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Want a taste of what it takes to build a fast-growing company with tens of millions of fans? Hungry to learn about the world of technology, entertainment and professional video gaming? Are you smart, passionate and creative and ready to learn in a fast-paced, startup environment?

We are Fnatic - born in 2004 into the new world of electronic sports (Esports). Since then, our charismatic pro-gamers have won thousands of tournaments across more than 20 games, the most out of any organisation. Through these achievements, we’ve grown to over 8 million fans on social media, with tens of millions more watching our pro-gamers compete globally each month.

Our mission is to lead the new world sport into every household through content, products and experiences, with the goal of becoming the first globally recognised lifestyle brand emerging from Esports.

Due to the explosive growth of our brand and the Esports movement as a whole, we’re searching for the next smart and driven person to join our ride.

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Position

Partnerships Manager

London, GB

Fnatic’s Partnerships team has a vision to shape and set the standards for how brands engage in the new world of sports entertainment. As a Partnerships Manager, you’ll play a key role in achieving this vision and connecting partners to the growing esports audience of Gen Z and Millennials. Reporting to the Head of Partnerships, you will manage the strategy and delivery of our client’s activity in eSports, with global brands such as Monster, Deezer and OnePlus. Through successful partner management, you can shape what partnership opportunities are in sports entertainment.


Your mission is to:

  • Make delivering success for our partners your prime responsibility through world-class relationship management
  • Thoroughly understand our partner’s brand and commercial goals
  • Be an internal ambassador for the partner, Fnatic’s players and staff alike
  • Manage a variety of content, sponsorship and experiential activations for several partners concurrently
  • Create strategies that enable our partners to actively engage Fnatic’s audience throughout the partnership
  • Structure your time and prioritise effectively through familiarity and use of project management tools, ensuring all deliverables are executed accordingly
  • Coordinate with different departments to ensure clients deliverables are met
  • Creatively leverage the vast opportunities esports provides to over-deliver on partner’s expectations
  • Provide weekly reports to the Partnerships team and Fnatic management on key tasks, mission critical updates, as well as potential obstacles you might be encountering

Requirements

We’re looking for:

  • First-rate account management ability, ideally from an agency environment
  • A strong track-record (ideally 3+ years) of delivering exceptional client experience
  • Understanding of digital media, marketing, and ideally sponsorship in sport
  • Degree education, ideally in business/media/marketing/advertising
  • Focus on over-achieving your goals
  • Honesty in evaluating how you can improve constantly
  • Strategic thinking on how brands can engage with audiences
  • An engaging personality and natural rapport with people
  • Belief you can deliver success for clients by being process orientated
  • A passion for social media marketing
  • Creativity and ability to participate in ideation
  • Someone who thrives with autonomy in a delivery-focused environment
  • Fluency in other languages desirable

Benefits

What we have to offer:

  • Work for the largest and most recognisable brand in one of the most exciting and fastest growing industries
  • The chance to learn from an ambitious and super creative team, and enjoy the buzz of our fast-paced business
  • Award winning office in the heart of Shoreditch in London, with 8 other locations around the world
  • A full stack of tech and gear to perform at the office, in game and just to make you happy!
  • Friends and Family discounts on our products
Position

Group Legal Counsel

London, GB

As Group Legal Counsel at Fnatic, you’ll spearhead our legal team, developing and managing our legal function to support efforts across our international entities. There will be a large focus on sports and entertainment matters, and you will also work on a wide variety of commercial, risk management and governance matters that will include managing a range of regulatory, intellectual property, litigation, employment matters, domestic and local company administration, fundraising, investor relations and company secretarial and corporate governance duties (with assistance from outside counsel, where necessary).

Based in our HQ in Shoreditch, no two days will be the same, working cross-functionally with members our Pro-Gaming, Partnerships, Marketing, and Product teams in particular. Reporting to the CEO, This role is a fantastic opportunity for a self-starter to join a rapidly growing organisation in the booming esports industry with a projected value of $1.5bn by 2020, and a global fan base of 113 million and counting.


Your mission is to:

  • Manage all domestic (UK) and international legal and regulatory matters across the Fnatic group companies
  • Identify areas of risk, and take appropriate action to proactively mitigate risks
  • Draft and review legal documentation and contracts in the various areas of our business, such as professional gaming player contracts, employee contracts, sponsorship/partnership contracts, supplier contracts and NDA’s
  • Negotiate and agree contractual terms with other parties and liaise with external lawyers and advisors where appropriate
  • Identify, set up and manage internal processes to support business governance and compliance resulting in the creation of an internal legal framework
  • Develop a close relationship with business stakeholders and act as a business partner to understand needs and objectives. Constructively support the right mind-set and educate stakeholders on the relevance of legal matters. Internal stakeholders will include Finance, Esports, Marketing/ Events, Product development, Partnerships, SCM, Sales, Content and Senior management/Board.
  • Manage a small team of interns, and further build in-house counsel expertise to support Fnatic’s global expansion in esports, esports equipment, apparel, content, operations, staff, etc.
  • Complete Company Secretarial/Corporate governance duties, including filing and management of board resolutions, cap table management and Companies House/ international regulatory administration
  • Assist with investor relations projects, such as negotiation of term sheets for equity investments, reviewing shareholder agreements and subscription documents
  • Assist with the construction and negotiation of debt vehicles, such as reviewing loan documents, security agreements and legal opinions
  • Manage intellectual property assets
  • Manage employee options schemes in various countries
  • Manage litigation matters when they arise and liaise with external lawyers.
  • Report legal risks and advise on appropriate options/solutions to senior stakeholders/Board
  • Advise on corporate communications, reputation management and confidentiality matters

Requirements

We're looking for:

  • Degree qualification in law, ideally with a specialisation in sports, entertainment, IP, and/or corporate law
  • Extensive PQ experience, gained both in private practice and inhouse
  • Broad commercial and in-depth technical knowledge, with experience drafting wide range of commercial contracts and arrangements.
  • Fundraising experience,with involvement in Series A/B investments, convertible notes/ASA desirable
  • A talent for people management, and an appetite to build a team
  • Excellent communication and attention to detail
  • Ability to learn fast, able to cope with the requirements of a high-growth business in the 24/7, continuously evolving esports industry
  • Ability to critically review, update and amend policies, procedures and precedents with minimal supervision, consulting with stakeholders where appropriate
  • Being flexible and willingness to get your hands dirty
  • Tact and diplomacy in an organisational setting
  • Fluency in non-English languages, ideally German

Benefits

What we have to offer:

  • Work for the largest and most recognisable brand in one of the most exciting and fastest growing industries
  • The chance to learn from an ambitious and super creative team, and enjoy the buzz of our fast-paced business
  • Award winning office in the heart of Shoreditch in London, with 8 other locations around the world
  • A full stack of tech and gear to perform at the office, in game and just to make you happy!
  • Friends and Family discounts on our products
Position

Social Media Lead

London, GB

As Social Media Lead at Fnatic, you’ll help build and lead a team delivering content across our key social channels. You’ll work across teams, from supporting partnerships deliverables to executing brand campaigns, to providing social content support for events, You’ll be a data ninja, able to measure the impact of social campaigns and ensure we continually improve at what we do. You gotta be up for it, be a strong people manager and the ability to work well in what is often a high pressure environment.


Your mission is to:

  • Grow and manage Fnatic’s social channels through engaging and on-brand content creation and execution
  • Build and own the social media calendar, incorporating the content streams of various units (Marketing, Partnerships, Events) and develop clear guidance for all teams and channels to ensure execution
  • Manage a global team of social content creators
  • Test, monitor and report back on campaigns, sharing insights and feedback internally
  • Collaborate closely with the Content team, pulling together moving parts across 10 of the world’s leading Esports titles
  • Collaborate closely with the Partnerships team, executing deliverables for all of our partners
  • Collaborate closely with our Marketing and Production teams to create campaigns across our various activities, masterminding the storytelling experience of our lifestyle
  • Act as a gatekeeper for what goes live on our social channels to ensure consistency and quality


Requirements

We're looking for:

  • Experience putting together a structured content calendar, drawing from various inputs
  • A love of start-up environments, appreciating that it is no normal 9-5
  • In-house experience, managing social campaigns for a global brand
  • Obsession with all things social. You know the big platforms deeply, as well as the next big thing
  • A track record of building social audiences and their engagement
  • Knowledge of the social performance metrics that count and how to measure them
  • Exceptional written and oral English. Additional languages desirable!
  • Previous line management experience, and strong interpersonal skills
  • Someone well-organised with good time management skills
  • A flexible and resilient approach
  • An interest in Esports and desire to take our content to the world!

Benefits

What we have to offer:

  • Work for the largest and most recognisable brand in one of the most exciting and fastest growing industries
  • The chance to learn from an ambitious and super creative team, and enjoy the buzz of our fast-paced business
  • Award winning office in the heart of Shoreditch in London, with 8 other locations around the world
  • A full stack of tech and gear to perform at the office, in game and just to make you happy!
  • Friends and Family discounts on our products
Position

Marketing Copywriter

London, GB

Hello fancy fingers.
Let me put this in the simplest possible terms: Fnatic are building the future of sports and we need someone to tell our story.

It’s a big gig. A chance to put your own fabulously unique, energetic, playful stamp on a brand that’s changing the world one video game at a time. The truth is writing for Fnatic is such an extremely important part of the future of our company, that this is, well, a plea. A plea to those that understand the nuances of prose, that can turn bland into bang, that get tone of voice and blend attitude and wit for a purpose.

As Marketing Copywriter at Fnatic, you’ll be in charge of our outward voice and written imprint of our brand. You will act not only as a gatekeeper for the way our personality shows to the outside world but also as a creative driver, able to nurture and develop our identity as we grow. You’ll work closely with all facets of the biz, from marketing campaigns to product development and your words will appear in all manner of forms from retail packaging, in-store slogans, catchy subject lines, straps for apparel, and even cheeky head-turners sprayed onto the walls of event toilets, putting a smile on faces in unexpected places.

You will be pivotal in ensuring we’re building on our culture and delivering against the company vision and mission, by creating a genuine prose with a consistent tone of voice that makes us uniquely identifiable. If you fancy making a mark on this world one character at a time, read on.


Your mission is to:

  • Write clear and concise copy that is original, inspirational and engaging in Fnatic’s distinctive voice across products, campaigns, video productions, packaging or social
  • Switch hats to match specific target markets, and create the focused messages that demand consumption, across any vertical or niche
  • Brainstorm and come up with on-brand ideas, solo or leading a wider group
  • Collaborate with other teams (Product, Content, Partnerships, Production etc.) on developing new projects
  • Present and sell ideas to key stakeholders
  • Proof for spelling and grammar and ensuring our words reach our audience error free
  • Master the art of witty copy that delivers on its purpose… make people feel like they aren’t being sold to

Requirements

We're looking for:

  • Someone funny with a love for writing authentic words that appeal to youth audiences
  • Previous delivery of compelling and creative messaging, and high-level brand communications, including slogans for global campaigns and marketing communications or packaging
  • Ideally 2-3 years copywriting experience, with a marketing focus rather than editorial
  • Ability to handle multiple concurrent projects, and deliver to deadlines without compromising quality
  • The devil in the details. No error or spelling mistake is left unturned
  • Comfort being the voice of tone of voice. You're passionate about making sure we stick to our tone of voice which is relevant and engaging to our audience. You just get it.
  • A strong imagination and creative mind
  • Understanding the world of sports, entertainment, and music and our role as a lifestyle brand startup within it
  • Being smart and someone who gets shit done
  • Fluency in other languages desirable

Benefits

What we have to offer:

  • Work for the largest and most recognisable brand in one of the most exciting and fastest growing industries
  • The chance to learn from an ambitious and super creative team, and enjoy the buzz of our fast-paced business
  • Award winning office in the heart of Shoreditch in London, with 8 other locations around the world
  • A full stack of tech and gear to perform at the office, in game and just to make you happy!
  • Friends and Family discounts on our products


Other things you should know

  • Please include links to your content or portfolio in your application
Position

PR Manager

London, GB

As PR Manager at Fnatic, you will be a pivotal part of our London team as one of the leaders of our outward voice and amplification of our global mission. You’ll oversee all press related matters, both inbound and outbound to ensure we're maximising exposure which helps accomplish our company goals.


It will be your responsibility to maintain an active outbound press pipeline whether that's for our next generation of products, or to our expanding activities in the rapidly changing world of esports, such as publicising a major championship win or the signing of a new global partner. That means you will have a close relationship with all the internal teams, from marketing to pro gaming, proactively anticipating upcoming interesting narratives.


You won't settle for the basics, constantly looking to find the correct angle with the correct publication to deliver a story that adds value for that publication, whilst achieving our goals. You'll often be the public face of the company, maintaining relationships across various sectors and speaking on the companies behalf. You're an excellent writer, able to quickly prepare a release and shoot it out to your curated and managed list of contacts, all of which you aim to have a personal amicable relationship with.


Your mission is to:

  • Develop and take ownership of a communications plan including objectives, strategy, goals, tactics and success metrics
  • Research market media targets to develop customised strategies and approaches
  • Manage media inquiries and prepare interview manuscripts
  • Develop PR key messages, Q&A, releases and other necessary materials to support, media pitching, story development, players and executive interviews
  • Evaluate opportunities for business partnerships and advertising on an on-going basis
  • Build relationships with thought leaders and influencers to increase industry awareness
  • Track media coverage and follow industry trends
  • Lead any external PR Agency relationships, manage and control budgets
  • Continually pitch top-tier press (sports, tech, mainstream and consumer/entertainment) in line with agreed storylines, across Fnatic’s major brands

Requirements

We're looking for:

  • A proven track record for getting coverage that delivered against all success metrics
  • Solid experience working in public relations & marketing (ideally 5+years) exhibiting consistent growth
  • Hunger to foster, grow and maintain an already strong set of media relations (online, broadcast and print)
  • Stellar experience designing and executing successful PR campaigns in coordination with marketing objectives in target markets
  • Proactive and solution-oriented thinking, with the ability to anticipate future needs in a changing environment
  • Being the devil in the details. No error or spelling mistake is left unturned.
  • Experience in preparing and coaching internal staff or players
  • A BA and/or MA degree in Marketing, Advertising, Communications, Journalism or related discipline
  • Understanding of the world of sports, video games/tech, entertainment, and music and our role as a lifestyle brand startup within it
  • Exceptional English written and verbal communication; any other languages are welcome
  • Someone smart who gets shit done

Benefits

What we have to offer:

  • Work for the largest and most recognisable brand in one of the most exciting and fastest growing industries
  • The chance to learn from an ambitious and super creative team, and enjoy the buzz of our fast-paced business
  • Award winning office in the heart of Shoreditch in London, with 8 other locations around the world
  • A full stack of tech and gear to perform at the office, in game and just to make you happy!
  • Friends and Family discounts on our products
Position

Management Accountant

London, GB

Fnatic is on a course of rapid global expansion. Our unique brand and business model has allowed us to venture into a variety of commercial activities. As one of those, we sell esports apparel and equipment to fans across the globe.

To support this growth, we’re in need of a savvy Management Accountant whose day to day will range from the management accounts for our Gear entity, analysing gross margins through to reconciling employee expenses. In addition, you’ll be tasked with developing business insights through data collection, KPI reporting and analysis; leading to suggestions for business efficiency improvement.

Reporting to the Finance Director, there is scope to grow in this role as the needs of the team and business increase.


Your mission is to:

  • Provide general book-keeping and financial analysis
  • Prepare and review forecasts/budgets with management
  • Develop processes and system improvements to continually drive efficiencies
  • Support Finance operations by raising customer invoices, code and enter supplier invoices, reconcile supplier statements, deal with queries and raise payments
  • Manage cash books and bank reconciliations at entity and group level
  • Assist with quarterly VAT return and annual financial accounts preparation, liaising with external accountants
  • Prepare management reports, creating dashboards and continuously improving the Business Intelligence function
  • Be a product champion for our internal reporting tool (Tableau)

Requirements

We're looking for:

  • Book-keeping experience and an understanding of accounting principles and reporting standards
  • Progress towards an accountancy qualification such as CFA/CPA/CIMA or equivalent
  • FP&A experience and understanding of relevant business performance metrics
  • Operational knowledge of finance and reporting tools, ideally Xero and Tableau
  • Strong analytical skills, being an Excel expert and other relevant applications to create business insights
  • Confident communication and a client-oriented way of working with other members of our team
  • The ability to work under pressure to strict deadlines, combined with a natural gift for accuracy and attention to detail, with a flexible approach to workload
  • A passion for esports and belief that we’re on a great mission
  • Fluency in other languages desirable

Benefits

What we have to offer:

  • Work for the largest and most recognisable brand in one of the most exciting and fastest growing industries
  • The chance to learn from an ambitious and super creative team, and enjoy the buzz of our fast-paced business
  • Award winning office in the heart of Shoreditch in London, with 8 other locations around the world
  • A full stack of tech and gear to perform at the office, in game and just to make you happy!
  • Friends and Family discounts on our products
Position

Marketing Director

London, GB

As Marketing Director at Fnatic, you will be a pivotal part of our global team, leading growth initiatives across our brand and products, with distinct focus on delivering strong ROI and driving Fnatic Gear sales.

You will be an exceptional leader, able to align our marketing function with our company mission and help amplify all the content, products and experiences we create. You’ll oversee a growing team (around 15 currently), in areas from events, influencer marketing, paid social to campaign management, and champion the growth through a sophisticated performance/data-driven framework around this. In some ways you’ll play the ‘scientist’ to our sea of creatives in the office, intuitively knowing how to leverage both approaches to delight our existing fan and customer base, and attract audiences new to our brand and products.

You’ll have a direct impact on Fnatic’s commercial success, driving awareness of partnership opportunities for brands that set the standard for esports, through to product campaigns for our latest Fnatic Gear releases.

Based at our London HQ in the heart of Shoreditch, you’ll work in close collaboration with the Brand Director, CEO and Founder, and bring a relentless desire to be the best in all that you do.


Your mission is to:

  • Devise and own the marketing strategy for the Fnatic and Fnatic Gear brands, aligning the function with business goals, and manage budget and day-to-day operations accordingly
  • Define, build and manage the appropriate channel mix to achieve an integrated marketing approach across our Fnatic Gear, Apparel and Pro-Gaming divisions
  • In collaboration with the Brand Director, ensure all marketing activity reflects brand vision and strategy
  • Support the launch of new products, and provide insights to maximise market potential
  • Establish a data-driven approach within Marketing, defining the metrics the business should care about and feedback associated market/audience insights
  • Collaborate with our in-house Content function to deliver on Marketing strategic requirements, ensuring projects are adequately supported/resourced
  • Develop a best in class Performance Marketing vertical, delivering great return on investment
  • Ensure the Marketing function is positioned to promote Partnerships and support deliverables and create great experiences for our commercial partners
  • Manage our Events specialism across our Pro-Gaming presence, product activations/experiential and general brand activity
  • Oversee PR and influencer activity, defining desired messaging to grow our reputation across consumer, investor and corporate channels
  • Grow market insight, regularly taking the pulse of our target market to ensure our marketing strategy delivers on objectives
  • Line manage Marketing vertical leads, taking an active role in their ongoing development and grow overall capability of the Marketing function
  • Support Marketing talent acquisition efforts, leading on candidate assessment and providing appropriate feedback
  • Contribute to the broader growth of Fnatic as a senior leader within the business

Requirements

We’re looking for:

  • Extensive experience as a marketing leader in a global B2C/direct to consumer business
  • A strong track record of marketing-led business growth from previous organisations
  • An innovative mindset but one that is always driven by data and insights
  • Being a motivational people manager, a calm voice in an ever-changing environment
  • Startup experience, and comfort in things moving fast
  • International expertise, with oversight of activity in multiple global territories
  • Previous ownership of large marketing budgets, without being overly reliant on them
  • Demonstrable success maximising organic opportunities
  • Fluency in other languages desirable

Benefits

What we have to offer:

  • Work for the largest and most recognisable brand in one of the most exciting and fastest growing industries
  • The chance to learn from an ambitious and super creative team, and enjoy the buzz of our fast-paced business
  • Award winning office in the heart of Shoreditch in London, with 8 other locations around the world
  • A full stack of tech and gear to perform at the office, in game and just to make you happy!
  • Friends and Family discounts on our products
Position

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Requirements

We're looking for:

  • Flexibility and willingness to get your hands dirty
  • Someone smart who gets shit done
  • Fluency in other languages desirable

Benefits

What we have to offer:

  • Work for the largest and most recognisable brand in one of the most exciting and fastest growing industries
  • The chance to learn from an ambitious and super creative team, and enjoy the buzz of our fast-paced business
  • Award winning headquarters in the heart of Shoreditch in London, with 8 other locations around the world
  • A full stack of tech and gear to perform at the office, in game and just to make you happy!
  • Friends and Family discounts on our products
Position

New Partnerships Executive

London, GB

Fnatic’s Partnerships team has a vision to shape and set the standards for how brands engage in the new world of sports entertainment. As New Partnerships Executive, you’ll play a key role in achieving this vision and connecting partners to the growing international esports audience. Supporting across the Partnerships team, your creativity and approach will help excite brands about the potential of Fnatic partner marketing campaigns through sponsorship, social activations, events, branded content and more. You’ll also have the opportunity to build your own pipeline, and take on bigger deals as you gain experience. Through successful new business development, you can shape what partnerships are in sports entertainment.


Your mission is to:

  • Generate leads through targeted outreach to global tier 1 brands
  • Ideate and construct creative pitches to deliver new partners in a greenfield industry
  • Support across Partnerships team duties, including but not limited to deck creation, campaign brainstorming, analysis and negotiation support
  • Research brands on hitlist and input data to CRM
  • Manage your own pipeline and partners, taking on bigger deals with further experience
  • Deliver to individual and team KPI’s, and monitor progress via CRM tool
  • Analyse market trends for new opportunities
  • Coordinate with different departments to ensure best chance of pitch success
  • Understand the Fnatic value proposition and positioning, and act as a brand ambassador at all times
  • Provide weekly reports to the Partnerships team on key tasks, KPI’s, pipeline, as well as potential obstacles you might be encountering

Requirements

We’re looking for:

  • A hunter mindset with an obsession for hitting targets and growing Fnatic
  • Understanding of digital media, marketing, and ideally sponsorship in sport
  • Degree educated, ideally in business/marketing/advertising/sport
  • Focus on over-achieving your goals
  • Honesty in evaluating how you can improve constantly
  • Strategic thinking on how brands can engage with audiences
  • Strong analytic skills and Excel ability
  • An eye for aesthetics and attention to detail
  • An expert Powerpoint/Keynote user, with Adobe suite skills desirable
  • A confident personality and natural rapport with people
  • Creativity and ability to participate in ideation
  • Flexibility and desire to contribute to numerous facets of the business

Benefits

What we have to offer:

  • Work for the largest and most recognisable brand in one of the most exciting and fastest growing industries
  • The chance to learn from an ambitious and super creative team, and enjoy the buzz of our fast-paced business
  • Award winning office in the heart of Shoreditch in London, with 8 other locations around the world
  • A full stack of tech and gear to perform at the office, in game and just to make you happy!
  • Friends and Family discounts on our products