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Recruiter, Corporate Functions

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Job Description:

Blizzard Entertainment games don’t just begin with game ideas or end once those games are released. A lot more goes into the creation of a Blizzard product than the work of developers—and we support our games for years after they’re in the hands of gamers worldwide. Operations teams plan for, support, evangelize, and improve our games in a variety of ways.  As part of Blizzard operations, Talent Acquisition (TA) supports our employees and business units on a global scale.

We’re seeking a Recruiter to support our growing Corporate Functions group with experience recruiting for strong corporate talent. This person will have great client management skills to provide an excellent candidate experience. The ideal candidate will have knowledge recruiting across a variety of corporate disciplines and industries with previous exposure to games, entertainment, media, sports, consumer, and agency recruiting.

As a senior member of the recruiting team, you will manage the recruiting process end- to- end and have significant influence and impact on the delivery of recruiting services to our business. You will drive sourcing strategy while partnering with our global sourcing team, identify and recommend process improvements, and partner with TA team members in the execution of these critical components of TA. You will serve as the primary point of contact for hiring managers and support our business operations and eSports teams by helping them understand the talent landscape, providing regular updates on the recruiting process, and building strong relationships with our client teams.

Responsibilities:

  • Drive and manage the full life- cycle recruiting process across multiple internal hiring teams.

  • Work closely with hiring managers to define and qualify requirements, create job descriptions, and implement proactive recruiting strategies.

  • Source and screen passive and active candidates through networking, cold calling, and industry research.

  • Facilitate the interview and selection process.

  • Lead post- interview debriefs with clients and the interview team and guide the team to a clear perspective on all candidates.

  • Identify and cultivate relationships with professionals in gaming, entertainment, media, sports and other related industries to build talent pipelines.

  • Utilize all available recruiting tools such as LinkedIn Recruiter, ATS, CRM, and other tools to maximize high quality candidate flow.

  • Partner closely with hiring teams to execute effective sourcing, assessment, and closing of highly qualified candidates.

  • Manage a diverse req load encompassing a variety of business teams and position levels.

  • Positively influence and mentor junior team members.

  • Partner effectively with recruiting team peers and cross- functional partners (compensation, HR, operations teams, etc.).

Requirements

  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent work experience.

  • A minimum of 3 years’ recruiting experience, preferably in- house.

  • Strong analytical skills, including candidate evaluation, and assessment.

  • Results- oriented with a track record of successful hiring metrics.

  • Demonstrated ability to successfully evaluate and hire both leadership and individual contributors.

  • Effective multi- tasking and time management skills.

  • Excellent organizational, analytical, written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.

  • Able to exercise independent judgment and discretion, coupled with a natural intellectual curiosity.

  • Experience managing multiple hiring managers in a complex matrixed environment.

  • Able to maintain extreme confidentiality.

  • Highly polished, professional demeanor, with a strong customer- focused orientation.

Pluses

  • In- house recruiting experience in games, sports media sports, or other entertainment company.

  • Passion for gaming and knowledge of the gaming industry.

  • Experience in a start- up with an entrepreneurial background.

  • Search agency foundation early career.

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 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 needs to be in English.
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