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Esports Executive

Location: 

London, GB

Opening Date:  07-Oct-2021
Full Time / Part Time:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Fixed Term

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

Role:  Esports Executive

 

Business Function: Commercial Media

 

Reports to: Esports Manager

Closing Date - 21st October 2021

 

Department: Media

 

Purpose:

The purpose of the Esports Executive is to support the Esports Manager in advancing the City Football Group Esports function from both commercial and strategic perspectives. The key responsibilities of this role will be to support on global esports fan engagement projects, assist with commercial conversations with endemic and non-endemic esports & gaming partners and support in advancing the overall key strategic objectives of the CFG Esports team.

 

Accountabilities with Key Outcomes: 

1

Coordinating asset delivery for global esports fan engagement projects, centring around CFG’s global esports teams, relationship with FaZe Clan in the USA and esports presence in China

2

Preparing supporting materials for global esports commercial partnership conversations with both endemic and non-endemic esports & gaming partners

3

Liaising with internal & external stakeholders to provide solutions to existing commercial esports partners to ensure partner satisfaction and generation of upsell opportunities

4

Working independently to put into action the strategic direction of the Esports Manager with regards to expanding CFG Esports’ activities in terms of new game titles and geographies

5

  • Coordinating asset delivery for Man City’s relationship with FaZe Clan, including end to end creation of digital & physical content and fan engagement initiatives globally, collaborative merchandise ranges and competitive esports initiatives
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6

  • Assist the Esports Manager in creating & managing a programme of competitions on a Man City gaming platform which gives fans an opportunity to game and play in a Man City branded space

 

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:  

Essential

Highly organised

Ability to manage relationships with a range of stakeholders

Hunger to learn and adapt to a fast-paced working environment

Numerically proficient with a high-level understanding of budget management

 

 

 

 

Desirable

Knowledgeable of the Esports ecosystem (in particular FIFA) and key competitions

Social media proficient

Able to account manage

Proficient in full Microsoft Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)

 

 

 

 

City Football Group promotes equal opportunities in employment and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

We will screen all applicants and select candidates whose skills and experience seem to meet our needs. We will carefully consider your application during the initial screening and will contact you only if you are selected for an interview. 

Employment is subject to the provision of proof of eligibility to work in the UK.

Due to our safeguarding promise, all UK based CFG roles will be subject to a DBS check upon commencing employment with us. This will be either a basic, standard or enhanced check depending on the job role and responsibilities.

If you have any further questions about the role or your application, please contact Careers@CityFootball.com

 

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