Senior Product Manager, DreamHack Festivals

The world of e-sports is growing and so are we

At ESL, you are 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 products which shape and define the nature of the gaming lifestyle. We value team chemistry and teamwork above anything else, creating a friendly and fast paced work environment.

DreamHack creates an arena where you can come to connect, explore, win, play a part, and be yourself through a gaming lifestyle experience. Our immersive gaming festivals feature everything gaming under one roof and the community is invited to experience our LAN parties, top tier & grassroots esports, see the best cosplayers and their works, meet their favorite content creators, and enjoy everything from arts, screenings, and live music, to the latest games in our expo.

About the role

As a Product Manager, you are responsible for the budget, execution, and creative integration of assigned areas for our DreamHack festivals. The Product Manager will develop product vision and strategy with a strong understanding of a given product and community.

The Product Manager reports to the Director DreamHack Festivals and will be part of our Global Product team. This is a remote position with the ideal candidate residing in Germany or Sweden.

Requirements:

What you’ll do

  • Liaise with production, producers, product managers, and others within festival product
  • Plan and coordinate focus areas to reach assigned goals
  • Coordinate all communications and marketing efforts with the communications team
  • Ensure that allocated budget is utilized, planned, and not exceeded
  • Coordinate all product efforts directly with assigned operations team
  • Produce schedules and other documentation to aid in planning and execution
  • Cultivate responsible focus areas and develop them every festival iteration
  • Ensure company success by transparent reporting and communication, cross product cooperation and acting in accordance with company values and regulations
  • Be familiar with, and comply with MTG Anti-Bribery and Corruption Policy, Code of Conduct, Whistleblower Policy, and the Information/IT Security policy

What you need

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in Product Management, Event Management, or another related field in tech, gaming, or entertainment
  • Knowledge and passion about DreamHack (nice to have)
  • Driven, proactive, self-going and great at taking own initiatives and decision
  • Ability to work within an environment of frequently changing priorities
  • Ability to be proactive and problem-solving, and able to delegate and oversee teams working independently
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to build relationships across geography, function, and seniority
  • High level of professionalism, diplomacy, and integrity