Commercial Operations Coordinator

Salary Competitive

Reports to: Senior Partnerships Manager

Location: London / Copenhagen

Fixed Term Contract: May 2021 - December 2021

Salary: TBC dependent on experience


BACKGROUND

BLAST is a leading business in the esports industry, pushing the boundaries of esports entertainment into the mainstream. The company owns and runs BLAST Premier, a global esports tournament, a range of live events and original content productions.

BLAST delivers the best experience for the players, the sport and the audience whether watched at home or in the buzzing arena.


THE ROLE

BLAST is looking to hire a Commercial Partnerships Coordinator, based in either its London or Copenhagen offices, on a fixed term contract from May 2021 to the end of December 2021. There could be potential to extend depending on the business needs at the time.

BLAST creates bespoke, innovative brand partnerships that are focused on delivering a range of outcomes and benefits.  The Commercial Operations Coordinator will be supporting day-to-day activity across commercial partnerships, including Betway, EPOS, Coinbase and CS.Money. Main responsibility will include day-to-day account support, helping the Commercial Partnerships Executive and Senior Partnerships Manager with the delivery and reporting of all commercial partners across the BLAST Premier circuit and ad hoc projects.


The right candidate will:

  • Care passionately about creating and ensuring success for BLAST’s brand partners in the most efficient and organised way to ensure deadlines are met and key actions are communicated both internally and with client facing documents.

  • A natural in building positive, productive external and internal relationships. 

  • Be excited about joining an industry leader that is redefining best in class commercial activity and proactively contributing to, and defining, further success.

  • Be adaptable in an ever changing and evolving landscape.

  • Be client focused.

  • Understand the benefits of sponsorship for brands and committed to delivering activity that can deliver those benefits. 

  • Be approachable and personable to work cross functionally across BLAST to get the best results for partners.

Key responsibilities:

  • Management of client-facing project documents, including status reports, critical paths, evaluation and reporting documents

  • Raising Purchase Orders and up keep of Commercial Budget with partner spend

  • Asset management and contractual deliverables, including the management of prize distribution and partner gifting to our contacts globally

  • Approval management on behalf of key clients

  • Client bespoke event logistic assistance: sourcing venues, coordinating catering, AV & production, guest management, hotel management, transport logistics, H&S, guest communications, preparing event schedules and manuals with the help of the BLAST operations team

  • Assistance on the onboarding of partners into brand tracking software and liaison with partner agency on deliverables and timelines

  • Development of competitive market reviews and insights on industry best practice

  • Assisting with deadlines and asset management alongside the sales team as required

DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

At least 1 years experience within an area of sponsorship, marketing or events, either brand, agency or rights holder side.

Excellent day to day project management.

Positive, proactive and friendly attitude.

Strong relationship management internally and externally (clients, partners, suppliers and other client agencies) 

Excellent organisational and communication skills.

Ability to manage client expectations, meet deadlines and communicate clearly is essential.

Attention to detail and ability to multitask is essential.

Ability to develop and manage realistic and effective timelines and communications plans.

General understanding of market trends and enthusiasm for the esports industry – keeping abreast with industry developments and competition in the marketplace.

You will be a creative thinker and offer alternative solutions and ideas, from content.

Ability to write concise, structured and insightful post event reports and campaign analysis documents.

The confidence to bring your experience and ability to the team alongside a willingness to learn and develop your skills.

The enthusiasm, passion and team ethic to ensure you deliver success as an individual and as part of a collaborative team with shared goals.

WHAT WE OFFER

A unique opportunity to join a new esports organisation that has already achieved success – to be part of, and ensure, its growth.

Support across all areas of your role to further your development and enable you to contribute to the business to the best of your ability and potential.

A positive, flexible working environment.

A fantastic team whose background lies in a variety of fields across sport and entertainment.

For more information or questions please contact us at holly@blast.tv

Perks and benefits

This job comes with several perks and benefits

Flexible working hours
Flexible working hours

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

Free coffee / tea
Free coffee / tea

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

Pension plan
Pension plan

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

Maternity / paternity leave
Maternity / paternity leave

Kids are the future, go spend time with them.

Work life balance
Work life balance

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

Central office
Central office

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

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Working at
BLAST APS

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

Read more about BLAST APS

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