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Recruiting Associate, Global Early Careers (Contract)


Job Description:

Your Platform

Activision, Blizzard, and King’s Global Early Careers program was established to engage, educate, hire, and develop a dedicated and diverse pipeline of students to become the future of our company.

Your Mission

This role is an exciting 6- month opportunity to join the Global Early Careers team, supporting and participating in recruitment, events, and operations for the ABK Global Early Careers team. Our ideal teammate would come from a talent acquisition, administrative, or operations background with end- to- end recruitment lifecycle experience resulting in a clear idea of the administrative and operational elements of the role. This position will cover requisition creation, job posting, interview scheduling, offer paperwork, onboarding, event scheduling, and internship programming and report to the Early Careers Recruitment Manager. There will also be an element of project ownership, and an introduction to early career sourcing and recruiting.


  • Assist recruitment with crafting job descriptions, posting requisitions, acquiring approvals, and crafting offer letters.

  • Coordinate interview logistics, including scheduling, travel, and interviews while facilitating effective and close communication between the candidates and recruiters.

  • Maintain recruiting data by managing the candidate pool and process steps in our applicant tracking system, Workday.

  • Provide an outstanding candidate experience by making the candidates feel comfortable and welcome, whether on the phone, by video, or in person.

  • Assist with recruiting/candidate expense reimbursements as requested.

  • Support for school and conference events.

  • Facilitate the Global Summer Internship Program, and all intern programs, in collaboration with the broader Early Careers team.

  • Manage recruiting data transactions

  • Opportunity for sourcing, recruiting, and programming ownership, as part of a longer- term development plan.

  • Support and promote inclusive Early Careers recruiting initiatives.

  • Other assigned duties and special projects as needed

Player Profile

This role is an entry- level position where you will thrive with a can- do attitude, not afraid to immerse yourself in a collaborative working environment that will empower you to build innovative ideas and encourage you to think creatively all whilst sharing in some phenomenal company benefits and initiatives.

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

  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information appropriately.

  • A curiosity about HR and/or talent acquisition.

  • Outstanding organizational skills with the ability to work on multiple tasks simultaneously and maintain solid attention to detail.

  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word, and the ability and willingness to learn and apply computer- based systems and platforms (HRIS, ATS, CRM, scheduling, and sourcing tools).

  • Professional level written and verbal communication.

  • Team player and generous collaborator with a positive demeanor.

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

  • Strong initiative, dedicated and able to deliver excellent results with adequate supervision.

  • Process- oriented and passion for achieving efficiencies.

  • Ability to cultivate strong partnerships, interface, communicate and influence at all levels of the organization.

  • Ability to collect and organize data.

  • Passion for gaming and/or entertainment is a plus.

Our World

We are headquartered in Santa Monica, California, housing multiple teams across many disciplines of Marketing, PR, Sales, Supply Chain and other corporate functions such as HR, IT, Legal, Facilities and Finance. Santa Monica is the nerve center of our company, where the best ideas combine with unrivalled rigor to create the biggest and best entertainment experiences in the 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 video game 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.

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!

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