Area/Supervisory Manager – Betting

Also known as: District Manager, District Sales Manager, Division Manager, Business Development Manager, Area Manager

As an area manager for a betting company you will oversee several betting shops within a particular region. You will work closely with the senior members of staff to ensure the business runs smoothly, sales targets are met and the customers are satisfied.

Your day-to-day duties may involve:

• managing budgets
• recruiting and training staff
• business marketing

An area manager is usually found within a large gaming organisation with several outlets around the UK. You will co-ordinate the activities of the betting shop managers to ensure the business is meeting its targets and the customers are satisfied.

The regional manager plays a key role in the development of new betting facilities, special promotions and events. You will have an influence on the training programmes used in your region which must be kept in line with company policies. You will also recruit managers and their deputies, and regularly appraise their performance. It’s important that you maintain close contact with all team members within your area to uphold the standards of the business. This means you’ll regularly visit the betting shops and liaise with the front line staff and senior team members to implement new strategies to improve customer service.

Your day-to-day duties will be varied, as you will oversee all aspects of the business. You will manage budgets, initiate training activities and implement marketing campaigns. The managing director and owner of the company will expect regular feedback regarding your region, therefore you’ll create weekly and monthly reports.