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Trading Director / Director of Sportsbook

full-time Carousel Group Madrid

If you’re a brilliant individual looking for a new challenge and you want to be part of an exciting, rapidly growing business, then look no further! We are Carousel Group, founded in early 2018 and on a mission to build new, innovative brands in the online iGaming industry.

Led by a group of talented executives with more than 20 years of experience in the sector, we have acquired two top-tier brands as well as a cutting-edge technology platform. We are now set to launch a number of brands across Europe, Asia and Latin America.

Headquartered in the heart of Spain’s vibrant capital city, Madrid, surrounded by great restaurants and beautiful weather, we are now looking for top talent to join our team. This is a great opportunity to work in an exciting and innovative environment with the freedom of a start-up and the peace of mind of an established company.


Do you have a love for sports and racing? We are looking for an experienced Senior Trader or experienced Trading Director who is ready to take on the challenge of launching a new Sportsbook worldwide. On top of that, you will launch our new premier racing brand later in the year.

Reporting to the COO, you will be responsible for launching and initially in 4 territories, and throughout the year in new regulated markets.

You will have a strong base in risk management and trading within the sports betting industry. You are passionate about sports, and youre ready to have the autonomy and freedom of a startup to create an innovative and world leading set of brands.

  • Responsibility for day to day sportsbook operations
  • Managing an in-house risk and trading team
  • Strategic accountability for market, territory and supplier management
  • Improvement of the product offering by developing new betting opportunities and broadening the portfolio
  • Definition of KPIs, and accountability for margin and risk management
  • VIP management and defining the strategy for handling experienced bettors

You have:

  • A great attention to detail and a passion for sports
  • 2-5 years experience managing a risk and trading team in a similar position as a senior trader or director
  • Experience with US sports, European sports and be passionate to learn about any gaps you have
  • Great time management skills and the ability to keep across a number of initiatives with shifting priorities
  • Proficiency in English

Youll reach the top of the list if you can also bring:

  • Experience launching a new brand
  • Experience of manually trading specials and props
  • Experience of product management and understanding player needs

Market competitive salaries
Modern office in the centre of Madrid - very well connected for public transport and cars
Flexible working hours
Shiny new computer (Mac or Windows)
Free books - whatever you need to help you do your job
All the important perks - great equipment to work with, high quality (free!) coffee and an international environment

As well as a great package, our working environment is full of everything you need to keep you happy and focused in our urban-chic offices in the centre of Madrids Chamberi district. Our culture is driven by a set of like-minded, lateral, go-getting people who know how to have fun, and drive the business forward in equal measure.
published: March 30, 2019

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