Chief Operating Officer within Esports




Chief Operating Officer

On behalf of one of our clients, we are now on the lookout for a Chief Operating Officer.

​​Our client is a well-established Esports company with a Nordic presence. Their vision is to create state-of-the-art experiences for the world’s esports enthusiasts and gamers and connect brands & advertisers with this rapidly growing segment.

About the role

As the COO you will build upon, and continuously improve existing structures and frameworks, allowing the company’s different teams to work in a creative, yet smooth and efficient manner. 

Areas of responsibility include:

  • Establishing policies and structure supporting the execution of company vision, culture, and goals
  • Drive growth and a world-class experience, acquisition of new clients and business partners and manage existing ones.
  • Execution of business development strategies
  • Oversee day-to-day operations
  • Ensure high efficiency and quality metrics in all processes
  • Manage and follow up on quarterly goals, aligning operative business goals and roadmaps toward company key objectives
  • Execution on location- & product strategy, enabling start-up and expansion of new locations and/or products
  • Own and oversee engagement and retention metrics

The COO, together with the CEO, reports directly to the board of directors.


  • A well-established leader with experience in a start-up environment and the ability to inspire and motivate teams
  • Proven track record of driving sales, forming strategic partnerships, and achieving business growth targets
  • Very strong analytical skills and a highly structured and effective approach to problem-solving.
  • Experience in running operations on an executive level
  • Strong business acumen and a sense of financial sustainability
  • Experience working directly with board members and external investors
  • Proven track record of working with different locations
  • Experience from scaling up but also from daring to scale down what no longer works
  • Love for, and experience of gaming is a strong plus

About you

You are engaged and driven and have the ability to establish structure in a sometimes chaotic scale-up environment. You are a good change agent and can evolve current structures and implement new ways with empathy and involvement. You dare to ask and challenge and have the energy to pull something through to completion.

Why join our client?

  • You will be a key player in a highly skilled and motivated team. Our client’s management team is very experienced, with members having played key roles in a number of very successful Swedish companies. 
  • Your impact on key business areas will be significant, and what you do will influence the happiness of tens of thousands of gamers in Sweden, the Nordics, and beyond.
  • Great co-workers who will challenge you and with whom you will have fun every day.
  • A competitive compensation package.

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