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Senior Director, Employee Communications

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Job Title: Senior Director, Employee Communications
Reporting To: Chief Communications Officer
Department: Corporate Communications
Location: Santa Monica, CA

Your Mission

This role will work with senior leadership and a variety of global stakeholders to shape messaging and ensure our people are informed, included and inspired.
Develop and lead Activision Blizzard’s internal communications and content strategy.
  • Devise and implement all internal communication plans, calendars, content and collateral, including HR Comms, product announcements and updates, crisis and change management messaging and company All Hands. 
  • Design and launch full-funnel internal marketing campaigns that inspire employees to evangelize the company’s brand and core values
  • Partner with leadership team/staff to bring company goals, values and vision to life internally
  • Manage and provide strategic vision for the internal comms team, ensuring alignment and cohesion among written communications, installations and events. 
  • Team with Global Marketing & Communications colleagues to ensure consistency and alignment between internal and external messaging, activations and experiences
  • Build strong relationships with key stakeholders and regional leads, define their communication requirements, and provide them with strategic advice and counsel
  • Provide leadership and mentorship to junior staff to ensure growth and future

Player Profile

This position requires high energy and a strong work ethic, outstanding communications and interpersonal skills and a deep knowledge of business and finance.
  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Management, Communications, PR or a related field of study; MBA strongly preferred.
  • 8-10 years of internal communications experience 
  • Experience in change and /or crisis management
  • Strong people manager with the ability to build and nurture a high-performing team. 
  • Proven ability to work cross-functionally, exerting influence without direct authority
  • Ability to synthesize and accurately disseminate information from across a variety of business areas
  • Excellent verbal communicator, brilliant writer, strong editor to create compelling messaging and narratives, minus the corporate-speak
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong writer and storyteller who can distill complex concepts, craft a compelling narrative, and build an emotional connection.
  • Adaptable and humble, willing to take on projects big and small.  
  • Must be a strong innovator and content strategist 
  • Possess top-notch interpersonal skills
  • Excellent multi-tasking skills, able to set own priorities, and work under tight deadline pressure
  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Proactive, results-oriented, and did we mention, fun?!
  • Passion, charisma, confidence.
  • Video game enthusiast is a big plus
  • A degree in Journalism, English, or Communications is preferred

Your Platform

We’re 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.

Our World

Activision Blizzard, Inc. is the world’s largest interactive entertainment company, with operations across North America, Europe, and Asia. We are home to some of the most beloved entertainment franchises including Call of Duty®, Skylanders®, 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 10,000+ global employees are some of the best and brightest talents across entertainment, media, and technology.

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.


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