Video Production Manager

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

At ESL Gaming, 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 e-sports 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 e-sports, gaming tournaments, leagues, events, and holistic ecosystems through our millions of players, fans, and heroes, as well as through our people, and culture.

This is one of many reasons why ESL 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!

Our New way of Working is new ways of Winning!

We offer remote working as part of flexible ways, for this position we offer fully remote but preferably located in EU, Germany, Sweden or Poland where we have our production studios.

Requirements:

What you’ll do:

  • Coordinate media production between EFG stakeholders (Creative, Live, Post) towards a shared vision and roadmap for eSports
  • Coordinate freelancers and building production plans in sync with local team leads – internal staff sourcing across ESL offices
  • Provide vital support in leading the execution side at EFG and other events
  • Provide support as the key communicator for internal stakeholders on production execution.
  • Execute workflows & develop high standards for all video productions within the EFG community
  • Oversee production execution from start to finish on all allocated projects
  • Support and drive discussions and ideas from clients to key internal stakeholders on production execution
  • Oversee and manage budget evaluations, planning & tracking supervision

What you’ll need:

Experience:

  • You have 2+ years of work experience in video services or/and production management
  • Educated media qualification or a university degree in a relevant field
  • You have planned and executed media productions
  • You have managed and negotiated contract terms
  • You have experience in disposition, staff and equipment planning

Specific Skills/Knowledge:

  • Fluent in spoken and written English. Ideally: Proficiency in German, too.
  • You have a good understanding of the esports industry and its media needs
  • You are proficient with video editing tools and comfortable with the technicalities of content productions including budget planning
  • You are self-motivated and have the ability to multi-task and manage time effectively to prioritize the workload.

Personal Skills:

  • You can execute productions within deadlines and budgets
  • You are a team worker and a leader
  • You have a hands-on mentality, great team spirit, and high motivation to work in a fast-paced environment
  • You keep calm in challenging situations and take control over it
  • You are willing to travel
  • You are detail-oriented and organized

Additional Skills:

  • A passion or knowledge of Gaming and/or eSports
  • A unique approach to tasks and projects with a creative mind
  • An existing network within content production and editing