Sports Trader - US Sports

Sports Trading

Sports Trader - UK Sports

Location: Malta
Contract: Permanent
Salary: Attractive - depending on experience
Closing date:
Job description

Job Title: Sports Trader - UK Sports

Department: Sports Trading

Reporting to: Head of UK Sports

Date: December 2017


Purpose of Job

The UK Sports Trader is passionate about sports and together with the UK Desk is responsible for trading and compiling odds for a wide variety of UK sports events. This role shall manage the risk on various matches and keep up to date with any market changes.


Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities

  • Compile odds for a wide variety of UK sporting markets
  • Monitor real-time sports events/ results and perform live trading
  • Manage the positions of each sport and take action to ensure maximum profitability
  • Perform customer analysis
  • Monitor customers and bet limits
  • Investigate and analyse market trends to obtain insight that assists in the prediction of customer betting patterns
  • Observe competitor activity and make real time adjustments where appropriate
  • Update databases that will assist with trading/ compilations
  • Liaise with various internal departments in relation to sportsbook related escalations
  • Compose weekly UK live schedule of events
  • Provide regular feedback to external feed providers to ensure our offer is as strong as possible
  • Maintain high level of awareness on internal policies, systems and procedures

This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of responsibilities. The job holder may be required to complete any other reasonable duties in order to achieve business objectives.


Essential Criteria

  • Living in Malta or willing to relocate
  • Previous experience in trading UK sports
  • Good knowledge in live trading
  • Passion for UK sports with particular interest in cricket
  • High levels of motivation and enthusiasm
  • Team player as well as a self starter
  • Adaptive and reliable
  • Solid experience in a similar role
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel Tools
  • Highly numerate
  • Able to multitask and work under pressure
  • A Degree in quantitative subject is considered an asset
  • Able to work flexible schedules including nights, weekends and public holidays


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** Due to the volume of applicants only shortlisted candidates will be contacted**