Full Time Job

Senior Manager, eSports

Riot Games

Mexico City, Mexico 07-18-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
We're looking for humble, inventive professionals who can teach us a thing or two. We promise to return the favor. Like us, you take play seriously and you're passionate about games. We embrace those who see things differently, aren't afraid to experiment, and have a healthy disregard for constraints.

That's where you come in.

The Esports team is focused on delivering amazing fan experiences through our global events and regional competitions. Our professional and semi-professional competitive tiers in League of Legends, VALORANT and Wild Rift involve thousands of players and hundreds of organizations competing every week.

As our Sr. Manager, Esports - Latin America you will manage local functional and product teams and partner with global leadership to operationalize our product vision to meet Riot's esports goals for Latin America. You will provide management, guidance and mentorship to a diverse team, developing new processes and approaches to work as we launch and scale the biggest and most innovative sport products for our fans. You will foster collaboration and uphold financial rigor to ensure we are creating sustainable business practices that support the ecosystems we build. You will report to the Sr. Director, Americas Esports Territory Lead.

• Lead Riot's esports operations in Latin America driving operational efficiency while delivering value to esports fans
• Partner with senior esport leaders to translate product vision to measurable milestones and deliverables, drive results against strategic priorities
• Inform annual planning exercises and utilize local market expertise to identify opportunities/major investments to support esports product strategy in Latin America
• Prioritize the Latin America esports initiatives, identifies cross-region and cross-sport synergies, and acts as an escalation point to manage issues
• Execute and measure financial strategy for the Latin America Esports
• Manage the tracking of Latin America data; Ensures insights are shared across the organization
• Ensure the Latin America esports leagues are economically sustainable and partnerships with teams are strong
• Build a diverse team, fostering a growth-oriented team environment

Required Qualifications:
• 8+ years of experience in general management/operational leadership roles within gaming, sports, or media industries
• Thorough understanding of the gaming, sports, or media markets in Latin America
• Effectively allocate resources and tracking financial goals and performance
• Experience working with business stakeholders within a cross-functional matrix environment
• Language: English and Spanish
• Availability to travel sporadically
• Bachelor's degree in business or a related field

Desired Qualifications:
• • Understanding of esports ecosystems
• Experience organizing live events
• MBA or other relevant advanced degrees

As a Mexico City Rioter, you'll join a small team of internationally and culturally diverse professionals that share our prioritization of player experience, rejection of convention, and maniacal passion for gaming. With teams in Marketing, Business Development, Publishing and Esports, Riot Games Mexico City is dedicated to creating unique player experiences that show local players they aren't lost in translation.

Don't forget to include a resume and cover letter. We receive a lot of applications, but we'll notice a fun, well-written intro that shows us you take play seriously.
Our Perks:

We offer medical, dental, and vision plans that cover you, your spouse/domestic partner, and children. Life insurance, parental leave, plus short-term and long-term disability coverage are also available. Riot will support your retirement benefits with a company match, and double down on your donations of time and money to non-profit charitable organizations. Balance between work and personal life is encouraged with open paid time off, and a play fund so you can broaden and deepen your personal relationship with games.


It's our policy to provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and members of Riot Games, Inc. Riot Games makes reasonable accommodations for handicapped and disabled Rioters and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, handicap, veteran status, marital status, criminal history, or any other category protected by applicable federal and state law, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance relating to an applicant's criminal history (LAMC 189.00).

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-dyeevq-3-236-225-157-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Riot Games

Riot Games was founded in 2006 to develop, publish, and support the most player-focused games in the world. In 2009, we released our debut title, League of Legends, to worldwide acclaim. League has gone on to be the most-played PC game in the world and a key driver of the explosive growth of esports.