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Your Mission

The Global Partnerships team at Activision Blizzard is responsible for sourcing, negotiating, and managing brand partnership deals across ABK games, and events. The Global Partnerships team is uniquely positioned to create long-term value via the commercialization of ABK’s portfolio of assets through brand partnerships. Our industry-leading games, including Call of Duty, World of Warcraft, Diablo, Overwatch, Candy Crush, Crash Bandicoot, Tony Hawk, Starcraft, Hearthstone, and others, provide brand solutions for all their entertainment partnership needs.

The Manager, Global Partnerships candidate will assist and support the team by working with our partner brands and the various internal teams at Activision Publishing to help fulfill the partners for Call of Duty and its various sub-franchises. A successful candidate should have a knowledge base inclusive of gaming and entertainment brand partnerships and the work that goes into making them successful. The candidate should have excellent analytical & organizational abilities, strong interpersonal skills, the ability to represent various stakeholders needs for them with other teams, the ability to work and communicate effectively in a small team environment, and an understanding of the culturally relevant entertainment landscape. A successful candidate should have an aim to participate, be proactive in their helpfulness, and be a proactive communicator.


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

  • Independently lead day-to-day partner activation process, including campaign development, media planning, creative approvals, grass-roots program planning, and event coordination

  • Be able to build and manage strong senior executive client relationships

  • Maintaining weekly/bi-weekly status calls with brand partners

  • Develop strong, respectful relationships and build credibility with appropriate partners and internal stakeholders

  • Assessment and management of partner needs; representation of those needs internally with the broader team

  • Ability to attend partner shoots and events

  • Provide partnership expertise in the comprehension of contractual elements and understanding of partners’ marketing/business goals objectives, target audience, and competitors

  • Build partnership recap presentations

  • Provide support and complete additional projects as directed by the management team

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelors’ degree required

  • 5+ years of brand partnerships experience and/or brand marketing agency with an emphasis on gaming, esports, or brand partnerships

  • Experience with Microsoft Office, Excel, PowerPoint, CRM, and others as required

Knowledge and Skills

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong strategic and brand planning skills as well as good presentation skills

  • Ability to lead discussions with senior-level partner contacts

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple tasks concurrently

  • High motivation, positive energy, and passion for gaming

  • Strong interpersonal skills and relationship-builder

  • Detail-oriented and highly organized

  • Sound judgment and decision-making

  • Marketplace awareness and knowledge

  • Strong PowerPoint Skills as well as other MS Office programs

Our World

Activision Blizzard, Inc., 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 innovative 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.

We love hearing from anyone who is enthusiastic about changing the games industry. Not sure you meet all qualifications? Let us decide! Research shows that women and members of other under-represented groups tend to not apply to jobs when they think they may not meet every qualification, when, in fact, they often do! We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and strongly encourage you to apply.

We are committed to working with and providing reasonable assistance to individuals with physical and mental disabilities. If you are a disabled individual requiring an accommodation to apply for an open position, please email your request to [email protected]. General employment questions cannot be accepted or processed here. Thank you for your interest.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status, among other characteristics.


We provide a suite of benefits that promote physical, emotional and financial well-being for ‘Every World’ - we’ve got our employees covered! Subject to eligibility requirements, the Company offers comprehensive benefits including:

  • Medical, dental, vision, health savings account or health reimbursement account, healthcare spending accounts, dependent care spending accounts, life and AD&D insurance, disability insurance;

  • 401(k) with Company match, tuition reimbursement, charitable donation matching;

  • Paid holidays and vacation, paid sick time, floating holidays, compassion and bereavement leaves, parental leave;

  • Mental health & wellbeing programs, fitness programs, free and discounted games, and a variety of other voluntary benefit programs like supplemental life & disability, legal service, ID protection, rental insurance, and others;

  • If the Company requires that you move geographic locations for the job, then you may also be eligible for relocation assistance.

Eligibility to participate in these benefits may vary for part time and temporary full-time employees and interns with the Company. You can learn more by visiting

In the U.S., the standard base pay range for this role is $80,800.00 - $149,400.00 Annual. These values reflect the expected base pay range of new hires across all U.S. locations. Ultimately, your specific range and offer will be based on several factors, including relevant experience, performance, and work location. Your Talent Professional can share this role’s range details for your local geography during the hiring process. In addition to a competitive base pay, employees in this role may be eligible for incentive compensation. Incentive compensation is not guaranteed.