Twitch’s mission is to pioneer multi-player entertainment and grow its global community of creators. As the Esports Production Manager - Events for Esports Production Operations, you will lead the planning and execution of Twitch Esports marquee live in-person events across America and Internationally. This includes pre-production, production design, logistics management, vendor selection and management, venue selection and management, labor booking, on site execution, and all post event responsibilities including post-mortems, payments and reporting. This position is a unique opportunity to help define and build one of the most unique live event experiences that exists in the entertainment, esports and gaming which blends the greatest of the Twitch community with ground breaking technology. Success will be delivering a mulit-player live event experience that has no comparison in the marketplace.

Responsibilities

-Lead the production planning of large scale events including concept design, budgeting, vendor selection and integration in to other Twitch departments
-Oversee on-site management of all personnel and vendors from setup through production and breakdown
-Work to ensure brand values from design briefings are instituted through all creative elements
-Organize teams efforts for efficiency and quality to bring to life all live performance and physical aspects of our teams content and experiential vision
-Oversight of all event operations including staff, vendors, schedules, meetings, broadcast and other core functions
-Focus on innovation, by developing programs and activations to surprise and delight the community at each event
-Work with the sales organization to ensure that all sponsorship obligations are integrated flawlessly to the event
-Maintain budget from pre-production through project completion and ensure all cost tracking is completed post event
-Managing contracts, receipts, invoices and all other event materials
-Select and manage external agencies and ancillary vendors
-Meet and exceed agreed upon key performance indicators for each event
-Help shape Twitch Esports events as a senior voice and guiding hand to determine the how of our projects all over the globe
-Continuously identify opportunities for improvement in an effort to constantly raise the quality of shows and events

Experience / Skills


Requirements

-7+ years experience of successfully developing and executing large scale gaming, broadcast, or sports events
-4+ years of notable event production experience in major live, on location events
-1+ year of related esports event experience
-Proven track record of leadership within live production demonstrating an ability to take a creative concept and build an organized structure around it
-A strong acumen in Excel/Google Sheets for budgeting & scheduling, and comfort working with large data sets and dashboards
-Relentless attention to detail and passion for documenting and organizing information so that it is clear and remains current
-Driven sense of ownership, leadership, and accountability
-A willingness and availability to travel the world a significant amount of time each year in order to lead our projects in this senior role
-Demonstrated eagerness to learn and expand skill set and a positive attitude!

Bonus Points

-A deep rolodex of contacts and endemic knowledge of how to use that rolodex to fill gaps. And as our workload scales, you know the best professionals in the industry to whom we can outsource this work as needed
-Experience directly with esports live events. We want the best person for the job, regardless of if they’re joining us from a primarily esports background or not . However, any experience in leading production of video game live events is a bonus
-A network of esports and general gaming connections. Some of our best ideas come from our friends. We’d love for you to bring some to the party
-An active Twitch presence as a broadcaster, moderator, chatter, or lurker. We’re partial to folks who genuinely love our product