Tennis Trader

  • Commercial, Marketing and Sportsbook
  • Sliema, Malta

Tennis Trader

Job description

Tennis Trader

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

This is a rare opportunity in trading for an experienced trader looking to take the next step. The candidate should be enthusiastic, versatile, able to challenge themselves, and integrate quickly into a dynamic team.

An exciting opportunity to join an ambitious company in an exciting modern industry.

Job requirements

Job Specs:

  • Reporting directly to the Head of Tennis
  • Pre-event and in-play trading of the tennis product
  • Manage liabilities and risk management for tennis events and across a diverse range of betting markets
  • Deliver an industry leading betting product operating in many regulated and non-regulated markets
  • Ability to follow, execute & critique a dynamic trading strategy
  • Create and odds compile 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
  • Assist other sports teams with trading duties if/when required, dependent of the sporting calendar
  • Handling of any technical or settlement issues, or any other incidents affecting company trading

 

Skills/Competencies Required

  • Sports trading experience necessary – minimum 3 years in a trading role, preferably in tennis
  • Good knowledge of tennis (events/players) and tennis 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
  • Prior experience using 3rd party trading provider: BetGenius and/or BetRadar
  • Strong mathematical skills (preferably educated to A-level or equivalent) and good analytical/statistical skills
  • 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 in general and a positive ‘can-do’ attitude
  • Self-organized and target driven with a ‘can do’ attitude