Player Relations Coordinator

Blizzard Irvine, CA

About the Job

Job Description:

The Overwatch League is a global, world-class esports ecosystem designed from the ground up to ensure that teams and players can thrive for years to come, and that fans have the best experience possible. The Overwatch League melds Blizzard's experience in esports with best practices of time-honored traditional sports.

We're seeking an experienced Player Relations Coordinator to join the Overwatch League who is passionate about the video gaming and sports industries, player communities, and communication. The person in this role will work with teams and players to ensure the Overwatch League is providing a top tier experience for its players.

Responsibilities

  • Develop deep, genuine, and collaborative relationships with teams and individual players on behalf of the league
  • Ensure day-of logistics run smoothly for online match play, accommodations, schedules, media, and promotional events & content
  • Work proactively with players and team management to address all issues in a timely fashion
  • Gather feedback from players and managers to continuously improve events, rules, game play, in-competition features and any pertinent information and report back to League Operations
  • Provide players, teams, and team managers with league updates regarding changes, rules adjustments, or any other pertinent news
  • Cultivate and maintain relationships with internal Marketing and other League departments to ensure appropriate promotional and media obligations are met

Qualification

  • Fluency in Korean language
  • 2+ years experience working in esports or other live events and/or leagues
  • 2+ years experience in an administrative role
  • Able to work diligently and confidently in a fast paced, live environment
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office applications: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Deep passion and understanding of the Overwatch League.
  • Impeccable organizational, problem-solving and time-management abilities
  • Able to act with discretion when handling confidential matters

Pluses

  • Experience with talent management
  • Experience in a game or entertainment company
  • Experience in project management
  • A passion for video games

Required Application Materials

  • Resume
  • Cover letter