Location:
London, St Pauls
Vacancy Type:
Permanent
Brand:
20 (partypoker)
About The Role

We’re Entain. Our vision is to be the world leader in sports betting and gaming entertainment by creating the most exciting and trusted experience for our customers, revolutionizing the gambling space as we go. We're home to a global family of more than 25 well-known brands, and with a focus on sustainability and growth, we will transform our sector for our players, for ourselves and for the good of entertainment.

 

You will be responsible for building a robust poker product strategy, managing Entain`s B2B poker business, and overseeing the training performance of the poker network. You will drive growth in NGR and customer equity, while delivering excellence in all areas of poker to create a marketing leading product offering and poker network. You will also be responsible for building, developing and leading the commercial and product teams.   

 

In this role, you will work in close collaboration with Entain`s B2B department, Poker Room Management, and the Regional Manager to manage relationships with poker partners – increasing their satisfaction and commitment to the network for the benefit of all the network`s participants. In addition to this, you will work closely with Promotions and Propositions, Operations, BI & Analytics, and Brand to implement the business strategy and objectives.

 

Your success will be measured on the delivery of product strategic milestones, Partypoker NGR, and overall contribution to the growth of Entain`s poker network.

 
Key Responsibilities
  • Work in close collaboration with the Party Leadership team to formulate the vision and strategies required to achieve targets set in the Partypoker budget plan. You will then communicate this to the business with clarity and follow through to ensure execution.
  • Create and own the Poker Product Strategy – ensuring alignment to Party`s strategy, commercial objectives, and brand ambitions.
  • Working closely with the Product Team, you will produce a `world class` Poker Product Plan and Roadmap that drives growth, value and profitability; is aligned to brand positioning; and creates a sustainable competitive advantage through differentiation from competitors.
  • Work hand in glove with the Party Finance Director and the BI and Analytics teams to analyze performance – capitalizing on new growth opportunities and addressing any areas of underperformance.
  • Work closely with ARM team to ensure that customers have an appropriate suite of suitable products.
  •  Continually monitor the market to assess competitor activity to identify opportunities, threats and learnings that can be applied to partypoker business. 
  • You will build, develop and lead the commercial and product teams. Ensuring the team is motivated, productive and fully compliant with all regulations is a must.
  • Manage relationships with Entain`s poker network partners and own Entain`s poker commercial relationships.
  • Manage, communicate and influence stakeholders at all levels – ensuring Poker is being represented credibly and aligned to planned activities.
Specialist skills and experience

Essential:

  • Commercial and Product experience and a track record in managing high performing teams.
  • Outstanding commercial awareness and analytical skills; you are data led, customer focused and results orientated.
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of the Gaming Industry; including major suppliers and key competitors.
  • Proven track record of delivering growth through implementation of gaming strategies and product improvements.
  • Strong customer-experience and product vision.
  • Experience with planning, project management, execution and evaluation against target metrics.

     

    Desired:

  • Experience managing large multi-brands gaming operations.
  • Experience of managing substantial cost budgets and profit targets.
  • Demonstrable evidence of influencing at senior levels of an organisation, a strong articulator, you will be capable of communicating complex messages and influencing change within a matrix management structure.
  • Recognized internally as an industry expert.
  • Detail focused but able to see the “big picture”, remove barriers, and move forward at pace.
  • A strategic and inspiring leader that provides leadership and direction to the team, while creating and embedding a culture where continuous improvement is embraced. Values and invests in developing and motivating the team by providing feedback, coaching, setting stretch goals and objectives, recognizing great work and celebrating success.
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels from board level stakeholders to entry level graduates, and everyone in between.
  • Encourages communication and collaboration across the business, team and stakeholders in order to build strong relationships and develop cross functional working. A trusted advisor who always delivers on promises.
  • Always operates with the highest levels of honesty, integrity and fidelity, acting in the best interest of the business always whilst maintaining a commercially savvy focus.
  • Highly resilient – able to bounce back after setbacks e.g. marketing projects being delayed or deprioritized.
  • Superb organizational skills, as well as the capacity to work independently and collaboratively to deliver on time and under pressure.
 
About The Company

We’re Entain. Our vision is to be the world leader in sports betting and gaming entertainment by creating the most exciting and trusted experiences for our customers, revolutionising the space as we go. We’re specialists in safer gambling and the company that is at the forefront of responsibility.

Combining technology and entertainment to build products that push the boundaries, Entain is home to a global family of more than 25 well-known brands – names such as bwin, Ladbrokes, Coral, Gala, Betdaq, and many more. With a focus on sustainability and growth, we will transform our sector for our players, for ourselves and for the good of entertainment.

Diversity and inclusion at Entain

As a global employer, Entain is committed to providing a safe, fun, and inclusive culture where our people feel like they truly belong. We are a multicultural business that values, celebrates and respects individual differences, so whatever your sexuality, gender, gender identity, ability, age, race, religion or belief, you will have a voice here, and the space to do your best work. Our diverse internal networks provide the support for you to express your views and make a positive difference, all for the good of entertainment.

Wellbeing at Entain

We want our employees to feel healthy and supported at home and at work. That's why we have our Well-me programme, which provides information, tools and training to help our people look after their mental and physical wellbeing in ways that matter to them.
 

Our Culture As real as it gets

At Entain we're a diverse team, sharing a commitment to quality and success.

Whether you're playing a key role in your local community as part of our retail team, or working out the next big gaming trends in our digital team, you'll enjoy a culture and benefits package that we're extremely proud of.