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Partnerships Coordinator

Sales · Atlanta, Georgia
Department Sales
Employment Type Full-Time

Company Description

KontrolFreek is the creator of Performance Gaming Gear and the leader of FreekNation, a global community of more than four million gamers. By combining the latest in ergonomics and advanced materials, the company's lines of Performance Thumbsticks, Performance Grips, Gaming Cables, and other high-quality products enhance the player experience by maximizing comfort and precision. KontrolFreek's products for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC are available in more than 9,000 stores across 40 countries. KontrolFreek is headquartered in Atlanta. . KontrolFreek is headquartered in Midtown Atlanta.

Job Description

KontrolFreek is seeking a Partnerships Coordinator to join its Sales & Strategic Partnerships team. In this role, the Coordinator will report to the Director, Strategic Partnerships and will support the company’s esports business development and partner management initiatives on a global level. The candidate will be asked to identify, develop, and implement new value-add partners into the program while directly managing a portfolio of existing partners. A successful candidate will be a strategic thinker who can identify and engage with potential partners and understand the impact partnerships may have on KontrolFreek’s business and community. The candidate will bring a unique perspective, an analytical mindset, and an ability to collaborate across business functions.


  • Esports Strategic Partnerships
    • Develop partner networks and strategic partnerships globally, including but not limited to: 
      • Teams/Organizations
      • Players/Personalities
      • Venues
      • Tournaments
      • Content Partners
    • Help expand and diversify the esports partnership pipeline to increase KontrolFreek’s major initiatives and existing collaborations.
    • Collaborate with the Marketing Team to promote KontrolFreek’s esports business initiatives to new audiences and partners.
    • Help track the budget associated with esports partnership initiatives.
    • Provide timely and accurate reporting of esports partnerships, pipelines, and activities.
    • Build and manage a calendar of esports events, including real-world events/business summits and digital activations (e.g., premiere team tournaments). 
  • General Strategic Partnership Support
    • Execute KontrolFreek’s partnership strategy to increase the reach and impact of the company’s ongoing business efforts.
    • Manage ongoing relationships with existing partners and, where relevant, leverage those relationships to greater collective impact.
    • Coordinate the distribution of products and communications to key partners. 
    • Work with the Partnerships Team to ensure the company’s partnerships CRM (customer relationship management) platform is regularly updated. 
    • Provide weekly updates on key partners (e.g., product launches, marketing campaigns, retail activations, partner collaborations, etc.). 
    • Create and distribute internal team meeting agendas and recaps. 


  • Bachelor’s degree in sales, business, marketing, economics, operations or a related field.
  • 1-3 years of experience managing partner marketing initiatives.
  • Experience in or solid understanding of current best practices in esports.
  • Self-starter who can manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Excellent internal and external written/verbal communications skills.
  • Detail-oriented with strong organization skills.
  • Proficiency with Google Suite, and Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint, and the ability to quickly learn/work with new systems. 
  • Determined work ethic with a high degree of attention to detail, intellectual motivation, and data-driven mentality.
  • Interest or experience in the video games industry a plus.

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