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Director, Creators - Gaming & Variety

$95k – $155k AngelList Est.
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The Director, Creators - Gaming & Variety is responsible for leading the strategic direction for the Gaming business within the Creator division -- you will be the head of Gaming & Variety at Fullscreen.

You will have a track record of both successfully leading large, cross-functional teams to deliver results against ambitious goals and provide world-class partner management to top gaming talent.

You should be a fast-mover and a self-starter. You know how to innovate in a dynamic industry where getting there first matters. You are also a leader who builds systems and best practices, creates efficiencies, solves problems, and can work with a wide range of personality types across a large organization. You should be able to instill confidence & rigor into a team and greater organization and create a culture where people are inspired to do their best work and grow within Fullscreen. You are described by your teams as the ultimate ‘player/coach’ -- you know instinctively how to balance both roles.

You must have a proven track-record and a deep network in the gaming and/or e-sports industries. It goes without saying that you should have a real passion for gaming, digital entertainment, YouTube and the world of social media. You will have a background in media, particularly social video with a deep knowledge of platform optimization and best practices. Experience creating world-class content with top gaming talent is required. You should understand traditional talent and gamers’ unique qualities, communication styles, and priorities.

You are seen as a thought-leader in the gaming industry. By leveraging your strong relationships, you will find win-win opportunities with the industry’s leading figures and personalities. You will be a hard-working leader, a strong critical thinker, and you are motivated by a competitive hunger and passion for gaming.

Responsibilities

  • Build and execute bold growth plans for the Gaming vertical and team
  • Lead the team that helps our talent partners re-imagine how best to grow and engage their community and drive their business objectives
  • Develop a data-driven framework for how Fullscreen identifies, prioritizes, evaluates and pursues potential talent partners and retains existing partners
  • Manage business development for Gaming to ensure that we build, manage, and progress a robust pipeline of new top-tier partnership opportunities
  • Build frameworks to support new talent partners through the onboarding process and liaise with Fullscreen product and technical support if/as needed
  • Hire, train, coach, grow and inspire the team and top performers, giving individuals opportunities to level up, and grow within Fullscreen and increase employee retention
  • Work and collaborate with a diverse group of internal cross-functional teams, including Lifestyle, Growth & Optimization, Media Sales, Content, Data, Brand Partnerships, Product, Finance and Accounting
  • Be an internal advocate for our talent partners -- proactively resolve business issues for them
  • Seek out and secure new revenue streams, brand partnership and content collaboration opportunities for partners
  • Build and manage deep relationships with a roster of talent and talent representatives in Gaming and key platform representatives at Google/YouTube, Facebook/Instagram, Twitter, Twitch, Mixer, Tik Tok, Snap, and others
  • Lead Fullscreen teams at events, conventions, and festivals ensuring we have a tight, consistent message, clear KPIs and support to execute the mission
  • Create the future of streamer video-on-demand content through creative deal structures, operational processes, and leveraging cross-functional resources
  • Outline and oversee measurement, tracking, and results against team OKRs to guide the evolution of talent and portfolio content strategy

Qualifications

  • 10+ years experience in the gaming industry focused on talent relations, social media services, or other areas of the industry directly relevant to this role
  • 5+ years managing large, complex teams including Sr. Manager and Director level employees
  • A proven track-record of strong team leadership balanced with delivering results
  • Thorough understanding of top gaming talentImpeccable ability to professionally communicate via phone, email, text message, and in person
  • Expertise and interest in the YouTube and social media space
  • Detail-oriented and process-driven with the ability to effectively manage multiple projects and go above and beyond
  • Strong relationship-building skills and are apt to see win-win opportunities
  • Demonstrated ability to think outside of the box and be solutions-oriented.
  • Flexibility to handle changing market conditions and workload under tight deadlines.
  • Well-organized, highly self-motivated, optimistic and positive attitude.
  • Enjoys working in a high performing environment.
  • Have a proven track record of meeting and exceeding expectations to support and fulfill the strategic objectives of a highly cross-functional organization
  • Above all else, this role requires critical thinking, constant learning, a bias towards action, and a passion for the space.

Perks & Benefits

  • Flexible dress code
  • Kitchen stocked with snacks
  • Pet Insurance
  • Catered meal on FridaysHealth, dental and vision benefits401(k) with a company match
  • Generous paid time off each year
  • Both paid maternity time and paid paternity time
Location
Playa Vista
Job type
Full-time
Visa sponsorship
Not Available

Fullscreen Media at a glance

Fullscreen Media is a global leader in social-first entertainment experiences

Fullscreen Media focuses on Digital Media, Video, and Digital Entertainment. Their company has offices in Los Angeles. They have a large team that's between 501-1000 employees. To date, Fullscreen Media has raised $30M of funding; their latest round was closed on June 2013.

You can view their website at http://fullscreenmedia.co or find them on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.

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