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Strategic Ventures Summer Intern

Sports Management


Location: New York, NY
Job Status: Internship
Posted/Updated: 05-17-2017

Job Description:

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. 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.

DraftKings is seeking a professional and motivated summer intern to support the business initiatives of the Strategic Ventures team. This person will have the opportunity to work closely with key team members to identify and execute strategic partnerships and initiatives that will advance DraftKings’ position as a leading global destination for sports and entertainment.

Responsibilities:

-Work closely with key team members on strategy and execution of ticketed live events.
-Serve as first point-of-contact with prospective and current event attendees to provide support and build optimized referral program.
-Develop and leverage grassroots marketing platforms to drive further event attendance and engagement.
-Provide diligent research and notations on strategic partnership opportunities.
-Prioritize issues, analysis and team capacity.


Qualifications:

-Completed a minimum of two years in an accredited four-year college degree program or have completed at least one year of post-graduate education.
-Excellent academic standing.
-Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
-Proficiency with MS Office Suite including Word and Excel.
-Strong team player who can work independently.
-Personable with a proven ability to work effectively with internal and external partners.
-Must be able to work nights and weekends.

Location: New York, NY

Dates: Must be able to start at the beginning of June and work until the end of August.

 

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