DraftKings is a technology company that creates the most exciting digital sports competitions on the planet. Focused on the rapidly growing Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS) space, DraftKings offers players the opportunity to compete through web and mobile channels in 1-day or 1-week fantasy sports contests for cash prizes and money-can’t-buy experiences. Founded in 2012, we are headquartered in Boston, with additional offices in New York City and London. This is a unique opportunity to work at a company experiencing explosive growth while inventing an industry. We bring the most incredible experiences and the industry's biggest contests to our players. We are looking for exceptional talent to play for our team!
The Director of Public Affairs, will be a senior member of the Corporate Communications Department. The successful candidate will be responsible for creating the strategy for and the hands-on execution of DraftKings’ public affairs programs.
The Public Affairs Director will work to protect and enhance the company's reputation by running communications programs related to policy, legislative and legal issues. Specifically, the successful candidate will develop strategic campaigns and programs that reduce the company's reputational risk by:
The successful candidate will also help enhance the company’s corporate reputation and strengthen relationships with key stakeholders such as NGOs, consumer groups, think tanks, academics and customers.
This position supervises a Public Affairs Manager and reports to the Sr. VP of Corporate Communications.
Key attributes include: quick thinking, results-oriented, love of words, ability to see the big picture while having a keen eye for detail, collaborative spirit, creativity, discretion, persuasiveness, resourcefulness, organization, confidence, initiative, patience, warmth, flexibility and enthusiasm.
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