Sports Trader

We view our client as one of the top digital organisations in South Africa, who provide marketing and support services to millions of clients across the globe. They are based in very trendy and upmarket offices in Century City, Cape Town. A multi billion-dollar global giant in their field, they are able to attract the very best talent in South Africa, and retain them. They are currently looking for a Sports Trader to join their team.

Job description

The Sports Trader – Level 1 is passionate about sports and together with the Head of Desk is responsible for trading and compiling odds for a wide variety of sports events. This role shall manage the risk on various matches and keep up to date with any market changes.


Duties include, but are not limited to:

Compile odds for a wide variety of sporting markets

Monitor real-time sports events/ results and perform live trading

Manage the positions of each sport and take action to ensure maximum profitability

Perform customer analysis

Monitor customers and bet limits

Investigate and analyse market trends to obtain insight that assist in the prediction of customer betting patterns

Observe competitor activity and make real time adjustments where appropriate

Update databases that will assist with trading/ compilations

Liaise with various internal departments in relation to sportsbook related escalations 

Develop trading skills-set by working closely with senior members of staff 

Keep up-to-date with sporting activity by following sports events and new updates

Maintain high level of awareness on internal policies, systems and procedures 


Even the most experienced talent should have the opportunity to expand and improve their skill sets in many advanced areas of knowledge at this employer.    If you have the right attitude and right aptitude, we can assure you that room for growth at this employer is unprecedented.  

They firmly believe in staying up to date with latest technologies, so you’ll be working with the latest tech at international standards.  

Whilst this is a very modern and fast paced organisation, the atmosphere is also relaxed.  Leave those suits and ties at home, but please wear something. 

Our client doesn’t believe that sitting in traffic for hours each day is necessary so working hours are flexible, with core working hours between 9am and 4pm.   

To keep you healthy, stress free, and happy – they provide nutritious meals (free of course), serve cappuccinos from their coffee bar, provide free access to the gym, and of course there are free massages from their wellness therapist when you need it the most.  

Our client is able to pay top dollar to attract and retain top talent in South Africa and offer excellent end of year bonuses based on company and individual performance.  

The company is outperforming though, so for now, the rest is up to you.


Work hard and play hard?  Head on down to the bar every Friday afternoon, try your hand at Poker on Thursday evenings, enjoy regular team building events such as white river rafting, and so much more. 

Most of all they have created a culture second to none.  Small on egos; big on energy.  

Possibly the most employee centric client we’ve come across.  


If you meet with our requirements and think you could be a match then you’ll want to pop your CV to  

Do it now. 


• Minimum matric or equivalent qualification
• Good knowledge in live trading and basic knowledge in pre-match trading
• Able to trade a few sports within their field
• Computer literacy is a must with proficiency in Microsoft packages
• Affinity to numbers
• In-depth knowledge of online- marketing
• Relevant tertiary education
• Able to multitask and work under pressure
• Able to work flexible schedules including nights, weekends and public holidays



Century City, Cape Town


Interested in this position?

If you feel you are a good fit for this role, kindly send your CV to In your email, please feel free to tell us why you are an excellent fit for the role and also include your current earnings and notice period. We look forward to chatting with you.