- Lottery Manager
- What will I be doing?
- Do I qualify?
- Can I be successful?
- How do I apply?
This is administrative and management work in the direction, planning, analysis and coordination of operations, programs or services for the Missouri State Lottery.
This classification is found in the broadbanded management service. An employee in this class is responsible for directing or assisting in the overall planning, direction and coordination of lottery product, promotion or sales operations, services and programs. Duties may be in areas such as product development and management, marketing, sales, broadcast production, or may encompass responsibilities in one or more of these areas. Positions have program management and decision-making authority, and usually have policy, planning, budget and/or supervisory responsibilities. Direction is received from a designated administrative superior who reviews work through conferences, reports, and evaluation of operational results; however, the employee is expected to exercise considerable initiative and judgment in planning and carrying out assignments.
(This classification is part of the broad-banded management service.)
Directs or assists in the overall planning, development and administration of the assigned lottery program or service in such areas as product development and management, sales management, product marketing and promotion, game show operations, communications and vendor/player relations; assists in the direction of the development and implementation of agency planning issues.
Directs or assists administrative personnel in general management aspects of policy development and program planning and coordination as related to assigned responsibilities; assists in the evaluation of the effect of policy and/or organizational changes and new products, product mixes or programs.
Reviews and/or revises programs in area of responsibility to ensure compliance of operations with laws, regulations, policies, plans and procedures.
Selects, trains, directs and evaluates staff in area of assigned responsibility.
Participates in the development, implementation or interpretation of new or revised program, departmental or legislative initiatives.
Participates in conferences, training sessions and meetings relating to areas of assigned responsibility.
Participates in the development of budget requests and the monitoring of expenditures according to budget allocations/appropriations and recommends and/or initiates cost saving measures.
Conducts investigations, institutes special studies, and prepares and/or reviews reports and related information to evaluate existing organizations, policies, procedures, and practices as related to the assigned program.
Represents and/or serves as a liaison for the assigned area of responsibility; maintains contact, cooperates with, and addresses corporate and local business organizations, vendors and suppliers, the interstate lottery association and other interested groups pertaining to the assigned programs.
Negotiates or administers contracts and cooperative agreements with marketing, advertising/media, vendors, suppliers, or other service providers and the interstate lottery association.
Performs other related work as assigned.
(The following minimum qualifications will determine merit system eligibility. Allowable experience and education substitutions are provided in italics below the corresponding minimum qualification statement; no other substitutions will be permitted. These minimum qualifications may also be used to evaluate applicants for Missouri Uniform Classification and Pay System positions not requiring selection from merit registers.) (More specific qualifications may be required for particular positions allocated to this class depending on the assigned duties and responsibilities. This may include specialized and/or additional education, experience, and/or licensure/certification not stated in the minimum qualifications.)
Four years of professional experience in gaming product development and management, product marketing and advertising, commercial sales, sales management, or customer and/or public relations; and graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with specialization in marketing, advertising, business administration, public relations, communications or journalism; or closely related areas. (Graduate work in the specified educational areas may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for a maximum of two years of the stated experience. Additional qualifying education may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for any deficiencies in the stated education.)
Please note that documentation that supports your eligibility (i.e. transcripts, employment records, etc.) may be required at any time during the application and hiring process. If you do not possess the minimum qualifications, please consider one of many other employment opportunities with the State of Missouri.
Do you possess the key skills which are considered essential for successful employment in this classification?
Thorough knowledge of current gaming, marketing, promotion, sales, advertising, or service provider operations, issues and theories, particularly as they apply to the lottery industry.
Thorough knowledge of lottery products and those products or services in competition with the Missouri Lottery in the retail marketplace.
Considerable knowledge of governmental budgeting, fiscal management, and contract management.
Considerable knowledge of a designated specialty area.
Considerable knowledge of managerial techniques and administrative practices.
Ability to review, analyze interpret and/or prepare federal and state laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures as related to the assigned program.
Ability to develop, implement and administer and evaluate a lottery program.
Ability to establish and maintain working relationships with agency officials, legislators, staff associates, contractors, suppliers, corporate and retail vendors, players, the general public and others.
Ability to analyze and evaluate policies and operations and formulate recommendations.
Ability to communicate effectively.
Ability to provide leadership and supervision to professional, technical and related program staff.
Ability to manage change, provide program management and achieve results.
Ability to develop short and long-range plans that meet established objectives and contribute to the overall goals and mission of the agency.
Ability to testify as an expert witness.
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