PokerNews Career

Technology Lead

The role: We are looking for a Technology Lead for PokerNews to be based in our Lithuania office.

Are you our next star player?
Specialising in high-quality content for millions of users around the globe, PokerNews is the world’s leading authority on all things poker. The site provides a range of daily news, reviews and strategies, and prides itself on comprehensive live coverage of poker events from all corners of the world. Attracting both new and experienced players alike, our customers also find exclusive videos, podcasts, poker room reviews, and much, much more.

Why we need you:
The Tech Lead is responsible for managing technical aspects of software development flow, enabling the team to work with quality. It is part of the job to plan, design, lead, and execute technical solutions and improvements. You will collaborate with backend & frontend developers and web designers, focusing on the life cycle of the system, to improve usability. You will also maintain and improve code quality standards, making them part of the Continuous Delivery process.

Other responsibilities include:

  • Provide architectural and code design direction.
  • Optimize applications for maximum speed and scalability.
  • Enable team to deliver against Product Roadmap in a timely fashion while ensuring technical debt is kept to a minimum.
  • Troubleshoot technical issues that involve software development, infrastructure, engineering tasks and product releases.
  • Supervising system modifications.
  • Collaborate with security team to maintain high security standards.
  • Promote collaboration and engagement, including through regular show and tells.
  • Hiring, training and mentoring of team.
  • Stay up to date with the latest technologies.
  • Contribute to an internal wiki with technical documentation, manuals and IT policies.

Who we're looking for:
We are looking an expert in PHP & Symfony framework, that has proven experience in a similar position. You ideally hold a qualification in Information Technology, Computer Science, Engineering or a related discipline. You are data savvy and understand how Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery works & be able to build one from ground up. You understand the basics of SEO and MYSQL, with excellent knowledge in using Git (GitLab, GitHub). Similarly, you have Agile (Scrum/Kanban) experience.

You are a creative thinker and enjoy coming up with innovative solutions. You have a strong attention to detail and excellent communication skills and the ability to lead a team.

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • Certifications related to PHP, Symfony and Web Application Security
  • Reasoned opinion and analytical thinking.
  • Hands-on experience on how to decouple monolith into micro-services architecture.
  • Experience writing Unit, Functional & End-to-end tests.

The Group
PokerNews is part of Flutter Entertainment Plc, a global sports betting, gaming and entertainment provider headquartered in Dublin and part of FTSE 100 index of the London Stock Exchange, which brings together exceptional brands, products and businesses and a diverse global presence in a safe, responsible and ultimately sustainable way.

We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. We do not discriminate on any protected characteristic as defined by applicable law.

We will look to provide reasonable accommodation for applicants with disabilities to participate in the job application or interview process. If you need assistance, please contact: [email protected].

Please note we cannot accept general applications; this inbox is just for providing support to those who need it.




Product Designer

The role: We are looking for a Product Designer for PokerNews to be based in our Lithuania office.

Are you our next star player?
Specialising in high-quality content for millions of users around the globe, PokerNews is the world’s leading authority on all things poker. The site provides a range of daily news, reviews and strategies, and prides itself on comprehensive live coverage of poker events from all corners of the world. Attracting both new and experienced players alike, our customers also find exclusive videos, podcasts, poker room reviews, and much, much more.

Why we need you:
As Product Designer, you will oversee design for our PokerNews site. You will work closely with the Product Owner, Business Owner, Marketing, Commercial and Development teams to use the learnings we have gleaned from our research to design and implement updates to the PokerNews site to better meet the needs of our customers.

You will have full ownership of product design through the entire lifecycle, from initial brainstorming to developer handoffs. Thus, ownership of the creative process across all platforms, ensuring brand consistency throughout all our marketing materials and digital products. You will work closely with developers to understand the technical constraints to ensure a high-quality implantation and user experience.

Other responsibilities include:

  • Analysing the success of your designs and using feedback to improve.
  • Competitor analysis and stakeholder collaboration to develop the strategy for features, balancing user and business needs.
  • Creating annotated design wireframes, user flows, and prototypes for responsive design to illustrate solutions.

Who we're looking for:
We are looking for a creative thinker with experience of UI/UX design for digital desktop and mobile products. You have proven ability to deliver high quality designs across a wide range of mediums and a general knowledge of different research and design methodologies and terms. You can design, test and support implementation of your designs.

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • A working knowledge of Figma, Adobe XD, Sketch and/or other similar design tools.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.
  • Multi-tasking and time-management skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks.

The Group
PokerNews is part of Flutter Entertainment Plc, a global sports betting, gaming and entertainment provider headquartered in Dublin and part of FTSE 100 index of the London Stock Exchange, which brings together exceptional brands, products and businesses and a diverse global presence in a safe, responsible and ultimately sustainable way.

We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. We do not discriminate on any protected characteristic as defined by applicable law.

We will look to provide reasonable accommodation for applicants with disabilities to participate in the job application or interview process. If you need assistance, please contact: [email protected].

Please note we cannot accept general applications; this inbox is just for providing support to those who need it.




Junior Backend Developer

The role: We are looking for a Junior Backend Developer for PokerNews to be based in our Lithuania office.

Are you our next star player?
Specialising in high-quality content for millions of users around the globe, PokerNews is the world’s leading authority on all things poker. The site provides a range of daily news, reviews and strategies, and prides itself on comprehensive live coverage of poker events from all corners of the world. Attracting both new and experienced players alike, our customers also find exclusive videos, podcasts, poker room reviews, and much, much more.

Why we need you:
As a Junior Backend Developer, you will work with the wider tech and product teams to support current projects. You will help to create features and products that improve the PokerNews website for our users. Some of your key responsibilities will include assisting the development team with ongoing projects as well as estimating work and working in scrum sprints.

Other responsibilities include:

  • Communicating effectively with a project manager and other sprint members.
  • Help with testing and maintenance of applications.
  • Refactoring existing code.
  • Participate in code review process.

Who we're looking for:
We’re looking for someone with knowledge of PHP, along with an understanding of the basics of SQL, Git & Agile. Basic knowledge of HTML and JavaScript is also essential. You will have excellent attention to detail throughout your work and the ability to work alone but also be a team player.

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • Familiarity with any of these frameworks (Symfony, Laravel)
  • Understanding of Design Patterns
  • Familiarity with SaaS git solutions: GitLab, GitHub, bitbucket.
  • Experience with Composer.
  • Practical knowledge with MySQL

The Group
PokerNews is part of Flutter Entertainment Plc, a global sports betting, gaming and entertainment provider headquartered in Dublin and part of FTSE 100 index of the London Stock Exchange, which brings together exceptional brands, products and businesses and a diverse global presence in a safe, responsible and ultimately sustainable way.

We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. We do not discriminate on any protected characteristic as defined by applicable law.

We will look to provide reasonable accommodation for applicants with disabilities to participate in the job application or interview process. If you need assistance, please contact: [email protected].

Please note we cannot accept general applications; this inbox is just for providing support to those who need it.




Marketing Manager

The role: We are looking for a Marketing Manager for PokerNews to be based in our Leeds office.

Are you our next star player?
Specialising in high-quality content for millions of users around the globe, PokerNews is the world’s leading authority on all things poker. The site provides a range of daily news, reviews and strategies, and prides itself on comprehensive live coverage of poker events from all corners of the world. Attracting both new and experienced players alike, our customers also find exclusive videos, podcasts, poker room reviews, and much, much more.

Why we need you:
Reporting to the Senior Marketing Manager, you will be responsible for the planning and delivery of the marketing strategy on both a US and global scale. You will use your management skills to coordinate SEO content, as well as the execution of landing pages, and paid social media and PPC campaigns.

Other responsibilities include:

  • Leading on acquisition campaigns and other marketing activities.
  • Testing positioning and identifying target audiences, then using this information to develop marketing plans with specific objectives across different channels and segments.
  • Analysing conversion funnels, managing custom promotions, and reporting on KPI’s.
  • Planning newsletters, broadcasts, and push notification services, whilst analysing and reporting on KPI’s.
  • Communicating with stakeholders across Product, Commercial, Content and Social.

Who we're looking for:
We are looking for someone with a deep knowledge of the gambling field and of the US market and regulations, with excellent management skills and the ability to multitask. You will have strong SEO Onsite skills, SEO Offsite rudiments and deep knowledge of SEO tools, such as Google Search Console, SEMRush, and AHREFs.

The ideal candidate will have at least 5 years’ experience in digital marketing and a passion for poker.

The Group
PokerNews is part of Flutter Entertainment Plc, a global sports betting, gaming and entertainment provider headquartered in Dublin and part of FTSE 100 index of the London Stock Exchange, which brings together exceptional brands, products and businesses and a diverse global presence in a safe, responsible and ultimately sustainable way.

We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. We do not discriminate on any protected characteristic as defined by applicable law.

We will look to provide reasonable accommodation for applicants with disabilities to participate in the job application or interview process. If you need assistance, please contact: [email protected].

Please note we cannot accept general applications; this inbox is just for providing support to those who need it.




Marketing Executive

The role: We are looking for a Marketing Executive for PokerNews to be based in our Leeds office.

Are you our next star player?
Specialising in high-quality content for millions of users around the globe, PokerNews is the world’s leading authority on all things poker. The site provides a range of daily news, reviews and strategies, and prides itself on comprehensive live coverage of poker events from all corners of the world. Attracting both new and experienced players alike, our customers also find exclusive videos, podcasts, poker room reviews, and much, much more.

Why we need you:
Reporting to the Marketing Manager, you will be responsible for the execution of the marketing strategy on both a US and global scale. This will involve developing content for regularly scheduled posts on social media channels and delivering daily newsletters, promotions and push notification services.

Other responsibilities include:

  • SEO: Finding Search Intents, performing SEO Keyword research, creating high-quality content that fits the needs, and checking and optimizing the results achieved via SEO Tools (Semrush, AHREFs).
  • PAID: Using paid advertising to execute all of our marketing campaigns on a daily basis.
  • CRM: Creating and delivering daily newsletters, promotions, and push notifications services.

Who we're looking for:
We are looking for someone with a deep knowledge of the gambling field, along with strong SEO knowledge and copywriting skills. You will have experience in using paid advertising (via Facebook and Google) for marketing campaigns and strong CRM skills.

The ideal candidate will have at least 3 years’ experience in digital marketing and a passion for poker.

The Group
PokerNews is part of Flutter Entertainment Plc, a global sports betting, gaming and entertainment provider headquartered in Dublin and part of FTSE 100 index of the London Stock Exchange, which brings together exceptional brands, products and businesses and a diverse global presence in a safe, responsible and ultimately sustainable way.

We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. We do not discriminate on any protected characteristic as defined by applicable law.

We will look to provide reasonable accommodation for applicants with disabilities to participate in the job application or interview process. If you need assistance, please contact: [email protected].

Please note we cannot accept general applications; this inbox is just for providing support to those who need it.




Commercial Manager

The role: We are looking for a Commercial Manager for PokerNews to be based in our Leeds office.

Are you our next star player?
Specialising in high-quality content for millions of users around the globe, PokerNews is the world’s leading authority on all things poker. The site provides a range of daily news, reviews and strategies, and prides itself on comprehensive live coverage of poker events from all corners of the world. Attracting both new and experienced players alike, our customers also find exclusive videos, podcasts, poker room reviews, and much, much more.

Why we need you:
Reporting to the Senior Commercial Manager, you will be responsible for hitting revenue targets from our affiliate partners, growing existing accounts, sourcing new accounts, and assessing and providing new product and additional revenue streams. It will be important to promote company products through various channels and register new clients following the proper steps and sales cycle in order to achieve the set targets. You will also develop regular business plans, provide regular reports, reviews, and feedback to the Senior Commercial Manager about individuals, as well as the team’s sales targets and overall performance.

Other responsibilities include:

  • Leading the identification of potential customers for the organisation and maintain and build key customer relationships.
  • Serving as the lead point of contact for all customer account management matters and ensuring the timely and successful delivery of our solutions according to customer needs and objectives.
  • Negotiating contracts and closing agreements to maximise profits.
  • Developing trusted relationships with key accounts, customer stakeholders and executive sponsors.
  • Clearly communicating the progress of monthly/quarterly/yearly initiatives to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Growing revenue from existing clients and/or identifying areas of improvement to meet revenue goals.
  • Forecasting and tracking key account metrics (e.g., quarterly sales results and annual forecasts) and preparing reports on account status.
  • Collaborating with the sales team to identify and grow opportunities.
  • Assisting with challenging client requests or issue escalations as needed.
  • Maintaining compliance and regulatory standards.

Who we're looking for:
We are looking for someone with previous work experience as an Account Manager or similar who is able to demonstrate the ability to communicate, present and influence key stakeholders at all levels of an organisation, including executive. You will have solid experience with sales software and Microsoft Office (particularly Excel), and strong written and verbal communication skills. Previous experience in delivering client-focused solutions to customer needs is essential, as well as the ability to juggle multiple account management projects at a time, while maintaining sharp attention to detail.

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • Affiliate marketing knowledge.
  • Excellent listening, negotiation, and presentation skills.
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Sales, or a relevant field.
  • People management experience.
  • Previous experience of working in the Gambling industry.

The Group
PokerNews is part of Flutter Entertainment Plc, a global sports betting, gaming and entertainment provider headquartered in Dublin and part of FTSE 100 index of the London Stock Exchange, which brings together exceptional brands, products and businesses and a diverse global presence in a safe, responsible and ultimately sustainable way.

We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. We do not discriminate on any protected characteristic as defined by applicable law.

We will look to provide reasonable accommodation for applicants with disabilities to participate in the job application or interview process. If you need assistance, please contact: [email protected].

Please note we cannot accept general applications; this inbox is just for providing support to those who need it.




Data and Analytics Manager

The role: We are looking for a Data and Analytics Manager for PokerNews to be based in our Lithuania office.

Are you our next star player?
Specialising in high-quality content for millions of users around the globe, PokerNews is the world’s leading authority on all things poker. The site provides a range of daily news, reviews and strategies, and prides itself on comprehensive live coverage of poker events from all corners of the world. Attracting both new and experienced players alike, our customers also find exclusive videos, podcasts, poker room reviews, and much, much more.

Why we need you:
Reporting to the Senior Commercial Manager, you will be responsible for the Data and Business Intelligence performance monitoring for PokerNews, working closely with the team to ensure qualitative and timely support and services to the internal stakeholders.

Other responsibilities include:

  • Managing the data and performance tracking for PokerNews.
  • Data gathering, data cleansing, reporting, and visualisation.
  • Adaption of existing Power BI reporting or other visualisation/analytics tools.
  • Automating and standardising data dashboards for senior management to understand performance.
  • Adding sophistication to our reporting capabilities.
  • Managing a data entry team.
  • Helping to spot areas for improvement and automation where data efficiencies can be deployed.

Who we're looking for:
We are looking for someone with in-depth knowledge of performance metrics and strong Microsoft Excel skills. You will be an excellent communicator with proven skills in leading a team and making decisions. A degree within a data or analytics field would also be highly desirable.

The Group
PokerNews is part of Flutter Entertainment Plc, a global sports betting, gaming and entertainment provider headquartered in Dublin and part of FTSE 100 index of the London Stock Exchange, which brings together exceptional brands, products and businesses and a diverse global presence in a safe, responsible and ultimately sustainable way.

We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. We do not discriminate on any protected characteristic as defined by applicable law.

We will look to provide reasonable accommodation for applicants with disabilities to participate in the job application or interview process. If you need assistance, please contact: [email protected].

Please note we cannot accept general applications; this inbox is just for providing support to those who need it.




Office Support Executive

The role: We are looking for an Office Support Executive for PokerNews to be based in our Lithuania office.

Are you our next star player?
Specialising in high-quality content for millions of users around the globe, PokerNews is the world’s leading authority on all things poker. The site provides a range of daily news, reviews and strategies, and prides itself on comprehensive live coverage of poker events from all corners of the world. Attracting both new and experienced players alike, our customers also find exclusive videos, podcasts, poker room reviews, and much, much more.

Why we need you:
As Office Support Executive, you will provide support to various areas of the business to ensure efficient operation of our office and services. This will include carrying out administrative duties such as filing contracts and agreements, storing locally and via internal systems, as well as acting as a point of contact for staff regarding enquires about using internal systems. You will also make travel arrangements for our Live Reporting operation, booking flights, cars, and hotel or restaurant reservations.

Other responsibilities include:

  • Answering phone calls, scheduling meetings, and supporting visitors.
  • Providing support to the finance and data teams.
  • Working with the HR Business Partner to ensure key messages are delivered to staff.
  • Translating documents from English to Lithuanian from time to time.
  • Ensuring operation of equipment by completing preventative maintenance requirements, calling for repairs, maintaining equipment inventories, and evaluating new equipment and techniques.
  • Providing information by answering questions and requests via central mailboxes.
  • Maintaining the supplies inventory by checking stock to determine the inventory level, anticipating needed supplies, and placing and expediting orders for supplies.

Who we're looking for:
We are looking for a well organised individual with at least one years’ experience in a similar role, and excellent written and verbal communication skills in both English and Lithuanian. Strong Microsoft Office skills, particularly in Word and Excel, and careful attention to detail are also required for this role.

The Group
PokerNews is part of Flutter Entertainment Plc, a global sports betting, gaming and entertainment provider headquartered in Dublin and part of FTSE 100 index of the London Stock Exchange, which brings together exceptional brands, products and businesses and a diverse global presence in a safe, responsible and ultimately sustainable way.

We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. We do not discriminate on any protected characteristic as defined by applicable law.

We will look to provide reasonable accommodation for applicants with disabilities to participate in the job application or interview process. If you need assistance, please contact: [email protected].

Please note we cannot accept general applications; this inbox is just for providing support to those who need it.