Project Manager - Esports

Job TitleProject Manager
DepartmenteSports
Reports toCOO (who is currently also heading the eSports business unit)
SupervisesNone

Evident is looking for a passionate, collaborative, and highly organized Project Manager with an interest in eSports. The Project Manager will directly service clients from the eSports industry. He / she will team up with different business units to create compelling narratives and effective campaigns. The Project Manager reports directly to the COO.

Tasks and Responsibilities

The Project Manager is required to perform the following duties and undertake the following responsibilities:

Business Development

  • Identify potential leads and reaches out to them
  • Achieve sales targets by securing contract renewals or new business opportunities from existing clients
  • Implement lead generation tactics
  • Respond to, and engage with, any sales inquiries or requests for information
  • Work with different teams to develop client pitches (prepare SOWs, presentations, and quotations)
  • Negotiate scope of work and pricing
  • Build relationships with current and potential clients to expand business opportunities
  • Continuously seek opportunities to expand existing client business

Client and Project Management

  • Act as day-to-day client contact and primary liaison between the client and implementing team
  • Oversee the overall production of project deliverables, working, and leading team members as necessary, and ensuring delivery quality and timeliness
  • Inform internal team members of possible issues as they arise, and manage the outcomes of these
  • Develop a detailed project plan to monitor and track progress
  • Oversee the implementation of the project timeliness and set meetings or progress sessions as stated in the contract
  • Act as the client’s “brand champion” and police any possible deviations to strategy, persona, or playbook
  • Creates the internal briefs needed by stakeholders to be able to produce the deliverables of the project.
  • Ensure that the products submitted to client are aligned with overall strategy and direction
  • Manage digital marketing campaigns
  • Enhance brand awareness in the digital space

Coordination

  • Participate in ideation sessions with Creatives
  • Act as general liaison between Evident and freelancers/suppliers/subcontractors

Continuous Learning and Other Areas

  • Display an innovative attitude when accomplishing tasks and approaching goals
  • Develop a close working relationship with the other team members 
  • Maintain flexibility and adaptability in the workplace
  • Maintain a sense of honesty, integrity, and confidentiality in the conduct of responsibilities
  • Proactively find ways to improve the efficiency of the team 
  • Commit to continuous learning and development 
  • Stay abreast of trends in esports, project management, communications, digital marketing, social media and related fields.

Qualifications and Skills

  • 2-3 years of project management experience, agency experience is preferred but not required
  • Has a good understanding of eSports and its trends 
  • Detail-oriented and effective communicator
  • Able to manage multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Has a strong ability to organize information in a clear and concise manner for varying audiences

What's Next?

For interested applicants, please send a copy of your comprehensive CV and cover letter to hiring@evident.ph

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