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Director, Esports League & Event Operations

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San Francisco, United States

As the Director, Esports League & Event Operations you will direct the activities of a team of program management, events, operation and support personnel in the creative shaping, stand up, sustainment, and growth of Twitch developed, co-produced or owned & operated leagues and events. Your work will include the direction of both internal and external personnel or companies. You will ensure that performance goals for projects are met within the strategy outlined for several individual businesses or strategic partnerships. You will lead and support new Esports business and competition planning while developing initiatives to support the strategic direction and profitability for an entire portfolio of high profile programs. Esports League & Event Operations is a part of the Esports Department and works cross functionally with the Twitch Marketing, Sales, Business Development, Partnerships, Commerce, Strategy and Community teams. Requirements 10 to 15 years of combined experience, inside or outside of esports, in any of the following fields: project or program management, live event operations, broadcast productions, league & competition management or administration, and/or business management 8 years experience in a field where creativity or strategic vision are applied to project outcomes 5 or more of years experience as a manager of teams of personnel Strong analytical skills and experience with data-informed decision making Significant P&L responsibility experience Exceptional ability to project manage, think backwards, and plan for results Experience working with multiple stakeholders, both internal and external to the company Possess some knowledge of the esports and gaming industry and or have existing professional relationships with tournament operators, production studios, and game publishers and developers Strong knowledge of the Twitch platform, as a viewer and broadcaster Experience with multiple forms of business reporting Excellent verbal, written, and relationship management skills Basic software skills: CRM, Excel, PowerPoint, Keynote or similar programs Travel to conferences, tournaments and trade shows (weekends will be required) Bonus Points An active Twitch presence as a broadcaster, moderator, chatter, or lurker. Were partial to folks who genuinely love our product. A native grasp of esports culture and lingo. We strive to build authentic experiences for our discerning customers. 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. Previous employment at a game publisher, tournament operator, or gaming media site. Perks Full benefits, including medical, dental, vision and life 401(k) savings plan with a company match Catered daily lunch and dinners (and hearty breakfasts three times a week) Unlimited snacks and drinks Monthly in-office massages Corporate gym membership Commuter benefits Flexible time off policy Top of the line technology to help you build your own workspace

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