Penn National Gaming, Inc.

Trading and Content Analyst

Location US-PA-Philadelphia
Job ID
2020-75226
Casino Property
Penn Interactive Ventures - Philadelphia

Overview

Penn Interactive (PI) is an interactive gaming company headquartered in Philadelphia with offices in Las Vegas. As the digital arm to Penn National Gaming (NASDAQ: PENN), the largest regional casino operator in the U.S., we are poised for fast-paced growth in the sports betting and online casino space. We are also partnered with some of the most innovative media companies in the world to drive growth in our businesses. As such, PI is looking for a Trading and Content Analyst to ensure the online Sportsbook maintains a premium and diversified bet offering. The Trading and Content Analyst will play a critical role in differentiating the online Sportsbook through the development of odds boosts and specials and will work seamlessly with our odds and risk management partner, to ensure smooth day-to-day operations.

 

PI is committed to cultivating a diverse and stimulating work environment to achieve extraordinary results. We are looking for an individual who enjoys working in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment, likes to be challenged, and values the opportunity to make impacting change! We have a strong culture of teamwork, collaboration, mutual respect, and transparency, and it’s vital that the Trading and Content Analyst will help steward this culture as we continue to grow.

Your daily responsibilities include

  • Collaborate alongside trading operations and content manager to develop daily online Sportsbook odds boosts and unique bet specials from the idea phase through bet offers “going live” onsite.
  • Monitor existing catalog of bet offers and liaise with our sportsbook odds and risk management partner to ensure a high-quality selection of competitively priced and maintained bet offers at all times.
  • Remain hyper-aware of all sporting news, developing stories, and relevant team/player statuses and schedules to deliver best-in-class odds boosts, specials, and promotions.
  • Conduct regular competitor analysis and maintain market awareness within the online sports betting industry.
  • Deliver regular odds updates/necessary trading information to business partners, as needed.
  • Collaborate with internal team members across functional areas to drive innovation across sportsbook and deliver upon KPIs, both in your role operationally as well as across the business.
  • Provide both data-driven and anecdotal feedback to management to improve KPIs and the overall sportsbook experience from a trading and content perspective.
  • Anticipate and identify issues that may negatively impact business and develop/implement operations-based solutions.
  • Independently multi-task and juggle multiple priorities while ensuring successful completion of all items.
  • Perform other duties, as assigned.

To be successful in this position it will require the following skill set

  • Strong knowledge of American sports leagues and players, with knowledge of European soccer leagues a definite plus.
  • Strong sports betting and/or trading experience preferred, or at minimum a solid understanding of odds and common terms upon arrival.
  • A relentless and competitive drive to deliver a premium sports betting product.
  • Proven ability to succinctly review, report and present any findings or self-started initiatives.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and communication skills.
  • Teamwork oriented - must be a team player willing to help others while also fostering their help in return.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work under the pressure of short time constraints.
  • Must be flexible in schedule and able to work weekends and holidays, as needed.
  • Technical proficiency and knowledge in Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, and Outlook)
  • Employee must be able to qualify for gaming licenses and permits required by federal, state and local regulations.

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