Director of Esports

About FranchiCzar

FranchiCzar OS is a complete franchise management solution for Franchisors that want world-class services and support for their franchisees. FranchiCzar OS is much more than just a software package. We have an unparalleled offering of expert sales, support, security, marketing, and promotional staff that work as your team to build franchises quickly and the right way. 

About the Job

FranchiCzar is seeking a Director of esports. As director of business development, esports, you are part of the global business development and partnerships within XP League.  You will be charged with, among other things, negotiating a broad variety of strategic third-party relationships for the company.  In this role, you will be responsible for: strategic planning, deal sourcing and negotiation, and partner management in the emerging esports space. 

Responsibilities

  • Help develop the global broadcast and distribution strategy for all of XP League esports initiatives.
  • Source broadcast and distribution partners according to that strategy and negotiate the commercial agreements with those entities.
  • Help evolve the sponsorship strategy for XP League eSports, including helping determine appropriate value exchange.
  • Source appropriate esports sponsors pursuant to that strategy and negotiate the commercial agreements with those brands.
  • Manage and develop team members, own tasks and tackle problems as part of a team and apply creative solutions to grow XP League esports.
  • Work with business and product heads, engineering, brand management, marketing, and league operations to identify and create new business opportunities for XP League eSports.
  • Assist in the management of existing partnerships.  
  • Overall be able to constantly analyze the rapidly evolving esports landscape, focusing on deal and partnership opportunities that will support the growth of eSports.

Qualifications

  • A minimum of 10 years of experience in business development at a leading esports league, agency, media and / or content company.  
  • Bachelor’s degree with an MBA or JD preferred.
  • Adept at negotiating sound commercial agreements. 
  • Possess a solid understanding of contracts including licensing agreements. 
  • Comfortable developing and executing growth strategies.

Education

  • BS in Business, Communication or related field, or equivalent work experience preferred

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