Betfred is a Warrington, United Kingdom, based bookmaker that owns and operates more than 1,350 betting shops in the UK as well as industry leading online and mobile products in the UK.


To support our growth in the UK market, we are now looking for a Sports Trader. This role is based in Birchwood, Warrington and will report to the Risk Manager & Head of Trading. The successful individual will work with the trading team, Risk Manager and the Trading Manager to ensure the company strategy is adhered to. This will involve evaluating the performance of trading algorithms and third-party pricing feeds. Recording and reporting profit and loss figures. Keeping abreast of all sporting news, results, and their effect on the market. Assisting the company to attract new customers through market creation and promotional ideas.


The successful candidates will be flexible enough to cover a range of sports although there maybe opportunities to specialise in specific products, dependant on knowledge and expertise.


Come join our growing team!


·      Trading and management of betting markets and associated risk management.

·      Constant monitoring of all incoming bets across all our estate.

·      Undertake extensive analysis of product performance and all related business.

·      Analyse markets, betting patterns and performance to identify potential vulnerabilities and areas of opportunity.

·      Utilise all 3rd party data feeds as efficiently as possible.

·      Assist with the development of our new platform

·       Work towards financial targets set by senior management.

·      Manage all associated markets and work within set parameters.

·      Authorise bet referrals from our estate.

·      Liaise with internal departments and 3rd parties where required.

·      Possible hybrid working patterns available.

Skills & Experience

·      Excellent knowledge of all sports, football and horse racing betting

·      Experience within the betting industry essential, preferably in a previous Trading role

·      Strong work ethic and the ability to be innovative.

·      Knowledge of betting platforms and 3rd party data providers would be advantageous.

·      High level of computer literacy

·      Ability to work weekends, evenings and bank holidays, depending on the retail hours.

·      Good communicator and team player.


Be Rewarded:

  • Earn Extra Rewards: Unlock bonuses and incentives to enhance your income.
  • Secure Your Future: Build a nest egg with monthly pension contribution, helping you prepare for the future.
  • Family Support: Access enhanced Maternity & Paternity Pay to help you prepare for new additions to your family.
  • Refer and Earn: Cash-in on our 'Refer a Friend' programme – we're always looking for exceptional individuals like you!
  • Peace of Mind: Benefit from a death in service benefit, though we hope you'll never need it.
  • Save Smart: Enjoy discounts and cashback offers from a diverse range of high-street and online retailers, saving on everyday essentials and indulgences.

Get Recognised:

  • Celebrate Longevity: Join our long-service recognition programme, honouring the dedication of our loyal team members throughout their careers.
  • Peer and Manager Acknowledgment: Recognise and be recognised for your achievements, earning points redeemable with over 700 global retailers.
  • Life's Milestones: Receive a gift to celebrate the birth of a baby, adoptions, and weddings, along with an extra day off for your wedding day.

Feel Valued:

  • Always Accessible Healthcare: Benefit from a 24/7 virtual GP service for you and your family, ensuring prompt health answers that fit your schedule.
  • Prioritise Mental Wellbeing: Utilise an independent service to identify and receive mental health support, including face-to-face counselling and self-help resources.
  • Financial Wellbeing: Optimise your budget with our financial wellbeing package, offering real-time earnings tracking and early access to earned pay to help support you with unexpected bills.
  • Savings Made Easy: Set up salary-based savings and earn a 5% boost through our savings scheme.
  • Personalised Financial Guidance: Access one-on-one support from an independent Financial Coach.
  • Comprehensive Assistance: Confidentially address life challenges through our Employee Assistance Programme, covering childcare, family matters, relationships, addiction, legal issues, financial concerns and more.
  • Holistic Wellbeing Tools: Explore a wide range of resources for physical, mental, nutritional, and financial wellbeing through our Wellbeing App.
  • Eye Care Benefits: Enjoy complimentary eye tests and contributions towards single lens prescriptions for VDU users.

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