Management Trainee, Operations

The world of esports is growing and so are we!

We are looking to expand and hire a “Management Trainee, Operationsto support our Senior Vice President of Project and Event Operations. We are interested in people who share our passion for the gaming industry, who bring their unique capability, flair, and desire to the collaboration table. We believe that your attributes can make a difference in shaping our future, making it happen while learning and developing from start to finish.

At ESL FACEIT Group (EFG), we bring moments of magic and provide thrills to hundreds of millions of people, every single day. We pride ourselves on having enabled and empowered the global esports industry for more than two decades, aligned with our core mission We create worlds beyond gameplay where players and fans become community.”. Our passion, craft and DNA are aligned to create and shape the world of esports, gaming tournaments, leagues, events and holistic ecosystems through our millions of players, fans, heroes, as well as through our people, and culture. This is one of many reasons why EFG is a magical workplace, where anything is possible, and where you will thrive and experience a game-changing career.

Who should apply?

First and foremost, we celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive equal opportunity environment for all candidates who should be encouraged and empowered to apply for this position. We have a set of values that we live by and hope you share:

  • Passion most desirable attribute: you love or are fascinated by the gaming and esports environment. To be given the opportunity to work with ESL and our flagship products DreamHack Festivals, ESL Pro Tour, Intel® Extreme Masters, ESL Mobile, and many more, is something you want to be associated with as an employer of choice.
  • Impact: As a person, you are one of the ‘go to’ people who enjoy coming up with new ideas and putting it to action. Being strategic and hands-on at the same time comes naturally to you as you thrive in chaos creating calm to others in the storm.
  • Curiosity: You see the big picture and come up with general solutions if you see the need for them.
  • Agility: is one of your core strengths, you enjoy cross collaboration with people across the company, stakeholders, publishers, communicating, explaining, implementing, and improving your ideas towards the gaming community
  • Team Geist: you like to work in a team and help everybody to achieve their goals.

Are you ready for a Game-Changing Career Experience?

As a Management Trainee, Operations @EFG, you will be surrounded by some of the brightest minds in gaming. Our hierarchies are flat, and your ideas and opinions are constantly in demand. Each day will be met with complex and challenging tasks we are going to solve together. Quick decision making allows us to create competitive ecosystems which shape and define the nature of the esports market. We value team chemistry and teamwork above anything else, creating a friendly and fast-paced work environment.

As a Management Trainee, Operations, you will be involved in a broad and exciting range of projects within our Esports division with a focus on our Operations. You will work closely with our SVP Project and Event Operations and help visualize our strategies and developments into presentations and excels, as well as ad-hoc day-to-day tasks while also supporting the rest of Project & Event Operations +100 employees with various projects. This opportunity will give you great insight to the world of Esports and Gaming Festivals.

The ideal candidate will be located in Stockholm, Sweden and be open to working in person at the office.

What you’ll do:

  • Work together with our SVP Project & Event Operations.
  • Create creative and informative content for our managers.
  • Work with budget files and help with presentations, documents and project tools.
  • Participate and be part of strategic decisions.
  • Given the nature of the event world, things can happen and change at the last minute and you will be part of the solution.
  • Involved in the day-to-day life of Project and Event Operations across the globe.


Must Haves:

  • You thrive in a fast-paced environment and work well under pressure.
  • Bachelor’s or Master degree in business, economics or similar.
  • You have expert Google G Suite and Excel skills.
  • You are an independent and ambitious person, with a high work capacity.
  • You pay great attention to detail and can turn boring numbers into creative presentations.
  • You are a team player with great communication skills.
  • A positive and can-do attitude with a lot of willingness to learn.
  • You are fluent in both spoken and written English.

We truly believe that this could be the optimal kick start for your career, but are eager to see you continue at EFG for the long run. Meaning this is not a time limited role, rather have it as long as you like and then the EFG sky is the future for endless opportunities in your career.

Application information

Do you feel ready for the challenge of working at EFG? Join us for a game-changing career where we will be shaping the journey of esports together with diversity and inclusion. We encourage you to apply by filling in our application form including your earliest starting date and your desired salary.

Please apply by adding the requested documents CV or your cover letter in English language and preferably in PDF format.

Our Recruitment Process – What to expect?

Our recruitment team is committed to carefully reviewing and evaluating your application for this role, we will look at your past studies, work experience, passion.

You can expect to be invited for an interview if successful and email notification feedback if you didn’t qualify at this point of time!

About us:

ESL Gaming is the world’s leading esports company. For more than two decades, we have been shaping the industry and leading esports and gaming innovation globally across the most popular video games, creating a comprehensive ecosystem with opportunities for players to go from zero to hero, and for fans to witness the best stories esports has to offer. Our portfolio consists of high-profile products such as the DreamHack Festivals, ESL Pro Tour, Intel® Extreme Masters, ESL Mobile, and many more, ranging from grassroots to global elite competitions. ESL Gaming is part of ESL Faceit Group. More information is available at

ESL Gaming is an equal opportunity employer. We are creating a world where everybody can be somebody. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.