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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.
125 Summer Street, Boston, MA 02110

What are DraftKings Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Health Insurance benefit is through BCBS.
Life Insurance
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)
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
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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