29th Jul 2019 by Cam Brierley

Updated 29th Jul 2019

Weekly Esports Job Roundup #73

10 esports jobs picked from over 200 that we posted in the last 7 days - that leads to a really nice collection!

With a whole host of elite esports teams and support companies around the industry, you’ve chosen a good week to check out our roundup feature!

Each Monday, we take a trip through the jobs we’ve posted in the last 7 days and shortlist 10 to produce something of a “best jobs in esports” collection.

And, we hope there’ll be something suitable for you to apply to!

Why we love this job:

  • Australia and New Zealand is an area that we really think is underrepresented for esports jobs, so we were glad to see Dexerto post this!
  • Dexerto is an esports media company we’ve seen grow from strength to strength in the last few years, leading the way to a whole batch of hiring
  • Remote work always helps!

What you’ll need to make it yours:

  • Considerable writing experience
  • Familiarity with esports and its culture, along with that of the wider gaming world
  • SEO + Analytics experience will be a big plus!

Why we love this job:

  • It came just after 100 Thieves announced their $35 million in Series B funding, so naturally we got quite excited about it
  • Speaking of their funding round, part of this job is to coordinate the move into a new 100 Thieves HQ for the company (!!)
  • Steered at the helm by Nadeshot and with investors such as Drake, there can’t be many cooler companies in esports to work with

What you’ll need to make it yours:

  • Great people skills
  • Organized down to the finest detail
  • The ability to work on a variety of tasks proactively

Why we love this job:

  • The Esports Awards has been a highlight in the esports calendar since its inception, with humorous moments and recognition dished out in equal measure
  • It’s a UK job that isn’t in London and that’s a rare find
  • A bachelor’s degree is an advantage, but not required!

What you’ll need to make it yours:

  • 3-5 years of experience in sales
  • Strong deal-making skills including presentation and negotiation
  • Passion and understanding for gaming & esports

Why we love this job:

  • It’s a content job with a twist - you’ll be responsible for crafting words, pictures and even sounds about PUBG products and programs.
  • The content you’ll be making will be fan-centric, which gives you room to get creative
  • An icing on the cake is that you’d also be providing coverage from live, on-site PUBG events!

What you’ll need to make it yours:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in communications, journalism or a similar discipline
  • Top-notch writing skills
  • Some existing familiarity with digital and graphic production / editing

Why we love this job:

  • Dexerto is back in with a full time remote job (a true favorite of our users), and this time it’s our UK esports people eligible to apply
  • They offer benefits from Dexerto partners and future opportunities in a growing company in their list of perks
  • If the Fortnite World Cup really whet your appetite to work in the game you love, then we’d say this is an exceptional chance to do just that!

What you’ll need to make it yours:

  • Expert level knowledge of Fortnite, particularly its Battle Royale game mode
  • An engaging, accurate and compelling writing style
  • Confidence with social media, with SEO + Analytics knowledge being a plus

Why we love this job:

  • Paid internship with Fnatic? That should answer that question!
  • Typically it’s our UK fans who get the chance to work with Fnatic, so this extends that opportunity to our German users!
  • The reason you’ll be in Germany is to perform on-site filming of the League team in the LEC!

What you’ll need to make it yours:

  • A solid portfolio showcasing a variety of types of visual content
  • Expertise in the Adobe Creative Suite and DaVinci Resolve
  • A passion and affinity for meme culture and video trends

Why we love this job:

  • Out of the non-endemic brands in esports, not many are as cool as Red Bull
  • This is a freelance, four-day-a-week job producing written content, which is as unique as it is awesome!
  • As well as producing web content, you’ll also be tasked with monitoring and maintaining social channels!

What you’ll need to make it yours:

  • 3-5 years of experience commissioning web content
  • A love of console gaming, with FIFA mentioned as being particularly crucial
  • Disciplined and capable of working under a strategist brief.

Why we love this job:

  • Not many esports organizations have the mammoth following of Cloud9
  • You’ll be helping Cloud9 make video content, which means you can capture their trademark meme-y style
  • You’ll have to be local to Santa Monica, which opens the door for working with the players and influencers of the brand

What you’ll need to make it yours:

  • Deep knowledge of esports and Cloud9
  • Love for content and the desire to produce it with some of the best in the business
  • Good technical knowledge for video file management and software proficiency

Why we love this job:

  • Influencer work is always cool, and it gets a power boost when the company you’d work for is a game developer!
  • At the top of the qualifications section is that you spend a lot of time on YouTube, Twitch and Instagram, which we think is a wonderful thing to see on a job
  • It’ll be the UK community and UK influencers that you’d be working with, so you can support the local scene!

What you’ll need to make it yours:

  • 3 years of experience managing and working with creators
  • A track record of planning partnerships with creators to achieve marketing objectives
  • Strong business development skills to help you pitch effectively and maintain relationships

Why we love this job:

  • This job from Znipe hits the holy trinity that we know our users are especially drawn towards: part time, remote paid work!
  • As a highlights editor for a company that works with improving the viewing experience at esports events, you know there’ll be a LOT of time spent watching games!
  • Znipe works with top-tier tournament organizers to enhance their broadcasts, so you’ll really be at the forefront of where esports viewing is going

What you’ll need to make it yours:

  • Strong communication skills both written and verbally
  • Deep knowledge of the main esports titles
  • You’ll get bonus points for having been in high-pressure raids in MMO games before, which Znipe fondly compare the experience of working in their broadcasts to. It’s challenging, requires teamwork and the feeling when you succeed is incredible

That wraps up this week’s best esports jobs! For a change we didn’t have as many US-based jobs as normal, so hopefully you were able to find something for you no matter where you’re based in the world.

We run this feature each Monday, so if it was your first time with us then be sure to check in again.

See you next week!