DraftKings
The Crown Is Yours
London, Greater London, England, GBR
Hybrid

Senior Trader, US Sports

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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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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.

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What are DraftKings Perks + Benefits

DraftKings Benefits Overview

DraftKings offers a comprehensive suite of benefits to promote health and financial security for you and your family. Medical, Dental, and Vision are provided to cover your essential total rewards needs. We are proud to give 14 weeks of 100% paid parental leave to all global team members. We understand that long-term planning is key, so we offer 401(k) with a competitive employer match. Discretionary offerings include supplemental Life Insurance, HSA, FSA, and a Commuter Benefits plan. DraftKings also offers a discount program to assist with programs/services that are important to you.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
DraftKings teammates volunteer and give back to local organizations such as Sleep In Heavenly Peace, Project Marilyn, and Spread the Word Nevada.
Open door policy
OKR operational model
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Employee resource groups
Quarterly engagement surveys
Flexible work schedule
DraftKings provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes Flexible start and end times.
Remote work program
Diversity
Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff
Mandated unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Diversity employee resource groups
DraftKings has three Business Resource Groups: DK Shades, DK Pride, DK Women.
Health Insurance + Wellness
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
DraftKings employees can contribute up to $2,700 annually to their FSA.
Disability insurance
Disability insurance covers 60% of annual salary up to $10,000 monthly maximum payout.
Dental insurance
Regular dental exams can help you, and your dentist detects problems in the early stages when treatment is simpler and costs are lower.
Vision insurance
Our vision plan covers routine eye exams and also pays for all or a portion of the cost of glasses or contact lenses if you need them.
Health insurance
Health Insurance benefit is covered by BCBS.
Life insurance
DraftKings provides Basic Life and AD&D Insurance to all eligible employees at no cost to them.
Pet insurance
Wellness programs
Corporate discounts with local gyms, race reimbursements and various seminars related to wellness (meditation, nutrition, ergonomics, etc.)
Mental health benefits
16 free Lyra sessions a year
Financial & Retirement
401(K)
401(K) matching
DraftKings will match 50% of employee contributions up to 6% of all 2018 eligible earnings (salary and bonus)
Company equity
Performance bonus
Charitable contribution matching
Pay transparency
Child Care & Parental Leave
Generous parental leave
DraftKings offers 14 weeks of paid parental leave
Adoption Assistance
Fertility benefits
Partnering with Progyny Fertility
Vacation + Time Off
Unlimited vacation policy
Paid holidays
Bereavement leave benefits
Office Perks
Commuter benefits
DraftKings offers pre-tax commuter benefits to help you save money on qualifying transit or parking expenses.
Company-sponsored outings
DraftKings hosts company outings Annually.
Free snacks and drinks
Some meals provided
We have special snacks and food for different events and holidays
Company-sponsored happy hours
Onsite office parking
Recreational clubs
Relocation assistance
Fitness stipend
Home-office stipend for remote employees
Mother's room
Professional Development
Job training & conferences
Tuition reimbursement
Eligible employees may request reimbursement of up to $5,250/calendar year. To receive reimbursement, you must be enrolled in a degree or certificate program related to your field.
Lunch and learns
DraftKings hosts lunch and learns meetings once per month.
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing education stipend
Online course subscriptions available
Personal development training

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