Our iGaming client is currently seeking a Sports Trader to undertake risk management, product optimization, pre match and in-play trading and help with the smooth running of their sportsbook operation ensuring a best in class service to their b2b brands. The Sports Trader will primarily be responsible for ensuring all sports within the Sportsbook offering are traded and risk managed effectively and efficiently. He/she will also focus on accurate profiling of customers based on betting behavior and actively examine trading performance to sports they are assigned. The Sports Trader, under the supervision of Senior Traders will also be responsible for the training and mentoring of junior team members.
Execute and optimize the trading and risk management strategy
Training of Junior Traders
Monitor prices and control liabilities
Provide performance analysis and reporting.
Deliver a targeted and relevant sportsbook product specific to the customer base
Work closely with 3rd party suppliers ensuring optimization of given products in operation
Responsible for the trading of Pre-Match & Live sporting events using bespoke trading tools.
3+ years in a trading/risk trading role
English Speaking, Reading & Writing Skills
Thorough knowledge of a wide variety of sports
Proven risk management skills in a high-volume environment
Customer/Client centric at all times
Ability to decision make & work in high paced environment often under time pressure
Flexibility required to work shifts often on weekends & evenings
Experience and Knowledge of Asian Handicaps and Total Lines advantageous
Experience and Knowledge of US Sports advantageous
Mathematics, Quantitative or Stats based degree advantageous
Strong quantitative and analytical skills
Excellent communication and organizational skills
Experience in a b2b environment advantageous
Strong mathematical skills
Betting Connections was founded at the beginning of 2010 as a response to an identified demand in the market for a true recruitment consultancy within the iGaming industry.
With dedicated recruitment specialist teams for IT, Multilingual and Gaming Specialists; we pride ourselves on our ability to fully understand the needs of both our clients and candidates, building long term relationships that are mutually beneficial to all. We achieve this by investing the time to get to know candidates and clients on a personal level, and by drawing on our extensive knowledge of both the iGaming and recruitment industries. This highly tailored approach to recruitment ensures that we know exactly what individuals are looking for and allows us to match the correct profile to the correct role, helping employers to grow their companies and individuals to develop their careers.
We operate throughout Europe and all of the major iGaming hubs across the globe, providing support for the industry’s leading operators and suppliers. We are 100% committed to making that perfect match between employers and job seekers across all functions within the industry, ranging from entry level to senior level positions.