Head of Sports Wagering and Interactive Gaming
Company: SAN MANUEL INDIAN BINGO & CASINO
Posted on: June 8, 2021
The Director, Sports Wagering and Interactive Gaming role
requires an exceptional leader with demonstrated success at leading
all aspects of sports wagering and interactive gaming operations;
someone who can work both strategically and operationally; and is a
proven leader that possesses sound business acumen and judgment.
The Director, Sports Wagering and Interactive Gaming is skilled at
identifying and helping to drive growth opportunities and
achievement of financial and operational business plans. The
Director, Sports Wagering and Interactive Gaming is skilled at
managing multiple, competing priorities, having patience and
maturity to build strategic relationships and possess an
ever-present point of view towards the future. This role
demonstrates an innate curiosity and ability to anticipate and
adapt to innovations in sports wagering, competitive threats and
changing customer needs.
The Director, Sports Wagering and Interactive Gaming is a
strategic visionary in digital gaming, skilled in gaming
compliance, and able to operate at a macro and micro level as San
Manuel defines the future of omnichannel gaming. The director
manages all aspects of the daily operations of digital gaming, with
an emphasis on new business development, marketing the brand, and
player acquisition and retention. As the subject matter expert, the
director is responsible for identifying business and investment
opportunities, evaluating various partnerships and external
considerations, and making key recommendations to formulate a
product vision for sports wagering and comprehensive product
portfolio which leverages our strong suite of assets.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Collaborates with the SVP, Direct Investments on the business
development strategy, design, and execution, providing active
analytical support and assistance through the process of
identifying, securing, negotiating, closing and initiating the
delivery of our sports and interactive gaming products, as well as
partner relationship management.
Manages the P&L with oversight from the SVP, Direct
Investments to ensure we deliver against a financial plan by
targeting agreed KPIs covering B2B business development and B2C
activity, spend, retention and reactivation, while ensuring the
team maintains all products and promotions compliant and relevant
to the target audience.
Leads the sportsbook operations team to develop a culture of
compliance, process, collaboration, industry leading performance
and continuous improvement.
Responsible for making recommendations surrounding trends
shaping the sports betting business, our customers' future needs,
and relevant competitive offerings to develop ways to solidify our
position as an important player within the industry.
Maintains a deep understanding of the betting market,
legislative changes and trends to decide which products to pursue
and ensuring their success in the market.
Directs all aspects of the successful administration and
execution of all activities online, in accordance with the policies
and objectives established by the Tribe, to provide maximum
long-term profit and return on investment(s).
Identifies and recommends costs and operational efficiencies in
order to enhance profitability and growth.
Manages the annual operating budget within assigned areas of
responsibility, including capital expenditures and improvements,
with an emphasis on appropriate data points like workforce metrics,
and return on investment, feasibility, etc.
Supports the implementation of systems, processes and structure
to ensure compliance throughout the organization with all
applicable regulatory requirements, including those of the San
Manuel Gaming Commission.
Assumes other responsibilities, duties, tasks and assignments
that contribute to the mitigation or response to public health
- Performs other duties as assigned to support the efficient
operation of the department.
Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the
organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities
include interviewing, hiring and training employees; planning,
assigning reviewing and directing work; evaluating and appraising
performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing
complaints and resolving problems. Makes hiring decisions and
designs individual development plans with succession planning in
mind for all key roles.
- Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Finance,
Economics, Hospitality Management, Organization Development or a
related field is required.
- Master's degree in Business Administration (MBA) is
- Minimum of ten (10) years of demonstrated, broad-based
operational success in a Senior/Executive leadership position in
the Gaming Industry with direct involvement in interactive
- Minimum of eight (8) years in a key executive position for a
- Equivalent combination of education and progressive, relevant
and direct experience may be considered in lieu of minimum
educational/experience requirements indicated above.
- Promotes a positive image for the Tribe within the online
sports betting industry and community.
- Must possess demonstrated leadership ability, as well as
organizational and strategic agility.
- Experience in coaching and developing employees into
organizational leadership positions is critical.
- Must possess extensive knowledge of sports betting and online
- Must have the ability to analyze, interpret and make
operational, financial and budgetary decisions based on financial
and operational reports and analysis with the desired intent of
driving the organization to meet and exceed business goals.
- Knowledge of complex betting laws, regulations, and guidelines
governing casino operations, tribal law and Native American
- Must be culturally competent and effective in a multi-cultural
- At the discretion of the San Manuel Tribal Gaming Commission,
you may be required to obtain and maintain a gaming license.
- A qualified candidate/employee must have a valid driver's
license with an acceptable driving record as determined by the
company's insurance carrier.
San Manuel Band of Mission Indians and San Manuel Casino will
make reasonable accommodations in compliance with applicable
As one of the largest private employers in the Inland Empire,
San Manuel deeply cares about the future, growth and well-being of
its employees. Join our team today!
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