We are committed to creating an inclusive culture rooted in our core values that unlocks the power of diversity to deliver the most epic games and entertainment. We know diversity leads to growth and innovation, while being inclusive allows players to feel at home in our worlds and our employees to feel at home at Blizzard. To that end, we are looking for a strategic Women’s Programs and Experience Manager to join our Blizzard team based in our Irvine, CA headquarters. This role requires a highly effective project manager who can take ownership of initiatives which includes - but is not limited to - growing employee participation in our mentorship program, successfully launching a new sponsorship program, managing the annual Blizzard Women’s Summit, managing applications for external DE&I awards and recognition, providing guidance to our Employee Networks, and partnering across several teams to ensure an inclusive culture and a positive employee experience at Blizzard. This role is anticipated to be a hybrid work position, with some work on-site and some work-from-home. The potential home studio for this role is Irvine, CA.
Duties & Responsibilities
Understand the drivers of inclusion and engagement, particularly for women in our employee population, and work collaboratively with the Blizzard DE&I Officer and others to proactively improve women’s inclusion and engagement
Partner with Leadership, Talent Marketing, HR, Communications, PR and other teams to build critical initiatives strengthening Blizzard’s reputation as an employer of choice for women. Ensure progress is communicated internally and externally
Create and successfully implement a plan to increase employee participation in our mentorship program
Lead all aspects of a new workplace sponsorship program to support employee representation, retention and advancement
Take ownership of the design and implementation of the annual Blizzard Women’s Summit, including determining success metrics, and orchestrating all aspects of a successful global employee event
Provide guidance, training and support to Blizzard’s Women’s Employee Network leadership. Ensure annual Network goals are set and aligned with DE&I strategy objectives
Leverage internal and external networks to support successful execution of Employee Network goals in collaboration with employees in the Employee Network
Act as a primary point of contact for Employee Network leaders seeking decision-escalation or administrative guidance
Complete other duties and special projects as assigned
Minimum 5 years work experience, with at least 2 years of relevant DE&I program management experience
Strong DE&I subject-matter knowledge and sensitivity
Demonstrated knowledge of corporate Employee Network best practices and drivers of their success
Extensive experience implementing programs and initiatives in a large, matrixed organization, with proven ability to increase employee engagement
Results-orientation; ability to own tasks and see them through to completion
Ability to build and communicate program goals, roadmaps, and timelines across project managers, business collaborators, and executive sponsors
Ability to foster cross-functional partnerships and influence stakeholders without direct authority
Ability to influence and drive action at all levels of the organization with diplomacy and build strong relationships with key collaborators to ensure initiatives are aligned
Strong interpersonal skills – able to tell stories, deliver compelling messages, and clearly articulate a strategy
Strong Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.) skills
Experience successfully leading an Employee Network in a complex organization global organization is a plus
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
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.
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.
In the U.S., the standard base pay range for this role is $72,720.00 - $134,460.00 Annual. This base pay range is for the U.S. and is not applicable to locations outside of the U.S. Actual amounts will vary depending on experience, performance and location. In addition to a competitive base pay, employees in this role may be eligible for incentive compensation. Incentive compensation is not guaranteed.