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13th May 2019 by Cam Brierley

Updated 13th May 2019

Weekly Esports Job Roundup #64

Red Bull and Ford are hiring this week, along with a plethora of top companies within esports...

Welcome back to our weekly jobs roundup, where we recap the best 10 jobs in esports from the last seven days. Due to the depth of careers that exist these days, these lists are always stunning, and this week’s is no exception!

Let’s get this one started!

Why we love this job:

  • Working with Ford on their gaming and esports partnerships guarantees your involvement in some huge deals around the scene
  • You’d be working in esports from a non-endemic company, giving you a pretty unique perspective, as well as expertise in your office!
  • Despite it sounding like a very senior role, this job actually requires 4 years of relevant experience

What you’ll need to make it yours:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 4 years of experience in brand building, digital marketing or digital product management

Why we love this job:

  • Where the last job was a chance to work on a huge company outside of esports, here’s a chance to work for a huge company within esports!
  • Esports apparel is only going to become more prominent, so here’s a chance to get on board for the ride.
  • Fnatic’s company perks always get us hyped!

What you’ll need to make it yours:

  • Strong knowledge of garment design
  • A top portfolio of clothing design with top sports and streetwear brands
  • A love for apparel and a hawk-eye to spotting upcoming trends

Why we love this job:

  • Good ol’ full time community management - a favorite of a lot of users we’re aware!
  • Plus, it’s with an exciting esports startup
  • And they focus on a suite of esports titles, so whatever type of games you like, it’s probably covered!

What you’ll need to make it yours:

  • Spanish fluency + literacy is highly, highly desirable
  • Gaming knowledge! Speaking authentically to their audience is a must
  • Experience in customer service and working with streamers

Why we love this job:

  • We’ve just recently come back from CWL London, and we can tell you it was an epic event. So working to make them even better would be a fun challenge!
  • We always say we love jobs with esports events, and here’s a real whale of that category
  • You’ll be able to create experiences for thousands of people

What you’ll need to make it yours:

  • 10 years of experience in event production
  • 5 years of experience in personnel management
  • Experience planning events for 1,000+ attendees

Why we love this job:

  • We love most of the jobs that Upcomer post - you can’t go wrong with paid, remote esports writing!
  • What’s more, this is part time work, and as our recent Twitter poll is finding out, that’s something desperately needed in esports.
  • Finally, they’re a funded esports startup, so you can help grow an incredible product with them

What you’ll need to make it yours:

  • Availability to check on the editorial desk at 9am CEST and again at 2pm when you work
  • Availability to work during live events that other Upcomer staff might be reporting on
  • Being located within the UK is a plus.

Why we love this job:

  • It might be one of the most unique we’ve seen - they’re looking for someone to produce esports YouTube content full time!
  • Mentioned in the job responsibilities is the requirement to to produce podcasts!
  • Social media growth duties are also included in this job

What you’ll need to make it yours:

  • At least 10,000 subscribers on YouTube
  • Knowledgeable about esports, as well as video editing software
  • Creative thinking

Why we love this job:

  • We love it whenever Red Bull hires in gaming and esports - how can you not love their brand?!
  • It’s a job to work on the content that Red Bull do such a great job on which is pretty exciting
  • They work with some huge teams and influencers. Change to create content around those personalities incoming?

What you’ll need to make it yours:

  • 5 years of experience developing content that can exploit video game trends and drive conversation within communities
  • Experience using Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to connect with consumers
  • Experience producing high quality photo and video

Why we love this job:

  • It has a salary of $3,750 - $4,250 per month on a junior job. We like that.
  • On top of a great salary, it’s a job to guide clients’ moves into gaming and esports on social media
  • They don’t state a number of years EXP they need - instead they just look for skills.

What you’ll need to make it yours:

  • Proficiency on all core social media channels (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram)
  • Strong knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite
  • An understanding of Twitch and ability in Photoshop is a bonus

Why we love this job:

  • It’s a junior position working on PUBG esports. What’s not to love?
  • You’ll have a focus on amateur teams as well as community and collegiate events. That’s pretty unique!
  • Esports events and leagues will be your full time job, which we always celebrate

What you’ll need to make it yours:

  • 1 year of experience in esports or sports league operations
  • Passion for video games (especially PUBG) and sports
  • Deep knowledge of the esports scene

Why we love this job:

  • It’s a chance to work with one of the brands that has been supporting esports the longest, and boost their visual presence
  • They expect a weekly workload of 20-24 hours, which is a level we don’t often see in esports. It’s often all in or nothing!
  • Chicago-based are very much preferred, but remote work is possible also!

What you’ll need to make it yours:

  • 2 years of graphic design experience
  • Mastery and access to the Adobe Creative Suite
  • A bachelor’s degree in a relevant field

That’s all we have in our saddlebag this week. Be sure to check in with us next week to see what 10 esports jobs took our fancy that week.

All that’s left is to wish you gl, and to hf if you apply to any of these. Until next time!