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Senior Trader, US Sports

DraftKings

DraftKings

London, UK
Posted on Thursday, May 30, 2024

We’re defining what it means to build and deliver the most extraordinary sports and entertainment experiences. Our global team is trailblazing new markets, developing cutting-edge products, and shaping the future of responsible gaming.

Here, “impossible” isn’t part of our vocabulary. You’ll face some of the toughest but most rewarding challenges of your career. They’re worth it. Channeling your inner grit will accelerate your growth, help us win as a team, and create unforgettable moments for our customers.

The Crown Is Yours

We’re seeking a Senior Sports Trader who has a passion for sports, strong analytical skills, and the ability to compile pre-match odds for various core US sports. You will analyse market performance, liaise with other departments to resolve underperforming markets and be responsible for testing new pricing products to help provide the most engaging and competitive experience for our customers. You will also work with the in-line manager to support third-party suppliers and partners to deliver a targeted and relevant sportsbook product for our customers.

What you’ll do as a Senior Sports Trader

  • Deliver personal KPIs and ensure performance is aligned with overall company targets.

  • Investigate and propose ways to work more efficiently and implement new ideas.

  • Assume full accountability for content management across all channels, ensuring alignment with commercial parameters.

  • Execute the business strategy across compilation, price management, and in-play trading for relevant US Sports within a compliant framework.

  • Liaise with other trading teams to ensure smooth cooperation of the day-to-day job.

  • Ensure a strong understanding of and adherence to your compliance responsibilities.

What you’ll bring

  • At least one year of experience in a similar role is required.

  • A Bachelor's Degree, preferably with a mathematical focus, will be considered an asset.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with a deep knowledge of and passion for sports betting.

  • Knowledge of Microsoft applications and Excel, in particular, is required.

  • Strong communication skills with the ability to articulate critical business information quickly and effectively.

  • Excellent command of written and spoken English is required. Additional languages will be considered an asset.

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Join Our Team

We’re a publicly traded (NASDAQ: DKNG) technology company headquartered in Boston. As a regulated gaming company, you may be required to obtain a gaming license issued by the appropriate state agency as a condition of employment. Don’t worry, we’ll guide you through the process if this is relevant to your role.