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About the Role

As Director, Original Content (EMEA) you will oversee the daily operations for European broadcasts of online and in-person live Twitch original content events. You will work across the EMEA Partnerships, EMEA Content Ops & Strategy and Global Original Content teams and with third-party production vendors, primarily to establish Twitch Rivals broadcasts out of Europe. Focus areas will extend from pre-production, production design, vendor selection/management, on site execution, and all post event responsibilities including post-mortems and reporting. You will report into VP, Partnerships EMEA with a dotted line to the Global Original Content team.

You Will:

  • Manage for Twitch Rivals European broadcast and competition execution through all parts including pre-production, production and retro reviews
  • Oversee contract agreements for production vendors and ensuring obligations are met and future agreements are improved for cost efficiency and favourability for Twitch
  • Coordinate with local/regional European Twitch offices and teams, EMEA Regional Operations & Partnerships team and local sales integration
  • Create the budgets for fully online events, studio based events and live attendee marquee events
  • Manage local P&L with Global OC team
  • Develop multi-language automation systems for localising broadcast processes including graphics, set elements, rule sets, partner communications
  • Build sustainable process for Twitch Rivals operations in core European Regions (Germany, France, Spain) with process design for scaling across other European growth regions
  • Know the best vendors in the region to ensure highest quality at the best price
  • Manage OC & Esports Production Manager and Local Language Contractors on daily basis

You Have:

  • 7+ experience in live broadcasting, streaming, gaming or event production
  • Experience with leadership within live studio and remote broadcast productions demonstrating an ability to take a creative concept and build a structure around it
  • Working knowledge of all control room and studio disciplines including cameras, lighting, graphics, video switching, audio, conceptual routing
  • Experience with multi-day live-spectator events with over 1,000+ audience attendees
  • A creative spark and passion for building ground breaking esports events which challenge the boundaries of anything that exists in the marketplace today
  • Experience in Excel / Google Sheets (can maintain complex spreadsheets) for budgeting, scheduling along with ability to work with large datasets
  • Strong project manager, able to think backwards, and plan for results
  • The skills required to navigate a multiple-partner environment as part of a cross-functional team. You know how to get support from all levels while continuing to achieve success within your team
  • Experience creating and improving processes. You don't just inhabit a role; you make it better, and are willing to help others improve their roles as well
  • The forethought to thoughtfully escalate problem areas in advance of failures
  • Written and verbal fluency in English

Bonus Points

  • Written and verbal fluency in one (or more) other language(s): German or French preferred
  • Familiarity with Twitch as a user and a broadcaster
  • Previous employment at a games industry or broadcast media company
  • Experience working with streamers
  • Existing relationships with game developers

Perks

  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Dental, Vision & Life Insurance
  • Pension Plan
  • Maternity & Parental Leave
  • Paid Time Off & Holidays
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Amazon Employee Discount
  • Monthly Contribution & Discounts for Wellness Related Activities & Programs (e.g., gym memberships, etc.)
  • Lunch Served Four Times a Week
  • Free Snacks & Beverages

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at Twitch. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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