Director of Sports
Gaming Innovation Group is looking for a Director of Sports to join our growing team and spearhead the next generation of online sports betting platform solutions. As Director of Sports you will be responsible for setting up and driving the business model, operations and the sports offering of the company. We believe that the successful candidate has a business background from the industry, as well as a demonstrable passion for sports.
What you will be doing
- Defining the overall sports platform strategy and driving this strategy through each reporting quarter.
- Acting subject matter expert providing guidance to all teams with creation of an outstanding sports solution for the company’s operator customers.
- Owning the commercial relationship with all suppliers and operator customers.
- Constant market and competition monitoring to ensure the company offers a best in class sports solution.
- Steering and supporting differentiation of the company’s sports product in cooperation with product management and design.
- Review function from a business value perspective and make continuous improvements to the sports product.
- Developing & maintaining strong relationships with our operator customers, as well as third party sports service and product suppliers.
- Building comprehensive launch plans and carry out post-launch assessments of all sports initiatives.
- Five years or more working with an online sports operator or platform provider.
- Previous experience in a Director of Sports or similar senior position.
- Extensive knowledge of online sports betting and other sports betting interfaces.
- Profound business understanding and product knowledge in the sports area.
- Experience with the UK and European sportsbook markets.
- Strong leadership skills with a hands-on approach.
- Passion and entrepreneurial spirit.
- Commitment, drive and vision
What we offer
We are team workers and cross-functional collaborators - we don't have boundaries when it comes to getting work done. There will be lots of opportunities for you to be stretched and challenged in your role, and outside of it. We invest in our people, not just with a great pay and benefits package and the usual free fruit and coffee (and Friday beers), but in focusing on your growth and development - we encourage innovation and 'getting involved' - we celebrate success. We are an inclusive, multi-cultural and diverse company with over 15 different nationalities represented.
Something about us
At GiG, we pride ourselves in what we do. Our team of GiGsters are going all in to make a whole industry open and connected, like never before. We make great stuff and never settle for anything ordinary. We are game changers, because what else is there? Our vision is why we all come to work each day: “Opening up the iGaming industry to make it fair and fun for all”. To get there, we are guided by our Values which also set us apart and are the foundation for our culture:
#ThinkAboutIt - #GoAllIn - #GetShitDone -#MakeGreatStuff - #ChallengeOrdinary
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Start date: As soon as possible really. Let’s talk about it.
Last application date: We’ll hire as soon as we find a match, apply now.
As a diverse and inclusive employer, GiG encourages applications from all sections of the community.
What we Offer
We GiGsters play hard, but we work even harder. We take personal responsibility for our deliverables every day, and we’re killing it. We work as one GiG, from teams to individuals, to make iGaming fair and fun for all. Each GiGster, no matter what their role, is empowered to be disruptive. And we are agile enough to make it happen. We are front-runners and deliver the best. Always. No compromises.