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(Expired) Esports Support Staff

4 months ago by HYPD

  Thurrock, UK

Level: Junior

Contract: Part Time (Paid)

Sectors: Social Media, Customer Service, Events

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Love video games? Want to be a part of a dynamic, thrilling workforce? Then this is the job for you! This temporary position with HYPD will provide candidates with one unforgettable summer!

HYPD, the successful video gaming events company behind THORPE PARK Resort’s GameFX, have an incredible opportunity for passionate, hardworking gamers who wish to broaden their skillsets and enrich their CV.

The company’s next event - HYPD Arena - will be arriving at INTU Lakeside Shopping Centre, Thurrock from 20th July - 31st August; offering players of all ages and abilities with an exhilarating gaming attraction.

HYPD Arena will feature immersive UNIVRSE Virtual Reality gaming, amazing Next-Gen consoles, reminiscent retro, Twitch Livestream Broadcasting, and HYPD Legends; the brand’s flagship esports experience.

HYPD are looking to hire enthusiastic people to help oversee and manage the high-thrills esports initiative HYPD Legends throughout the campaign; providing brilliant customer service at all times, and representing the brand to an impeccable standard.

Job Duties include (but are not limited to):

  • Overseeing HYPD Legends esports tournament area
  • Responsible for daily set-up of consoles & monitors
  • Maintaining XBOX Live & PlayStation Plus subscription log-ins
  • Registering players for HYPD Legends esports tournament
  • Logging players’ scores into the HYPD Legends esports leaderboards
  • Ensuring customer safety when using Virtual Reality esports (Project Cars 2 VR)
  • Regular social media posting; updating HYPD Legends Facebook group, Instagram Stories etc
  • Incentivising customers to take regular pictures/selfies using the #HYPDArena hashtag
  • Representing the HYPD brand to an impeccable standard at all times
  • Regular recycling of HYPD Legends esports tournament tokens with till staff
  • Maintaining a tidy workplace at all times; cleaning any litter etc during day & at end of day

Job Requirements:

  • Working knowledge of esports, competitive gaming & virtual reality
  • Keen interest in video games; FIFA 19, Apex Legends, Just Dance, Project Cars 2, Fortnite advantageous
  • Great customer service skills; confident, presentable, polite & attentive
  • Working knowledge of social media uploading, posting & page management; Facebook & Instagram advantageous
  • Must be 18 years & over to apply. UK applicants only

This is the perfect position for students and recent graduates looking to earn across the summer holidays, or for professionals on the search for opportunities within the gaming sector.

Successful candidates will receive a competitive hourly rate, be part of a thrilling and unique gaming environment, and earn valuable experience for their resume.

We hope to spend the summer with you all at HYPD Arena! See you there!

To apply, please submit your CV and covering letter by Sunday 30th June 2019.

Please note this is temporary position, with employment starting on Saturday 20th July 2019, and terminating on Saturday 31st August 2019. Successful candidates will be eligible to request a reference from HYPD following employment.

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