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Betfair UKI Sports Director


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The role of Betfair Sports Director is a critical role in the Betfair team, leading our sports tribe.

As Betfair Sports Director you will have end to end responsibility for the Sportsbook and Exchange P&Ls but most importantly our customer experience- journey.

Leading a cross functional tribe you will build and then execute a strategy to drive YoY growth. You will own the executional plans across the tribe and implement to the highest standard. You will set the culture for the Sport teams and create an environment of innovation, experimentation and collaboration that puts the customer first and enables growth.

As Sports Director you will be a member of the Betfair Leadership Team, contributing to making Betfair a market disrupting, innovative force in the industry once more. Creating a Betfair team where our people are engaged, challenged and free to be themselves

What you’ll do

  • Opportunity to lead the iconic Betfair Sportsbook and Exchange. This is a wide-reaching role as you lead the Betfair sports tribe that has members from across the division

  • Lead a customer-focused operating model and own accountability for revenue and commercial performance of Betfair Sports

  • Collaborate closely with peers in the division to capitalise on our portfolio strategy and win together across Sports

  • Work globally in Flutter group to grow the Exchange liquidity pool

  • Develop and maintain high customer satisfaction and brand reputation in alignment with brand strategy through the delivery of innovative customer first plans.

  • Develop commercial priorities covering performance, proposition requirements and operational excellence.

  • Own the exchange across the group, working closely with the International division.

  • Embody the Betfair culture to empower positive change and innovation to deliver success for the Division and the Betfair brand.

How you’ll do it

  • Be passionate about the customer and leading the industry in safer gambling

  • Proven track record driving revenue and profit in an e-commerce environment

  • Ability to work across multiple products, in this role the Sportsbook and Exchange

  • Demonstrable experience of leading at scale to successfully deliver strategic objectives

  • Extensive experience of internal and external stakeholder management

  • Experience of developing multi-disciplinary teams of people

  • Evidence of leading change and working collaboratively across the business

About Flutter UK & Ireland

Extraordinary starts here.

Flutter UK & Ireland unites a dozen brands, hundreds of teams and thousands of colleagues who create trusted entertainment for millions of customers every week.

With the likes of Paddy Power, Betfair and Sky Betting & Gaming in the fold, we’re the largest division of global entertainment giant Flutter and boast some of the most popular apps and games in UK and Ireland markets.

At Flutter UK&I, we can guarantee you that no two days will ever be the same — and you’ll have the chance to make a difference to your career, the industry, and your amazing colleagues.

What we’ll offer you

  • £1,000 learning fund

  • Annual

  • Pension contribution scheme

  • Private healthcare

  • Flexible ways of working

  • Access to thousands of Udemy courses

  • Invest via the Company Sharesave Scheme

  • Paid volunteering time per year

We’re working to be an inclusive employer, and we encourage people from all backgrounds, ways of thinking and working to apply. Everyone brings different perspectives and experiences; you don't have to meet all the requirements listed to apply for this role.

If you need any adjustments to make this role work for you let us know, and we’ll see how we can accommodate them.