Penn National Gaming, Inc.

Senior Associate, Project Manager

Location US-PA-Philadelphia
Job ID
2021-80380
Casino Property
Penn Interactive Ventures - Philadelphia
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Category
Information Technology & Engineering

Overview

Penn Interactive (PI) is an interactive gaming company headquartered in Philadelphia. PI is the digital arm of Penn National Gaming (NASDAQ: PENN), the largest regional casino operator in the U.S.). Our mission is to challenge the norms of the gaming industry by building an immersive interactive gaming experience that is responsible, innovative, and fun.  Through our partnership with Barstool Sports, we are hoping to continue to launch our online sportsbook and icasino across the US.  We are committed to helping our team members grow and succeed.  We believe that hiring talented individuals that love what they do will help us win!  

 

Penn Interactive is committed to cultivating a diverse and stimulating work environment to achieve extraordinary results. We are looking for an individual who enjoys working in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment, likes to be challenged, and values the opportunity to make impacting change! We have a strong culture and a set of core values that we live by every single day, they are:

 

Willingness to succeed and win – always challenge the status quo and solve problems that have never been solved before

No ego zone; Be authentic – act with integrity and always be striving to help the team succeed

Lead with transparency – we will always be open and honest with our team and users

Extreme Ownership – learn from your mistakes so you can get back up and try again

Build the bench from within – we are a meritocracy. If you work hard then you will be rewarded

 

We are looking for a Senior Associate to join our expanding Project Management team to support the execution of the Barstool Sportsbook and Casino product. In this role, you will be project managing several cross-functional workstreams which are critical to the growth and scalability of the Barstool Sportsbook and Casino.

Your daily responsibilities include

  • Assist with the execution of PI’s overarching business goals and supports Project Management Leadership by taking ownership and manages several workstreams from start to finish.
  • Work cross-functionally with key internal and external stakeholders to identify risks, issues, actions, decisions, project plans, and milestones.
  • Lead workstream status reporting needed for PI Leadership and Project Management Leadership
  • Identifies, develops, and manages the execution of workstream meetings, and proactively works with stakeholders for agendas, continuously tracks and manages project tasks, and documents decisions made.
  • Identifies responsibilities, dependencies, and deliverables for internal and external resources required for specific projects and initiatives.
  • Champions workstream documentation and ensures all necessary documentation exists and meets quality standards.
  • Work with the Project Management team to identify scalable areas of improvement and take lead on implementing and managing change.

To be successful in this position it will require the following skill set

  • 3-5 years of professional work experience, preferably a Project Management or Consulting background.
  • Strong understanding of Project Management processes, strategies, and methods.
  • Willing to roll up sleeves to track down issues on behalf of stakeholders.
  • Strong knowledge of Agile tools, like Jira or Confluence.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills and experience establishing guidelines in these areas for others.
  • Excellent communication skills with a demonstrated ability to speak at a high-level to both Project Management Leadership and business stakeholders.
  • Experience working in a highly collaborative environment and promoting a team-first and respectful mentality.
  • Communicate clearly, interact thoughtfully and professionally.
  • Ability to predict challenges and seek to proactively head-off obstacles.

Bonus Points for:

  • Key contributor for a technology product launch
  • Project management certification (PMP or Agile certifications)
  • A passion for sports and/or sports betting.

Gaming License

  • Position may require licensing in applicable states that PI operates.  If so, you must qualify for licenses and permits required by federal, state and local regulations.

 

Something to leave you with

Penn Interactive is committed to helping our team members live their best, healthy life. We offer unique and competitive benefits that help our team members stay healthy and safe.  Some of our competitive benefits include:

 

  • Flexible paid time off options and holiday time
  • A multi-carrier marketplace that has a wide array of medical, dental, and vision insurance options
  • 401K saving & matching program
  • Collaborate and flexible working environments



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