Project Manager

    BLAST

    BLAST

    We are BLAST – the global esports media network delivering world class entertainment experiences. Whether it be intimate broadcast studio shows, arena events, digital platforms or top-class multi-platform content, we create the most exciting, exhilarating and euphoric moments in esports. This includes BLAST Premier; a worldwide Counter-Strike: Global Offensive tournament where the best teams and brightest stars fight it out for a $4.25m total prize pool. Broadcast around the world in 100 territories to over 150m households. With BLAST we want to amplify the best elements of esports – excitement, competition and community. Creating exhilarating events, unmissable content and fan first experiences.

    Location Copenhagen
    Position Full-time

    Salary Competitive

    BACKGROUND

    BLAST is a global esports media network delivering world-class entertainment experiences. This began in Counter-Strike, BLAST owns and operates BLAST Premier, expanding to a variety of popular games through a new major, rapidly growing part of the business, Development, where BLAST expands its offering into multiple games and IPs (case studies below).

    THE ROLE

    We are looking for a fantastic project manager, to help ensure the success of BLAST’s continued growth. BLAST is working on an exciting, new major project with Epic Games, creating and delivering the FNCS competition.  Having already completed Season 1, this individual will manage the project processes, deadline management, budget tracking, and internal/external communications for the following Seasons and upon completion of FNCS will continue with future similar projects.

    KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Manage the overall project tracker, so individuals and departments can easily see their deadlines and contribution to the overall project
    • Support individuals and departments in their workflows to make things efficient and smooth
    • Think strategically about the goals and purpose of the project to make decisions, and support others in making decisions, to best reach that goal
    • Manage the project, track progress, risk, and gaps as well as develop the project plan in Smartsheet
    • Track overall budget and work with all internal stakeholders ensuring efficient budget management is applied throughout the entire project.
    • Set up relevant internal and external calls with agendas, minutes, and action items
    • Be proactive and solution-focused – Identifying risks and gaps and mitigating with clear actions and ownership. The right candidate will be very hands-on and an active part of the delivery team. Bring positive energy and attitude toward the tasks and feel part of the incredible end result of FNCS across live show, content, graphics, etc.
    • Make suggestions and contributions to overall project processes and suggestions on improvements.
    • Passion for high standards in processes and the end result, preferably with enthusiasm and interest in gaming and esports.

    EXPERIENCE:

    • 3+ years of project management across complex projects with some form of live/production output
    • Project management of significant esports productions is preferred but not essential

    PROFILE & DETAILS

    • A collaborative individual who can work productively with colleagues across departments (product, operations, content, broadcast, etc.)
    • Highly organized and structured and applying this approach towards own deliverables as well as the project.
    • Based in either of BLAST’s London or Copenhagen offices.
    • Reporting to the Head of Projects

    WHAT WE OFFER

    • Unique opportunity to join the development of a global esports company and be part of a fast-moving organization that already has made a substantial footprint in the world of esports.
    • An energetic, fun, and social work environment with fantastic colleagues.
    • An informal workplace with a high degree of flexibility and freedom with responsibility.

    To apply please send your CV and short cover letter combined in one document.

    BLAST Development – Case studies:

    2020:

    • BLAST Bounty Hunt – (dota2)
    • BLAST Valorant Twitch Invitational
    • Spike Nations by Twitch (Valorant)
    • European First Strike (Valorant)

    :2021

    • FNCS All-Star Showdown (Fortnite)
    • FNCSGrand Royale (Fortnite)
    • Red Bull Flick (CSGO)
    • BLAST Titans (Apex Legends) 

    2022

    • FNCS (year-round)
    • ePL (FIFA)
    For more information or questions please contact us.

    Perks and benefits

    This job comes with several perks and benefits

    Flexible working hours

    Time is precious. Make it count. Morning person or night owl, this job is for you.

    Free coffee / tea

    Get your caffeine fix to get you started and keep you going.

    Pension plan

    We take care of you, even when you are old and wrinkly.

    Maternity / paternity leave

    Kids are the future, go spend time with them.

    Work life balance

    Carve out time for your kids, friends and personal cider projects.

    Central office

    Your local office is your anchor point, thus, we placed it centrally at your convenience.

    Paid holiday

    Metropolitists, beach boys and mountaineers we salute you and pay you to go and explore the world.

    Remote work allowed

    You know how you perform best. Work from your couch, your favorite cafe or abroad when you feel like it.

    Free friday beers

    Friday is something special, let’s enjoy a beer together.

    Free lunch

    Enjoy a free catered lunch with your colleagues, every day.

    Mental health support

    We care about your wellbeing. We take stress seriously and support you in times with any mental imbalance.

    Free office snacks

    Peckish after lunch? We got your back with soft drinks, treats and fruit.

    Near public transit

    Easy access and treehugger friendly workplace.

    Healthcare insurance

    Break a leg! Seriously, we got you covered in our company healthcare plan.

    Social gatherings

    Social gatherings and games; hang out with your colleagues.

    To apply for this job email your details to trine@blast.tv