Esports Manager

  • seoul, Korea, republic of
  • Full-time

Job Description

The Esports Manager will help lead the strategy, planning, and execution of esports for Ubisoft in South Korea. S/he will collaborate with the Brand team, Community team, international counterparts, and agency partners to develop and manage esports programs for Ubisoft titles. This position requires outstanding management and communication skills for highly effective teamwork across several teams and individuals internally and externally to ensure success.

 

The Esports Manager is a driven self-starter who can adapt quickly to changing objectives, opportunities, and challenges in the fast-paced esports industry. The candidate takes organization, details, and deadlines seriously. S/he can work independently while managing relationships with internal teams, external partners, tournament organizers, production teams, players, and sponsors. The ideal candidate is a leader with experience developing competitive live and online tournaments, working with esports facilitators, evaluating key esports strategies, anticipating business needs, and implementing high impact solutions across the company.

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

  • BA degree or equivalent experience
  • A minimum of 3-4 years eSports experience in the development and execution of competitive gaming leagues and tournaments online and offline or sports organizations management (or relevant experience)
  • Minimum of 2-3 years of brand management, social marketing, and/or community management experience (or relevant experience)

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of live streaming on platforms such as Twitch, YouTube, and AfreecaTV
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in partner management (or relevant experience)
  • Ability to develop, communicate, and champion strategies and plans
  • Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Self-motivated, excellent organizational skills and experience managing multiple projects simultaneously
  • Experience working collaboratively with product teams, marketing teams, and other stakeholders
  • Experience working with international teams and exposure to multi-cultural environments
  • Develop, maintain and track overall esports budget(s), familiar with the P&L process & analysis is a plus
  • Create and seek out partnership & sponsorship opportunities
  • Develop & execute promotional strategies & schedules in collaboration with brand and community teams
  • Event, and/or tournament planning, management, and budget experience
  • Working knowledge of social media platforms, tools, and best practices
  • Able to interface effectively with a variety of people, including casual gamers, professional gamers, spectators, and business professionals
  • Passion for video games, especially Ubisoft titles
  • Ability to travel, including international travel
  • Bachelor Degree
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