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Senior Producer/Ticker

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Be the strategy behind the game.

DraftKings is looking for an innovative self-starter to join its growing media team.  As a Senior Producer/Ticker, you will support the scaling video portfolio and manage the live linear ticker / bottom-line operation. The Producer will oversee, translate and implement real-time data and DraftKings API data feeds related to sports betting, daily fantasy, NFT’s, sports news and more. You will use exceptional editorial judgment, real-time decision-making skills, and critical thinking skills in a fast-paced environment. The Producer will use knowledge of the sports betting industry to develop and implement ticker workflows across DraftKings multi-platform programming. Sound good to you? Join us. 

What you’ll do as a Senior Producer/Ticker:

  • Serve as head producer and editorial strategizer for on-screen ticker data and graphic display. Drive ticker production, sales integrations and data needs in line with DraftKings content strategy. 

  • Develop and implement ticker operation workflows and best practices to display real-time data accurately and timely.  

  • Serve as point of contact internally to aggregate API data and externally on ticker operation. 

  • Utilize the  Ross Tick-It software to grow the on-air ticker presentation. 

  • Launch DraftKings ticker operations, and train employees on the Tick-It  software 

  • Partner with the Editorial team to educate and teach best practices for data deployment and integration.  

  • Collaborate to identify, direct, and maintain consistency in data and statistics for DraftKings customers.  

  • Steer overall ticker strategy, contributing to its growth and evolution over time.   


What you’ll bring:   

  • Minimum 3 years of experience working in sports, statistics, journalism, research or related fields. Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism or related field required.

  • Minimum 3 years of experience working with data, preferably sports, including API integration and aggregation. 

  • Experience with Ross Tick-It and Xpression softwares required.

  • Experience working in a graphics or live ticker environment. 

  • Vast knowledge of relevant content around news, sports betting, and daily fantasy. 

  • Clear understanding of DraftKings content guidelines and regulations. 

  • Strong scheduling skills with external vendor programs. Familiarity with creating content calendars with sports information, promotions, sales, and events.

  • Solutions-oriented mindset with an exceptional attention to detail

  • Knowledge of sports research methods, as well as how to locate and source relevant editorial web resources. 

  • Schedule flexibility; ability to work nights, weekends and holidays as required.  


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.

The US base salary range for this full-time position is $72,000.00 - $108,000.00, plus bonus, equity, and benefits as applicable. Our salary ranges are determined by role, level, and location. The range displayed on each job posting reflects the minimum and maximum target for new hire salaries for the position across all US locations. Within the range, individual pay is determined by work location and additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training. Your recruiter can share more about the specific salary range and how that was determined during the hiring process.

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