Do you have dreams of making it BIG in gaming and esports?
Want to get your foot in the door of an industry that’s growing larger every day?
Get the esports career you have always dreamed of! We are partnering with Hitmarker, the world’s LARGEST gaming and esports job platform, for a special 1,000 Dreams Fund BroadcastHER “Rev Up Your Career in Gaming and Esports” Workshop on Thursday, July 30 at 10 a.m. CST.
This special career development workshop is just one of the ways that we are working with Hitmarker to help more young women pursue a career in gaming and esports, and it will provide tips and tools you need to succeed professionally in this industry and beyond!
What can you expect?
This 60-minute workshop will provide exclusive esports and gaming career advice, including:
- What to do before starting a job search — prepping your resume and cover letter
- How to identify suitable roles and what research you should do to increase your chance of success
- How to conduct yourself after applying for a job
- Industry standard rates and how to tell if an offer is fair
- Bonus! An open forum for Q&A with Hitmarker and 1,000 Dreams Fund!
Let’s meet the workshop presenters!
Cam is the content lead at Hitmarker. Pursuing his own dream career in the esports industry, he moved across the U.K. in May 2018 to join the company in its early stages. Before that, Cam spent time writing for publications in esports and creating his own websites. Having lived and breathed gaming and esports jobs for the past two years, he’s well-placed to offer advice to people in all types of situations on how to work in the field they love.
Making his start in the video game industry at 19, Jay has worked in the space for more than six years. The Hitmaker content coordinator most recently worked on Jagex’s Old School RuneScape during its shift from a PC title to a mobile title. Jay has an in-depth knowledge of the games production lifecycle and has firsthand experience of entering the industry at a young age.
Will is a content coordinator at Hitmarker and his background is in esports production and talent, having worked with the likes of ESL UK and LVP UK on projects such as the European Masters and UKLC. Recently he finished a stint of ERL casting in the Baltics and is a well-known face in U.K. collegiate and European grassroots competitions. Will also holds a Bachelor’s degree in international relations and political science from the University of Birmingham, with his dissertation in the treatment of women within the esports space.
Alexandra de la Cruz, known to her 64,000-plus Twitch followers as RadPuppy, is a League of Legends wiz. But, what she is most proud of is how she’s built a wonderful online community from the ground up over the last five years — a community that she loves and that she sees as an extension of herself and her life. She was the first grant recipient of the 1,000 Dreams Fund BroadcastHER Academy – representing seasoned streamers who are making a positive difference in the industry.
Kayla Cooper is the 1,000 Dreams Fund’s BroadcastHER Initiative project manager and community manager. She has a background in nonprofit work, with a Bachelor’s in event management. Kayla works firsthand with the BroadcastHER community and the supporters of the BroadcastHER Grant, BroadcastHER Academy, four annual fundraisers, and 1,000 Dreams Fund’s monthly broadcast: BroadcastHER LIVE. Kayla will be moderating the workshop.
Attendance is limited! RSVP Now!
The workshop attendance is limited to the first 75 people who register, so be sure to RSVP to secure your spot!
When you RSVP, you will receive:
- Exclusive access to the meeting room during the workshop
- Ask questions to be answered by Hitmarker and 1,000 Dreams Fund
- Engage in the open forum with your fellow attendees
- Network during the workshop
- Access to the workshop video on demand to reference back to at any point
- Digital Esports Guide created by 1,000 Dreams Fund with resources from Hitmarker
So, what are you waiting for?! RSVP Now!