Esports Competition Coordinator
Our client based in Redmond, WA is looking for an energetic, organized, and experienced Esports Competition Coordinator to work with existing internal teams and external partners to coordinate esports tournaments and live events. This a contracting position and may last up to 18 months.
The Esports Competition Coordinator is responsible for player management, working with game development teams to represent the needs of the competitive community as well as the client’s operational partners. Candidates must have a strong mix of communication and organization skills, esports industry experience, esports administration, and a personal history of competing in esports.
Support the administration and execution of live and online events and competitions.
Collaborate with and help develop event support staff in tournament administration roles, including managing player communication channels.
Support all pre and post event execution activities, including but not limited to: planning, research, rules review, materials creation, player communication, and event recaps.
Support the formal documentation of competition operations, processes, methods, and tools.
Serve as a subject matter expert in competition equipment, relevant esports titles, and competition formats / structures.
Support development of competition structure and rules for individual competitions and programs.
Perform research and analysis related to competitive gaming, formats, leagues, platforms, and titles, applying key learnings to competition operations functions.
Collaborate with external partners to support end-to-end tournament operations, including but not limited to: player registration and check in, communications, bracket management, schedule management, and general player experience.
Responsible for end-to-end player communications and relationship management.
Serve as a key point of contact for administration, resolving disputes and solving problems.
Collect insights and feedback from the competitive community and represent the feedback with the development team.
Collaborate with the game development team to incorporate competitive player feedback.
Required Qualifications and Skills
One to four years of tournament or competition administration experience.
Availability to occasionally work nights and weekends.
Ability to travel domestically and internationally to support live events.
Strong attention to detail.
Strong organizational and tracking skills.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Experience working with internal teams and external partners.
Strong technical understanding, and usage of Windows, Office, Skype, Xbox and others.