CAREERS

Looking to start a career in gaming and esports?

The NZESF is the governing body for esports in New Zealand and was built by passionate volunteers who donated their time and skills to see the world of esports grow and flourish. Occasionally we have paid openings to help us run core parts of our operation and so we are always on the lookout for talented individuals to fill these spots.

We believe strongly in developing talent and providing a safe, inclusive and well-being focused working environment. If you have strong work ethic, a hunger to learn and a positive attitude, we want to hear from you!

Paid Opportunities

Community Manager

Employment Type: Part Time (24 Hours per Week)

Location: Remote | New Zealand

Job Description: We’re looking for a passionate individual to take on the pivotal role of community manager. The community managers role is to build and maintain our online presence, act as a liaison between our community, and build our membership through improving communication and developing member benefits. Working hours are flexible for the right person, be it 8 hour days a few days a week, or a few hours every day. This role could be perfect for an aspiring streamer, parent returning to the workforce, or talented university student with great time management. We’re a progressive operation who don’t believe in ‘clock in’ times, but work to measurable outcomes and performance.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Build and maintain communication channels
    • Discord
    • Newsletters
    • Social Media
  • Lead the brand overhaul of the NZESF
  • Build the National Esport League branding
  • Be the first point of contact for community members
  • Assist in identifying and developing resources our members want and need
 

The ideal candidate will be somebody who:

  • Loves dealing with people
  • Has a deep understanding of the gaming and esports community
  • Strong experience in graphic design (Please include a link to previous work in your application)
  • Confident working with technology
  • Able to self-manage time and work effectively in a remote environment
  • Not afraid to take initiative
  • Has a creative flair
  • Education or experience in marketing
 
*Adobe Certified Professional training and certification will be made available as part of this position

Applications close 27th of May

Tournament Director

Employment Type: Fixed Term, Part Time (24 Hours per Week until November 2022)

Location: Remote | New Zealand

Job Description: We’re looking for a Tournament Director to build and successfully deliver the NZESF 2022 National Esport League. We’re a progressive operation who don’t believe in ‘clock in’ times, but work to measurable outcomes and performance.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop appropriate rulesets for various esport titles
  • Market the event to players
  • Recruit commercial sponsors and apply for other applicable funding
  • Recruit and coordinate volunteers to assist in running the multi-week league
  • Manage the delivery of the National Esport League LAN grand final event
 

The ideal candidate will be somebody who:

  • Experience delivering live and virtual events
  • Esport tournament and admin experience
  • Has a deep understanding of the gaming and esports community
  • Confident working with technology
  • Able to self-manage time and work effectively in a remote environment
  • Not afraid to take initiative
 
*Mentorship will be made available for the live event component of this position

Applications close 27th of May