Sr. Manager, League Operations – Apex Legends Competitive Gaming
Reports to Sr. Director & Commissioner - Apex Legends Competitive Gaming
We are building a global team to strategically drive competitive gaming for Apex Legends. We are looking for passionate, determined, and humble individuals with the imagination to innovate and lead in the industry. Together we will inspire the world to play competitively and make stars of all our players.
A key part of the team is the Sr. Manager of League Operations. You’ll lead key projects that will shape the success of Apex Legends competitive gaming. Your collaborative mindset will help build partnerships both internally and externally to ensure that all tournaments run smoothly. You’ll join a tightly integrated team that crafts strategies to drive the business forward by focusing on what excites our players and drives engagement.
Design the competitive structures to drive increased year-round engagement and monetization
Deliver best-in-class online and live competitions by partnering with 3rd party production teams to craft an unforgettable live event experience for our professional competitors and spectators
Work with internal and external partners to support online and live competition with detailed roadmaps, in-game functionality, and operation plans
Monitor, determine, and surface internal and industry insights and best practices to inform the strategic approach and competition management
Oversee the development of the competitive ruleset and player discipline
Collaborate on the further development of the informational website
Foster strong, collaborative relationships with internal cross functional teams, such as Marketing, Global Analytics, Legal, Events, Competitive Gaming Operations, Asia Competitive Gaming, and Web
A motivated self-starter with 5+ years’ experience leading best-in-class eSports programs to deliver demonstrable engagement and monetization returns.
Proven track record in defining eSports strategies, in designing compelling tournament programs, and in building strong partnerships.
Strong organizational, planning and interpersonal skills; with an ability to motivate and influence key stakeholders across multiple disciplines and at all levels.
Flexible and dynamic with the ability to work independently and adapt to changing goals and objectives.
Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience
Exceptional attention to detail, ability to multitask, and maintain composure
Excellent communication (written & verbal) and presentation skills across all levels of an organization
Excellent creative and strategic thinking
Ability to work under tight deadlines and prioritize
Ability to work on call, work on weekends, and travel internationally
Passion for Apex Legends
Fluency in more than 1 language
EA is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, pregnancy, age, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, medical condition or disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.
We are proud of the great perks we offer, like comprehensive health and benefit packages, tuition reimbursement, 401k with company match, and of course, free video games. And since we realize it takes world-class people to execute world-class competitive gaming programs, we offer excellent compensation packages and a culture that thrives on creativity and individuality.