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Technical Recruiter, Global Early Careers


Job Description:

Your Mission

The Early Careers Recruiter is responsible for recruiting early career talent into the company. Recruiters attract students by working with partner organizations, university departments, career centers, and student organizations to educate students about the amazing careers available at Activision, Blizzard, and King. Recruiters also provide a top- of- class candidate experience by facilitating a fair, comprehensive, and enjoyable interview experience for internships, and full- time positions.

Your Duties

  • Orchestrate the full cycle recruitment process for Early Careers internships and full- time positions across Activision's technical teams.

  • Serve as main information resource for potential interns and new grads throughout the interviewing and onboarding process -- communicate status, answer questions, schedule start dates, and coordinate all follow- up efforts.

  • Serve as main contact, advisor, and subject matter expert to your stakeholders (hiring managers and business leaders) and HR business partners on the university recruitment and internship programming processes.

  • Work with your Early Careers Education and Engagement colleagues to ensure that your candidate pipelines and intern classes reflect diverse populations.

  • Utilize data to improve processes and help business functions determine internship hiring needs each summer.

  • Coordinate qualitative and quantitative data to advise on and support strategy and improvements on process.

  • Plan, coordinate, and implement various major diversity organization and campus recruiting events including presentations, receptions, club events, networking, and interviews to provide an outstanding candidate engagement experience.

  • Execute on recruitment objectives with process efficiency resulting in large scale effectiveness.

  • Manage all candidate workflow and communications in our CRM, ATS, and Events platforms for team collaboration and transparency.

  • Act as ambassador of our team’s vision and goals.

Player Profile

  • 2+ years of previous experience in technical recruiting or university recruiting.

  • Experience establishing and prioritizing relationships with universities or other institutions of higher learning.

  • An understanding of university processes and familiarity with university administration, including constraints on faculty and students.

  • Strong teamwork and ethics; this position will involve substantial coordination and collaboration with many different teammates, departments, and partners.

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

  • Utilizes technology for efficiency.

  • Able to represent Activision, Blizzard, and King positively on campus and with all parts of the academic population.

  • Attention to detail.

  • Uses data to drive recommendations and decisions.

  • Results oriented, with bias to action.

  • Solid customer service skills and experience coordinating events with 30 to 500 attendees.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Able to travel 10% of the year with the bulk of travel being October – February.

  • Curiosity about video games or entertainment is a plus.

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 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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