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Senior Specialist, eCasino (Full Time, Permanent)

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Date: Oct 6, 2021

Location: Vancouver, BC, CA

Company: British Columbia Lottery Corporation

At BCLC, we play fair.  We believe that playing fairly is a serious responsibility and an empowering opportunity. Our commitment to social, economic and environmental responsibility is central to all we do and captured in our slogan “Playing it Right”. From our LEED Metro Vancouver office, to our responsible gambling program, GameSense, we are committed to ensuring that we always consider the impact of our business on the people and communities of BC. At BCLC, we play for BC. We employ—directly and indirectly—almost 26,000 people in gambling operations, related government agencies and charities as well as support services. 

At BCLC, we make it fun to be an adult. For more than 30 years, we’ve entertained customers with a chance to dream and have fun, while delivering revenue to the Government of BC for the benefit of British Columbians. During this time, we've evolved from a lottery corporation to a full-spectrum gambling entertainment company responsible for conducting, managing and operating lottery, casino, community gaming (bingo) and eGaming in BC. We strive to create outstanding gambling experiences and to have our games evolve with the player’s idea of excitement. For us, playing is not all about winning; it’s about entertainment.

 

Job Summary:
The Senior Specialist, eCasino develops strategies and programs for the eCasino portfolio through innovation and player understanding. The Senior Specialist plays a proactive role in growing revenue and profitability of the products through customer segmentation and new product opportunities, while garnering public support for BCLC and upholding the Corporation’s commitment to social responsibility.

 

Key Accountabilities:
•    Develops complex and specialized strategies to support eCasino on PlayNow.com by fully understanding the player’s needs. Manages, executes, and optimizes the performance of eCasino for PlayNow.com.
•    Plans and monitors the execution of activities, strategies, jackpots, tournaments and other support for eCasino initiatives on PlayNow.com, while interpreting and applying corporate standards, policies and procedures in order to generate positive public support of BCLC product and services.
•    Develops strategic business plans and assists in forecasting financial resource and operational needs for expenditures and budgeting related to eCasino game management and development. 
•    Educates stakeholders across the organization on the eCasino portfolio, product lines, marquee products, and specialty products to enable their work. Delivers regular presentations updating stakeholders on the offering and develops artifacts to support self-guided exploration of the portfolio outside of PlayNow.com.
•    Proactively builds, develops, maintains and manages strong working relationships with various internal departments, in addition to, vendors, regulatory and government bodies.
•    Provides solutions to issues by using innovative and analytical thinking while continually researching eCasino trends and best practices.
•    Seeks opportunities to continuously develop through ongoing training. Provides significant knowledge transfer to other members of the team and cross functionally. 
•    Maintains a good understanding of news and developments from the casino and mainstream gaming industries; maintains a broad awareness of wider betting and gaming industry best practice.

Minimum Required Qualifications:
Education and Experience

•    Degree or diploma in a marketing or business discipline;  
•    4 to 6 years current, related experience;
•    Experience with a digital mainstream gaming company, specific experience in game development and product management preferred;
•    An equivalent combination of education and/or experience may be considered.

 

Technical Requirements
•    Demonstrated experience in the development and implementation of strategic and tactical plans for online gaming products and services;
•    Strong knowledge of principles, concepts, practices and techniques of eCasino and managing product;
•    Demonstrated experience in the development and implementation of business plans for an online gaming operation;
•    Strong understanding of customer and market dynamics;
•    Ability to work to tight deadlines and with close attention to detail;
•    Excellent interpersonal skills;
•    Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
•    Excellent problem solving and analytical thinking/innovation;
•    Strong computer skills – MS Office;
•    Exceptional time management and multi-tasking skills;
•    Understanding of B.C. gaming industry is an asset.
 

 

Please Note: This opportunity will remain open until a qualified candidate pool has been established.

Please Note: Candidates must be legally entitled to work in Canada and be 19 years of age to work at BCLC.


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