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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

Group Legal Counsel

London, GB

A little about us

We are Fnatic - born in 2004 into the new world of esports. Since then, our pro-gamers have won thousands of tournaments across more than 20 games, the most of any organisation. Through these achievements, we’ve created a community of over million fans, with 10s of millions watching our pro-gamers compete globally each month.

Our mission is to lead this new world sport into every household through content, products and experiences, becoming the first globally recognised lifestyle brand emerging from esports. We need you to help us achieve this.

Given the explosive of esports and the continued growth of our brand as a whole, we’re in need of the next smart, driven Fnatic to join the ride.


What's the role?

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

What will equip you for this challenge:

  • 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
  • Permanent right to work in the UK

Benefits

What we have to offer

  • Work for the largest and most recognisable brand in one of the most exciting and fastest growing industries.
  • Enjoy the buzz with an ambitious and super creative team, learning everything about the ins and outs of running a fast paced business.
  • A competitive base salary with the potential for options.
  • Award winning office in the heart of Shoreditch in London, with 8 other locations around the world.
  • Potential for travel for the business around the world.
  • A full stack of tech and gear to perform at the office and in game. Friends and Family discounts on our products.
Position

Head of Talent Acquisition

London, GB

CONTEXT OF THE ROLE


As the Head of Talent Acquisition for Fnatic you will work directly with the Founder and the CEO and be accountable for leading the overall recruitment function.

You will be instrumental in the scaling of our business as you build a recruitment engine from the ground up, enabling Fnatic to attract world-class talent, the best minds and self starters, that will be hugely impactful on both our culture and growth.

We are growing fast in all areas, so you will need to have the ability to recruit across the entire business, spanning from content and marketing to product and software development.

Your role involves keeping us one step ahead of our recruitment needs and make sure we hire only the best people at the right time. To that end we expect you to spend time with the leadership team to plan hiring priorities, building a pipeline of suitable candidates early on so we can move fast.

Finally you’ll be the recruitment and hiring expert in the company; Managers will come to you for advice and support on how to find the best person for their team. You are a role-model and a business partner / advisor to our Managers, you will quickly gain trust and respect as you shape roles, organise priorities, develop interview processes and advise on smart hiring strategies.

You’ll be working in a fast-paced hive of activity at our Shoreditch head office in London. Fnatic currently has 65 employees across 5 international offices, and this is set to double this year alone.




Core Responsibilities

  • Make Fnatic one of the most effective recruiting organisations in the world.
  • Proactively source the best candidates. Map the market, research leads, and send compelling outreach emails.
  • Talk with internal teams to understand the role, the hiring spec, and brainstorm sourcing strategies.
  • Lead all searches along with the job owner, prepare the search, broadcast offers, hunt for talent, select the best, perform checks, organise feedback sessions.
  • Handle candidate relationship from application through to an accepted offer.
  • Create a talent attraction strategy, making Fnatic one of the most attractive companies to join.
  • Filtering inbound applications from all sources
  • Work with existing team members to generate referrals
  • Create a talent pool of high calibre candidates who are a cultural fit.
  • Maintain a solid network of peers and high performing employees to get a sense of what top talents look like.


Requirements


You're a match, if you...


  • Are smart, hungry and keen to build a world-class team from the ground up.
  • Love the hunt. You get a real kick out of recruiting the best people, no stone left unturned.
  • Are a people person. Others are drawn to your down-to-earth energy and enthusiasm.
  • Have a learning mindset. You believe there are always new sourcing strategies to try, and are excited to develop your recruiting skill set
  • Are a great communicator. Love to spend time to develop the right tone on the phone, face to face or by email.
  • Have extensive experience in recruitment in startups preferably working in-house.
  • Care deeply about providing a wonderful candidate experience.
  • Are warm, authentic and trustworthy.


Other things you should know

  • Based in Shoreditch, London
  • Salary Range: Competitive Salary applies + share options
  • Application dates
    • Opening Date: 25 June 2018
    • Closing Date: 23 July 2018

Benefits

  • Be a high profile leader. Make a name for yourself through developing a world class team that will have a huge impact on the future of entertainment.
  • Work with an already ambitious and super creative team with people from Uni Lad, Google, Mercedes F1, learning everything about the ins and outs of running a fast paced startup.
  • Frequent office lunch clubs, office parties with a social and rad team.
  • A very competitive base salary with an equity stake in the company, you should share in rewards of success.
  • Great spaces, with our HQ in the heart of Shoreditch, as well as 8 other locations around the world from Berlin to LA.
  • A lot of free swag, we have some great clothes, headphones to deck you out.




Position

Social Media Lead

London, GB

A little about us

We are Fnatic - born in 2004 into the new world of esports. Since then, our pro-gamers have won thousands of tournaments across more than 20 games, the most of any organisation. Through these achievements, we’ve created a community of over million fans, with 10s of millions watching our pro-gamers compete globally each month.

Our mission is to lead this new world sport into every household through content, products and experiences, becoming the first globally recognised lifestyle brand emerging from esports. We need you to help us achieve this.

Given the explosive of esports and the continued growth of our brand as a whole, we’re in need of the next smart, driven Fnatic to join the ride.


What is the role?

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

What will equip you for this challenge:

  • 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
  • Being 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

  • The opportunity to work for the largest and most recognisable brand in one of the most exciting and fastest growing industries
  • Working with an ambitious and super creative team, learning everything about the ins and outs of running a fast paced business
  • Varied workload, never complacent
  • 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.

The role is be based out of our London HQ, a fast-paced hive of activity in Shoreditch. Fnatic currently has 70 employees across 5 international offices, and this is set to double this year alone.

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
  • Be able to 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

What will equip you for this challenge:

  • Being funny and having a love for writing authentic words that appeal to youth audiences
  • Having previously delivered compelling and creative messaging, and high-level brand communications, including slogans for global campaigns and marketing communications or packaging
  • Ideally 2-3 years professional experience as a Copywriter with a marketing focus rather than editorial
  • Excel at handling multiple concurrent projects, but able to deliver on a deadline without compromises on quality
  • Being the devil in the details. No error or spelling mistake is left unturned
  • Being comfortable as 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

  • The opportunity to work for the largest and most recognisable brand in one of the most exciting and fastest growing industries.
  • Work with an already ambitious and super creative team with people from Uni Lad, Google, Mercedes F1, learning everything about the ins and outs of running a fast paced startup.
  • Frequent office lunch clubs, office parties with a social and rad team.
  • Great office in the heart of Shoreditch in London, as well as 8 other locations around the world from Berlin to LA.
  • Eligible for a pension plan scheme.
  • A full stack of tech and gear to perform at the office and in game. 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

A little about us

We are Fnatic - born in 2004 into the new world of esports. Since then, our pro-gamers have won thousands of tournaments across more than 20 games, the most of any organisation. Through these achievements, we’ve created a community of over million fans, with 10s of millions watching our pro-gamers compete globally each month.

Our mission is to lead this new world sport into every household through content, products and experiences, becoming the first globally recognised lifestyle brand emerging from esports. We need you to help us achieve this.

Given the explosive of esports and the continued growth of our brand as a whole, we’re in need of the next smart, driven Fnatic to join the ride.


What is the role?

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.


You're ambitious and excited by the potential of our sector, joining our expanding team of over 70 employees and 40 players across 5 international offices.

If this is you, read on:


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
  • Ongoing pitching of top-tier press (sports, tech, mainstream and consumer/entertainment) in line with agreed storylines, across Fnatic’s major brands

Requirements

What will equip you for the challenge:

  • A proven track record for getting coverage that delivered against all success metrics
  • Solid experience working in public relations & marketing (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
  • Being someone who is smart and gets shit done

Benefits

What we have to offer

  • The opportunity to work for the largest and most recognisable brand in one of the most exciting and fastest growing industries.
  • Work with an already ambitious and super creative team with people from Uni Lad, Google, Mercedes F1, learning everything about the ins and outs of running a fast paced startup.
  • Frequent office lunch clubs, office parties with a social and rad team.
  • Great office in the heart of Shoreditch in London, as well as 8 other locations around the world from Berlin to LA.
  • Eligible for a pension plan scheme.
  • A full stack of tech and gear to perform at the office and in game. Friends and Family discounts on our products.
Position

Logistics Coordinator

Belgrade, RS

We are Fnatic - born in 2004 into the new world of esports. Since then, our pro-gamers have won thousands of tournaments across more than 20 games, the most of any organisation. Through these achievements, we’ve created a community of over million fans, with 10s of millions watching our pro-gamers compete globally each month.

Our mission is to lead this new world sport into every household through content, products and experiences, becoming the first globally recognised lifestyle brand emerging from esports. We need you to help us achieve this.

Given the explosive of esports and the continued growth of our brand as a whole, we’re in need of the next smart, driven Fnatic to join the ride.


What’s the role?

Due to our ever increasing shop demands, Fnatic needs additional support for our SCM team, easing the work with your smarts, dedication and organizational wizardry.

As Logistics Coordinator at Fnatic, you will work within the Product Unit (specifically the SCM team), however you will collaborate with CS, Finance, Apparel, Marketing and other teams.You’ll help ensure we manage Fnatic’s inventory levels efficiently and appropriately in line withr egional sales forecasts and help optimise for cash flow. The role is based in our Belgrade office, joining our amazing local team of 12.


Your mission is to:

  • Work closely with internal departments to plan shipments of goods to meet clients’ needs
  • Coordinate with related parties to collect information needed for analysis
  • Negotiate with forwarding agents, insurance company representatives, and carriers for preferential rates and services
  • Provide administrative support to the team
  • Manageand update the Fnatic product catalogue of hardware, apparel, and other products
  • Manage purchases of inventory from suppliers and their flows to regional warehouses
  • Manage customer purchase orders and the logistics of orders going outbound to customers globally
  • Provide weekly/monthly reports to internal stakeholders
  • Maintain and track currently set up documents/reports on a daily basis
  • Create processes and methods to gather supply chain data
  • Analyze data to identify problematic areas and suggest improvements
  • Oversee inventory procedures
  • Discover the most cost-effective shipping modes and schedules
  • Track KPIs and report on supply chain’s performance
  • Deal with claims/disputes within our payment platforms
  • Assist with Customer Support in high-volume periods

Requirements

What will equip you for this challenge:

  • Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain/Business Management/Mathematics
  • A strong background in administrative/coordination duties, with a well-trained eye for detail
  • Fluency in spoken and written English, other languages desirable.
  • Previous experience with ERP and SAP systems
  • Excellent time management, and the ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines
  • Being a master of communication and a problem solving tzar
  • A team-centric attitude, being hardworking and positive

Benefits

What we have to offer

  • Work for the largest and most recognisable brand in one of the most exciting and fastest growing industries
  • Enjoy the buzz with an ambitious and super creative team, learning everything about the ins and outs of running a fast paced business
  • A competitive base salary
  • Hip office in city centre
  • A full stack of tech and gear to perform at the office and in game
  • Friends and Family discounts on our products
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