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Weekly Esports Job Roundup #59

Sporting a new format, we have the 10 best careers of the week from esports all packaged up nicely for you...

We’re back in with another weekly jobs roundup, and we’re going to be running with a more concise version from here on. Picture the format that we use in our tweets - you are following us, right? ;) - that highlights all the points you need to know about the jobs.

The aim is that you’ll have somewhere to check every week for an easy-to-digest list of all the best jobs in esports. And you’ll know if you’ve been following us for a while, but the quality of careers is crazy lately!

Let’s dive in…

Why we love this job:

  • It’s a friggin’ job to manage the wellbeing of UCI Esports player.
  • UCI is really leading the way in what a college can do for esports. We’re partnered with the educational course they run about esports, for example!
  • If we’ve ever posted a physiology job before, it was months and months ago.

What you need to make it yours:

  • A bachelor’s degree in a related field or four years of experience.
  • Two years working directly in esports
  • Three years of experience in fitness
  • A year of teaching experience

Why we love this job:

  • Remote full time work!
  • You’ll work with streamers to help them make their passion their careers, and that resonates with us.
  • A large chunk of the role is developing and nurturing relationships with streamers.

What you need to make it yours:

  • Three years of experience in sales or account management
  • Comfortable working under sales targets
  • The ability to be autonomous. This is remote work after all!

Why we love this job:

  • It’s a chance to join the marketing efforts of Mountain Dew in gaming and esports.
  • The company is currently promoting their new Game Fuel product, and have solid partnerships in place already.
  • You’d have a budget that gives you the ability to make a large impact in esports.

What you need to make it yours:

  • Eight or more years of marketing experience.
  • A bachelor’s degree.
  • Experience leading direct reports; you’ll manage a team of two in this role.

Why we love this job:

  • You get to work on the massive Overwatch League!
  • Having a hand in the largest league in esports will give you a unique perspective on it.
  • You’re sure to have like-minded, awesome colleagues.

What you need to make it yours:

  • Four years of experience in graphic design
  • Mastery of the Adobe Suite.
  • High creativity and a good knowledge of best practices for social media

Why we love this job:

  • Esports lives on Twitter.
  • You can really benefit the industry in this position.
  • You’ll verify us if you get the job, because you’re a great person who does those kinds of things.

What you need to make it yours:

  • Three years of experience in advertising, media or business development.
  • Three years of experience in gaming / esports.
  • Exceptional understanding of Twitter and how social platforms monetize.

Why we love this job:

  • The east coast is often under-represented with esports jobs.
  • You’d work full time to produce content for the league’s digital platforms.
  • You’ll even assist in league operations by weighing in on key decisions.

What you need to make it yours:

  • Knowledge about the NBA 2K League and all its facets.
  • Past experience in digital content (photos, graphics, etc).
  • Strong knowledge of all the key social media platforms.

Why we love this job:

  • Produce content for the Greenwall to consume!
  • You’d get to produce content with OpTic, who are true vision-aries of gaming content.
  • What you create will be loved by millions in perhaps the most passionate fan base in esports.

What you need to make it yours:

  • Two years experience in videography and editing.
  • Experience creating motion graphics and using them in your creations.
  • Flexibility to work odd hours to meet deadlines as needed.

Why we love this job:

  • It’s a position as the Head Referee of the LCS. How could we not?!
  • Make esports events your job.
  • Be heavily involved in one of the largest esports leagues there is.

What you need to make it yours:

  • You reached at least Platinum 5 in the 2018 season of League of Legends.
  • You follow the LCS closely.

Why we love this job:

  • It combines social media and influencer work - two of the coolest areas in esports.
  • OMEN by HP already have some really exciting partnerships that you may be working on.
  • You’ll be planning strategy, meaning you can watch your ideas take shape!

What you need to make it yours:

  • Five years of experience in marketing, with a focus on content programming and brand strategy.
  • Mastery of digital channels, such as social media and wider media use.
  • The ability to travel frequently while keeping on top of your workload.

Why we love this job:

  • This particular Esports Arena is located inside the Luxor Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, which holds an Ancient Egyptian theme.
  • There’ll be lots of working with people who aren’t immersed in esports themselves, meaning you can show them the wonderful scene!
  • Esports Arena sometimes hosts events of epic scale, such as Ninja Vegas in 2018.

What you need to make it yours:

  • A bachelor’s degree.
  • Three years of experience managing a high-volume venue.
  • Must be able to work flexible hours and shifts.

We hope there’s something in that list for you. We’ll be running through another 10 great jobs next week, so keep your eyes peeled!

Until then!