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MEDIA DISTRIBUTION MANAGER

 

Role: Media Distribution Manager
Reports to: VP Distribution
Location: London

 

BACKGROUND

 

We are BLAST – the global esports media network delivering world class entertainment experiences. Whether it be intimate broadcast studio shows, sold-out arena events, digital platforms or top-class multi-platform content, we create the most exciting, exhilarating and euphoric moments in esports. Make sure you check out BLAST Premier; our worldwide Counter-Strike: Global Offensive tournament where the best teams and brightest stars are fighting it out for a $4.25m total prize pool. Broadcast around the world in 100 territories to over 150m households.

 

THE ROLE

 

For our Distribution team we are now looking for an Distribution Manager to support and develop the BLAST distribution footprint across our portfolio of expanding media rights and international broadcast clients. The successful candidate has a proven track record in distributing entertainment or sports programming and handling TV & Online client accounts internationally. He/She is a self-starter that can generate new business leads as well as cooperate seamlessly with BLAST’s Distribution team.
The ability to present the company’s products in person, on the phone and via mail is essential. An eloquent command of the English language is a must, additional languages are an advantage.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

 

Support BLAST’s Distribution team across TV, Online, Theatrical & Betting client accounts
Generate new revenue opportunities across TV, Online, Theatrical, Mobile and Inflight
Assist all clients with the onboarding and implementation of BLAST properties
Research and identify new targets and territories/markets for distribution
Prepare and conceptualise all relevant sales materials
Monitor the broadcast and contractual client obligations during live tournaments
Support wider commercial team with sponsor broadcast activation
Source and compile broadcast data for viewership reports

 

QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS

 

2-4 years professional experience
University degree education
Sports body or media rights agency background an advantage
Excellent people and interpersonal skills
Ability to work in a team and autonomous environment
Excellent analytical, reporting and presentation skills
Exceptional organisational skills with attention to details a must

 

The successful candidate will handle his own accounts and clients, as well as assist the VP Distribution as needed.

This is a unique opportunity for a self-starting individual who wants to join a fast-paced and rapidly evolving Esports organisation.

 

HOW TO APPLY

 

To apply, the candidates should send the following:

Letter of application highlighting relevant experience
Up to date Curriculum Vitae
Details of current remuneration

 

Please send details to Alexander Lewin.
Email: alexander@blast.tv

PARTNERSHIPS SALES MANAGER

 

Role: Partnerships Sales Manager

Reports to: Head of Brand Partnerships

Location: London / Copenhagen

 

BACKGROUND

 

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.

 

THE ROLE

 

BLAST are seeking an individual who has the ability, and proven experience, to originate, progress and finalise new commercial partnerships with brands in relation to BLAST’s cutting-edge properties.

 

QUALITIES

 

• The instinct and agility to quickly understand the partnership proposition as it stands –and the commercial acumen to help shape and improve it.

• The thought and thoroughness to research and identify all suitable brands, categories and business units who may benefit from a partnership.

• The proactivity to find the right contacts at all identified brands and to open conversations with them.

• The ability to immediately capture the imagination of how a partnership could be beneficial to the brand in person or on the phone.

• The inter-personal skills to build rapport, listen to client objectives and tailor partnership proposals, packages and focus to deliver mutual benefit.

• The focus to navigate discussions, build alignment and finalize a new partnership.

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

 

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OFFICE AND HR MANAGER

 

Role: Office and HR Manager
Reports to: COO
Location: Copenhagen
Fixed term employment: November/December 2020 until October 2021

 

BACKGROUND

 

We are BLAST – the global esports media network delivering world class entertainment experiences. Whether it be intimate broadcast studio shows, sold-out arena events, digital platforms or top-class multi-platform content, we create the most exciting, exhilarating and euphoric moments in esports, with offices in Copenhagen and London.

 

THE ROLE

 

For our operations team we are now looking for an Office Manager with a wide range of responsibilities in supporting our operations and finance team. The successful candidate must have a good overview, and a very structured and independent approach. The ability to present the company in person, on the phone and via mail is essential and an eloquent command of Danish and English language is a must, since we have offices and both London and Copenhagen and work with international customers and partners.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

 

Depending on your qualifications, you will be given tasks within the areas:

Helping out our COO with simple legal and administrative processing e.g. send documents for signature, coordinate HR tools, keep track of our document data room, and keep our organisation diagram updated
Operate the salary payments for the employees in Denmark, including creating new employees in our pay system, and ensures that employees are deregistered in connection with the termination
Ordering lunch for the office, purchasing office supplies and other necessities
In collaboration with our IT supporter, ensure that new employees are created in all our systems and ensure that employees are deleted again in connection with severances
Purchase of equipment for new employees
Assist our legal department with corporate matters and dialogue with the Danish business authorities, including for reimbursements for sick leave or maternity/paternity leaves
Assists our finance department with tax matters and dialogue with the Danish tax authorities
Ensure that the overview of the employees’ holidays is always updated
Responsible for the dialog with our suppliers such as providers for mobile subscription and internet as well as landlord
Arrange internal events for the organisation

 

QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS

 

We imagine that you have experience as an Office Manager or that you have experience from a similar position.

In addition, we expect you to be service-minded, detail-oriented and good written communication skills and able to work independently with your assignments. You must, of course, be able to maintain an overview when we are busy. We sit in open offices, which is why you must be able to thrive in this work environment.

We emphasize that you are independent, flexible, have a sense of humour and can see yourself in a department where we have an open, honest and professional way of talking and collaborating.

 

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