Vacancy Type:
23 (Entain)
About The Role

To support and maximise the growth in profitability of Entain by providing effective day to day trading and management of positions and liabilities for the company across all channels.  The role has a critical impact on Entain Trading results.

Combining Betting/Football knowledge, Feed management and Market awareness Trader will maintain the Football product in accordance to risk guidelines and group strategy

What you'll be doing:
  •  Ensure flexibility within the role - remain adaptable to pricing, trading and market driver awareness.
  •  Delivery of product, specifically the production and trading of prices for events, across all channels
  • Trade a high volume of events using automated odds models and manage market risk in accordance with liability management protocols and market conditions
  • Ensure the Entain Football product is maintained in line with strategy
  • Monitor betting markets and customer betting patterns in real time
  • Monitor prices and control liabilities
  • Generate specialised markets and prices.
  • Identify betting trends supported by statistical data and pass information to Senior members of the team / management.
  • Maintain internal relationships with Marketing, PR and the Content teams to maximize publicity opportunities and engagement with the media and social media.
  • Monitor and identify customer behaviour annotating where appropriate and liaise with Sportsbook, profiling, responsible gambling and compliance teams in line with trading strategy.
  • Resolve technical and operational incidents in real time and escalate where appropriate.

Key Accountabilities: 

  • Ensure accuracy of pricing and event management in line with group strategy.
  •  Develop and maintain key relationships with other Traders, Senior Traders, Operational managers and Heads of Trading functions.
  • Adhere to risk management guidelines.
  • Identify and/or report technical deficiencies to Operational Manager / Head of Football.
  • Communicate any issues encountered in-real time to management and Trading Support.
  • Ensure active and effective communication with internal Marketing, PR and Retail teams for maximum exposure of Entain prices.
  • Identify improvements to trading applications and capabilities.
  • Implement new ideas around all product markets and technology to improve performance, profitability, competitive advantage and customer experience
  • Monitor down-streams ensuring optimal product presentation, escalating where required.

What we need from you:

  • Previous odds compilation or trading experience.
  •  Ability to adapt skill set to ensure success of top line strategy.
  • Use of algorithm-based trading applications.
  • In-depth knowledge of Football.
  • Highly numerate with a solid grasp on numbers, odds and their significance.
  • Ability to overcome technological difficulties calmly whilst demonstrating a positive outcome mentality.
  • Flexibility around working times (including unsociable hours/weekends)
  • Strong time keeping.
  • High attention to detail.
  • Strong communications skills.
  • Team player that encourages and supports all other members of the team.
  • Critical thinker.


About Entain

We may sit on the FTSE100, but for millions of customers worldwide, we’re the brands they hold in their hands – and heart. As the home of household names like Ladbrokes, Foxy and PartyPoker, to name just a few, we elevate lives with moments of excitement. And right now we’re elevating ourselves above the competition. We’re leading the industry in bold new directions - and it’s our diverse and talented team who are making this possible. Believe us, the best is yet to come. For our customers. For our future. For your career.

DEI and Wellbeing @ Entain

At Entain we do what’s right. It’s one of our core values. Which is why we’re taking the lead when it comes to creating a diverse, equal and inclusive future - for our people, our industry and our society. We’ve created a culture where everyone can feel psychologically safe, included and heard. Where being accepted for who you are is a given. Here, we celebrate our individual differences, and make sure everyone feels supported, respected, and empowered to thrive – and that starts from the moment you apply to join us.

Life @ Entain

We’re a team who love to play, and win, together. We love building bonds between our people, and we love to build your career up too. Join us, and we won’t just be your employer, we’ll be your biggest cheerleader. We’ll give you the power to lead the conversation on your learning and career goals from day one, and then get behind you with all the support you need to take your career – and our business – to new heights.