Access Portfolio Position: WorldGaming Network ("WGN"), Chief Operating Officer

Business Operations and Procedures · Philadelphia , Pennsylvania
Department Business Operations and Procedures
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Executive

Company Background:

WorldGaming Network (“WGN”), is a leading gaming platform that facilitates tournaments, leagues and gaming ladders for the amateur, semi-pro, and competitive gaming community both online and in live venues.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Collegiate StarLeague (“CSL”) ​and WorldGaming Network (“WGN”), have an opening for the Chief Operating Officer (COO) position​.

 

Working in tandem with the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), the COO will oversee the largest collegiate esports league and tournament provider in North America. As COO you will be responsible for our organization’s ongoing operations and procedures. You will be the company’s second-in-command and responsible for the efficiency of busines

 

The COO role is a key member of the senior management team. You will have to maintain control of diverse business operations, so qualified candidates must be experienced and efficient leaders. Candidates must have excellent people skills, business acumen, exemplary work ethics and a love for esports.

 

Objectives

·       Collaborate with the CEO in setting and driving organizational vision, operational strategy, and hiring needs

·       Translate strategy into actionable goals for performance and growth helping to implement organization-wide goal setting, performance management, and annual operating planning

·       Responsible for driving the company to achieve and surpass revenue, profitability, cash flow and business goals and objectives

·       Oversee company operations and employee productivity, building a highly inclusive culture ensuring team members thrive and organizational outcomes are met

·       Ensure effective recruiting, onboarding, professional development, performance management, and retention

·       Help to build out new products

·       Adhere to company, federal, state, and local business requirements, enforcing compliance and taking action when necessary

Responsibilities

·       Analyze internal operations and identify areas of process enhancement

·       Develop actionable business strategies and plans that ensure alignment with short-term and long-term objectives developed in tandem with the CEO

·       Directly oversee operations, HR, and accounting, and partner with the CEO on sales management to budget for sufficient investment capital to achieve growth targets

·       Pursue revenue enhancing opportunities and assist in the development of the sales plan

·       Prepare forecasts and KPI reporting for use in organizational planning, financial forecasting, budget setting and strategic planning

·       Aggressively manage capital investment and expenses to ensure the company achieves investor targets relative to growth and profitability

·       Monitor performance with tracking and establish corrective measures as needed, and prepare detailed reports, both current and forecasting

·       Maintain and build trusted relationships with key customers, clients, partners, and stakeholders

 

 

Education, Work Experience Requirements and/or Competencies:

·       Bachelor’s degree in business administration, or related field required, Masters degree in business or related field preferred

·       10+ years’ experience in executive leadership positions

·       3 – 5+ years of esports experience

·       Leadership skills, with steadfast resolve and personal integrity

·       Track record effectively selling sponsorships with demonstrated ability to negotiate; a professional network to generate new prospects with local and national brands a plus

·       Understanding of advanced business planning and regulatory issues

·       A solid grasp of data analysis and performance metrics

·       Be able to diagnose problems quickly and have foresight into potential issues

·       Experience interacting and partnering with key gaming/esports publishers

·       Online gaming/esports platform operational experience

·       Streaming platform/broadcast and production experience

·       This role is based in Philadelphia, PA; Candidates must be qualified to work in the USA

 

Contact:

Collegiate StarLeague (“CSL”), ​is the world’s largest collegiate gaming league. Since 2009, it has awarded over $800,000 in scholarship money to student gamers from around the world. It has over 70,000 registered players across 1,800 registered schools.

 

WorldGaming Network (“WGN”), is a leading gaming platform that facilitates tournaments, leagues and gaming ladders for the amateur, semi-pro, and competitive gaming community both online and in live venues.

 

To learn more please visit our websites at ​www.cstarleague.com and ​www.worldgaming.com

 

While we appreciate all interest, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

 

 

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  • Location
    Philadelphia , Pennsylvania
  • Department
    Business Operations and Procedures
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Executive