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Senior Director, Strategy & New Ventures

Help us revolutionize our industry.  

We’re looking for a Senior Director to lead cross-functional strategic initiatives for DraftKings and serve a key role in shaping the future growth strategy of the company. This work will include being a thought leader on where the industry is going, working with internal product and business teams to assess and align on strategic growth priorities, and leading cross-functional projects to implement new business initiatives. If you want to drive strategic initiatives and lead decision-making process for new business ventures, then come join us.

What you’ll do as Senior Director, Strategy & New Ventures:

  • Lead strategic planning for overall DraftKings strategic projects and/or business initiatives (e.g., assessing 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 strategies for new ventures.

  • Lead competitive analysis and industry landscape assessment of prevailing peer benchmarks (e.g., capabilities, assets, and initiatives among other considerations).

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

  • Support executive leadership team by facilitating decision making processes and aligning cross-functional stakeholders to business outcomes

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

What you'll bring:

  • 10+ years of experience in a relevant role, such as management consulting, investment banking, strategic planning, or product strategy,

  • Strong handle on core strategic plan development, build/buy/partner frameworks, and financial analysis.

  • Excellent Excel modeling, storytelling, 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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