Team Director (League of Legends)



International esports organisation

As Team Director (LoL), you will lead the premier team in Fnatic’s Pro-Gaming stable, our League of Legends squad. You’ll have a critical role in continually raising the bar, and adding to our legacy of success.

Your mission is to:

  • Lead on recruitment and selection of League of Legends athletes and performance staff, with the support of the Head Coach
  • Support the Head Coach with management of team performance/behaviours and execution of changes as necessary (benching, transfers, and other disciplinary actions)
  • Work with the CGO and Head Coach on long-term strategy and planning
  • Oversee player contracts and obligations, monitoring the delivery of player obligations towards Fnatic, Riot and partners, and complete the related player scorecards
  • Establish a clear team structure and processes and continually optimise in collaboration with senior Pro-Gaming management
  • With coaching staff, establish a winning culture through setting and communicating key values and expectations that the team should represent and follow
  • Stay updated of Fnatic ongoings and news by reading company updates, newsletters and relevant Slack channels
  • Provide weekly player updates to senior Pro-Gaming management
  • Participate in strategy meeting with Riot Games and other league stakeholders, and support the CGO in LEC discussions, protecting the team’s interests
  • Facilitate delivery of sponsor and content obligations, allowing other Fnatic departments, and selected third-parties access to players during events as well as remote
  • Ensure Fnatic brand and product marketing strategies can activated through player insights and access for deliverables
  • Be a positive ambassador for Fnatic across media and sponsor activities, including but not limited to: ‘Life of Legends’ content, interviews, documentaries, photoshoots, product feedback, fan meetings and booth activities. You’ll be a known face and voice to the LoL community
  • Work closely with the Team Manager to facilitate smooth day to day team operations


We’re looking for:

  • Leadership experience within professional gaming or sports
  • Passion for esports and strong understanding of the League of Legends scene
  • Competitive instinct and knowledge of what it takes to win
  • Ability to inspire and educate the current and next generation of professional gamers, with a readiness to walk the extra mile for players when needed
  • An outgoing, social and likeable demeanour, comfortable with having a public presence
  • Proven ability to work with talent and people from diverse cultures/backgrounds
  • Excellent written and verbal English, other languages desirable


What we have to offer:

  • The chance to work with one of the premier teams within global esports
  • Work from our cool Berlin base for an international company with 8 other locations around the world
  • A generous welcome allowance to spend in the Fnatic shop


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