5 Things You Didn’t Know About Working at Paddy Power

Paddy Power are hiring for roles across the UK right now! Here’s 5 things you might not know about working at Paddy Power.

1. You can invest in the company at a discount

Ever thought about dabbling in investment? The betting industry is growing and Paddy Power are growing with it. With the Flutter Share save scheme, all Paddy Power employees get a 20% discount on company shares. This means working at Paddy Power could earn you something back in the future!

The shares are also based on group performance (which includes Sky Bet & Gaming as well as their international brands across USA, Europe and Australia).

2. You can progress all the way up to Head Office

Paddy Power don’t just talk the talk when it comes to creating career opportunities for their people. Not only can you progress in-shop, but they also offer yearly Head Office secondment opportunities.

Tidbit: Secondments allow employees to be temporarily placed in a different area of the business, enabling you to experience what it’s like to work, for example, in Head Office without a permanent commitment. There you can learn new skills, get exposure to a different type of work and develop in a way that would not have been possible in your previous role.

After 3 years of running this programme, 60% of applicants are successfully offered permanent positions!

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3. The social culture is no joke (or all jokes depending on how you phrase it!)

Better banter and better benefits – the social life at Paddy Power is better than any other! With spending so much of our lives at work, no job is fully satisfying without a bit of celebration and reward.

From their insane Christmas parties to the Grand National drinks, Paddy Power offers a work hard, play hard culture where you build lasting relationships that go further than work. Just because you take your work seriously doesn’t mean you need to take yourself too seriously! And Paddy Power know a thing or two about mischief…

4. Every idea is listened to, even from the shop floor

Want a job where your opinion is valued and free to be expressed?

Paddy Power foster a collaborative environment where the quick-thinking and inventive can thrive. No idea or suggestion is a bad one, no matter how bold or whacky! Your input matters, and Paddy Power have a track record of implementing ideas that come from their shop teams.

5. Developing yourself goes hand-in-hand with Paddy Power culture

At Paddy Power, there’s Learning and Development every step of the way. You’re in the driving seat of your career and there are a variety of ways you can choose to grow. Whether that’s choosing from 1000s of online learning modules; external courses; exposure to specialists; or the apprenticeship scheme with which you can earn whilst you learn!

This industry doesn’t stand still, which means there are new career opportunities opening all the time. There’s no such thing as a one-track career at Paddy Power.

If you’d like to find out even more about the wonderful world of working at Paddy Power, here’s just why a job at Paddy Power is truly like no other.