Racing Data Operator

Location: Howden, East Yorkshire

Do you have a passion for racing?

PA Media Group update live betting markets for Horse and Greyhound racing for every meeting in the UK, Ireland, South Africa and Dubai and selected meetings from the United States, Australia and India for our customers.

We have been at the heart of the Racing and Betting industry providing content to the market for over 60 years and our business is thriving with 60% growth in the last 4 years.

We now have exciting opportunities available for Racing Operators to join the exciting Racing Data Operations team in Howden, East Yorkshire, forming markets in a fast-paced, multi-functional area packed full of racing and sports enthusiasts!

What you will do:

As a member of our team, you’ll be operational and involved with the cut and thrust of updating live betting markets for high-profile horse and greyhound racing events all year round, delivering an exceptional service in a variety of ways. No two days are the same here, and both as a collective and individually we strive to learn and adapt our skills and strategy to ensure our customers are fully satisfied.

Previous Trading experience isn’t required – all that we ask is that you’re knowledgeable and enthusiastic about sports and/or the betting industry in general and want to join a modern, progressive digital company, committed to customer satisfaction and helping the business continue to thrive.

What’s in it for you? 

Your talent will be nurtured and developed, and you can be assured of measured development. The work pattern is naturally determined around a racing schedule ranging between 5am and 11pm, 37.5 hours per week.

You can expect a competitive starting salary and will be based from our northern headquarters in the beautiful market town of Howden which offers a range of shops, restaurants and cafes in proximity.

Other benefits include enrolment into the company pension scheme and access to “PASS North” membership which offers benefits such as discounted gym membership, a range of events and discounted tickets. There is also 25 days annual leave with an option to buy up to 5 days after your first year and free parking provided close to the office.

This role is a great chance to gain insight and experience in an industry leading Sports and Racing operations team and is an ideal position for someone wishing to explore a long-term career in the betting industry.

What will you need?

To be successful in this role you’ll need strong numerical and analytical skills combined with a methodical approach. It would be great if you had an understanding of betting and bookmaking and are comfortable working in a fast-paced environment.

Due to the nature of the industry and the hours you must be over 18.

Please apply to Vicky Holloway, Talent Acquisition Partner at

Closing Date: 14 October 2019

The Company encourages applications from all sectors of the community.