As the industry continues to grow around the world, more jobs and career pathways are being created in esports, creating a demand for people with specific skills.

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Here is a snapshot of some of the different roles within the industry:

  • Coach – including fitness trainers, nutritionists, psychologists
  • PR/Marketing executive
  • Sales/partnerships manager
  • Business management
  • Production crew
  • Shoutcaster / host
  • Journalist/content creator
  • Product Manager
  • Admin/Referee
  • Community/Social Media Manager
  • Event Manager
  • Professional esports player

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In partnership with the British Esports Federation

British Esports is a not-for-profit organisation, established in 2016 to support and promote esports in the UK.

British Esports helps educate the masses – including parents, teachers, media and government – around what esports is and what its benefits are. It runs the British Esports Championships for schools and colleges and other similar projects with young people. The Association is a member of Ukie, the Sport and Recreation Alliance the Welsh Sports Association, the European Esports Federation and the Global Esports Federation.

Its three goals are to Promote, Improve and Inspire:

  • promote esports in the UK and increase its level of awareness
  • improve the standard of UK esports 
  • inspire future talent 

The Founder and CEO of British Esports, Chester King, sits on the International Olympic Committee’s Esports and Gaming Liaison Group and is the Chairman of the Education, Culture and Wellness Commission of the Global Esports Federation.

Visit the British Esports website