Sports Trader (03-2007)

The Sports Trader who reports to the Team Leader, Sports is primarily responsible for performing the day to day sales and liability operations for the Sports category. They have the skill set to regularly contribute to: reporting; sales & liability analysis; issue management; projects, and; internal stakeholder support. They keep current with their knowledge of the sports betting landscape and regularly seek new sales opportunities while contributing to evolving sales and event management processes.


Daily Event Management: Includes timely and accurate creation and monitoring of the daily Proline games lists and events. They are also responsible for team, table and odds maintenance in the sports platforms.

Support Sales and Prize Expense Targets: Maximize the number of attractive offerings for sale on the daily list. Seek new market opportunities. Accurately and efficiently perform documented liability management processes. Contribute to the evolution of these processes.

Support Reporting and Analysis: Ability to complete the various reporting templates, be they sales or operational, as required. Be capable of performing ad-hoc data mining in Oracle, while displaying an ability to proactively perform high level trending and analysis on the data returned to identify risks and opportunities. 

Stakeholder Support: Be resourceful and knowledgeable in handling all internal requests for information in an accurate and timely manner.

Issue Management: Be able to report on and manage issues as they arise, through to completion (using documented procedures when available), using good judgement on how, when and to whom to escalate.


  • Post -Secondary education in a business or related program
  • Understanding of sports betting and a familiarity with Atlantic Lottery's Sports platforms
  • Previous experience working in a sports trader position considered beneficial.
  • Strong numerical and mathematical skills
  • High attention to detail
  • Team player and good interpersonal skills
  • Customer Service mindset
  • Ability to work varying shifts
  • Action Oriented
  • Working knowledge of Excel
  • Ability to work under pressure, priorities and make quick decisions.

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There are many reasons why we choose to work at Atlantic Lottery (AL) and one of the most important is feeling a sense of belonging and pride in being part of a company that exists to make Atlantic Canada a better place. AL wants to give back by investing in you through career development and growth that enhances your skills and leaves you feeling energized to come to work each day. We believe our most important asset is our people and we want you to progress at the pace of your talent and to the degree of your commitment. Does this opportunity fit within your development interests?

At Atlantic Lottery, we are committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of our customers and communities in which we live and serve. If you require an accommodation for the recruitment/interview process (including alternate formats of materials, or accessible meeting rooms or other accommodation), please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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About Atlantic Lottery

Our players have been having fun and "dreaming big" since 1976 when Atlantic Lottery started offering lottery games on behalf of the governments of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador and Prince Edward Island.

The game options have grown and changed over the years and so has our workforce! Today's Atlantic Lottery has more than 600 employees, who are the heart and soul of our business.  We offer everything from dare-to-dream draw games to online bingo; breakopen tickets to sports wagering; and games in social settings and on the internet.

With games come winners - big and small wins every day - but the best thing about lottery games is that when you choose to play with us, everyone benefits. 100% of our profits go back into our communities. That feels good!

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