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Director of Execution and Production

Director of Execution and Production – Blast Pro Series

RFRSH Entertainment

Delivering the greatest moments in esports – for the fans, the players and the brands.

We are a privately owned and operated esports company, representing, managing and running commercial operations for some of the best CS:GO teams in the world.

RFRSH Entertainment has developed, owns and runs BLAST Pro Series, a global esports tournament, and a range of live, original and reality content productions. We provide winning commercial and marketing strategies for companies looking to enter and succeed in the wildly growing and challenging esports market.

BLAST Pro Series is an innovative global tournament series of live Counter-Strike events, with the best teams in the world competing in a fast and exhilarating format. The series has been created to maximise both the live audience experience, broadcast formats and viewing experience featuring true world class esports mixed with engaging show elements.

Director of Execution and Production

Based in our London office, we are looking for an experienced Senior Project and Production candidate to head the global roll-out of all production aspects of the BLAST Pro Series. As our Director of Execution and Production you will manage and oversee the production of our events around the world as well as manage our two production teams.

Headline tasks:

  • Responsible for overall planning of technical and venue production across the involved technical departments and across all BLAST events globally!
  • Close collaboration and leading of technical specialists in the BLAST organisation
  • Negotiating and coordinating with local co-producers around the world
  • Ensure processes are installed in order to scale output
  • Tender processes – sourcing of and negotiating with technical suppliers etc. for each event
  • Management of our two production teams – Technical Production Manager, Facility & Venue Manager and suppliers
  • Overall responsible for executing every event
  • Responsible for production budgets
  • Responsible for needed, accurate and timely information and communication for all involved in the project – internally, Local Co producer (LCP), suppliers
  • Collecting and sharing valuable knowledge for optimizing future events
  • Troubleshooting

Qualifications:

  • Very experienced and knowledgeable in production of large event productions
  • Strong ability to plan, process and optimize the execution of a series of events
  • Experience from sports events, TV shows, international touring or alike
  • Experience with project management tools
  • Expert in written and oral communication in English (required), and possibly Danish
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Strong international network
  • Calm and collected

Your profile:

  • Very strong in process management, facilitating and planning
  • Most likely a generalist and definitely a leader
  • Excellent people skills
  • Efficient and very organised
  • Always well prepared

We offer:

  • Once in a lifetime opportunity, to join the creation of a new global esports tournament, travelling around the world
  • Be part of a fast moving organisation that already has made a substantial footprint in the world of esports
  • An energetic work environment with fantastic colleagues
  • Headquarters in Copenhagen Denmark with an office in London, UK

How to Apply

To apply, the candidates should send the following via SRi’s apply button:

  • Letter of application highlighting relevant experience
  • Up to date curriculum vitae
  • Details of current remuneration

About SRi

SRi is a boutique global executive search and consulting firm focused on media, content, technology and sport.

We work as one partner-led team with staff based in key global markets across eleven offices on four continents. We offer dedicated and specific sector, function and region expertise. Our services include executive search, board assessment, succession planning, salary benchmarking, advising clients on their internal and external hiring strategy, new market entry and multi-vacancy projects.

We are proud to be the exclusive partner in this search with RFRSH Entertainment.

Tagged as: Blast Pro Series, esports, Events, London, Production, RFRSH Entertainment, United Kingdom

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