Sports Trader (Rugby)

Job description

We are looking for an experienced sports trader (rugby specialist), to be part of our growing sportsbook department in Malta. The candidate must be able to demonstrate good general knowledge of rugby and experience in the sports betting industry.

The candidate should be enthusiastic, versatile, able to challenge themselves, and integrate quickly into a dynamic team.

Here is an exciting opportunity to join an ambitious company in an exciting modern industry.

Job requirements

What you will do:

  • Pre-event and in-play trading of the rugby product, but also other sports when required;
  • Manage liabilities and risk management for tennis events and across a diverse range of betting markets;
  • Deliver an industry leading betting product operating in European regulated and non-regulated markets;
  • Ability to study, execute & critique a dynamic trading strategy;
  • Odds compilation of specials & novelty markets on top of a standard betting offer;
  • Able to understand and augment automated trading;
  • Carry out appropriate research and analysis of trading performance;
  • Liaise with other internal teams and department: marketing, VIP, customer services;
  • Prompt and accurate settlement of markets as and when required;
  • Monitor and analyse customer activity, reporting to the Client Risk Management team;
  • Handling of any technical or settlement issues, or any other incidents affecting company trading.

What we need from you:

  • Sports trading experience essential – minimum 3 years in a trading role;
  • Good knowledge of rugby (events/players) and rugby betting markets, and particularly French leagues;
  • Understanding of fixed odds, betting exchanges and betting principles;
  • Odds compilation of specials & novelty markets on top of a standard betting offer;
  • Essential to be able to work unsociable hours (weekends/evenings/holidays) based on the business needs and sporting calendar;
  • Experience using 3rd party trading providers (e.g. BetRadar/BetGenius);
  • Strong mathematical skills and good analytical/statistical skills;
  • Organised and competent at multi-tasking;
  • Able to challenge ideas and approaches;
  • Good English language skills and excellent communication skills;
  • Sound knowledge of MS Office programs (particularly Excel);
  • A high attention to detail and the ability to think clearly, methodically and logically especially under pressure;
  • Able to work in a team or act alone when required;
  • An ambitious & versatile attitude with a strong passion for the sports betting industry;
  • Target driven with a positive ‘can-do’ attitude.