Junior/Graduate Horse Racing Trader

Recruiter
Betting Appointments
Location
London
Salary
£22k - £25k pa
Posted
11 Apr 2017
Closes
11 May 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Junior/Graduate Horse Racing Trader London £22-25k

My client is currently recruiting a Junior/Graduate horse racing trader, for their new trading operation based in central London. The role would be ideally suited to someone with a strong maths and stats background (degree pref) and an interest in horse racing who is looking to kick-start their career within this start-up environment.

Key responsibilities:

* Compilation of pre-event odds for Horse Racing.
* Manage Horse Racing prices through their event cycle.
* Understand the strategic betting proposition and manage pre-game and in-play betting decisions accordingly.
* Contribute to the ongoing development of new products and systems.

Skills and experience:

* Graduate or Junior level candidate with strong mathematical/statistical background
* Preferred mathematical or statistical qualification (degree level)
* Must have a real passion for Horse Racing.
* Must have good understanding of bookmaking theory.
* Must be willingly to work outside normal office hours, including evenings, weekends and Bank Holidays.
* 1 year roughly of previous trading experience would be a huge advantage.

The Candidate:

* No real industry experience required - strong educational background ideal candidate
* Mathematical, statistical and analytical skills
* Sports Betting knowledge
* Coming with 6-12 months Horse trading background (huge plus)
* Computer literate with strong knowledge of MS office Suite
* Strong communication skills
* Team player / excellent interpersonal abilities

We regret that due to current volumes, we are unable to acknowledge every application. All successful candidates will be contacted as soon as possible. If you are contacted, please note that, as part of the registration process, you will be required to provide us with proof of identity and proof of eligibility to work in the UK.

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