• Mumbai, Maharashtra

  • Permanent

  • Full-time

Policy Team @Dream Sports

Public Policy & Government Affairs team is responsible for developing and advocating solutions to policy opportunities and regulatory challenges in online fantasy sports and sports technology domains that impact our business. Our work is based upon our fundamental belief to make sports better. In pursuing our objectives, we operate collaboratively and inclusively, working with governments, industry associations, civil society, and leading policy think tanks.

Your Role:

  • Strategic outreach and policy campaigns to advance the values and interest of the company
  • Responsible for providing credible and relevant research on India specific policies & legislations affecting company businesses while keeping in mind the political scenario
  • Prepare analysis of key government programs and write thematic briefs on important policy issues
  • Scan through credible Government / Third-party reports gathering insights on specific themes/policy issues
  • Working closely with third-party think tanks, NGOs and Industry associations in releasing white papers/reports relevant to the company
  • Contribute in the development and execution of a pro-active public policy-making strategy and government relations
  • Lead external advocacy efforts, outreach programs and key initiatives in concert with the company’s objectives
  • Advance the company’s policy positions directly and through industry associations/coalitions to enable an unrestricted and transparent regulatory environment for the growth of the business
  • You will combine your creativity and intellectual diligence with the organisational skills to manage policy campaigns that are pertinent to the company’s products and services and advocate on behalf of the company with government stakeholders
  • You will report to the Chief Policy Officer and work closely with him to lead the company’s engagement with the government and other stakeholders

Must Have:

  • 2-4 years of experience on Policy and Legal issues within government think tanks, public interest groups, technology industry groups, or corporations
  • Strong understanding of the policy-making environment
  • Ability to prepare compelling presentations and reports involving regulatory, policy and legal issues
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with attention to detail
  • Superior analytical and writing skills

Good to Have:

  • Experience working with diverse teams and a variety of stakeholders, and in executing strategies to deliver exceptional solutions
  • Comfort with a significant travel requirement
  • Excellent data-driven research skills
  • Ability to identify and correlate opportunities and areas for improvement and operate in a fast-paced environment
  • Masters/Bachelor’s degree in Political Science, Public Policy, Law or equivalent practical experience

Dream Sports is a sports technology company with brands such as Dream11, FanCode, DreamX, DreamSetGo and DreamPay in its portfolio. Dream Sports is executing its vision of ‘Make Sports Better’ by providing multiple avenues for fans to deeply engage with the sports they love through fantasy sports, content, commerce, experiences and events, among others.

Founded in 2008 by Harsh Jain and Bhavit Sheth, the company has been ranked #10 among India’s Great Mid-Size Workplaces in 2019 and was recognised as one of the top 10 innovative companies in India by Fast Company in 2019. Kalaari Capital, Think Investments, Multiples Equity, Tencent and Steadview Capital are the marquee investors in Dream Sports.