Featuring Specialist - Mobile Partnerships
Job Title: Featuring Specialist, ABK Mobile Partnerships
Reporting To: Director, Platform Partnerships
Department: Strategic Partnerships
Location: San Francisco, CA; Irvine, CA; Santa Monica, CA; West Coast
Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ: ATVI) is one of the world's largest and most successful interactive entertainment companies and sits at the intersection of media, technology, and entertainment. Activision Blizzard is a member of the S&P 500 and is recognized by FORTUNE magazine as one of the "100 Best Companies to Work For." Activision Blizzard has operations throughout the world; has approximately 10,000 employees; and its games are played in 196 countries. Activision Blizzard develops and publishes games based on some of the most beloved entertainment franchises, including Call of Duty®, Crash Bandicoot, Spyro, World of Warcraft®, StarCraft®, Diablo®, Hearthstone, Overwatch, Candy Crush, and many others.
We're composed of three operating segments: Activision Publishing, Blizzard Entertainment, and King Digital Entertainment and some of the most talented development studios on the planet, including Treyarch, Infinity Ward, Sledgehammer Games, and Toys for Bob. We are well- positioned for growth across all gaming platforms, audiences, genres, and business models.
Activision Blizzard believes in developing talent across the organization and at all levels through a variety of development opportunities, including job development, mentor relationships and formal training. The company is a big believer that the most meaningful professional growth often happens through stretch assignments and special projects, but they also offer some great employee development experiences. Additionally, they view themselves as a community of people who love to have fun together, and employee camaraderie is fueled by the passion for their products, their industry and future opportunities for the company and its people. More information about Activision Blizzard and its products can be found on the company's website, www.activisionblizzard.com.
The Mobile Partnerships Team at Activision Blizzard King drives partner collaboration that fuels growth across our leading portfolio of mobile games. We are looking for an experienced, motivated, highly organized and execution- oriented individual to lead initiatives with the largest mobile distribution platforms.
You’ll play an instrumental role in ABK’s partnerships with the largest mobile distribution platforms, maximizing visibility of ABK mobile games with the app stores and creating joint marketing opportunities. You will support live games (Candy Crush, Call of Duty: Mobile, Hearthstone) and new game launches (e.g. Diablo Immortal). You will work alongside internal game and marketing teams and have a proven ability to foster strong partnerships with internal and external stakeholders.
Support live titles and new games to launch and beyond, by working closely with platforms and game teams throughout all stages
Interface and manage strong direct relationships with platform partners (e.g., Apple, Google, Facebook, Amazon, etc.) with which we build and distribute our games.
Communication -- review new game launches and large content updates with various platform partner teams.
Maximize promotional opportunities -- prioritize top campaigns and in- app events for collaboration with partners.
Insights -- present relevant company and product data at regular intervals to platform partners to drive execution of joint strategic initiatives
Project management -- evaluate, evangelize, resource, and execute support of new growth initiatives and technologies created and offered by platform partners
Work with game teams and marketing teams to identify, test and analyze opportunities (game features, mechanics, virality, marketing- related initiatives) on platforms
Leverage relevant company, game, industry and product data to develop insight analyses and recommendations for new product features and marketing initiatives
Analyze and track key metrics on how our games leverage platform features and channels to highlight trends and potential issues
Understand all aspects of platform relevant features, channels, Platform APIs / SDKs, breaking technical changes and other policies
Develop scalable processes to communicate platform updates, changes and action items to all studios and internal stakeholders
Skills to Create Thrills
BA/BS degree with strong academic record;
Strong attention to detail and ability to analyze complex problems;
Proficient in Excel, PowerPoint, Google docs, Looker;
Excellent project management skills in managing external and internal stakeholders;
Ability to work well in a cross- functional and cross- cultural team environment;
Strong relationship and influencing skills
1+ years of related partner management or business operations experience in a gaming, media or consumer web/mobile services company (preferred, not required);
Analytical, with experience driving analyses and recommendations with data- driven framework;
Excellent oral and communication skills to express complex and analytical concepts
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.
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 245 million monthly active users as of Q3 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 need to be in English.
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