Influencer Marketing Manager

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About Us

Chess.com is one of the largest gaming sites in the world and the #1 platform for playing, learning, and enjoying chess.

We are a team of 375+ fully remote people in 45+ countries working hard to serve the global chess community. We are also growing fast, with more than 80 million players and a large base of happy premium members.

We are a tech company. A gaming company. A content company. And we do it all with passion and commitment to the game. Above all we prize our mission-driven, flat, life-celebrating, no-corporate culture, and we look forward to meeting you and learning more about what you can bring to the team.

About You

You are passionate about growing the global chess community by partnering with the biggest names possible. You have experience managing and nurturing high profile relationships with individuals and brands alike. You have a love for the game, playing, watching, and engaging with content right alongside our passionate community, and are ready to jump in and help “grow the game.”

What you’ll do

  • Research, identify, and cultivate new relationships with influencers outside of the chess space
  • Increase social media engagement from content creators and influences with the game of chess
  • Be a frontline ambassador for Chess.com that represents the company and our community
  • Help manage our streamer's program, alongside leadership, with an eye on growth and service
  • Design and experiment with new ideas to create powerful campaigns and partnerships

Preferred Skills

  • 3+ years in talent/influencer relations
  • Take an entrepreneurial approach to your work, driving for results without micromanagement
  • Must love chess, know the chess community ecosystem, and be invested in growing the game and audience
  • Strong collaboration and communication skills working in a fully distributed team
  • Sense of ownership and responsibility

About the Opportunity

  • This is a full-time position
  • We are 100% remote (always have been, always will be!)
  • This is open to applicants who can legally work in the US 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

We look forward to meeting you!