Director of Sportsbook Operations

Location
Job Type Permanent
Salary competitive
Reference 32312

The Director of Sportsbook Ops will oversee all the recruitment and onboarding of a world-class trading team for an all-new Sports Data Company. As such, he/she will oversee trading in a variety of exciting new sports verticals. Working with the CEO and executive leadership team, this person will help to identify, recruit, and retain a team of the best sports traders in the business to ensure that competitive odds are in play, risk analysis is conducted and managed effectively, and that the trading teams are able to operate a first-class trading floor – using internal and external intel. Additionally, our Director of Trading will work collaboratively with our Chief Data Scientist, Chief Integrity Officer and CMO to deliver and manage in-event odds for several niche sports as well as to feed consumer facing content to our content channels to drive engagement.

Responsibilities:

  • Risk Management with internal teams & 3rd party provider
  • Trading performance analysis & recommendations
  • Overlooking the performance of any outsourced trading activities.
  • Overlooking the relationship with our data reseller partners
  • Optimization of gross margin
  • Working with the technical/software development teams to improve trading efficiency and automation
  • Work closely with stakeholders to develop and expand product range
  • Maximizing profitability by effectively managing bet acceptance and customer profiling
  • Deliver a comprehensive and profitable Sportsbook offering
  • Reporting and communicating performance to the Board
  • Evaluation & operational integration of third-party services

Skills Required:

  • At least 7+ years Sportsbook trading management, ideally US Sports and ideally with some interest in and/or an understanding of action/adventure/alternative sports.
  • At least 5 years of management/leadership experience
  • Numerate, with a strong mathematical background and a thorough understanding of bookmaking theory and sports betting
  • Deep understanding of sport modelling / betting modelling
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills with the ability to foster relationships with peers and senior management

Desirable: Demonstrable evidence of influencing at senior levels of an organization

Compensation:

  • Competitive
  • Equity Opportunity for early-stage venture
  • Full Benefits

Location:

  • San Diego, CA – Strongly preferred
  • Las Vegas, NV - Remote with some travel and commuting

 

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