According to figures released in Q3 of 2016, online gambling accounts for a big chunk (33%) of all types of gambling in the UK. The value of the entire industry is pegged at £4.5 billion, and the online casino gaming niche stacks away £2.5 of that pay dirt. Indeed, online casinos offer some of the best remuneration packages around, and employees in other industries covet their jobs. What is particularly intriguing is the fact that for most of these jobs, you actually don’t need a Cambridge degree, far from it. All you will need to work your way up is a ton of experience. And because these casinos make good scratch, you are always guaranteed of a pretty good take-home.
Here is a look at some well-salaried positions in the UK online casino niche;
1. Affiliate manager
This position has wide-ranging responsibilities, and management in UK casinos have to make sure they get the right person for the job. Ideally, an affiliate manager is a bridge between the casino’s site and other gambling blogs out there. Their work is to reach out to bonus sites like CrispyGamer and request for promotion via content or links. An affiliate manager earns between £22000 and £29000 per annum.
2. Casino manager
A casino manager is the overall head of operations within a small online casino. If we are talking a big site, then a manager will be given responsibility over a specific area of the casino. Managers are responsible for hiring, training and dishing out responsibilities to staffers. Depending on the extent of their powers and the size of the casino, UK online casino managers earn anything from £37,000 to £55,000 per year. It is important to note that there are all kinds of managers in a casino, and managers in charge of general operations at the very top earn more than their counterparts in specific areas of the platform.
3. VIP manager
The sole responsibility of a VIP manager is to see to it that the whims of premium customers are catered for. They also conduct analytics on methods competitors use to acquire and retain VIP customers and chart their own way toward achieving the same objectives. At all times, these managers need to keep a warm relationship flourishing between the casino and its highly valued patrons. They need to keep looking for incentives that make sure customers’ heads are not turned and that they will maintain their visits to the casino sites. These posts reward the holder anything between £28000 and £35000.
4. Marketing manager
The work of an online casino marketing manager is to work out strategies to get the name of the casino out there. They have to be constantly creative, coming up with publicity approaches that competitors wont latch on. A marketing manager plays a key role in shaping the image of the brand where customers are concerned. They take home between £30,000 and £35,000 a year.
Online casino jobs are quite the rage now, and the packages are only getting better, especially for those with a good level of experience at the very top.
If you’re interested in working within the online casino industry you can either contact online casinos directly or reach out to a job broker. Here are some contants: