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Player Relations Coordinator (Contract)

Blizzard Entertainment
New York, NY 10007
  • Job Code
    R019434
Team Name:

Job Title:
Player Relations Coordinator (Contract)

Requisition ID:
R019434

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
  • Capture 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 partners to ensure appropriate promotional and media obligations are met along with any administrative and operational needs
  • As a fan of Overwatch & the Overwatch League, provide the team with creative thoughts and solutions to further develop the future of the league

Qualifications:
  • 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 SharePoint and Microsoft Office applications: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Deep passion and understanding of Overwatch and the Overwatch League.
  • Outstanding 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

COVID-19 Hiring Update

This role is anticipated to be assigned as a hybrid work model position, with some work on-site at an Activision Blizzard office and some work remote.

We love hearing from anyone who is enthusiastic about changing the games industry. Not sure you meet all qualifications? Let us decide! Research shows that women and members of other under-represented groups tend to not apply to jobs when they think they may not meet every qualification, when, in fact, they often do! We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and strongly encourage you to apply.

We are committed to working with and providing reasonable assistance to individuals with physical and mental disabilities. If you are a disabled individual requiring an accommodation to apply for an open position, please email your request to accommodationrequests@activisionblizzard.com General employment questions cannot be accepted or processed here. Thank you for your interest

Our World

Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI), is one of the world's largest and most successful interactive entertainment companies and is at the intersection of media, technology and entertainment. We are home to some of the most beloved entertainment franchises including Call of Duty, World of Warcraft, Overwatch, Diablo, Candy Crush and Bubble Witch. Our combined entertainment network delights hundreds of millions of monthly active users in 196 countries, making us the largest gaming network on the planet!

Our ability to build immersive and innovate worlds is only enhanced by diverse teams working in an inclusive environment. We aspire to have a culture where everyone can thrive in order to connect and engage the world through epic entertainment. We provide a suite of benefits that promote physical, emotional and financial well-being for 'Every World' - we've got our employees covered!

The videogame industry and therefore our business is fast-paced and will continue to evolve. As such, the duties and responsibilities of this role may be changed as directed by the Company at any time to promote and support our business and relationships with industry partners.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status, among other characteristics.

Rewards

We provide a suite of benefits that promote physical, emotional and financial well-being for 'Every World' - we've got our employees covered! Subject to eligibility requirements, the Company offers comprehensive benefits including:

  • Medical, dental, vision, health savings account or health reimbursement account, healthcare spending accounts, dependent care spending accounts, life and AD&D insurance, disability insurance;
  • 401(k) with Company match, tuition reimbursement, charitable donation matching;
  • Paid holidays and vacation, paid sick time, floating holidays, compassion and bereavement leaves, parental leave;
  • Mental health & wellbeing programs, fitness programs, free and discounted games, and a variety of other voluntary benefit programs like supplemental life & disability, legal service, ID protection, rental insurance, and others;
  • If the Company requires that you move geographic locations for the job, then you may also be eligible for relocation assistance.

Eligibility to participate in these benefits may vary for part time and temporary full-time employees and interns with the Company. You can learn more by visiting https://www.benefitsforeveryworld.com/.

In the U.S., the standard base pay range for this role is $21.63 - $40.02 Hourly. This base pay range is for the U.S. and is not applicable to locations outside of the U.S. Actual amounts will vary depending on experience, performance and location. In addition to a competitive base pay, employees in this role may be eligible for incentive compensation. Incentive compensation is not guaranteed.





Posted: 2023-01-10 Expires: 2023-02-08
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