Sports Trader (Senior)

Job description

We are looking for experienced sports traders, to be part of our growing sportsbook department in Malta. The candidate must be able to demonstrate good general knowledge of a range, and experience in the sports betting industry in a senior role

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

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

Job requirements

What you will do:

  • Pre-event and in-play trading of the many sports (European Sports / US Sports / UK Sports)
    • Beneficial knowledge: Ice-Hockey, Volleyball, Handball (among others);
  • Manage liabilities and risk management 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 activity and improve trading performance (P/L);
  • 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:

  • Trading experience essential – minimum 4 years in a sportsbook role (experience of leading a team is desirable);
  • Good knowledge of sports (events/teams/players) and betting markets;
  • Understanding of fixed odds, betting exchanges and betting principles;
  • 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 ‘can-do’ attitude.