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Director of Product, Sports @ BetMGM

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About Us We are BetMGM. We are revolutionizing sports betting and online gaming in the United States. We are a partnership between two powerhouse organizations—MGM Resorts International and Entain Group. You know our name through our exciting portfolio of brands including BetMGM Sportsbook, Borgata online, Party Casino and Party Poker. We aim to bring our ideas into action and find ways to deliver the best quality in gaming platforms. We understand that each card in the deck plays a unique role in any given hand, just as our employees each play a unique role in accomplishing our goals as a company. We strive to create a culture of empathy where our employees feel valued, heard, and comfortable bringing their authentic selves to work. We want to build a product and a workplace that reflect the communities we serve so we approach our work fearlessly, take responsibility when we get it wrong, and ante-up again. We play to win, and we are all-in together. We were recognized as one of Glassdoor’s “Best Places to Work”. About the Role The Director of Product – Sports will be responsible for driving, developing and evangelizing the product strategy and roadmap for BetMGM’s consumer facing experience on our digital and retail platforms. The consumer facing experience includes market display and components, core betting journeys, parley experiences, CMS and retail counter integration and workflows, streaming and other 3rd party integrations. The Director will also be the key champion for driving operational efficiency via automation in collaboration with content, discovery and trading teams. The ideal candidate will be data and customer obsessed, understanding how to use qualitative and quantitative research as well as product discovery techniques to make sure our sports product is built to surprise and delight our customers with flexibility, performance and scalability. This key role will work with senior team members across product, product design, user research, VOC, engineering, marketing, and trading functions to create well-researched and innovative product strategies, always keeping a close eye on the competitive landscape, and drawing inspiration from a wide variety of digital products and experiences. The Director of Sports Product should be a dynamic leader and highly impactful communicator, with an excellent ability to present to and gather feedback from senior stakeholders. They should contribute meaningfully to creating a culture of excellence and driving the practice of product management and innovation, helping BetMGM create the future of sports and entertainment. Responsibilities

  • A passion for U.S. sport and deep understanding of the sportsbook ecosystem

  • Experience managing and coaching a team of product managers in the intricacies of sportsbook and product development

  • Partner closely with VOC and Product design teams during discovery to ensure alignment and clear direction

  • Willingness to collaborate with cross functional teams located throughout the world

  • Provide vision and direction to the product, Trading, BI, content, engineering, program and key business teams throughout the process as required

  • Build and maintain the analytical foundation within the sports product team in collaboration with commercial and BI groups of both existing product health and the future-looking sportsbook KPIs

  • Influence your team and cross functional stakeholders towards alignment and execution

  • Construct cohesive and comprehensive reports that showcase an accurate performance story and include recommendations for future optimizations

  • Ability to distill and summarize sophisticated information down to the main points, with the appropriate level of detail to make it understandable/actionable for senior leadership and key partners

  • Assess competitive environment, industry trends, current state strengths and gaps, as well as field representative needs

  • Deep knowledge of real-money gaming & sports business landscapes

  • Outstanding communication and presentation skills

  • Willingness for occasional travel to colleagues that are located across multiple offices

Essential Functions

  • Must be able to stand or sit and operate computers and other technological devices for extended periods of time

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree (or equivalent practical experience)

  • 7+ years of experience in sports betting, sports product management or similar role desired

  • Extensive experience building sports products for U.S. sports fans

  • Strategic thinking and ability to incorporate larger business context into product development

  • Experience leading post-launch optimizations and prioritizing incremental feature enhancements

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with strong attention to detail and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group, executives, managers, and subject matter experts

  • Strong analytical and product management skills required, including a thorough understanding of how to interpret customer (internal and external) needs combined with financial data and translate them into product and operational requirements

  • Exceptional relationship management skills

  • Experience managing product management teams

About Our Culture Building BetMGM from the ground up takes effort, energy, and teamwork, but that’s what will make leading this industry all the more satisfying. We stay focused on our main goal with the help of these four company pillars:

  • Believe in Your Game – Take your shot! There’s a freedom to explore ideas usually only start-ups are lucky enough to experience.

  • Backed by the Best - With our expertise—merged with that of our world-class investors—we have the opportunity to take this business, and ourselves, farther than anyone has ever imagined.

  • Do What’s Right - We operate with clarity and simplicity, always doing the right thing by our customers and each other, standing shoulder to shoulder every day.

  • Hustle Hard - Our combined commitment and ambition is what drives us to create some of the most innovative products in the industry.


What We Offer As a valued employee, we’re committed to giving you the resources and support you need. We offer Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Commuter Benefits, Paid Time Off, Holidays, Employee Resource Groups and more! Gaming Compliance Candidate must comply with and support the company’s responsible gambling policies, procedures and initiatives. This job description is not an exclusive or exhaustive list of duties a person in this position may be asked to perform from time to time. BetMGM LLC is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, sex, age, marital status, national origin, sexual orientation, citizenship status, veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, compensation, benefits, training, termination, promotions, or any other condition of employment or career development. If your experience looks a little different from what we’ve identified and you think you’ve got what it takes, we’d love to learn more about you. If you need assistance or accommodation with your application due to a disability, you may contact us at recruitment@betmgm.com. Applicable salary ranges may differ across markets. Actual pay will be determined based on experience and other job-related factors permitted by law. The position is also eligible for an annual bonus.


Pay Range: $170,080 - $233,860 per year



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