  • Excellent Excel modeling, powerpoint, and presentation skills.

  • Willingness to roll up your sleeves and help as needed to advance the team’s work.

  • Strong communication skills and collaborative work style to work across teams to efficiently drive results and impact

  • Ability to solve problems with limited information and amid changing circumstances.

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.

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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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