Vacancy Type:
23 (Entain)
About The Role
Entain is one of the world’s largest sports betting and gaming groups, operating both online and in the retail sector. With offices across five continents and licences in more than 20 countries, we operate some of the most well-known and iconic brands in the industry with more than 250 years of combined history – names such as Ladbrokes, partypoker, bwin and Coral.
The role in a nutshell:
You will be at the heart of the business 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

Our trading function is full of sport enthusiasts! They know all there is to know about the events across the sporting calendar! Bring your passion and focused expertise to a business that will fill your time with all things sport! Join Entain as part of our Trading department to bring the sports that our customers love to life! For the good of entertainment.

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 behavior 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.

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. 
  • Demonstrate understanding of key time awareness, league code profiles, compiling, market drivers and Asian awareness. 
  • Highly numerate with a solid grasp on numbers, odds and their significance. 
  • Analytical or statistical background. 

  • 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.