Full Time Job

SEA Competitive Gaming Lead

Electronic Arts

Singapore, Singapore 06-09-2020
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

Key Responsibilities
• Assist Head of Asia Competitive Gaming to develop Competitive Gaming Strategy

1) New player acquisition – Motivate new players to try out competitive game modes.

2) Engagement – Inspire our existing players to prolong their experiences with competitive play.

3) Viewership – Drive fans to work with and consume the game's competitive content.
• Define and implement measurable criteria to evaluate our success in e-sports and set Indicators for growth.
• Develop management level reports to support business reviews.
• Align and work with our Global Competitive Gaming Division, ensuring Global Strategy is reflected in SEA plans.
• Promote quarterly planning meetings with regional publishing partners to review Competitive Gaming strategy and plan for the upcoming period.
• Directly manage the relationship with e-sports organizers in South East Asia, in connection with their local competitive gaming programs involving EA properties.
• Partner with and ensure effective communication between several internal and external stakeholders by serving as the lead point of contact.
• Monitor the effectiveness of all competitive gaming, e-sports events, and campaigns, providing regular reports to the publishing team, with specific and actionable recommendations for future improvement.
• Constantly monitor competitive gaming strategies, plans, and materials from international EA counterparts to ensure consistency, adopt best practices, and gain efficiencies/economies with worldwide plans.
• Monitor industry and local insights to inform and assist our strategic approach, as well as identify opportunities to bring in additional revenue for our competitive gaming programs.

Skill Requirements
• 5~7 years of experience in project management, marketing e-sports or business management, preferably in the video game, experiential marketing or sports industries.
• Understanding of and experience in competitive gaming and/or sports digital content planning, production and broadcast distribution in South East Asia, especially Thailand and Vietnam.
• Strong project and time management skills.
• Marketing, business, event management or sports management degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Ability to build strong working relationships built on mutual trust.
• Proven success leading groups and managing various stakeholders.
• Strong team player, behaves like an owner, and ultimately focused on delivering results with high standards.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills, as well as presentation skills in English.
• Experience in developing innovative marketing campaign plans involving live service products, targeting acquisition, engagement and monetization.

Good to Have
• Ability to travel 10-20% of the time.
• Fluency in Thai or Vietnamese
• Passion for video games and interest in e-sports and competitive gaming.
• Self-motivated individual with an ability to work autonomously.
• Excellent creative and strategic thinking.
• Ideally an understanding of both the gaming and cultural nuances of China, Korea, Japan and Southeast Asia.
• Solid understanding of Microsoft Office programs.
• Effective collaboration skills across all levels of an organization.
• Ability to manage projects on schedule and within budget.

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Electronic Arts
Electronic Arts Inc. is a global leader in digital interactive entertainment. EA develops and delivers games, content and online services for Internet-connected consoles, mobile devices and personal computers.
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