Exchange Operator

Betfair Pty Limited
Published
October 3, 2018
Location
Melbourne, Australia
Category
Job Type
Skills
Assisting in the running of various sports, you will also act as a ‘betting market’ champion, providing support to our customer facing teams

Description

WHO WE ARE

Betfair is the world’s largest, and Australia’s only, peer-to-peer wagering platform. We service a sophisticated customer base and offer a different way for punters to engage with racing and sport by facilitating transactions between people. Betfair is driven by the unique Betting Exchange motivated by leading technology from the UK, operating in a highly competitive market-place. Betfair Australia is owned by the ASX-listed Crown Resorts Ltd, who are the creators of Crown Casino in Melbourne, and Crown Casino Burswood in Perth.

 

OUR CULTURE

Betfair is an energetic and inspirational workplace where no day is the same. A creative & nurturing culture, we love coming to work.

We’re proud of Team Betfair, we would back them any day of the week. While we love to champion a win, how we play the game is just as important.

So, our culture is all about individuals working hard, but working together in a collaborative and supportive way.

 

THE TEAM

Like an AFL team, everyone in Market Operations has their own strengths and we like to play to them, from Racing experts listening out for scratching’s or spotting potential protests to Sports fanatics ensuring the Team and the business are ready for the start of a new season.  We love the detail, and have a keen eye for it, taking great pride in ensuring Betfair markets are accurate and up to date.  We always support each other in what we do, and when everyone is on song our sophisticated customers reap the benefit of accurate markets settled quicker than anyone else in the industry.  Inevitably things do go wrong from time to time, when this happens we make sure our customer facing staff are the first to know, and then we look for ways to improve, one thing we always have is our colleagues’ backs.  The team have a strong sense of purpose, and are well respected throughout the business, simply put, without Market Operations there wouldn’t be any markets on the Betfair Exchange for customers to bet into!

 

THE ROLE

Reporting to the Exchange Operations Manager, the Exchange Operator is a key member of the Market Operations team that is responsible for managing, loading and administering Racing and Sports markets offered on the Betfair Exchange.

With great attention to detail and accuracy, you will be activating and checking ‘live’ betting markets to be displayed across multiple channels.

As well as regularly updating content on our website you will also be sourcing and inputting data for sports and racing results.

Assisting in the running of various sports, you will also act as a ‘betting market’ champion, providing support to our customer facing teams

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Load and update data in preparation for the display of betting markets on to the Betfair Exchange
  • Activate and check “live” betting markets for accurate presentation and display across multiple channels
  • Perform administration on “live” and “in-play” betting markets
  • Source and input data for sports and racing results, and subsequent timely settling of markets
  • Assist and lead in the running of various sport/s, including responsibility for timely and accurate presentation of content
  • Maintain and update relevant betting rules for betting markets
  • Assist in research of new ideas for content
  • Support customer facing teams through timely communication of matters relating to betting markets
  • Any other duties or tasks, as directed, within your skills and experience

 

DOES THIS SOUND LIKE YOU?

  • Interest in Sports/Current Affairs
  • Ability to work as part of a team in a fast paced, dynamic and high-pressure environment
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Pride in producing accurate work
  • Ability to self-manage and demonstrated time management skills
  • Able to take initiative. You get things done
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