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Senior Manager, Talent Sourcing

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Job Title: Senior Manager, Talent Sourcing
Reporting To: VP, Talent Acquisition
Department: Human Resources
Location: Santa Monica, CA or Remote 


Your Mission

As a Senior Manager, Talent Sourcing, you will lead a team of Talent Sourcers who are responsible for sourcing and building talent pipelines for all of our studios and corporate offices. You will develop and implement a world-class recruitment strategy and vision intended to identify and attract emerging and top talent. 

We are looking for a dynamic self-starter and a fearless change-agent. You will have excellent relationship-building skills, and a strong sense of urgency and accountability. This flexible team player will partner with leaders of diverse business units and cultures. You will need to adapt to the changing needs while positioning the company to win over talent in the gaming industry.

You will be responsible to:
  • Lead a team of sourcers to establish sourcing strategies to identify and attract talent
  • Be an expert on market trends to inform sourcing strategy and build talent pipelines
  • Train, onboard and coach a team of Sourcers to promote growth and development
  • Partner with our studio and corporate recruiting leaders to assess  requirements and implement sourcing plans to meet hiring needs of various business units
  • Manage and improve sourcing processes,  tools and technologies
  • Establish and maintain sourcing metrics for success
  • Create and deliver reporting strategy to share with recruiters and hiring teams
  • Own company-wide strategic sourcing events to seek out and attract top talent
  • All event project management/planning

Player Profile
  • Minimum of 10 years in recruitment
  • Minimum of 5 years in recruitment management
  • A deep understanding of talent sourcing including expertise in market research, competitive mapping and developing sourcing strategies to deliver meaningful results
  • Ability to adapt in an ambiguous environment
  • Desire to build and maintain relationships, and influence stakeholders
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience operating in a matrixed environment

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 

Great Games Start with Great People!  This is an exciting time to join us!

Ask anyone who works at Activision, or with Activision, their favorite thing about it, and they’ll tell you, it’s the people. We have world class brands, infrastructure and resources, but our success doesn’t come from assembly lines producing widgets. Our success comes from people producing greatness together. We are nothing without our employee’s brilliance. So if you’re interested in our biggest priority, it’s the people. 

Activision is more than just the leading developer and publisher of video games; we are the creators of some of the world’s biggest, most ground-breaking titles in the industry. Our portfolio includes Call of Duty® and Crash Bandicoot™.

Activision is a division of Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ: ATVI), headquartered in Santa Monica, California with locations across the globe. Activision Blizzard is one of the world's largest and most successful interactive entertainment companies and is at the intersection of media, technology, and entertainment. A member of the S&P 500 and recognized on the 2018 FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For® list, Activision Blizzard has operations throughout the world with approximately 10,000 employees and players in 196 countries.

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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