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Sports Trader - Cricket - SPCR02

Job/scheme locations: 
St Albans
Type of opportunity: 
Immediate job
Application deadline: 

A successful and growing company in the Sports and Financial spread betting industry is looking for a Sports Trader to join our Sports Trading Team.

About the Company.

Spreadex is a leading sports and financial spread betting company, being the only UK regulated firm to offer sports spread betting, financial spread betting, fixed odds betting and an online casino from one place. Spreadex are based in state-of-the-art trading rooms in St Albans, Hertfordshire.

Formed in 1999 Spreadex is one of the longest-established companies in the betting, trading and gambling industry and consistently one of the most profitable.

Spreadex has enjoyed strong growth since being formed in 1999, more than tripling revenues from approximately £15m to more than £58m from 2010 to 2018.

Spreadex has been listed three times in the Sunday Times Profit Track list of top 100 fastest-growing UK companies and was named in the FT1000 report of the top 1000 fastest-growing companies in Europe in 2017.

About the role:

We are seeking a passionate graduate Cricket Trader to join our well established Cricket Desk. The successful candidate’s responsibilities will be:

  • Thoroughly research an event with strong quantitative analysis skills.
  • Price up an event pre-event using above analysis/weather/team news etc.
  • Monitor liabilities and update prices pre-event.
  • Trade event in-running, with prices based on live action and incoming bets.
  • Accurately settle events.
  • Manage online bet requests.

About you.

You will:

  • Have a strong degree preferably in a quantitative subject.
  • Be passionate about Cricket and possess an extensive knowledge in all aspects of the sport.
  • Work to a very high level and remain calm in a pressured environment.
  • Be very numerate with a sharp betting/trading brain.
  • Have an interest in betting markets.
  • Be prepared to work early/late/night shifts to tie in with when the live Cricket matches are taking place.

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More about this vacancy

North West
Number of vacancies: 
Up to 5