3rd Jun 2019 by Cam Brierley

Updated 3rd Jun 2019

Weekly Esports Job Roundup #66

Two universities hiring for esports lecturers in the UK make this a memorable roundup indeed...

Welcome back to our weekly jobs roundup feature, where we highlight the 10 most epic careers from the past 7 days.

As usual, we have an assortment of top teams and awesome industry companies hiring for everything from partnership managers to esports lecturers, so it’s a varied bunch we’ve got for you this week!

Let’s dig in!

Why we love this job:

  • Internships in esports are always something we covet
  • This is an internship in the administrative space, which is something rare to see indeed
  • A Fnatic internship will really help you entering a job in the future!

What you’ll need to make it yours:

  • Previous experience in an office
  • A strong academic record
  • Tech savvy, with knowledge of Google and Microsoft Suites

Why we love this job:

  • Whenever there’s a job with a top esports team that isn’t in California, it’s time to get hyped
  • It’s a chance to make esports content your full time focus
  • While they are preferably looking for someone experienced, they are also open to more junior candidates!

What you’ll need to make it yours:

  • 1 year of experience in production or related media
  • Preferably, 3 years of experience in production or related media
  • Experience with photography and videography

Why we love this job:

  • Ninja, Summit1G and Team Liquid are all name-dropped as partners you might work with in this job!
  • Discord is one of the coolest and most likable brand in esports that we probably all use every day
  • Just reading the job descriptions gives you an idea of what the culture is like at Discord

What you’ll need to make it yours:

  • 5-10 years of experience in marketing and promotional campaigns and managing partnership relations
  • Knowledge of internet culture (preferred)
  • Owning a rocketship (preferred) ;)

Why we love this job:

  • A job teaching students about esports...come and make history!
  • It’s a full time role, something which is sorely lacking in esports
  • The University of Chichester was one of the first UK university’s to adopt esports which we have to celebrate

What you’ll need to make it yours:

  • Expertise in esports, whether that is as a player, coach or business professional
  • Academic track record in Sports Science/Coaching/Management (preferred)

Why we love this job:

  • You’ll be involved in all aspects of G2’s merch cycle, from ideating to production to promotion
  • It’s a chance to work with one of the largest esports teams in the world from their Berlin HQ
  • The perks are top-notch: flexible working times, great equipment, competitive salary to name a few

What you’ll need to make it yours:

  • 5 years of experience in product management, or a combination of education and experience
  • 3 years in merchandising
  • A track record of leading teams

Why we love this job:

  • It’s not often that a company appears twice on the same roundup, but we have to make an exception for a content job like this with Fnatic!
  • You’ll oversee the content over all of Fnatic’s channels, which is the chance to create some real magic
  • As all jobs with Fnatic are, it’s an awesome role covered with epic perks

What you’ll need to make it yours:

  • The ability to grow a brand through industry-leading content
  • Expert level knowledge of all the major social platforms
  • A commercial mindstate with the capability to prioritize the goal of Fnatic’s partners

Why we love this job:

  • Social media and community management is one of the most popular sectors for our users, so when that comes up at a cool company is has to make this list
  • The reach of SteelSeries’ socials means you’ll be reaching millions of gamers in this job
  • You’ll be given the freedom to plan social media marketing campaigns, as well as utilizing SteelSeries’ partnerships to grow the brand’s socials

What you’ll need to make it yours:

  • 3 years of experience managing social media for a company
  • 3 years of experience managing community groups and event marketing
  • Event management experience and know-how

Why we love this job:

  • The primary duty in this job is to manage the social accounts of KFC Gaming, one of Kairos’ clients, which is pretty damn tasty
  • KFC Gaming has a fire Twitter account, so you’ll be memeing it up with the best of them
  • You’ll even have some influencer responsibilities, such as sending out care packages.

What you’ll need to make it yours:

  • Gaming social knowledge across a broad spectrum of games is a necessity
  • 3 years of relevant industry experience
  • 2 years of social media management experience

Why we love this job:

  • We’ve visited Staffordshire University, and the facilities they have for their esports course are great
  • Just like the role with the University of Chichester, this is a chance to be involved in a huge stride for UK esports
  • It’s rare to be able to offer the academic minds in esports a chance to combine both of their talents!

What you’ll need to make it yours:

  • Track record as a practitioner, and to be passionate about teaching and developing students
  • Past experience in an education role, with the willingness to take further academic studies if required
  • To be enthusiastic and able to keep engaging with students

That banger brings this week’s roundup to a close! It’s not common for us to be able to post TWO jobs that combine esports and education in one week.

Hopefully your dream careers is in this list somewhere. But if not, we post hundreds of jobs each month, so be sure to explore our site to see what we couldn’t include here.

As always, we’ll see you for the next one.

Until then!