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Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. is a leading, international digital entertainment company that publishes video games for game consoles such as PlayStation 4, Xbox one, Nintendo Switch, as well as mobile games. The company’s popular franchises include Metal Gear Solid, Pro Evolution Soccer, Silent Hill, DanceDanceRevolution and Castlevania, among other top titles. Konami also manufactures the wildly popular Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME, which has sold more than 25 billion cards worldwide. We are looking for talented people that have a passion for gaming and the skills and experience listed below.

Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. Hawthorne, CA

  • Organized Play Specialist, Card Business

    The Organized Play Specialist, Card Business will work with Director, Organized Play on Regional Qualifiers, and other Tier 2 Events to ensure Regional Tournament Organizers have all their required items ahead of the start of the season. Will be the main point of contact for each Tournament Organizer who is hosting a Tier 2 or higher event. -- (Salary Range $60,000-$65,000 DOE) --

    Title: Organized Play Specialist, Card Business
    Reports to: Associate OP and Events Manager, Card Business
    Subordinates: N/A

    Responsibilities:
    • Work with Director, Organized Play on Regional Qualifiers, and other Tier 2 Events.
    • Ensure Regional Tournament Organizers have all their required items ahead of the start of the season: all Regional Qualifier paperwork 30 days prior, all Regional Qualifier product available for purchase 21 days prior, and ensure the OP and Warehouse Specialist ships prizes at least 2 weeks before the Tournament Organizers’ scheduled Regional Qualifiers.
    • Be the main point of contact for each Tournament Organizer who is hosting a Tier 2 or higher event.
    • Ensure the website has the current FAQs and event listings for Tier 2 and higher events at least one month before the events start.
    • Keep track of data that is acquired from Tier 2 and higher events, such as invites awarded, disqualifications issue, and judge information.
    • Work with the Organized Play team on other initiatives to grow our Yu-Gi-Oh! player base and increase attendance at Tier 2 and higher events.
    • Ensure we keep accurate records of data that is acquired from Regional Qualifiers, including but not limited, to records of Invites awarded, judges attending events, and event paperwork received from Tournament Organizers.
    • Work with the Director, Organized Play, the Associate OP and Events Manager, and the OTS Liaison Team to ensure all required information is finalized to allow us to promote Tier 3 events at least 6 months ahead of their scheduled start date.
    • Make sure Tournament Organizers have a contract finalized and in place at least 6 months prior to Tier 3 and higher events.
    • Work with Warehouse Specialist to ensure all materials being used at a Tier 3 and higher events are cataloged and transport is arranged both to and from the events.
    • Be able to assist with onsite duties at Tier 3 and higher events for North America.
    • Work with Organized Play team to forecast material inventory needs, maintain accurate inventory, and ensure all prizing is ordered on time.
    • Work with Organized Play team to ensure all invoices are being processed in a timely fashion.
    • Maintain and update procedural and operational documents for all OP programs in North America. Coordinate with the Latin America OP Team so they have the most up-to-date version of these documents.

    The successful candidate will possess:
    • Strong leadership, decision making, and analytical skills.
    • Excellent interpersonal communication (verbal and written) and presentation skills.
    • Ability to perform duties under minimal supervision while exercising discretion and independent judgment.
    • Strong organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple projects with attention to detail.
    • Resourceful problem-solving skills.
    • Excellent strategic planning, budgeting, marketing, and forecasting abilities.
    • Strong working knowledge of MS Word, MS Excel, and MS Power Point.
    • The ability to travel.

    Required Experience:
    • Bachelor or higher in Marketing or Business, or equitable job experience.
    • Minimum of 3 years experience in entertainment or consumer goods categories.
    • Extensive tournament or consumer event experience required.
    • MS Access, MS Project, Illustrator or Photoshop skills a plus.

    Please send resumes to
    Robert Wakeland wr.97768@konami.com.
    Liliana Menacho ml.98460@konami.com.

  • OP Assistant

    OP Assistant - Full-time temporary position. Hybrid position. The OP Assistant is responsible for assisting the Organized Play (OP) and Official Tournament Store (OTS) Teams in the tasks required to help players with WCQ invites, assist in OTS account setup, and assist in order management for B2B purchases. -- ($20-$24 per hour DOE) --

    Title: OP Assistant
    Type of Position: Full-time temporary position. Hybrid position.
    Department: Card Business
    Reports To: Associate OP Manager
    Subordinates: N/A

    POSITION SUMMARY:

    The OP Assistant is responsible for assisting the Organized Play (OP) and Official Tournament Store (OTS) Teams in the tasks required to help players with WCQ invites, assist in OTS account setup, and assist in order management for B2B purchases.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    • Help manage communication with players to address comments, questions, or concerns about access to KCGN, how to view WCQ Invite Lists, how to view Top WQP Lists, and help players determine their invite status.
    • Maintain a working knowledge of OP policies and procedures in regards to WCQ Invites to better assist players and TOs with questions and concerns.
    • Assist Senior OP Specialist in contacting TOs to help correct invite information.
    • Assist OP and OTS Teams with order management for sales to OTS and TOs through the KDE-US B2B sales site.
    • Assist OTS Team with account maintenance for OTS.
    • Other duties, as needed, to assist with the Official Tournament Store and Organized Play Programs.

    QUALIFICATIONS / REQUIREMENTS:

    • 4-6 years experience in Customer Service
    • A high level of detail orientation
    • Ability to multi-task
    • Professional, with exceptional interpersonal skills
    • Must have strong working knowledge of MS Word, MS Excel and Power Point.
    • Experience with, or an appreciation for, trading card games

    Contact Us

    Please have resumes sent to Robert Wakeland:  wr.97768@konami.com

Konami Cross Media NY, Inc. New York, NY

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