Project Manager / Producer (Esports)

Redmond, WA
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Jack Coleman

Job Description:

This major AAA game studio responsible for the growth and development of a top-rated FPS franchise, is looking for an energetic, organized, and experienced Associate Esports Producer to assist in executing their esports program including events, broadcasts, marketing and communication, and more at a high quality bar. Crucial to the task is the ability to work and manage logistics cross-team with other parts of the larger gaming organization and external partners, including: 
• Marketing 
• PR 
• Game Production Teams 
• External tournament organizers (esports) 
• External suppliers 
This position demands a strong mix of communications and planning skills, as well as industry experience. Successful candidates will have a strong track record of project management with a steady progression of increased responsibility and impact. 

• Work alongside teams to establish schedule and scope of programs and initiatives 
• Track deliverables and schedules across multiple teams and projects including events 
• Provide regular status updates to relevant teams and stakeholders 
• Identify risks in advance and drive towards successful mitigation/resolution 
• Establish sustainable processes to drive the success of projects and teams 
• Supporting globally prioritized initiative around the world by coordinating with internal and external partners 
• Support partner tournament organizers with various projects that could include: shipping of technical equipment & physical assets, ordering/distribution of promotional items, and on-site support. 
• Travel for event pre and show dates and could include weekends and international destinations. 

Skills & Experience:
• Solid project management experience and organizational skills including the ability to set and drive requirements across multiple functional areas. 
• Excellent communication (verbal and written), interpersonal, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills are required. 
• Strong technical understanding, and preferably usage, of a large enterprise software ecosystem.
• Collaboration and cross team partnerships. Self-motivated and directed person, requiring minimal supervision for successful assignment completion. 
• Familiarity with tournament-related tech 
• Familiarity with various esports leagues, structures, and formats 

Minimum Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree in Business or equivalent work experience. 
• Minimum three years of project management experience in a business or hi-tech industry. 
• Project Management experience with budgets, teams and complex schedules. Experience in esports preferred.