Michael Page

E-Sports Team Director (BB-7760B)

Found in: Neuvoo Premium AE

Description:

Job Role: E-Sports TeamDirector 

  • Opportunity torecruit, train and manage the Middle East's No.1 E-Sportsteam
  • Create a leading E-Sports team that willcompete on the global stage

AboutOur Client

An online and offline platformcreated to support the local esports ecosystem, providing the toolsand infrastructure for professional gamers to be discovered andflourish in this growing global phenomenon. Supporting theopportunity for e-sports teams to make an impact globally via worldclass facilities, events, content and media.

Job Description

  • Activelyrecruit professional players to participate under the teams withinthe newly created esports brand
  • Developmulti-year global esports team strategy
  • Leadesports strategy and build consensus with keystakeholders
  • Manage and optimize externalpartnerships with tournament organizers, players, vendors, andother esports related organizations and cultivate new relationshipsas needed
  • Identify and champion new gamingtitles for inclusion into esports initiatives
  • Renewing contracts or signing new contracts with progamers
  • Oversee the operations for existingesports programs and support participation in consumer, trade, andesports events
  • Track and report team statusand KPIs in a timely and consistent manner
  • Research, survey and deliver event post-mortems tooptimize future event and team improvements
  • Work with E-Sports Event Director to secure sponsorshipopportunities
  • Purchase, maintain,troubleshoot, replace both hardware and software applications tostay ahead of competition
  • Manage theday-to-day operations for players as needed
  • Coordinate content production (social media/livestreaming) surrounding the players
  • Oversee andeducate players on sponsored content and campaigns
  • Interface with tournament organizers to maintaincompetitive standards
  • Arrange travel logisticsfor players
  • Attend relevant meetings hosted bycompany
  • Occasionally travel when necessary toevents alongside players

TheSuccessful Applicant

  • Requires aminimum of (5+) years competitive/successful experience with avariety of game titles including: League of Legends, OverWatch,Dota 2, Fortnite, CSGO, Arena of Valor, Rainbow Six, Call of Duty,Magic: The Gathering, Battlegrounds etc.
  • Aminimum of (5+) years competitive experience managing an esportsteam with a track record of successful achievements
  • Ability to develop, communicate, and champion strategiesand plans
  • Excellent knowledge and following onlivestreaming platforms such as Twitch, YouTube Gaming, andFacebook Live
  • Develop, maintain and trackoverall esports budget(s), familiar with the P&L process& analysis is a plus
  • Event, and/ortournament planning, management, and budget experience
  • Able to interface effectively with a variety of people,including casual gamers, professional gamers, spectators, andbusiness professionals
  • Ability to handlemultiple tasks simultaneously
  • Develop,maintain and track overall esports budget(s), familiar with theP&L process & analysis is a plus
  • Create and seek out partnership & sponsorshipopportunities
  • Active leader or participantwithin esports communities
  • Desirable to haveexperience in sports or esports live video production andbroadcasting
  • Desirable to have presentation,teaching, or other public speaking experience
  • Familiar with game development and design
  • Currently maintain existing relationships withinfluencers and professionals in esports
  • Ability to maintain positive interpersonalrelationships
  • Ability to travel, includinginternational travel
  • Bachelor's degreeis preferred or equivalent experience

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