Head of Trading

Location Chicago, United States of America, North America
Job Type Permanent
Salary Competitive
Reference 31455

About the Role:

The Head of Trading will oversee all trading efforts of the company, and ensure competitive odds are in play, risk analysis is conducted and managed effectively, and ensure the trading teams are able to operate a first class trading floor – using internal and external intel.

Responsibilities:

  • Risk Management with internal teams & 3rd party provider
  • Trading performance analysis & recommendations
  • Overlooking the performance of any outsourced trading activities
  • 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

Skill Required:

  • A proven result driven leader who is passionate about Sports
  • At least 5+ years Sportsbook trading management, Ideally US Sports
  • 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
  • Demonstrable evidence of influencing at senior levels of an organization
  • Strong understanding of all major sports and the levers that drive revenues
  • Outstanding organizational skills

Perks & Benefits:

  • Highly competitive compensation based on experience and market standards
  • Robust benefit package including health / dental / vision coverage sponsored up to 100% for employees, 401k, life insurance, and commuter benefits
  • Health and wellness initiatives including discounts on gym memberships
  • Unlimited PTO days and regular company-wide activities
  • Main headquarters are located in downtown Chicago
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