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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.

Current Jobs Opening

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. You'll manage the strategy and delivery of partner activations 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
  • Excellent written and verbal communication in English, other languages desirable

Benefits

What we have to offer:

  • The ability to shape what brand partnerships look like in a boom industry
  • 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 generous welcome allowance to spend in the Fnatic shop
  • Fruit, drinks and snacks available daily in the office
  • Regular lunch clubs and other social activities
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

Business Development 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 a Business Development Executive, you’ll play a key role in achieving this vision and connecting new partners to the growing international esports audience. 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. As you gain experience, there will be the opportunity to further build your own pipeline and take on bigger deals.


Your mission is to:

  • Research brands on hitlist, analyse market trends for new opportunities, and input data to CRM
  • Manage your own pipeline and partners, taking on bigger deals with further experience
  • Balance achievement of individual and contribution to team KPI’s, monitoring progress via CRM tool
  • 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 on key tasks, KPI’s, pipeline, as well as potential obstacles you might be encountering
  • 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 tasks, including but not limited to deck creation, campaign brainstorming, analysis and negotiation support

Requirements

We’re looking for:

  • A hunter mindset with an obsession for hitting targets and growing Fnatic
  • Understanding of digital media, marketing, sponsorship
  • Knowledge of the esports/gaming landscape desirable (but not essential)
  • Degree educated, ideally in business/marketing/advertising/sport
  • Focus on over-achieving your goals
  • Honesty in evaluating how you can improve constantly
  • Commercial mindset and ability to think strategically 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:

  • The ability to shape and build partnerships for a globally recognised brand in a boom industry
  • 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 generous welcome allowance to spend in the Fnatic shop
  • Fruit, drinks and snacks available daily in the office
  • Regular lunch clubs and other social activities
Position

People Operations Manager

London, GB

As People Operations Manager at Fnatic, you’ll have a key role to play in driving a performance-led and open culture. Our goal is to be recognised as an employer of choice for top talent by the end of 2019, and we are looking for a proactive, energetic and personable addition to our team to ensure we both retain and attract A-players.

You’ll ensure the Fnatic employee experience is best-in-class, and help us establish the People framework to scale and flourish. Joining a small team, you’ll not hesitate getting your hands dirty and are excited about building something from the ground up across the generalist remit.

This role allows you to make a huge impact every day on how Fnatic capitalises on its position as a leader in a sector where there is no bigger opportunity right now, Esports!


Your mission is to:

  • Create and maintain People guides and policies
  • Build and maintain the performance management framework, and support employees through probation and regular review cycles
  • Partner with line managers to build capability throughout Fnatic and proactively identify behavioural/competency gaps
  • Manage offboarding processes as required, and utilise learnings to enhance retention
  • Ensure Fnatic’s People operations are GDPR compliant and help educate the business
  • Manage ER cases as necessary; with support from Legal and external specialists if required
  • Build MI and provide regular insights to management on ways to improve employee performance and experience
  • Act as a system administrator for the Fnatic HRIS (BambooHR)
  • Support the development of talent within Fnatic and build L&D processes
  • Implement external compensation and benefit benchmarking framework and lead on regular reviews
  • Provide Finance with necessary reports to execute Payroll across Fnatic offices
  • Support internal communication processes and foster a culture of accountability, honesty and openness
  • Support the creation of content to promote life at Fnatic externally and enhance our employer brand
  • Support Talent Acquisition processes from candidate screening through to interview scheduling and candidate feedback
  • Own general People administration tasks (provision of references, contract updates, visa documentation)
  • Maintain knowledge of employment law and People best practice
  • Support People colleagues in Belgrade office as required and ensure consistency of initiatives between Fnatic locations
  • Work alongside People colleagues in London and Belgrade on engagement and wellness initiatives, and generally making Fnatic a great place to work

Requirements

We’re looking for:

  • Generalist HR experience in a fast-paced, high-growth or progressive environment
  • CIPD qualification
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher, with strong academic performance
  • Familiarity with HRIS/ATS platforms, ideally BambooHR and Workable
  • In-depth knowledge of UK employment law and practices
  • A natural people person; able to deal with issues with sensitivity and tact
  • Commercial mindset and ability to consider People issues within the broader context of the business
  • A meticulous eye for detail and obsession with clean data
  • Ability to translate metrics into actionable business insights
  • A service mentality and approachable demeanour
  • Clear, succinct and influential written and verbal communication skills
  • Someone proactive, reliable and able to deliver to tight deadlines

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 generous welcome allowance to spend in the Fnatic shop
  • Fruit, drinks and snacks available daily in the office
  • Regular lunch clubs and other social activities
Position

EA to Founder & CEO

London, GB

You’re a people person. Others are drawn to your down-to-earth energy and enthusiasm.

When someone comes to you with a big idea, you automatically think about what needs to be done to make it happen. And you know that the secret to getting shit done in the 21st century doesn’t necessarily mean being a whiz at spreadsheets. It means being obsessive about time management and adopting a life-hacker perspective.

You thrive in fast-paced environments. Always one step ahead, you have a gift for reading between the lines and keeping things in check. You’ve got street smarts and a global perspective. London, Los Angeles, Berlin, Belgrade… you’re down.

Boredom isn’t a word you want to exist. You’re a “solver”, not a “stresser”, welcoming each challenge as a new adventure.

No task is too absurd, as long as it makes sense toward doing great things – and the overall mission.

This might be the first time you’ve ever heard of esports. Or perhaps you’re a diehard fan. Either way, you’re thrilled at the prospect of being an EA in a company at the forefront of a growing global phenomenon and for some of the original pioneers of the industry. You’ll be working with Executives possessing relentless entrepreneurial spirits and a passion for innovation.


Your mission is to:

  • Be a trusted conduit between the Executive team and the business, understanding business priorities and helping to manage expectations and commitments accordingly
  • Manage busy Executive diaries, interacting with internal and external stakeholders as necessary
  • Organise travel, visas and accommodation, preparing (sometimes complex) itineraries
  • Take care of financial administration; supporting budgeting, submitting expenses, and credit card reconciliation
  • Proactively procure resources, liaising with suppliers and internal teams to ensure the Executive team is always equipped to perform
  • Prepare a range of reports, schedules, presentations and correspondence
  • Conduct research and present options for new initiatives as they arise
  • Plan, organise and support the execution of a range of events, ie. Team building, All Hands, External showcases
  • Assist Executive team with ad hoc duties (sometimes personal) as required

Requirements

We’re looking for:

  • Someone who never misses a beat, with obsessive organisation and time management
  • An eye for design and creative thinking
  • Experience supporting senior management in a startup or fast-paced environment
  • Knowledge of, and passion for, tech and creative industries
  • Natural affinity with tech tools such as Slack and Trello, with ability to pick up new ones quickly
  • Positivity, problem-solving skills and ability to work accurately at speed
  • Excellent written and verbal communication in English, other languages a bonus!
  • Ability to travel as required

Benefits

What we have to offer:

  • Work for the largest and most recognisable brand in one of the most exciting and fastest growing industries
  • Work with an ambitious and super creative founder, learning everything about the ins and outs of running a 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

Chief Marketing Officer

London, GB

As the first CMO at Fnatic, you will have a career defining opportunity to build the biggest brand in the converging world of sports and entertainment, esports. You will have the opportunity to refine and build a prodigious Marketing team that both ensures we deliver on our immediate goals, but also provides the foundation to scale rapidly and expand globally.

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 our core Marketing, Content, Brand & Creative functions, and champion the growth through a sophisticated performance led/data-driven framework. In some ways you’ll play the ‘scientist’ to our sea of creatives, intuitively knowing how to leverage both approaches to delight our existing fan and customer base of millions, and attract ever increasing audiences to our brand and products.

You’ll have a direct impact on Fnatic’s commercial success, overseeing the creation of unique and industry leading activations for our brand partners, through to attention-grabbing product campaigns for our latest Esport equipment releases, or apparel drops that drive sales and deliver strong ROI. You will amplify all our activities, in order for us to become the eminent esports lifestyle brand, globally.

Based at our London HQ in the heart of Shoreditch, you’ll be a key member of the Executive team working in close collaboration with the CEO and Founder, and will 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
  • Oversee the Brand & Creative unit, ensuring all marketing activity is aligned with 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
  • Focus the Content unit on delivering creative and innovative output to Marketing and Partnerships briefs, and ensure 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 driving commercial success through marketing across your career
  • An innovative mindset but one that is always driven by data and insights
  • 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
  • Excellent written and verbal communication in English, other languages desirable

Benefits

What we have to offer:

  • The ability to shape and build a globally recognised brand in a boom industry
  • 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
  • Share options
  • Private medical insurance
  • A generous welcome allowance to spend in the Fnatic shop
  • Fruit, drinks and snacks available daily in the office
  • Regular lunch clubs and other social activities
Position

Apparel Designer

London, GB

As an Apparel Designer at Fnatic, you’ll have an important role to play in the evolution of the Fnatic brand through our apparel collections. You’ll help us devise and refine current processes, ensuring we maximise potential opportunities through industry leading collections and quick strike programs. You will have an inherent knowledge of what is possible (and equally, what isn’t). Your designs will capture the imagination of our customers and be a key physical manifestation of the Fnatic brand.


Your mission is to:

  • Design and develop new collections that make Fnatic the market leader in esports apparel
  • Provide moodboards, concepts and material recommendations for range and collections
  • Deliver innovative designs that will resonate with existing Fnatic customers and attract new ones
  • Drive improved quality and speed of the design process at Fnatic, creating new practices and design applications to increase product value and performance
  • Work closely with the Brand Director to ensure designs reflect Fnatic design standards and brand goals
  • Effectively brief production and review samples to ensure product is on brief
  • Develop designs with commercial awareness around cost, fit, performance, manufacturing capabilities and timelines

Requirements

We’re looking for:

  • Strong understanding of garment design and construction, and design with this in mind.
  • An exceptional portfolio of designs for established sports or streetwear brands
  • Understanding of design trends in colour, textures, new construction methods
  • Passion for apparel with a strong understanding of upcoming trends, particularly in fashion/sports
  • Ability to influence and articulate a creative vision to senior stakeholders
  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes and timelines
  • An excellent communicator in English, other languages desirable

Benefits

What we have to offer:

  • The ability to influence how we amplify a global brand in a boom industry through our products
  • 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 generous welcome allowance to spend in the Fnatic shop
  • Fruit, drinks and snacks available daily in the office
  • Regular lunch clubs and other social activities
Position

Team Chef (6 month FTC)

Berlin, DE

Fnatic is seeking a Team Chef for our Berlin League of Legends team hub over the 2019 summer split period. You’ll prepare healthy, balanced meals, and have the freedom to create your own menus to surprise and delight our team.


Your mission is to:

  • Prepare 2 meals per day (lunch and dinner) 5 days a week (Monday to Friday)
  • Build understanding of player and staff food preferences, and cater for alternative options wherever possible
  • Contribute to player performance through healthy dietary plans, serving sizes, and enticing presentation
  • Shop for weekly groceries and maintain food stocks within the designated budget
  • Maintain a clean and professional workplace, and ensure kitchen utensils and cookware is cleaned and stored properly
  • Maintain food stores and ensure stock is fresh and within use before dates
  • Coordinate with the facility manager to keep the kitchen and dining areas clean and orderly
  • Foster a positive social environment that acts as a respite from the pressures of work and practice
  • Follow accepted food hygiene and safety guidelines

Requirements

We’re looking for:

  • A proven chef with creative flair and desire to try new things
  • Strong time management, and ability to work to the strict schedules of our players and team
  • Faultless hygiene and approach to safety
  • An approachable team player who does their best to accommodate requests
  • Someone meticulous who takes pride in the quality of their work
  • An excellent verbal communicator in English, additional languages desirable
  • Knowledge of international cuisines desirable

Benefits

What we have to offer:

  • The chance to work with one of the premier teams within global esports
  • Work from our cool Berlin base for an international company with 8 other locations around the world
  • A generous welcome allowance to spend in the Fnatic shop
Position

Graphic Design Internship

London, GB

As a Design Intern at Fnatic, you’ll contribute to connecting people to our mission, as we believe design is at the core of everything we do. The experience of interacting with our brand should be clever, intuitive, and playful.

These interactions range from marketing campaigns, to clothing drops with collaborations mixed in. We work globally on events to new content channels, working with players or marketing for global product launches. You’ll get the chance to deliver your own creations to be viewed by millions, and at the same time be part of the continued evolution of our design function and we further develop and improve our brand.

Your curiosity will seek inspiration from your environment and others, and your enthusiasm will inspire us. You are excited by the future of the internet and what possibilities lie ahead, especially for our growing entertainment vehicle, esports.


Your mission:

  • Deliver high quality, inspired creations to specific briefs
  • Assist in ‘visual brainstorming’ - providing quick designs in conceptual phases, and present your ideas to internal stakeholders
  • Deliver layout and profile designs for individual players, influencers, and esports team shops
  • Support marketing campaigns and product launches with the creation of website elements (banners, pop ups etc), social assets, landing pages and graphics for various advertising channels
  • Create designs for clothing, mousepads and other merchandise
  • Create assets for live use in streaming events
  • Design newsletters and decks for internal and external use
  • Support event coverage and other content creation with photography
  • Retouch images and create simple GIF animations
  • Provide designs for branded print material for events
  • Support influencers from a design perspective in order to meet partner deliverables

Requirements

  • Excellent visual and user focused design skills with an eye for detail
  • An expert in the use of Illustrator, Photoshop, Sketch etc
  • Excellent graphic design capabilities, use of shapes, colour palettes, typography and patterns to create beautiful and compelling artwork
  • Strong understanding of design for web, mobile and other connected devices
  • Ability to work within brand and design guidelines, whilst also considering possible unique interpretations
  • Ability to demonstrate and articulate your vision when delivering new concepts
  • Desire to explore new opportunities with moving image, animation and adaptive/responsive layouts
  • Experience designing the look & feel of advertising materials
  • An understanding of what's possible with HTML, CSS & Javascript
  • A winning attitude, insatiable love of design and desire to push the boundaries of what’s possible!

Benefits

  • Work for the largest and most recognisable brand in one of the most exciting and fastest growing industries, esports
  • 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
  • Lots of drinks and snacks available daily in the office
  • Regular lunch clubs and other social activities