Strategic Partnerships MBA Intern
The Activision Blizzard King Mobile Partnerships team supports key company priorities by driving partner collaboration that fuels organic growth across our leading portfolio of mobile games. We are looking for someone who is interested in making data- based recommendations that identify ‘win- win’ value propositions leveraging our partner ecosystem. You’ll have a proven ability to apply your skills, be it technical, behavioural or economic, in order to generate value for our games, including top mobile titles Candy Crush and Call of Duty: Mobile as well as upcoming titles Crash Bandicoot: On the Run and Diablo Immortal.
Your Role within our Kingdom
We are looking for you to lead on a project internally, and work cross functionally and with our mobile distribution partners (e.g. Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook) to source information and present findings and recommendations. Responsibilities of members of our team include:
Communication with platform partners; review new game launches and large content updates with various platform partner teams
Insights for internal teams; leverage relevant company, game, industry and product data to develop insight analyses and recommendations for new product features
Insights for platform partners; present relevant company and product data at regular intervals to platform partners to drive execution of joint strategic initiatives
Project management; evaluation, evangelize, resource and execute support of new growth initiatives and technologies created and offered by platform partners
Partner closely with games teams to identify, test and analyze opportunities (games features, mechanics, virality) on platforms
Analyze and track key metrics on how our games leverage platform features and channels to highlight trends and potential issues
Understands all aspects of platform relevant features, channels, platform APIs / SDKs, breaking technical changes and other policies
Develop scalable process to communicate platform updates, changes and action items to all studios and internal stakeholders
Resolve day- to- day product and technical requests, operations and issues between internal teams and platform partners
Skills to Create Thrills
Currently enrolled in an MBA program at a leading institution
Strong attention to detail and the ability to analyze complex problems
Proficient in Excel, PowerPoint, Google docs and Looker
Excellent project management skills in managing external and intern stakeholders
Ability to work well in a cross- functional and cross- cultural team environment
Strong relationship building and influencing skills
Excellent written and oral communication skills to express complex and analytical concepts
Previous experience in partner management or business operations, ideally in a gaming, media or entertainment company, or investment banking or consulting experience
Experience driving analyses and recommendations with data- driven framework
Apply now! All applications need to be in English. These internships will take place in Summer 2021.
The deadline for application is Sunday 11th April 2021, however we recruit on an ongoing basis, so early application is advised to avoid disappointment.
Please note that this internship will likely be carried out on a remote basis. We are keeping this under review, and will provide a final confirmation closer to the date on which the internship is due to commence, but you should assume the internship will be remote. To be considered for this opportunity you would need to be a resident of, and eligible to work in, a country and state where King is located, as King can only facilitate local hires in order to comply with its legal and tax obligations. In the US, these states are: New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, California, Illinois and Washington State. If you are a resident and eligible to work in one of these states, you are free to apply for a remote internship in any of the King locations listed here. Please note that we will require evidence of your residence and eligibility to work as part of the application process.
King is a leading interactive entertainment company for the mobile world, with people all around the world playing one or more of our games, including franchises such as Candy Crush, Farm Heroes, Pet Rescue and Bubble Witch.
We have 249 million monthly active users as of fourth quarter 2019 across web, social and mobile platforms. King was acquired by Activision Blizzard Inc. (Nasdaq ATVI) in February 2016 and operates as an independent unit of the
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