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Director of Government Affairs

United States


About the Role

PrizePicks is looking for a Director of Government Affairs to help lead advocacy efforts with legislators and key stakeholders across the broader gaming ecosystem. The Director of Government Affairs will help manage a national roster of lobbyists while representing the company before elected officials, tribal gaming leaders, and industry counterparts. We are seeking a candidate with exceptional interpersonal and relationship building skills, extensive experience working with the tribal gaming community, and a background in law or government service. This role is remote and will report to the Vice President of Government Affairs.

What you’ll do:

Represent PrizePicks before tribal gaming leaders, state legislators, regulators, governors, state attorneys general, and on Capitol Hill as needed.
Engage and work with industry partners and peers, including casino operators, DFS peers, and others.
Monitor and provide updates on legislative matters and advise company leadership with respect to policy challenges and opportunities.
Develop a nuanced understanding of PrizePicks’ DFS contests, growth strategy, and member community.
Manage external firms, lobbyists, trade associations, and other 3rd party groups on behalf of PrizePicks.
Represent the company before national political organizations, including Democratic and Republican campaign committees and entities such as the National Council of State Legislators.
Build and maintain close relationships with key stakeholders across the business and legislative landscapes while developing a strong knowledge base of industry happenings and trends.
Draft policy letters and documents for internal and external audiences.
Help build strategy on licensed market expansion in the DFS space.
Work with product and marketing teams on potential product expansion with key focus on building brand cohesion and acceptance in the regulatory space.


About the Company

At PrizePicks, we are the fastest growing sports company in North America, as recognized by Inc. 5000. As the leading platform for Daily Fantasy Sports, we cover a diverse range of sports leagues, including the NFL, NBA, and Esports titles like League of Legends and Counter-Strike. Our team of over 400 employees thrives in an inclusive culture that values individuals from diverse backgrounds, regardless of their level of sports fandom. Ready to reimagine the DFS industry together?

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