DraftKings is hiring a

Video Producer – DraftKings TV

Boston, United States

Company

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! Apply today and be a part of our success story.

 

Video Producer

As a video producer for DraftKings TV, you will play a key role in shaping the voice and engaging the audience of a fast-growing digital content publishing channel. Leveraging relationships with athlete talent, professional sports leagues and teams and media partners, you will produce unique, compelling and viral video content for an international audience of sports fans.

 

Responsibilities

  • Concept, produce and direct multiple entertainment video series
  • Develop innovative, culturally relevant show concepts for digital and social channels
  • Create diverse portfolio of series ranging from one-off high-budget productions to weekly fixed-cost studio shows
  • Oversee end-to-end execution of concepts, from pre-production through post-production and distribution
  • Book and manage freelance production crews
  • Execute field production on time, in scope and under budget
  • Run set and direct talent during production
  • Oversee creative direction of post-production
  • Build distribution network of earned media partners

 

Qualifications

  • Communications, Film, Media Production degree or career-related degree
  • 5-7 years experience in professional video production
  • Episodic content development and/or show running experience a plus
  • Experience in sports and entertainment/lifestyle content a plus
  • Exceptional verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills is a must
  • Self-starter who is comfortable in a fast paced, quickly changing environment
  • Travel, occasional nights and weekends required
  • Must provide examples of previous work and/or reel