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Sr. Associate Project Manager, Creative Operations

Be the strategy behind the game.

As we scale our Creative Operations team, we are searching for a Senior Associate Project Manager who will work closely with Creative Operations leads to ensure that projects launch on time and deliver to expectation, within scope, and on budget.  Your tenacity in follow-through, owning, and guiding projects from infancy to execution will keep our creative partners and stakeholders organized.  You’ll prioritize a wide variety of tasks as you collaborate with cross-functional stakeholders to plan, track, and manage all steps in the project lifecycle.  Sound good to you? Join Us.

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

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

  • Partner with Creative Operations leadership to extract accurate, actionable detail from high-level strategic plans and anticipate campaign support required by internal channels.

  • Assist with the day-to-day management of core creative teams and propose solutions for project obstacles.

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

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

  • 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 two 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.

  • Understanding of core 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.

  • Demonstrated experience with digital marketing campaigns.

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

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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.

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