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EMEA Early Careers Talent Acquisition Coordinator - Fixed Term Contract (until end of March 2022)

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Job Title:            EMEA Early Careers Talent Acquisition Coordinator – 6months

Contract Type:  Fixed Term Contract

Reporting To:    EMEA Early Careers Programs Manager

Department:      HR

Location:            London, Soho

Your Mission

Activision, Blizzard and King’s Early Career program was established to develop meaningful and mutually beneficial relationships with schools, universities, and organizations, which allows us to identify and foster talent to meet our ever- growing hiring needs. 

This role is an exciting opportunity to join the Global Early Careers teams for 6 months covering administration and recruitment support to the EMEA Early Careers Program Manager and the ABK Global Early Careers.

Our ideal teammate would come from an Talent Acquisition background with end to end recruitment life cycle experience resulting in a clear idea of the administration elements of a role. This will vary from requisition creation, interview scheduling, offer paperwork, on- boarding, and event scheduling. There will also be an element of project ownership and meeting scheduling.

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

  • Coordinate phone, video, and onsite interviews in high- volume environment while providing an amazing candidate experience 

  • Maintain recruiting data by managing candidate pipeline in our applicant tracking system, Workday 

  • Facilitate effective and close communication between Recruiters and candidates at all times. 

  • Providing administrative support to Recruiters, including overseeing interview logistics, creating offer letters, and on boarding new hires 

  • Support for school and conference events 

  • Manage recruiting data transactions 

  • Other assigned duties and special projects as needed 

Player Profile

This role is a support level position where you will thrive on a can- do attitude, not afraid to get completely involved in a working environment that will empower you to create new ideas and encourage you to think outside the box all whilst sharing in some great company benefits and initiatives.

In addition you will have:

  • A degree- level education (preferred) relevant to the experience required for the role

  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information appropriately

  • An interest in HR or Recruiting

  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, and ability to learn computer- based systems and platforms

  • Experience in the use of Workday Recruit is desirable

  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, identify solutions, and change course of action quickly 

  • Exceptional organizational skills with the ability to work on multiple tasks simultaneously and maintain strong attention to details

  • Ability to collect and organize data

  • Positive attitude and the ability to be proactive, resourceful, and flexible 

  • Exceptional customer service skills 

  • Passion for gaming and entertainment is preferred

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 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. 

About King

King is the game developer behind the world- famous Candy Crush franchise, as well as mobile game hits including Farm Heroes, Bubble Witch and Pet Rescue. Candy Crush is the top- grossing franchise in US app stores, a position it has held for the last two years, and King’s games are being played by 255 million monthly active users as of Q2 2021. King, which is part of the Activision Blizzard group since its acquisition in 2016, employs nearly 2,000 people in game studios in Stockholm, Malmö, London, Barcelona and Berlin, and offices in San Francisco, New York, and Malta.

A Great Saga Needs All Sorts of Heroes

Making games is fun. Especially when you do it with people who share the same idea of what makes a good workplace great. We design games for everyone, no matter where they are or who they are, and we employ all sorts of people from all kinds of backgrounds to bring them to life. Truth is, we simply cannot expect diversity in our players and originality in our games without first nurturing it in our people. A great saga needs all sorts of heroes.

Making the World Playful

Making the World Playful is what inspires us to create new experiences and raise the bar. It’s what makes King a place where we can all dream bigger, continue to add innovation to our games, broadening the portfolio and exploring new territories in mid- core and casual. We take the art and science of gaming to the next level through our curiosity for the unexplored, passion for games, respect for each other and love for our players – and we’re not afraid to have fun along the way. In fact, together with our parent company Activision Blizzard and experts around the world, we believe having fun is good for you. There has never been a better time to join us. We're dreaming bigger and see a world of possibilities ahead. If you share our passion, our values, and our hunger to shape the future, join us in Making the World Playful!

Applications needs to be in English.
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