Vice President, Regulatory & Compliance

Job Category: Compliance
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: San Francisco or Remote

Vice President of Legal & Compliance

About the Company:

In the United States alone, over 150m people per year purchase a lottery ticket. The $100B lottery industry is one of the last major industries to allow buyers to transact digitally, with ~5% of sales coming from online transactions.

At Jackpot we’re seeking to change that. Our mission is to build the world’s most user-friendly digital lottery and online gaming platform, leading the charge in bringing this industry into the 21 st century through innovation and variety. Jackpot brings verified, official state lottery tickets online, by leveraging its digital platform and proprietary technology to give customers the ability to play anytime, via a user-friendly mobile app or desktop experience.

Having recently closed a $35M Series A, Jackpot is backed by some of the biggest names in sports, media, and entertainment. The round was co-led by Accomplice and Courtside Ventures, with participation from the Kraft Group, Michael Rubin, Sapphire Sport, Haslam Sports Group, Elysian Park Ventures, Arctos Sports Partners, LionTree, Theo Epstein, Fenway Sports Group President Mike Gordon, DraftKings co-founder and CEO Jason Robins, NBA stars James Harden and Joel Embiid, NHL legend Martin Brodeur, musical artist Lil Baby, and Boston Red Sox President and CEO Sam Kennedy, among others.

Our Core Values:

1) Decisiveness:

a. You don’t fear failure and you don’t fail the same way twice

b. You have strong opinions but are also open minded to new ideas

c. And you are a relentless executor

2) Grit:

a. You persevere in the face of challenges and adapt to change.

b. You always follow through on your commitments – you live a 1:1 say/do ratio

3) Lifelong Learning:

a. You are always seeking and implementing feedback

b. You are not a finished product and are always searching for knowledge and a means to improve yourself

c. You embrace and learn from constructive conflict

Your Mission:

As the Vice President, Regulatory & Compliance and as a leader on the management team at Jackpot, your mission will be to:

  • Develop and lead the Legal and Compliance department in the US, covering all legal, regulatory, and compliance matters
  • Take ownership on all laws, rules, and regulations in the Online Lottery and iGaming ecosystem, in order to enable and support the state-by-state rollout of the company
  • Build out a legal, regulatory, and and compliance team that supports every aspect of the business

Our Ideal Candidate Has:

  • Compliance and regulatory experience, including work with regulatory bodies
  • Expert level understanding of US iGaming regulatory landscape, including legislation and licensing framework on a state-by-state basis
  • Law degree together with extensive years of professional experience gained in-house or in a leading private practice
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to understand and interpret laws, rules, and regulations and resolve complex issues in creative ways

What We Offer You:

  • Competitive full-time salary, along with performance bonus and equity in a fast-growing, early- stage venture
  • The opportunity to join a world-class team, building the next massive business in the digital entertainment space
  • Flexible location – work where you want, as long as you get the job done!
  • Flexible PTO
  • Standard benefits: Healthcare, Dental, Vision, Life, and more

Jackpot is committed to bringing together individuals from different backgrounds and perspectives. We strive to create an inclusive environment where everyone can thrive, feel a sense of belonging, and do great work together. As an equal opportunity employer, we prohibit any unlawful discrimination against a job applicant on the basis of their race, color, religion, veteran status, sex, parental status, gender identity or expression, transgender status, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or genetic information. We respect the laws enforced by the EEOC and are dedicated to going above and beyond in fostering diversity across our company.

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