Esports Caster

£14.00 hourly
  • SIS Ltd
  • Milton Keynes MK10, UK
  • 11 Sep, 2020
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Job Description

Get Paid to Commentate on Video Games!

We are recruiting for new and exciting roles as part of a new UK based esports initiative, SIS Competitive Gaming.

  • Earn £14 per hour casting NBA 2K20
  • Full-Time & Part-Time roles available, flexible shifts 24 hours, Monday - Sunday
  • Casting experience is a must
  • Immediate start available, role is based in our Milton Keynes studio (MK10)
  • All candidates must be 18+

As an organisation we have over 30 years’ experience in producing high quality sports content & channels as well as distributing sports content to platforms worldwide. In 2018, we leveraged our production expertise to create engaging and entertaining esports events & content from studios in Las Vegas and are building on the success of those efforts now, here in the UK.

SIS Competitive Gaming is hosting offline tournaments, consisting of head-to-head matches for NBA2K20 in our Milton Keynes studio.

Events will run Monday – Sunday, 24 hours a day and be broadcast live to our global customer base, so this is a great opportunity to earn some money and get your name out there!

Job Purpose

SIS is a leading supplier of betting services to UK and international betting companies, recently we successfully launched an innovative esports betting product. The Competitive Gaming Commentator/Caster is accountable for the successful delivery of the games and players knowledge on the live broadcasts to the audience.

The successful candidate will have knowledge and understanding of esports broadcasting and video games. A key element in this role will be to have excellent communications skills and to always keep up to date with video game strategies, meta and the players within the league to create an engaging broadcast.

Operating in a fast-paced, challenging environment, this role will demand flexibility and creativity, together with a pragmatic, hands-on approach to delivery.

Reporting Lines and Key Relationships

The role reports to Competitive Gaming Operations Manager. The role will work closely with the Trading, Product and Broadcast functions of the business on a day to day basis.

Location: Milton Keynes

Key Responsibilities

The main responsibilities of the role are:

Game Knowledge and Development

  • Commentating NBA2K20 matches to provide insight and entertainment to viewers
  • Keep up to date with video game broadcasting terminology
  • Keep up to date with video games and their metagame developments
  • Be able to research and develop skills in any new video game products ready for live broadcast.

Live Broadcast Performance

  • Provide key knowledge on players as they progress through the league and keeping up to date with their core skills and practices.
  • Be able to provide entertaining and thorough knowledge to keep non-endemic customers engaged during gameplay

Skills and Experience

Essential Requirements

  • Proven and reliable esports commentator/caster
  • Proven experience of working within a broadcasting team of multiple disciplines
  • Good knowledge of the video game industry and trends
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Capability to work collaboratively with multi-disciplined teams, in a variety of locations, involved in the end-to-end project lifecycle

Desirable Requirements

  • Knowledge of Betting Industry (both Digital and Retail preferred)
  • Knowledge of sports betting and understanding of odds and prices
  • Demonstrable teamwork skills
  • Knowledge of NBA2K20

Customer Service

  • Provide a best in class level of customer service in terms of delivery and support to both internal and external customers
  • Comprehends the importance of changing technology trends to the media and entertainment business and can discuss this with the customer in a productive fashion