Sr Sports Trader - Action Sports

Location
Job Type Permanent
Salary competitive
Reference 34086

About the job

We are looking for an experienced and multi-faceted Senior Sports Trader to take things to the next level in a leadership role, while still being able to tackle trading and product at the on the front line.

Our ideal candidate will be well rounded and will understand the fundamentals of sports trading and wagering and who will be able to apply these learnings into creating unique wagering propositions for Action and Lifestyle sports, such as Surfing, Skateboarding, Motorsports and even Bull Riding and Major Arena Soccer League.

The candidate will wear many hats (Product, Trading, Modeling) and will help drive the growth of a fast-growing, young trading department and product team working for a fun and ambitious sports technology business. We prize people and encourage leadership.

Role Outline:

· Help to define and create a viable and scalable trading vision and strategy for our unique sports portfolio

· Deliver an industry leading betting product operating in regulated markets

· Understand and implement required operational processes for odds compilation, full lifecycle event trading, risk management and reporting

· Oversee odds and derivative market creation development and implementation appropriate to our unique portfolio

· Work with the Head of Product to build out the automated Trading Platform and UI

· Work with the data science team to create and grow best-in-class models for our sports

· Execute necessary research and analysis of trading activity to improve trading P & L

· Manage trading relations and escalatory scenarios with external (operator) partners

· Help to onboard and train (as required) trading team to ensure execution against growth strategy

· Identify content gaps and opportunities, in conjunction with all corporate stakeholders

Who are we looking for?

· Mid/Senior-level trading experience – hungry to get into management

· +5 years sportsbook trading management

· You will be a team leader – positive social skills and encouragement are a must

· Willingness to apply knowledge to unique non-traditional sports

· Manage in-house & outsourced trading resources

· High integrity with an understanding of compliance and responsible gaming best practices

· Deep knowledge of the whole modern sportsbetting and trading ecosystem

· Deep understanding of betting models and their inputs/outputs

· Essential to be able to work trading shifts and lead by example

· Comprehension of the mechanics of odds and data provision as a B2B service

· Strong mathematical skills and good analytical/statistical skills

· Highly organized and project orientated

· Excellent English language communication skills

· Sound knowledge of MS Office programs (particularly Excel)

· A high attention to detail and the ability to think clearly and logically under pressure

Compensation

· Competitive

· Equity Opportunity for early-stage venture

· Full Benefits as applicable

Location

· San Diego, CA / SoCal CA

· Las Vegas, NV

· Remote with some travel and commuting

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