Counsel

| Greater Boston Area

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.

Work with us as we invent an industry.

We’re growing rapidly and are looking for a Counsel to work primarily with the Commercial & Business Affairs team to support the commercial side of DraftKings’ business. You will help through contract law negotiations, marketing, and other complex business issues as they arise. Sound good to you? Join us.

What you’ll do as a Counsel:

  • Draft, Review, and negotiate complex commercial transaction agreements.
  • Assist the software development teams by drafting and negotiating consulting agreements, statements of work, open sources usage, and related IP issues.
  • You will also review and advise Marketing and Product teams on creative assets and product enhancements.
  • Advise key stakeholders of legal and business risks related to deals that you support.
  • Respond promptly to requests for legal review from all departments.

What skills you will use:

  • Ideally, you have 7+ years of experience in drafting and negotiating complex commercial transaction agreements.
  • Experience negotiating both digital and terrestrial media agreements.
  • You have a knowledge of trademark rights enforcement and licensing, software licensing, and media placement.
  • JD required and admission to the MA bar (or eligible for MA authorized in-house counsel.
  • You have the ability to manage tight deadlines and multiple complex projects simultaneously.

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.

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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.

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)
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
We value work life blend and you shouldn't worry about how much time off you have.
Paid Holidays
DraftKings offers employees paid time off to observe all major holidays.
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
DraftKings offers refrigerators filled with craft beer and wine.
Casual Dress
It's not about what you wear, but what you can bring to the team.
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Fitness Subsidies
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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