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  • Job Title: Director of Gaming & eSports
  • Employment Type: Perm
  • Date Posted: 6/20/2017
  • Location: Alexandria, VA
  • Job #: JO-1705-722

Primary Function: 
Our client’s marketing department is looking for someone to lead their groundbreaking work in the gaming and eSports space.  This job requires strategic thinking, partnership acquisition, and the ability to lead brands and clients with innovation and flawless execution.

Duties & Responsibilities
50% of yearly commitment in New Business & Pitch Development/Delivery

  • Act as a strategic counselor for clients, brands, and vendors developing and presenting ROI driven campaigns
  • Accountable for deliverables on weekly/monthly basis; managing up to Executive team and Business development lead
  • Strategic targeting for new business outreach, identify and nurture new business opportunities, present capabilities, etc.
  • Build and implement growth strategy to garner true new business
  • Define and implement processes as they relate to pitching (new and existing clients), new business transition and growing the ‘core’
  • Network, build, and manage client relationships to curate longevity in the space

25% of yearly commitment in Project Management/Client Services liaison

  • Manages campaign timeline, budget allocation and client expectations with direction from Senior Manager and/or Director
  • Works in partnership with operations teams to draft and manage the logistical coordination of all campaign elements including: merchandise, supplies, vehicles, schedules, and hiring and training of field personnel
  • Identifies potential threats and proactively outlines necessary solutions
  • Creates, manages, and keeps parties accountable for timelines and deliverables

15% of yearly commitment on Client Relationship and Account Management

  • Collects, organizes and analyzes campaign data to assist in developing campaign recaps and metrics to help clients understand the power of eSports
  • Acts as a liaison between internal departments to align client expectations with the client’s resources and ensure the client goals are effectively communicated and executed
  • Proactively communicates with clients to provide daily/weekly campaign updates, schedules, and contact reports

10 % of yearly commitment Personnel Management

  • Works with department heads to create training materials and executes training program with Client Service lead
  • Provides consistent coordination, leadership, and communication to business development representatives to ensure maximum performance

SKILLS REQUIREMENTS

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Suite (Mac experience preferred)
  • Excellent writing, copy/editing skills and general communications skills
  • Knowledge of the event/promotions industry
  • High level of detail-orientation, and ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work on a team or independently

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

  • 7-10 years of experiential marketing/eSports management experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business/Marketing or related field

 
TO APPLY
http://teampeople.force.com/careers
 

Customer Service + Diversity Inclusion:
 
TeamPeople is an organization dedicated to providing superior customer service. Outstanding customer service encompasses everything from performing the technical, creative and operational aspects of our jobs to the best of our ability, to going the extra mile to assist our customers and colleagues in any way. 
 
We respect, value and celebrate the unique attributes, characteristics and perspectives that make each person who they are. We also believe that bringing diverse individuals together allows us to collectively and more effectively address the issues that face our customers. It is our aim, therefore, that our partners, strategies and investments reflect these core values. TeamPeople is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
 

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