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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
9/17/2019
Job Category:
Health Care Provider
Government Affairs Manager
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DraftKings | remote, OR
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Job Description

We're reimagining sports and technology.

DraftKings is bringing sports fans closer to the games they love and becoming an essential part of their experience in the process. An industry pioneer since our founding in 2012, we believe we can continue to define what it means to be a technology company in sports entertainment. We love what we do and we think you will too.

The strategy behind the game.

As the Government Affairs Manager, you will work with the DraftKings Government Affairs team to monitor various legislative and regulatory issues impacting the business across the country. As the Government Affairs Manager, you will report to the Director of Government Affairs and work closely with the DraftKings Government Affairs, Compliance, and Legal teams.

What you'll do as a Government Affairs Manager:

* Assist in coordination and oversight of multi-state legislative effort.
* Advise on government affairs strategy for company.
* Manage strategy, contract lobbyists, and various state efforts.
* Review legislation and analyze its impact on the company.
* Draft comments on proposed legislation and regulations.
* Testify at legislative hearings and meetings.
* Strategize and coordinate efforts with communications team.

What skills you will use:

* Knowledge of gaming industry and laws impacting gaming businesses is a plus.
* College degree and five years of working experience required; J.D. preferred.
* Excellent verbal communication and writing skills for both technical and non-technical audiences.
* Excellent interpersonal skills and collaborative attitude.
* 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, Washington, D.C., or flexible.

Who are we a good fit for?

We love working with talented people but more than that, we seek out compassionate co-workers with a collaborative spirit. Our work moves quickly and we're great at coming together to find creative solutions to some of tech's most interesting problems. If that sounds good to you, join us.

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We're proud to believe that your gender, race, nationality, religion, sexual orientation, status as a protected veteran, or status as an individual with a disability should have nothing to do with our hiring practices. We'll never discriminate against anyone's background or creed. If you're good at what you do, we want you to do it at DraftKings.

About DraftKings

We offer Daily and Weekly Fantasy Sports contests for cash prizes in all of the major sports. Our rapid-fire contests are a much shorter duration than the traditional season-long leagues and require no team management after the draft. Our salary cap draft format takes just minutes to complete, unlike the hours-long snake drafts in traditional leagues. We offer new contests every day of the season, and our winners are crowned nightly. Payouts happen immediately after the games - no more waiting until the end of the season to collect winnings! Is Playing On DraftKings Legal? We are a US based skill games company, and all of our contests are operated 100% legally. The US Government considers fantasy sports a game of skill, as well as 44 of the 50 states. We do not allow residents of Arizona, Iowa, Louisiana, Maryland, Montana and Vermont to participate in our contests due to state-specific regulation against cash prize awards. We also require our users to be 18 years of age or older (19 in Alabama and Nebraska). We take the legal status of our contests very seriously. If you have any questions related to this topic, please contact us. Why should I choose DraftKings? During MLB 2012, we will be running over $5,000 in free contests with cash payouts, including a daily $100 Freeroll! Easy to enter, right off the home page every time. All of our games are daily, which means you can play today and win cash tomorrow. Unlike full season leagues, you're never out of contention - every day starts fresh at DraftKings. How Do I Create An Account? To create an account, you just need to create a username and password.