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(Expired) Esports Player Sourcing Manager, Twitch Rivals

1 month ago by Twitch

  San Francisco (California), USA

Level: Senior

Contract: Full Time (Paid)

Sectors: Recruiting, Events, Operations

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About the Position

Twitch’s mission is to help build multi-player entertainment and grow its global community of creators. As the Esports Player Sourcing Manager for Esports Production Operations, you will be a part of the development of Twitch Esports online studio-based event tournaments and live in-person events and. Twitch Creators are our players and our main customer. You will focus on managing players for Twitch Rivals weekly tournaments from the invitation to check-in for all tournaments and all project management functions as it relates to player analytics. Additionally, you will help build live in person events working with the extended team to ensure all players have a positive experience. You will be in a unique opportunity to help build one of the most unique competition series that exists in the entertainment, esports and gaming which blends the greatest of the Twitch community with ground breaking technology. Success will bring a mulit-player event experience that has no comparison in the marketplace.

Responsibilities

  • Develop player participation lists to identify and source participants for competition events
  • Prepare concise information for players to communicate basic info around the event and FAQs
  • Be a liaison with Twitch Partnerships in communicating event schedules, goals and player focus. Work with Partnership account managers to communicate with larger tier Twitch creators
  • Improve manual process steps by identifying opportunities for improvement to raise efficiency and also the quality of shows and events
  • Manage post event player participation for reporting purposes
  • Manage player payment processing across all events working across internal departments
  • Oversee player management on site at live in person tournaments

Requirements

  • 5+ years of experience related to managing esports tournaments. Including roles in esports oriented events which involved 50+ players, custom rule sets and payment processes for players.
  • 2+ years experience developing large-scale gaming, broadcast, or sports events
  • Experience in Excel / Google Sheets (can maintain complex spreadsheets) for scheduling, player rosters and comfort working with large datasets and dashboards
  • Passion for documenting and organizing information so that it is clear and remains current
  • Anticipate issues or miscommunication among many partners and fixing issues before they become major problems
  • Deep awareness of Esports player community across all game titles
  • Inspired leadership
  • Ability to travel to multiple live in person events throughout the course of the year and manager player operations on site
  • An eagerness to learn and expand skills and a positive attitude!

Bonus Points

  • A deep rolodex of contacts and endemic knowledge of how to use that rolodex to fill gaps. And as our workload scales, you know the best professionals in the industry to whom we can outsource this work as needed
  • Experience directly with esports live events. We want the best person for the job, regardless of if they’re joining us from a esports background or not . However, any experience leading production of video game live events is a bonus
  • A network of esports and general gaming connections. Some of our best ideas come from our friends. We’d love for you to bring some to the party
  • An active Twitch presence as a broadcaster, moderator, chatter, or lurker. We’re partial to folks who genuinely love our product

Perks

  • Medical, Dental, Vision & Disability Insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Maternity & Parental Leave
  • Flexible PTO
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Amazon Employee Discount
  • Monthly Contribution & Discounts for Wellness Related Activities & Programs (e.g., gym memberships, off-site massages, etc.)
  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner served Daily
  • Free Snacks & Beverages

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at Twitch. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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