World Poker Tour, WPT Careers

Who We Are

WPT Enterprises, Inc., is the creator of the World Poker Tour (WPT) – 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 17th season, which airs on FSN in the United States. Season XVII of WPT is sponsored by ClubWPT.com, 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 participates in strategic brand license, partnership, and sponsorship opportunities. WPT Enterprises, Inc. is a subsidiary of Ourgame International Holdings, Ltd.

Open Positions

WPT Global Events Manager – USA

WPT Royal Flush Crew Member – Global

WPT Royal Flush Crew Member – Europe


WPT Global Events Manager

Irvine, California

An exciting opportunity has opened up within WPT’s Global Tour Management division, as a Global Events Manager. Working closely with the Director of Global Tour Management, you will be responsible for the execution of WPT events and deliverables for global partners, as well as coordinate cohesive PR and event-marketing campaigns through strategic planning and implementation that are aligned to the overall business objectives.

To be successful in this role, you will need:

• Exceptional organizational skills.
• A resilient work ethic and disposition.
• To travel to domestic/international destinations.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Knowledge of the Poker, Gaming, and/or Entertainment industry.
• A solid background in event/project management, a proactive attitude, ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment, proficiency in creating digital content for social media platforms, and dedication to delivering world-class customer service.

Responsibilities:

• Manage event-related logistics, budgets, staffing, and execution for WPT events.
• Serve as liaison between the WPT and the sponsors in ensuring that all contractual obligations are delivered during the event, as well as compliance by sponsors regarding player-sponsorship guidelines.
• Implement, manage, and monitor the adherence to WPT’s global standards by casino partners (including but not limited to branding standards, official tournament structure, approved payout structure, etc.)
• Manage and coordinate logistics with host venue and approved vendors regarding WPT’s Live Stream broadcasts.
• Performs other duties as required by the Director of Global Tour Management.

Requirements:

• Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience.
• Exceptional organizational skills.
• 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.
• Willingness to travel extensively and work non-conventional office hours.
• An outgoing and friendly personality.
• Experience in utilizing social media platforms and online marketing tools.
• Event experience in poker/gaming/entertainment is highly desirable.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office Products (especially Microsoft Excel and Microsoft PowerPoint) and video editing software is highly desirable.
• Experience with graphic design packages such as Photoshop is highly desirable.
• Fluency in Spanish and/or Portuguese languages is highly desirable.

Do you feel you’d be a great fit? Tell us more!

Send résumé and cover letter to [email protected] by June 28, 2019.

Please note that no relocation package will be offered for this position.


WPT Royal Flush Crew Member

WPT Global

An exciting opportunity has opened up within the World Poker Tour. Working closely with the Global Tour Management, Marketing, and Production teams, you will be representing the WPT brand globally and produce own digital content that are aligned to the overall business objectives.

To be successful in this role, you will need to have the aptitude to create, edit, and produce media content, have a proactive attitude, ability to work in a fast-paced environment, and dedication and enthusiasm to represent the brand on a global scale.

Responsibilities:

• Conceptualize, produce, and edit media content during a live event.
• Act as on-camera artist for any media content created during the assigned location event.
• Provide greeting and welcoming services during the location event
• Take part in photo shoots and autograph sessions in relation to brand and event promotion.
• Interact with players and other VIPs during and around the location events.
• Engage in other WPT-coordinated PR events including parties, promotional events, and other outreach activities with players and spectators.

Requirements:

• Must be 21 years of age.
• Must have a pleasing, outgoing, and friendly personality.
• Experience with on-camera work is desirable.
• Strong social media following and presence is highly desirable.
• Proficiency in media content editing software and tools is desirable.
• Excellent organizational skills.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Willingness to travel extensively and work non-conventional office hours.
• Must possess a valid passport to allow international travel.

Do you have what it takes to join the WPT Royal Flush Crew?

Send portfolio, profile bio, and cover letter to [email protected]


WPT Royal Flush Crew Member

WPT Europe HQ

WPT Enterprises is the creator of the World Poker Tour (WPT), the premier name in internationally televised gaming and entertainment with brand presence in land-based tournaments, television, online and mobile. WPT Enterprises is looking for a Royal Flush Crew member in Europe.

Serving as WPT brand ambassadors across the globe, the members of the Royal Flush Crew go beyond the felt at each stop on the World Poker Tour. These lifestyle ambassadors specialize in fitness, nutrition, fashion, and more.

Members of the WPT Royal Flush Crew engage WPT players, fans, and customers and actively help the World Poker Tour promote its brand and products on a global scale.

Responsibilities:

• Serve as a brand ambassador for the World Poker Tour.
• Help promote the World Poker Tour and its products through creative and professional on-camera, digital, and social media content.
• Skilled in social media and able to communicate information about our products/services online effectively.
• Thoroughly understand our products and services to inform potential customers.
• Professionally engage with players, fans, and customers of the World Poker Tour.

Requirements:

• Must be 21 years of age.
• Ideally based in London.
• Outgoing, friendly, and fun personality.
• Proven work experience as a brand ambassador, promoter, or similar role.
• On-camera experience.
• Strong social media presence and skills.
• Experience creative digital content.
• Excellent communication skills.
• Travel will be required.

Want to become a member of the WPT Royal Flush Crew?

Send résumé and cover letter to [email protected]


The World Poker Tour is an equal opportunity employer, and committed to hiring top talent regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.