The role: Sportsbook Analyst
We are looking for a Sportsbook Analyst to form part of our new sportsbook business insight team reporting into our central BI unit. The role will be based in Leeds.
Why we need you:-
You will work in a team of analysts focusing on sportsbook business insight using advanced analytics to contribute to the key decisions made across the business. Focusing on sportsbook you and your team’s analysis will improve business understanding how we maximise our return on investment of our marketing, commercial and trading activities.
You will focus on optimising our media investment across a broad variety of media channels, understanding the value of our segmented customer base and improving our understanding of the customer journey.
Who are we looking for:-
You will be an experienced sportsbook/gaming analyst with previous experience of working in the betting and gaming industry.
You will have a keen interest in sports and have an understanding of sports betting. You will have a degree (or equivalent) in one of the quantitative areas, such as Statistics, Maths or Economics.
You will be a good communicator and team player; be passionate and innovative. You will enjoy the fast-paced working environment and thrive working under pressure.
Data is key to everything we do at the Stars Group – informing our decision-making across the business. This is a role in an important team within the growing sportsbook division.
As the ideal candidate, you will have:-
Experience of working with large data sets using SQL, MicroStrategy, or similar. You will have advanced experience using Microsoft office (Excel, PowerPoint etc.)
Experience in data mining, advanced analytics (clustering, regression, predictive models or similar), as well as practical experience working with statistical tools such as, SPSS, SAS, R, KNIME.
What’s in it for you?
The salary for this job is based on experience, so whilst we are not able to go into detail at this stage, we can say that we offer great salary packages and a discretionary annual performance bonus. We can also provide advice and dedicated assistance to those moving to Leeds.
We offer health and dental insurance for you, your partner and your children (if you all live at the same address). You can make the most of our personal interest allowance in order to learn something new or pursue a hobby. If you have a baby whilst you work for us, we will give you 1000 GBP as congratulations.
In addition to that, we provide the opportunity for a discounted gym membership.
Our in-house training and development team deliver fantastic support in terms of developing your skills and helping you progress your career.
What happens next?
We will aim to get back to you as soon as possible. If you meet the criteria, then we’ll invite you to complete a Analytical test, followed by a video interview and if these go well we’ll meet you for a face-to-face interview.
The Stars Group is the ultimate owner of industry leading gaming brands such as PokerStars, PokerStars Casino, BetStars, Full Tilt, and the PokerStars Live brands, and through its ownership of Sky Betting & Gaming, a mobile-led leading online gaming operator, licenses the Sky Bet, Sky Vegas, Sky Casino, Sky Bingo and Sky Poker online gaming brands. Collectively, these and other brands of The Stars Group have millions of registered customers globally, forming one of the world’s largest publicly listed online gaming companies. This role is in the Group’s Leeds service office in the Sportsbook Marketing department.