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World Poker Tour® (WPT®) is the premier name in internationally televised gaming and entertainment with brand presence in land-based tournaments, television, online, and mobile. Leading innovation in the sport of poker since 2002, WPT® ignited the global poker boom with the creation of a unique television show based on a series of high-stakes poker tournaments.

WPT® has broadcast globally in more than 150 countries and territories, and is currently producing its 18th season, which airs on FOX Sports Regional Networks in the United States. Season XVIII of WPT is sponsored by ClubWPT.com. ClubWPT.com is a unique online membership site that offers inside access to the WPT®, as well as a sweepstakes-based poker club available in 35 states across the United States.

WPT® also participates in strategic brand license, partnership, and sponsorship opportunities. WPT Enterprises Inc. is a subsidiary of Allied Esports Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ: AESE).




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Position:

Global Events Manager

Summary:

A great opportunity has become available within WPT’s Global Tour Management division, as a Global Events Manager. You will manage every facet of the development, creation and execution of WPT global events. You will be involved in the strategic planning and implementation that are aligned to the overall business objectives. The following skillsets, attributes and know-how are helpful to ensure the success of events:

The following skillsets are helpful to ensure the success of events:

• Fluency in Spanish or an Asian-based language is highly desirable
• Knowledge and experience of the Poker, Gaming, and/or Entertainment industry
• A solid background in event and/or project management
• Willingness to travel domestically in the United States and international destinations
• Work non-conventional office hours across multiple time zones
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office Products (especially Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
• Experience with graphic design packages such as Photoshop and Adobe
• An outgoing, professional, and friendly personality
• Exceptional organizational skills
• A resilient work ethic and disposition
• A proactive and flexible attitude
• Dedication to delivering world-class customer service
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Strong time-management skills with the ability to successfully and efficiently triage tasks under pressure in a fast-paced environment

Tasks may include but not limited to:

• Oversee, manage and execute event-related logistics, budgets, staffing, and execution for WPT global events, including land-based and online events
• Implement, manage, and monitor the adherence to WPT’s global standards (including but not limited to branding standards, official tournament structure, approved payout structure, etc.)
• Develop and maintain key clients, suppliers, and players relationships
• Manage and coordinate logistics with host venue and approved vendors regarding WPT’s televised and/or Live Stream broadcasts
• Performs other duties as required by the Global Tour Management team

Contact: Send cover letter & résumé to [email protected]


Position:

Community Manager

Summary:

Execute the social media and player Communication strategy through social media channels. Contribute to build brand awareness and increase the overall sentiment and engagement of the players to the WPT Brand. Report on the key measure of success to the Social Content Director. Use analytical data to run critical review of social media campaigns performance. Increase players loyalty and affinity towards all the WPT products (Tour, Online and TV/OTT). Make WPT the Premier name in the poker Industry for Prestige and Experience

Primary Responsibilities:

• Planning social and community campaigns and initiatives
• Managing the approval process for all campaigns, initiatives, and assets
• Scheduling and posting of social and community content
• Editing short form video content
• Creating or resizing assets on adobe suite to create or resize social assets
• Analyzing and reporting back on campaign and channel performance
• Monitoring social trends and incorporating findings into planned campaigns and initiatives
• Planning and briefing all asset creation, ensuring alignment with wider Marketing activity
• Planning and hosting regular live streams and act as moderator
• Day to day community management of our players and associated social channels
• Establish strong relationship with key industry influencers
• Regular reporting to the wider organization on current community trends and sentiment
• Participation in discussions with studio teams, bringing the voice of our players to these conversations
• Working closely with our online and tour management teams to help customer support and players relations

Knowledge/Expertise/Qualifications:

Essential
• Passion for the game of poker and strong curiosity for the poker industry
• Excellent knowledge of the gaming industry
• Usage of video and photo editing software
• Creative mind with natural interest for keeping up to date with cultural trends and implement innovative ideas
• Understanding of social media data and KPI
• Understanding and experience of social platforms such as Twitch, YouTube and Discord
• Strong communications skills, written and verbal
• Highly organised, with the ability to manage dozens of tasks at once
• Ability to identify and track relevant community KPIs
• Appetite for metrics and analytical skills
• Native or fluent English

Desired
• Additional languages such as Spanish or French
• Experience in planning, creating and launching successful social campaigns with proven results
• An interest in crypto/NFT industry

Contact: Send cover letter & résumé to [email protected]


World Poker Tour (WPT) is the premier name in internationally televised gaming and entertainment with brand presence in land-based tournaments, television, online, and mobile. Leading innovation in the sport of poker since 2002, WPT ignited the global poker boom with the creation of a unique television show based on a series of high-stakes poker tournaments. WPT has broadcast globally in more than 150 countries and territories, and is currently producing its 18th season, which airs on FOX Sports Regional Networks in the United States. Season XVIII of WPT is sponsored by ClubWPT.com. ClubWPT.com is a unique online membership site that offers inside access to the WPT, as well as a sweepstakes-based poker club available in 43 states across the United States, Australia, Canada, France and the United Kingdom. WPT also participates in strategic brand license, partnership, and sponsorship opportunities. WPT Enterprises Inc. is a subsidiary of Allied Esports Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ: AESE). For more information, go to WPT.com.