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Gaming & eSports Programme Manager

Job Title: Gaming & eSports Programme Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, London
Industry:
Salary: £45000.00 per annum + bens
Reference: BBBH51982
Contact Name: Andrew Watts
Contact Email: andrew.watts@handle.co.uk
Job Published: March 30, 2016 14:32

Job Description


Do you possess a demonstrable understanding of the UK's gaming and eSports scene, with in-depth knowledge of popular and emerging titles, consumer behaviour and trends?
Is so, this represents a fantastic opportunity to join this leading lifestyle entertainment brand.

The programme manager will drive the eSports strategy through a structured programme of activities. They will manage the newly built eSports Studio, ensuring that it provides both a meaningful resource to the UK eSports talent base and creates content that will engage and inspire new and existing fans of the sport.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead the Gaming and eSports working group for the UK team, acting as a central point of contact, bringing together contributions from colleagues across all disciplines
  • Develop, plan, execute, analyse and refine a programme of activities to ensure a highly credible, engaging and visible showcase of UK talent
  • Work internally to develop a regular, high quality content pipeline for the programme for all of Company's channels, including TV, website and social media channels
  • Manage the eSports studio as a training, broadcasting and events space
  • Work internally to nurture talent in various eSports disciples, including athletes, teams, casters and influencers
  • Ensure the programme is aligned with international teams and successfully integrates with existing programmes and events
  • Work with publisher, media, events and athlete partners in the industry to maximise the impact of the programme


Skills & Experience:

  • A demonstrable understanding of the UK's gaming and eSports scene, with in-depth knowledge of popular and emerging titles, consumer behaviour and trends
  • Strong relationships within the industry including publishers, event organisers, media partners, teams and athletes
  • Experience and skills in livestream video production both technical and creative
  • Strong project management and budgeting skills with demonstrable experience in managing diverse and senior stakeholders, preferably international

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to respond to everyone. If you have not heard from us within 5 working days of sending your CV then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for the position you have applied for.