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Executive Assistant to the Chief DEI Officer

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Job Title:         Executive Assistant to the Chief DEI Officer

Department:   Human Resources

Location:         Santa Monica, CA (remote will be considered)

Your Platform

Activision Blizzard plays a centralized role in the creation of epic entertainment by supporting our interactive gaming brands and studios with a diverse range of career opportunities across corporate functions such as Marketing, Communications, Legal, Human Resources, Finance and Supply Chain. Located in our global headquarters in Santa Monica, we encompass equal parts agility, creativity, and grit to enhance the employee and player experience. To learn more, check us out at www.activisionblizzard.com or on Twitter at @ATVI_AB.

Your Mission

Activision Blizzard is seeking an Executive Assistant for its Chief Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer, Kristen Hines. Kristen works with the company’s leadership team and its Employee Resource Groups to strengthen work underway and to implement programs and policies that foster a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace environment. She also partners across all gaming teams to ensure diverse and inclusive perspectives are included in game design, including storylines, character development, gameplay, and community interaction.

The role is highly visible in the organization and requires an individual who is well organized, compassionate, responsive, discreet and thorough. Priorities can often change in a fast- paced and dynamic environment like ours, so this role includes, but is not limited to, the following responsibilities:

  • Maintain dynamic schedules and do so with tremendous attention to detail and pro- activeness.

  • Scheduling and monitoring complex meetings with company leadership, flagging issues, and proactively supervising the calendar to anticipate needs and coordinate rescheduling.

  • Ensure meeting materials are prepared and delivered well in advance of all meetings. Review to ensure materials are “executive ready.”

  • Review, organize, draft and complete correspondence in a responsive manner.

  • Ensure timely prioritization and track tasks all the way through to completion.

  • Run domestic and international travel logistics (mobile technology, passport, visa requirements etc.) and handle travel schedule, meeting details, etc.

  • Maintain expenses. Collect all documentation to identify appropriate path to complete reimbursements.

  • Process purchase orders and invoices; order departmental equipment and supplies.

  • Lead on the onboarding of new leadership hires – including arranging equipment/technology, scheduling their calendar for the first month, and being a general resource to help them quickly become productive.

  • Maintain contact database and filing system daily.

  • When asked, serve as a secondary for other executives.

  • Ad- hoc support to additional DEI assignments and ongoing projects, as needed.

Player Profile

Minimum Requirements:

  • 10+ years of administrative support experience, including 4+ years supporting senior executive level leaders in a highly nuanced entertainment or technology environment or other high- touch, heavy- volume industry.

  • Most importantly, proactive, ambitious and tenacious - a phenomenal teammate and a strong support advocate.

  • Demonstrated ability to quickly gain and maintain trust.

  • Validated ability to provide confidentiality and discretion, and act with excellent judgment.

  • Strong organizational skills, detail- orientation, and extraordinary prioritization and multi- tasking.

  • Very proficient with Microsoft Office, particularly Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint.

  • Flexible with ability to handle multiple tasks efficiently.

  • Highly positive demeanor and style; improves team and company culture with each interaction.

  • Experience serving partnering within a Human Resources function is desirable, but not required.

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 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.
Discover King at careers.king.com

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