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Esports Coordinator with Pittsburgh Knights in Pittsburgh · PA

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Sports Jobs in Pittsburgh · PA · Open to Remote
Player Operations: Any Sport - Coach
Title: Esports Coordinator
Job Location: Pittsburgh, OR Remote USA
Employment Type: Full Time
Announcement No. PK-012
About Us
Pittsburgh Knights LLC is a professional esports organization headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and was officially launched on December 1st, 2017. We are widely recognized as the top esports team in the region.
Under the Knights brand, our handpicked teams compete globally for prize money across multiple video game titles. In addition to a percentage of tournament winnings, our company works on brand sponsorships, merchandise sales, ad revenue, league revenues, virtual goods, and esports camps.
Why choose Pittsburgh Knights
We're dedicated to our work, our company, our clients, and the most fun of all, Gaming! If you are searching for a position with an up-and-coming company that will expose you to more opportunities than you can imagine while working in a fast-paced gaming environment then you have successfully found the right place!
Make an impact through your work on real projects and involvement in the gaming community.
Job Summary/ General Description:
Under the direction of the Esports Director, this position manages the overall experience and value for the Pittsburgh Knights in the Esports division. The esports coordinator will deliver high-level communication and service to all esports teams and talent the Knights. Research and Develop the gaming industry and all its components to be able to take initiative on internal projects. 
  • Meet regularly with the Esports Director and manage up-to-date records, performance, contracts, schedules, contract renewals, prize money, and reports of all company players, coaches, analysts, and talent.
  • Manage the day to day needs of teams and players which include, but are not limited to travel, scheduling, working with coaches and managers to resolve team issues, maintaining league standards, measuring player performance, disciplinary actions, tracking contract deliverables, and esport league standards ensuring they are met and other player-related issues that arise.
  • Work with staff to build and use analytics tools / Deliver performance results based on predetermined metrics and goals.
  • Provide monthly reports on game developers and existing/emerging trends within the current esports and gaming industry.
  • Provide team or player acquisition proposals including, but not limited to: acquisition options, assessment of players’ reputations, player/team statistics and histories, yearly projection of costs, and proposed term sheets.
  • Onboard new team members in order to become fully integrated and update player policies/onboarding procedures as needed and as requested. 
  • Manage all talent/player sponsorship/ and esport league fulfillment deliverables
  • Monitor all player social media on a regular basis, to ensure organizational and partnership standards are maintained, flagging and manage any issues/concerns.
  • Travel with the team to venues, as requested
  • Maintain key relationships with other professional teams, players, and games for partnering opportunities and report on all partnering opportunities in a timely fashion
  • Develop building full corporate and event sponsorship decks
  • Work closely with all internal departments to achieve Company goals and objectives, including tracking customer feedback, representing the brand at launches and events, and conceptualizing marketing campaigns and strategies as requested.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Sports Management or relevant area of study.
  • 1+ years of experience managing teams.
  • High-level organization skills.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritize goals.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Ability to work evenings. Weekends, based on business needs.
  • Must be able to take initiative (emphasize), and independently complete tasks and projects.
  • Must maintain a positive, professional attitude always and be receptive to input and constructive criticism.
  • Well-versed in the usage of Email, Asana, Hubspot Sales, Linkedin Premium, Winmo (ASK), Gong (ASK), Zoomph, Discord
  • Knowledge of Esports a must.
What you will bring to Pittsburgh Knights
You are a quick-thinking self-starter with a passion for games. You will support project work that will drive value, improve processes and enhance collaboration within the organization. You are comfortable working in a startup environment. You like to create new initiatives and develop them independently. 
Pittsburgh Knights provide an inclusive, engaging environment designed to empower employees and promote work-life success.

Please make sure you also apply through the following link:  
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (EEO): Pittsburgh Knights provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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