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.
As a member of the Internal Communications team at ABK, the Senior Manager, Internal Communications is part of a global function whose priorities can often change in a fast-paced environment like ours, so this role includes, but is not limited to, the following responsibilities:
Develop compelling content that explains our strategy and helps every employee understand their role in our mission
Align our people around our culture, values and business goals so they can deliver for our players and feel like this is the best place to have an epic career
Champion our purpose of serving players and promote pride within the organization
Ensuring the timely communication of news and information to employees, including a central source
Continuously evolving and maintaining IC tools, processes (central editorial calendar), and channels (employee intranet, newsletter)
Facilitating a trusted, two-way dialogue between executives and employees
Driving awareness of and participation in major initiatives tied to workplace satisfaction (Culture, DE&I, CSR)
Communicating HR (and Finance, IT, Marketing, Legal) program/policy changes and initiatives to employees
Helping to manage Issues & Crisis Communications as required
Maintaining a global dashboard on the overall effectiveness of IC and employee engagement across the enterprise and within BUs and Geos
Supporting the rollout of Blizzard-wide communications plans for initiatives and programs including change management, global messaging, and key employee experiences
Ensuring timely and engaging communication of Blizzard-specific news and information around our franchises, game launches and cultural progress/updates
Partnering with Sr. Director, Internal Communications to lead the program development, copy development and execution of Blizzard’s monthly All-Hands meeting
Drive post-meeting sentiment engagement and determine and implement actions needed to ensure employee feedback is incorporated
Day-to-day point person on implementation of the DE&I strategy at Blizzard, including highlighting our employee networks and actions
Accountable for delivering 6 Hub assets/content/articles related to Blizzard, and often focusing on employee stories and how they exemplify our ABK values and outcomes that deliver growth; bring unique content to all employees via the Hub, i.e. games and our people
Contributing best practices for tools and channels across Blizzard to ensure all areas of the Company are effectively reaching employees
Feeding Blizzard data into global IC editorial calendar and metrics dashboard
Managing and moderating global Blizzard Slack channels
Conceptualizing, drafting, routing, editing and distributing ongoing cadence of emails and other content and Slack content to global Blizzard
Developing and delivering multimedia content ideas and campaigns to help rebuild the culture for various internal platforms
Coordinating with internal teams for employee games codes, giveaways and prizes tied to game releases, events and employee celebration and recognition
6+ years experience in a communications role, preferably internal communications
Excellent multi-tasking skills and attention to detail, able to set own priorities, and work under tight deadline pressure
Exceptional verbal and written communication skills; including editing and copywriting
Strong project management skills with the ability to influence multiple stakeholders
A strategic mindset who will anticipate the needs of partners and work toward the big picture
A passion for internal communications and knowledge of employee engagement trends
A knack for storytelling, with the ability to turn complex information into engaging content
Ability to pivot quickly and move forward in ambiguous situations
Adaptable and humble, willing to take on projects big and small
Bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing, English or relevant field
Experience with change management
Passion for metrics with a keen ability to identify and action upon opportunities
Enthusiasm for developing content for diverse audiences
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 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.