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Corporate Events Project Manager - 12 month FTC

V4P FEB19 111


HR & Business Support

Job Description:

We are seeking a skilled Corporate Events Project Manager on a 12- month FTC to be responsible for leading and delivering our virtual / hybrid and live internal events, supporting all King offices across our global locations. Events include webinars, team buildings, site celebrations, employee onboarding, team meetings and offsites, seminars and conferences.

You will be working closely with your event stakeholders to plan and provide memorable, engaging and cost- effective experiences to our employees, while ensuring that all event requirements, deadlines, and budget are on track. You are an enthusiastic hands- on professional, who understands negotiation and promotion techniques, with excellent organizational and relationship building skills, able to think, plan, innovate, and execute resourcefully, required to not leave anything about an event to chance.

  • Project manage from end to end multiple virtual / hybrid and live events at all levels, involving internal and external audiences, as well as senior management teams. 

  • Develop project plans and define project tasks, timelines and resource requirements as needed, manage day- to- day event logistics, liaise with stakeholders to ensure tasks are on track, provide direction and support to enhance cross- functional work, create event planning efficiencies and act proactively to mitigate any risk and reduce setbacks. 

  •  Manage technical aspects of the virtual/hybrid events such as webinars, video conferences, livestreams, online team buildings and celebrations.

  • Manage event budget, ensure cost control and reconcile project invoices and event final cost reporting. 

  • Source and manage suppliers. Review and negotiate contracts. Identify new preferred partners and cost- efficient opportunities.

  • Actively manage our internal database and ensure vendors details and factsheets are filled and tracked within established timelines.

  • Directly oversee event set up and execution of assigned events. Assisting events on- site when required.

  •  Inspire excellence, drive innovation, create and promote a collaborative environment. You are expected to be an exemplar of our King values and to nourish them throughout our events.

Skills to create thrills:

  • Extensive experience as an events project manager on virtual / hybrid and live events.

  • Good understanding of virtual event technology.

  • Capacity to manage workload in fast paced situations and to handle various projects simultaneously.

  • Ability to produce content for abstracts, presentations, copywriting.

  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely (written and verbal) – highly fluent in English.

  • Good knowledge of local event suppliers and strong negotiation skills.

  • Strong working knowledge of Google tools and Microsoft Office, in particular Excel, PPT, plus Photoshop/Illustrator.

  • Familiar with travel requirements and travel registration tools.

  • Flexibility is a must. Being adaptable to meet the changing needs of the business.

A great saga needs all sorts of heroes. King strives to be a place where everyone can be their most authentic self. We recognise that diversity, equity and inclusion is a vital and continuous conversation, and that impactful change only happens when we all come together. It’s our mission to build a diverse and inclusive Kingdom for our people, players, and community.

We offer free food and drinks in the London office and have an on- site gym

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.
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V4P FEB19 111

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