307 e-sports Manager

    Tencent America LLC

    Job Description

    Responsibilities

    • Break eSports into the mainstream in the U.S., backed by the publisher with the #1 eSport in China
    • Develop and execute esports plans in the U.S. at multiple levels (community to local to pro) that support thousands of players and tournament organizers, casters and vendors.
    • Select and oversee partners to build platforms to support eSports initiatives.
    • Collaborate with internal teams to tightly integrate eSports programming with game publishing activities and brand pillars.
    • Execute online and offline events, from managing vendors to hands-on tournament operations.
    • Build and manage relationships with e-Sports partners including vendors, organizers, talent (athletes and on-air) and team owners.
    What were looking for
    • 3 + years e-Sports experience, traditional sports, or equivalent.
    • Ability to communicate and inspire people, from casual to pro players.
    • Live event planning, execution and budgeting experience.
    • Track record managing vendor projects (on-time and on-budget).
    • Availability for frequent travel, including international.
    • Leadership prowess managing a small team of direct reports as well as collaboration with a much larger cross