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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 19th season, which airs on Bally Sports in the United States. Season XIX 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. For more information, go to WPT.com.



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Position:

Temporary Global Events Manager

Summary:

An exciting opportunity has opened within WPT’s Global Tour Management division, as a Temporary Global Events Manager. Working closely with the Senior Director of Global Tour Management’s Main Tour, 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

  • a solid background in event and/or project management
  • knowledge and experience of the Poker, Gaming, and/or Entertainment industry
  • exceptional organizational skills
  • a resilient work ethic and disposition
  • ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • a proactive, professional, and flexible attitude
  • dedication to delivering world-class customer service
  • to travel to domestic/international destinations
  • excellent written and verbal communication skills

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee, manage, and execute event-related logistics, budgets, staffing, and execution for WPT global events, including land-based and online event
  • 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.)
  • 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
  • Serve as a 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
  • Perform other duties as required by the Senior Director and Vice President of Global Tour Management’s Main Tour

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience
  • Event experience in Poker, Gaming, and/or Entertainment industry
  • Willingness to travel extensively and work non-conventional office hours across multiple time zones
  • Strong time-management skills with the ability to triage tasks successfully and efficiently under
    pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • An outgoing, professional, and friendly personality
  • Experience in utilizing social media platforms and online marketing tools
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Products (especially Microsoft Excel and Microsoft PowerPoint) and video editing software is highlydesirable
  • Experience with graphic design packages such as Photoshop is highly desirable
  • Fluency in Asian-based languages, Spanish, and/or Portuguese languages is highly desirable

Email: Send cover letter & résumé to [email protected] by November 26, 2022. Please note that no relocation package will be offered for this position.


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 20th season, which airs on Ballys Sports Regional Networks in the United States. Season XX 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. For more information, go to WPT.com.