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Activision Blizzard plays a centralized role in the creation of epic entertainment by supporting our interactive gaming brands and studios with a diverse range of career opportunities across corporate functions such as Marketing, Communications, Legal, Human Resources, Finance and Supply Chain. Located in our global headquarters in Santa Monica, we encompass equal parts agility, creativity and rigor to enhance the employee and player experience.

Your Mission

We are looking for a passionate and experienced Senior Manager, Talent Acquisition for our Corporate Functions Talent Acquisition team. As a member of the recruiting team, your role will focus on collaborating closely with business leaders within the Human Resources and Marketing functions, managing and developing a team of world class Talent Professionals, and driving performance management and reporting. You will own the recruiting strategy for these functions, reporting to the Director of Talent Acquisition of Corporate Functions. You will be able to successfully manage, prioritize and partner with all team members on an as-needed basis while working closely with business leaders to help influence efforts towards attracting and hiring talent with a lens on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.

Responsibilities

  • Manage a team of Talent Professionals, focusing on performance excellence and individual development

  • Partner closely with hiring teams, business leadership, and HR business partners, to build and implement effective sourcing and hiring strategy

  • Comfortable using data to influence hiring at all levels

  • Partner effectively with the broader Talent Acquisition team’s peers and cross-functional partners (sourcing, compensation, HR, People Tech, and operations teams, etc.)

  • Participate in diversity recruiting initiatives and events on an as-needed basis.

Requirements

  • A minimum of 3+ years formally leading/managing a recruiting team, ideally a geographically distributed team

  • 7+ years of hands-on full cycle recruiting experience, preferably in-house at a high-tech, entertainment, or high-growth organization

  • Comfortable connecting with, and presenting to people of all levels

  • Solid multi-tasking and prioritization skills

  • Able to work autonomously and with discretion

  • Easily manage through ambiguity, shifting between priorities and projects seamlessly

  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to negotiate and navigate internal and external audiences

  • Teammate with the grit and tenacity to push through the difficult times, but possesses enough experience to know when to proactively seek support

Pluses

  • Experience in the gaming or entertainment industry

  • Strong technology know-how applying multiple databases, experience using Workday Recruit, Tableau, and Eightfold.ai

  • Knowledgeable in leading teams through a period of change

Our World

Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI), is one of the world's largest and most successful interactive entertainment companies and is at the intersection of media, technology and entertainment. We are home to some of the most beloved entertainment franchises including Call of Duty®, World of Warcraft®, Overwatch®, Diablo®, Candy Crush™ and Bubble Witch™. Our combined entertainment network delights hundreds of millions of monthly active users in 196 countries, making us the largest gaming network on the planet!

Our ability to build immersive and innovate worlds is only enhanced by diverse teams working in an inclusive environment. We aspire to have a culture where everyone can thrive in order to connect and engage the world through epic entertainment.

The videogame industry and therefore our business is fast-paced and will continue to evolve. As such, the duties and responsibilities of this role may be changed as directed by the Company at any time to promote and support our business and relationships with industry partners.

Activision is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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