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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

As Communications Manager, Southeast Asia and India, you will support the Communications SEAI Lead in developing world class PR and ambassador programs to drive player acquisition and engagement.

The ideal candidate is a collaborative but self-motivated professional with a proven track record delivering executions that drive commercial results tied to overarching regional strategic plans. You must thrive on high pressure deadlines and be able to consistently achieve results on time and within budget. Gaming/entertainment industry experience is highly desirable but not essential.

Priorities can often change in a fast-paced environment like ours, so this role includes, but is not limited to, the following responsibilities:

  • Act as a regional expert on Southeast Asia & India media, influencers & community, and collaborate with the Communications Lead, Southeast Asia & India in the development of strategies and executions that achieve the Southeast Asia & India communications objectives.

  • Ideate, plan, manage and execute creative, local-specific content strategies that tap into the cultural zeitgeist of players in the Southeast Asia market and complement global strike plans

  • Manage agency partners to plan and execute campaigns aligned with the communications strategy.

  • Lead influencer campaigns across live streaming, VOD and social platforms.

  • Engage and foster relationships with celebrity ambassadors/influencers, and their agents, to assist in creating compelling content.

  • Engage and foster relationships with global communications counterparts and influence positive outcomes for the region.

  • Develop local player and market trend insights and use them to create relevant campaign narratives and strategic recommendations for Activision Blizzard franchises.

  • Stay up to date and help inform the wider team on all gaming, (e)sports, media & entertainment news, competitor campaigns and other brand campaigns to develop an insight to action approach to communications planning and execution.

  • Support studio developer tours, events (physical and virtual) and partnerships. Some international travel may be required.

  • Manage reporting requirements for the region as well as track program budgets and invoicing.

  • Prioritize work aligned to strategic objectives and meet deadlines, whilst balancing multiple projects.

  • Actively engage with global and regional marketing, production and studio teams to align on go-to-market planning and execution.

  • Manage core press office activities, including asset, merchandise and game code distribution.

  • Collaborate with the in-house legal team to coordinate contract negotiation and fulfillment with external partners.

Player Profile Experience

  • 4+ years of communications experience across video games, communications agencies, technology, or entertainment in Southeast Asia & India.

  • Experience in managing multiple internal stakeholders, external partners (e.g., 1st Party Partners, Agencies, 3rd Party Partners), media, celebrity ambassadors, influencer and respective agents.

Knowledge & Skills

  • Equally left- and right-brained with analytical skills to evaluate program effectiveness, and strong creative judgment to recognize what’s on-trend/on-brand.

  • Highly organized and detail-oriented problem-solver who thinks fast and finds solutions when others may see a dead end.

  • Innovative, creative, strategic thinker who is motivated to execute exceptionally and work independently within a fast-paced environment.

  • Excellent communication and writing skills in English and fluent in Mandarin

Key Attributes

  • Strong project management and organizational skills with the ability to multitask, schedule and plan across several ongoing projects.

  • Excellent team player with the ability to build, foster and nurture strong relationships; keen ability to navigate among multiple constituents, platforms, and communities to ensure strategies/goals are understood and met.

  • Ability to project and quantify results with sophisticated data analysis and metrics.

  • Always curious to stay on top of industry trends and develop skills and competencies.

  • Passion for data and consumer insight driven decision making with a growth mindset.

Extra Points:

Knowledge & Skills

  • Language capability is desirable (either Thai, Filipino) but not essential.

  • Working knowledge of social platforms across Southeast Asia & India desirable.

Key Attributes

  • Passion for gaming, lifestyle, and/or the entertainment industry.

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. We provide a suite of benefits that promote physical, emotional and financial well-being for ‘Every World’ - we’ve got our employees covered!

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 Blizzard 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.