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(Expired) Esports Project Manager, Twitch Rivals

2 months ago by Twitch

  San Francisco (California), USA

Level: Intermediate

Contract: Full Time (Paid)

Sectors: Project Management, Events

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About the Position

As the Esports Project Manager you will craft world class competitive gaming formats and events unique to Twitch Rivals. You will be a key member of the Twitch Rivals Product Management team partnering with Product Managers, Broadcast Production and Competition Operations teammates to design competitions that are both fun and executable. Your gaming imagination will be pushed to the limit to create campaigns that surprise and delight Twitch streamers providing amazing entertainment value to the Twitch community. This role will require you to use your experience creating and managing esports tournaments across many game genres to create ground-breaking experiences only possible on Twitch.

Responsibilities

  • Develop competition strategies based on Twitch Rivals program goals
  • Incorporate Twitch creator feedback to enhance and improve the product offering to Twitch Rivals competitors
  • Create campaigns that incorporate creator and viewer excitement
  • Coordinate multiple planning elements of Twitch Rivals events with internal and external parties
  • Understand and dissect unique aspects of games and their communities to create compelling competition events
  • Build a network of trusted Twitch creators as an advisory panel for future competitions
  • Collaborate with Twitch Esports Product Managers to develop ideas that are imaginative, executable and aligned with team objectives
  • Coordinate multiple planning elements of Twitch Rivals events with internal and external parties

Requirements

  • 4-6+ years of experience in esports, live production, event production, marketing
  • Proven track record of creativity as it relates to esports competitions
  • Clear understanding & the ability to self-generate the steps necessary to successfully execute a project
  • Ability to rapidly understand newly launched games or game modes and determine novelty to the community
  • Experience dealing with VIP/Celebrity talent
  • Act as a liaison for Twitch esports events to internal and external stakeholders, program partners, and third-party vendors
  • A creative spark and passion for building ground breaking esports events which challenge the boundaries of anything that exists in the marketplace today
  • A strong acumen in excel / google sheets for planning, scheduling along with strong ability to work with large data sets
  • Exceptional ability to project manage, think backwards, and plan for results
  • The interpersonal skills required to navigate a multiple-stakeholder environment as part of a cross-functional team. You know how to get buy-in from all levels while continuing to drive success within your own team
  • A proven track record of creating and improving processes. You don’t just inhabit a role; you make it better, and are willing to help others improve their roles as well
  • The forethought to thoughtfully escalate problem areas in advance. You aren’t afraid to ask for help early, and we won’t penalize you for raising concerns

Bonus Points

  • You are a Twitch Streamer or act like one and know the tools!
  • You have seen a lot of esports
  • You have been to Con for the last 4 years in a row!
  • 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
  • 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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