World Poker Tour - WPT Admin and Events Manager

To assist the WPT Europe Vice President and Events Manager across the unit in all administration finance, marketing, logistical, branding, and sponsorship duties required to create excellent quality events. To implement the live event strategy in the market and ensure the best player experience. To coordinate marketing strategy with the casino partners and the sponsors’ marketing teams within close event budget management.

Indicative Role Dimensions:

Admin –

  • Internal Invoicing Process

  • Data compilation

Travel –

  • Europe

  • Morocco

  • America

Key Relationships –

  • VP

  • Event Manager

  • Sponsors

  • Players

Responsibilities:

  • Admin – Support Event Manager with data collection including all legal forms. Ensure the player database and all documents related to events are kept up to date.

  • Finance – Support VP Europe and Event Manager with invoices from suppliers and the financial payment process to ensure timely payments are achieved.

  • Marketing – Assist with briefs and coordinate WPT designated videographer and official photographer. Ensure all collateral is stored for post event marketing opportunities.

  • Creative – Oversee the creative process to comply with sponsorship brand guideline required for consistent look and feel throughout all communication channels around the event.

  • Travel – Support Event Manager with extended team members requirements for all travel across the year.

  • Social – Support Event Manager in event communication on social channels.

  • Events – Assist Event Manager on site with day to day tasks.

  • Off-Felt Player Activities – Research venues and activities suitable for the local and international players attending events to create an excellent player experience away from the poker tournament area.

  • Player Hosting – Host the online qualifiers of sponsor partners and special WPT guests.

Requirements:

  • Languages: English, French, German, Italian, or Russian.

  • 3+ years Business/Marketing degree.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel and Adobe Photoshop.

  • Event management experience in sports/entertainment/gaming.

  • Strong time management and ability to multi-task in fast paced environment.

  • Bright, social personality with strong interpersonal skills.

  • Willingness to work non-conventional office hours including weekends and travel extensively.

  • Good temperament suitable for crisis management in live event situations.

Essential Knowledge/Expertise/Qualifications

  • Languages: English, French, German, Italian, or Russian.

  • 3+ year Business/Marketing degree.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel and Adobe Photoshop.

  • Curiosity and passion for sports/entertainment/gaming.

  • Strong time management and ability to multi-task in fast paced environment.

  • Bright, social personality with strong interpersonal skills.

  • Willingness to work non-conventional office hours including weekends and travel extensively.

  • Good temperament suitable for crisis management in live event situation.

Can you see yourself as the main point of contact for our partners? Then we want to hear from you!

Send résumé and cover letter to maxime.rouison@wpt.com.