Product Manager – Dota 2

The world of esports is growing and so are we!

We are looking to expand and hire a “Product Manager, Game Ecosystems, Dota2with strong esports, product management experience to join us on shaping the journey of esports. We are interested in people who share our passion for gaming, 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, make it happen and learn and develop 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 having enabled and empowered the global esports industry for more than two decades, aligned with our core mission Creating a World Where Everybody can be Somebody”. 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 are a passionate gamer or love 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.

We empower remote work!

One of many perks and reasons why EFG is a magical workplace is that we empower remote or hybrid work of choice! We believe that our new ways of working are the new ways of winning. We recognize that our employees’ comfort and productivity are better achieved from the comfort of your remote workspace of choice, be it your home or the road!

This is a remote position with the ideal candidate residing in Europe.


What you’ll do:

  • Develop and oversee the project/product vision strategy that empowers and engages the Dota2 community experience.
  • Develop and oversee the planning, development and execution of Products that sit within the ESL Dota2 ecosystem from start to finish.
  • Assist with developing the ESL strategy and values – worldwide.
  • Create and learn role-related processes, procedures, and best practices.
  • Contribute to defining product KPIs + measure program success over time.
  • Manage, support, and hold accountable the support resources tied to cross department functions to organize online competitions and high profile esports events.
  • Responsible for keeping stakeholders up to date through creating and presenting internal and external reports.
  • Build and maintain relationships with people across the company and in the community.
  • Contribute to new business development and thought leadership opportunities.
  • Keep abreast of changes in area(s) of expertise and responsibility via participation in ongoing professional development and training.
  • Perform other duties, functions, responsibilities, projects and provide assistance as necessary.

Requirements:

Must Haves:

  • Around 3 years of esports, Project or Product Management experience (or other relevant experience).
  • An incredibly high standard of the English language, both spoken and written, is essential. Required for interactions across the organization, leading meetings and presenting ideas.
  • A passion for Dota2 and its community with motivation to push the boundaries of competitive gaming.
  • An ability to take initiative while balancing multiple tasks simultaneously, in a deadline driven, fast-paced environment.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft and Google software applications-e.g., all office products and Google apps.
  • A highly collaborative spirit and detail-oriented focus.
  • Seamlessly perform under pressure and deliver results in a fast-paced environment that requires fresh thinking and innovation.

Nice to Have

  • Bachelor’s degree in Management, Marketing, Business, or equivalent.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize tasks resulting in consistent productivity.
  • Ability to meet accuracy and productivity goals.
  • Strong problem-solving, analytical and evaluative skills.
  • Demonstrate effective, accurate and clear communication with excellent verbal, written, interpersonal, social media, reading, phone and customer service skills in accordance with role.
  • Respond to others in a timely and courteous manner.
  • Define and prioritize realistic and specific goals and objectives.