As the Government Affairs Specialist, you will work with the DraftKings Government Affairs team to monitor and engage in various legislative and regulatory issues impacting the business across the country. As the Government Affairs Specialist, you will report to the Assistant Director of Government Affairs and work closely with the DraftKings Government Affairs and Legal teams.
Assist in coordination and oversight of multi-state legislative effort
Advise on government affairs strategy for company
Manage strategy and contract lobbyists and various state efforts
Develop and maintain relationships with key policy makers
Review legislation and analyze its impact on the company
Draft comments on proposed legislation and regulations
Testify at legislative hearings and meetings
Assist company in obtaining appropriate licenses
Monitor developments in industry and provide relevant and timely insight
Strategize and coordinate efforts with communications team
Perform other duties as assigned
Knowledge of gaming industry and laws impacting gaming businesses required
College degree and five years of working experience required; J.D. required
Excellent verbal communication and writing skills for both technical and non-technical audiences
Excellent interpersonal skills and collaborative attitude
Ability to spot issues and propose solutions
Ability to timely respond to new demands, priorities, and challenges
This position could require travel up to 30% of the time.
Position can be based in Boston or DC [or flexible].