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Senior Manager - Influencer Partnerships

Discord, 444 De Haro St

We built Discord to bring gamers together


We need a leader for our Influencer Partnerships team to guide us through the twists and turns of this rocketship ride through the stars. In this role you’ll manage a highly experienced influencer partnerships team, lead portfolio strategy, own many of our top-tier partner relationships, and get us safely to the next planet.

You’ll connect with some of the most influential people in gaming, come up with ideas for
building compelling partnerships, and...please help someone just pushed an unlabeled button and now there’s a bunch of flashing lights going off...

What you'll be doing

  • Developing and implementing influencer strategy that aligns with business objectives
  • Working cross-functionally to set objectives for and support marketing campaigns
  • Mentoring and grow team members
  • Setting and managing quarterly team goals for the Premium Partner program alongside
    the business operations team
  • Overseeing data-driven results, reporting to executive team and business partners
  • Owning relationships with well-known gaming influencers including Lirik, Summit1G, and
    Ninja, as well as esports orgs like Team Liquid

What you should have

  • Demonstrated interest in fostering the development of others and ability to work well in a
    team environment
  • Strong interpersonal/communication skills and high level of strategic thinking
  • Thorough understanding of the esports landscape, and content creation platforms like
    Twitch and YouTube, and social media
  • Affinity for objective data; spreadsheets should not scare you but you should also be
    able to balance data with intuition
  • Understanding of and experience with performance marketing
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects at a time while paying strict attention to detail
  • A fat rolodex. What is this, 1980? I mean lots of connections in the gaming industry :)
  • <3 for Discord and belief in our mission

Qualifications

  • 5-10 years experience managing relationships and executing successful marketing,
    advertising or promotional campaigns with digital influencers and/or celebrity talent

  • Local (Bay Area) candidates only

Bonus Points

  • Multilingual
  • Knowledge of internet culture
  • Can provide your own rocketship

About Discord

About us Discord is the all-in-one voice and text chat app designed specifically for gamers. It's free, secure, and works on both desktop and phone. Our mission is to bring gaming communities together. Discord's free voice and text chat is about making it easier for you spend time with the people you care about, create these memories, and land a headshot or two. Two hundred seventy million PC gamers use chat apps to communicate while playing online games. As gamers, we got fed up with many of these chat tools and decided to fix the problem ourselves. As a result, we've built the best all-in-one voice and text chat app for gamers. Fortunately, a lot of people love it. Discord currently has 45 million registered users with over 9 million Daily Active Users. The service sees 200 million messages posted a day, over 4 million peak concurrent players and a staggering 16 petabytes of voice chat data going through its servers every month. Founded by the team behind OpenFeint - a networking platform that united mobile games with achievements and social functionality - Discord has raised over $30M from top VCs like Greylock, Benchmark, Accel, and Tencent.

Want to learn more about Discord? Visit Discord's website.