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Senior Analyst, Corporate Development & Strategy



Multiple locations
Posted on Friday, February 16, 2024

We’re defining what it means to build and deliver the most extraordinary sports and entertainment experiences. Our global team is trailblazing new markets, developing cutting-edge products, and shaping the future of responsible gaming.

Here, “impossible” isn’t part of our vocabulary. You’ll face some of the toughest but most rewarding challenges of your career. They’re worth it. Channeling your inner grit will accelerate your growth, help us win as a team, and create unforgettable moments for our customers.

The Crown Is Yours

The Corporate Development & Strategy team collaborates closely with DraftKings' Executive Leadership Team to drive the company's strategy, with a strong emphasis on executing Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A). This team is responsible for identifying growth opportunities to bring top-tier companies, talent, and technology to DraftKings. We are seeking a Senior Analyst to join our expanding Corporate Development & Strategy team to support the identification, development of business cases, due diligence, structuring, and execution of M&A opportunities. In this role, you will gather and analyze market data from various sources, generate insights, and provide strategic recommendations to our Executive Leadership Team.

What you’ll do as a Senior Analyst, Corporate Development & Strategy

  • Identify, research, and recommend companies, technologies, and capabilities for DraftKings to evaluate for potential M&A.

  • Support all aspects of the M&A process, including business case preparation, strategic/financial analysis, valuation, competitive analysis, due diligence, and post-merger integration planning.

  • Perform comprehensive and in-depth industry research and develop competitive intelligence summaries to help inform strategic fit for DraftKings.

  • Track potential and current acquisition targets, maintain internal databases and prepare internal M&A target reporting.

  • Support the planning process for strategic projects and business initiatives (e.g., assessing new products, new platforms, new verticals, and other potential growth opportunities) and serve as a cross-functional resource to drive go-to-market strategies for new ventures.

  • Ability to work effectively across functional teams and levels of seniority to refine strategic recommendations and build consensus.

What you’ll bring

  • 2+ years of experience in relevant roles, such as Investment Banking, Corporate Development, Management Consulting, Private Equity, or Venture Capital.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Economics, Finance, Analytics, Accounting, or similar discipline preferred.

  • Proficiency in Excel modeling (including forecast development and valuations) and PowerPoint.

  • Excellent verbal/written communication and presentation skills.

  • Ability to apply valuation techniques and concepts.

  • Ability to work effectively across functional teams and levels of seniority to refine strategic recommendations and build consensus.

  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple complex projects simultaneously and work unsupervised in the absence of clear guidelines

  • Prior experience or knowledge of the sports, media, entertainment, gaming, or technology, sectors is a plus.


Join Our Team

We’re a publicly traded (NASDAQ: DKNG) technology company headquartered in Boston. As a regulated gaming company, you may be required to obtain a gaming license issued by the appropriate state agency as a condition of employment. Don’t worry, we’ll guide you through the process if this is relevant to your role.

The US base salary range for this full-time position is $108,560.00 - $162,840.00, plus bonus, equity, and benefits as applicable. Our salary ranges are determined by role, level, and location. The range displayed on each job posting reflects the minimum and maximum target for new hire salaries for the position across all US locations. Within the range, individual pay is determined by work location and additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training. Your recruiter can share more about the specific salary range and how that was determined during the hiring process.