Senior Director, Strategy & New Ventures

Boston, Massachusetts

Help us revolutionize our industry.

We're looking for a Senior Director to lead cross-functional strategic initiatives for DraftKings and serve a key role in shaping the future growth strategy of the company. This work will include being a thought leader on where the industry is going, working with internal product and business teams to assess and align on strategic growth priorities, and leading cross-functional projects to implement new business initiatives. If you want to drive strategic initiatives and lead decision-making process for new business ventures, then come join us.

What you'll do as Senior Director, Strategy & New Ventures:

  • Lead strategic planning for overall DraftKings strategic projects and/or business initiatives (e.g., assessing new products, new platforms, new verticals, and/or other potential growth opportunities).
  • Serve as cross-functional resource to business teams to help support the development of strategic planning and go-to-market strategies for new ventures.
  • Lead competitive analysis and industry landscape assessment of prevailing peer benchmarks (e.g., capabilities, assets, and initiatives among other considerations).
  • Review strategic fit and rationale for growth opportunities, with a lens of what value each could provide to DraftKings.
  • Support executive leadership team by facilitating decision making processes and aligning cross-functional stakeholders to business outcomes
  • Manage an Analyst(s) on larger projects, dividing up responsibilities and managing overall work product.
What you'll bring:
  • 10+ years of experience in a relevant role, such as management consulting, investment banking, strategic planning, or product strategy,
  • Strong handle on core strategic plan development, build/buy/partner frameworks, and financial analysis.
  • Excellent Excel modeling, storytelling, and presentation skills.
  • Willingness to roll up your sleeves and help as needed to advance the team's work.
  • Strong communication skills and collaborative work style to work across teams to efficiently drive results and impact
  • Ability to solve problems with limited information and amid changing circumstances.

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