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Senior Associate, Project Management

| Greater Boston Area

Senior Associate, Project Management

DraftKings is a leading sports entertainment brand that creates the most exciting digital sports competitions and experiences on the planet. Our goal is to transform the way fans experience sports.

We are in search of a project manager to join our Customer Analytics team. The ideal candidate will be passionate about project management and getting things done, coordinating people and activities to keep projects on schedule, scope, and budget.

The project manager will collaborate with cross-functional team members to plan, track, manage, and drive all steps in the project lifecycle. He or she will be responsible for managing and maintaining multiple, simultaneous projects—many of which contain whitespace and involve multiple teams—adapting and resolving obstacles to keep the ball moving forward. Types of projects will include the building and deployment of predictive models, customer segmentation modeling, building and testing of player development programs and treatments, supporting new product launches, and development of new reporting.

Core Responsibilities

  • Implement proven and innovative project management solutions to plan and manage projects
  • Lead communication of timelines, status updates and potential risks to project teams
  • Extract accurate, actionable detail from high-level strategic plans
  • Build and maintain strong working relationships with internal workstreams across functions
  • Manage expectations internally and externally regarding schedules, resourcing and budgets
  • Practice critical thinking in navigating cross-functional processes and risk resolution
  • Ensure that executions launch on-time, deliver to expectation, within scope, and on budget
  • Drive post-project assessments (post-mortem), troubleshooting project hiccups
  • Build meaningful and lasting relationships, company-wide and with our external partners
  • Assist with planning (and occasionally execution) of some of our customer hospitality and events

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree + minimum of two years project management experience
  • An ability and willingness to always be the calmest person in the room
  • Impeccably organized with a careful attention to detail
  • Empowered self-starter, with excellent time management skills
  • Tenacity in follow-through, owning and guiding projects from infancy to execution
  • Ability and desire to effectively drive change through empathy and persistence
  • Experience with project management software such as Basecamp or JIRA a plus
  • Understanding typical project lifecycles and project management best practices
  • Ability to judge and set up new processes where needed, while avoiding process over-engineering
  • Ability to present and defend ideas to scrupulous, senior level audiences
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience with events/hospitality a plus
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • C#Languages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • MySQLDatabases

Location

Located steps away from South Station and Downtown Crossing makes our office commute friendly with endless possibilities for coffee and lunch.

What are DraftKings Perks + Benefits

DraftKings Benefits Overview

DraftKings offers a comprehensive suite of benefits to promote health and financial security for you and your family. Medical, Dental, and Vision are provided to cover your essential total rewards needs. We understand that long-term planning is key, so we offer 401(k) with a competitive employer match. Discretionary offerings include supplemental Life Insurance, HSA, FSA, and a Commuter Benefits plan. DraftKings also offers a discount program to assist with programs/services that are important to you.

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
DraftKing's Flexible Spending Account (FSA) is designed to help employees with medical, dental & vision care expenses with pre-tax contributions of up to $2,650 annually.
Disability Insurance
The goal of DraftKings Disability Insurance Plans is to provide you with income replacement should you become disabled and unable to work due to a non-work related illness or injury. DraftKings provid
Dental Benefits
Regular dental exams can help you, and your dentist detects problems in the early stages when treatment is simpler and costs are lower. Keeping your teeth and gums clean and healthy will help prevent
Vision Benefits
Our vision plan covers routine eye exams and also pays for all or a portion of the cost of glasses or contact lenses if you need them
Health Insurance Benefits
Health Insurance benefit is covered by BCBS.
Life Insurance
DraftKings provides Basic Life and AD&D Insurance to all eligible employees at no cost to them.
Wellness Programs
Corporate discounts with local gyms, race reimbursements and various seminars related to wellness (meditation, nutrition, ergonomics, etc.)
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
DraftKings will match 50% of employee contributions up to 6% of all 2018 eligible earnings (salary and bonus)
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
DraftKings offers up to 14 weeks of paid maternity leave and up to six weeks of paid paternity leave.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
We value work life blend and you shouldn't worry about how much time off you have.
Paid Holidays
DraftKings offers employees paid time off to observe all major holidays.
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
DraftKings offers refrigerators filled with craft beer and wine.
Casual Dress
It's not about what you wear, but what you can bring to the team.
Commuter Benefits
DraftKings offers pre-tax commuter benefits to help you save money on qualifying transit or parking expenses.
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Tuition Reimbursement
Eligible employees may request reimbursement of up to $5,250/calendar year. To receive reimbursement, you must be enrolled in a degree or certificate program related to your field.
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