Esport & Influencer Community Manager

Job Type:
Permanent
Areas of Expertise:
Community Management, eSports
Region:
UK
Area:
South East UK
City:
Cambridge
Posted:
29-Jun-17
Company:
Jagex
Job Ref:
Esport & Influencer Community Manager

Esport & Influencer Community Manager

Department 

Product Marketing

Contract 

Full-time

Location 

UK-Cambridge

Salary 

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More information about this job

Overview

Jagex Games Studio is looking for an Esport & Influencer Community Manager to work across all products in the Jagex portfolio.


The Esport & Influencer Community Manager will act as a thought leader for Esports, ensuring competitive game modes improve with each iteration and that we capitalise on new opportunities in the esports sector.


The successful candidate will take the lead for the operational execution of esports tournaments, and competitions – working closely with our specialist events team. They will head up our influencer and partner

relations programme – building and strengthening relationships with content creators and community figureheads. 

 

In return you’ll receive a competitive salary, options for a sponsored gym membership, private health care, flexible working, cycle repair, free parking and fresh fruit delivered to your team every day.
We also have a full bean style coffee machine that provides hot drinks available throughout the day.

 

Expect to be invited to team events once a quarter as well as company-wide parties to celebrate our successes.

 

The successful applicant will be able to enjoy our newly refurbished office which includes contemporary break out areas, gaming zones, high tech meeting rooms, a huge Atrium with tiered seating and our very own private bar!

 

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

Work with development and product teams to ensure competitive game modes and tournaments improve with each iteration
Gather player feedback on events, competitive game modes, and tournaments – reporting back to the team on a regular basis
Identify new competitive gaming opportunities through industry research
Plan, administrate, and lead esports and competitive gaming tournaments and competitions
Build out an influencer programme – allowing us to manage, grow, and monitor our content creators
Own, manage, and strengthen our relationship with existing influencers in the community
Coordinate influencer visits to build excitement and support for upcoming updates, whilst strengthening our relationships
Nurture upcoming content creators to build the next generation of influencers
Work with community partners and leaders to build strong relationships and forge valuable partnerships


Essential Skills:

Experience working with content creators and influencers
A deep understanding of competitive gaming
Experience with event planning and management – working with partners both internal and external
Understanding of the social, video, and streaming landscape in the games industry
Confidence to feature on livestreams as and when required

 

Desired Skills:

A love of Old School RuneScape
Experience in streaming or video production
A background in leading guilds or clans in online games

 

Corporate Responsibilities:

To behave at all times in a professional manner, maintaining a positive and conscientious work ethic whilst also demonstrating initiative and determination to get the job done.
To work effectively with colleagues both within the immediate team and across the company whenever necessary.
To demonstrate a willingness to adapt to the evolving environment of the company, teams and work requirements.
Drive to learn, grown and improve their current skill set and that of the function. Maintaining professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies

Contact Details:
Jagex
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Contact: The Recruitment Team
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