Head of Esports Operations

About Us

Chess.com is the platform of choice for tens of millions of chess players in 165 countries and in 70 languages! We are one of the largest gaming sites in the world where over 15 million games of chess are played daily by players who are deeply engaged in our playing and learning products. We have 300+ team members who work remotely across the world to make chess more fun and rewarding for our 60+ million users. We are the stewards of a game that has been growing in popularity every year for the past 1500 years, and we take that responsibility seriously. Chess deserves the very best, and we strive to deliver that. 

About You

You love games. More, you love competitive games. And most of all, you love helping the world’s best players come together for awesome events that make spectators happy. You are someone who has been involved in the esports world for some time, and you would love to bring your experience to Chess.com as we build out our next generation esports roadmap. You have worked in many areas of esports already, including player management, format, sponsorships, and/or production. And you can build a team to execute. 

What You’ll Do

  • Setup and lead your own, new, fully-funded esports division inside of Chess.com

  • Take competitive, spectator-driven chess to the next level

  • Make millions of chess fans around the world happy

Preferred Skills

  • 3+ years of esports production experience

  • You “get” chess

  • Excellent communicator

  • Lifelong learner

About the Opportunity

  • This is a full-time position

  • We are 100% remote (work from anywhere!)

  • This is open to applicants who can work in the USA or Canada



You can learn more about us here:

https://www.chess.com/blog/erik/how-chess-com-s-100-person-virtual-team-works-together

https://www.chess.com/about