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Project Manager

19 days ago by VY Esports

  Santa Monica (California), USA

Level: Senior

Contract: Part Time (Paid)

Sectors: Project Management, Events

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VY Esports is a full-service agency within the gaming and esports industry that specializes in marketing strategy, proprietary events, and original and branded content that reaches and engages a broad gaming and esports audience.

VY Esports is currently developing a proprietary events and content platform for gamers in various areas of the gaming ecosystem including but not limited to esports, influencers, streamers, casters, developers, designers, and music.

In 2020, VY Esports will launch and produce a pilot event for gen z gamers and is looking for a Project Manager to support the creative development of the event run-of-show as well as help secure and manage special guests and speakers.

Capabilities & Requirements:

  • Ability to quickly understand and learn special developmental and learning theories and techniques
  • Enthusiasm and ability to think creatively to utilize these developmental and learning techniques to create an engaging event run-of-show
  • Ability to curate, secure and manage relationships with guest speakers, storytellers, experts and other key personnel within the gaming industry to deliver the engaging event run-of-show
  • Knowledge and passion for understanding pop-culture trends, social media trends, gaming and esports trends across gaming and esports
  • Knowledge and experience working within cultural communities digitally, socially and in real life
  • Experience working collaboratively with event production; technical production; content producers; talent; and marketing to deliver an overall successful, engaging and professional in-person event experience
  • Ability to be flexible, pivot quickly as needed and drive strategic decisions to help create a new kind of experience that creates excitement, engagement and word-of-mouth
  • Very strong project management experience including but not limited to creativity, collaboration, team management, budget management, organization, professionalism, stress management, time management and outcome analysis and reporting
  • Educational development experience a plus
  • Gaming and esports experience preferred
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, lean start-up environment
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize workload while coordinating with others to proactively meet deadlines
  • Possess exceptional written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to lead, inspire and influence a team toward a desired outcome

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