Temporary Job

Talent Sourcer


Remote / Virtual 10-21-2020
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  • Paid
  • Temporary
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

Your Platform

Activision Blizzard plays a centralized role in the creation of epic entertainment by supporting our interactive gaming brands and studios with a diverse range of career opportunities across corporate functions. This role will be a 6-month, temporary role under Activision, supporting Blizzard Entertainment.

Blizzard Entertainment games don't just begin with game ideas or end once those games are released. A lot more goes into the creation of a Blizzard product than the work of developers-and we support our games for years after they're in the hands of gamers worldwide. Operations teams plan for, support, evangelize and improve our games in a variety of ways. As part of Blizzard operations, Talent Acquisition (TA) supports our employees and business units on a global scale.

Your Mission

We're seeking a passionate and experienced Talent Sourcer (Temp - Remote) with strong communication and collaboration skills. As a member of the talent sourcing team, this role will focus on sourcing for top game design and production talent within the organization and will have significant influence and impact across the studio.

You will drive sourcing strategy, identify market trends, procure competitive intelligence, and partner with team members in the execution of these critical components. The ideal candidate must be self-driven and able to successfully prioritize critical open roles and pipelines.

Priorities can often change in a fast-paced environment like ours, so this role includes, but is not limited to, the following responsibilities:
• Partner closely and effectively with sourcing, recruiting and hiring teams to understand staffing needs and develop, build and execute sourcing strategy
• • Source, qualify and deliver highly qualified prospects using multiple tools and techniques for a variety of game development roles at all levels
• • Build talent pipelines and maintain network of prospects through proactive market research and ongoing relationship management and sourcing campaigns
• • Develop and deliver on industry event strategies in coordination with cross-functional partners (talent attraction, talent professionals and operations)

Player Profile

Minimum Requirements:
• A minimum of 3+ years' hands-on talent sourcing experience
• Experience and insight into the gaming talent market
• Demonstrated ability to identify, attract and qualify candidates; strong eye for talent and intuition for culture fit
• Expert in cutting edge tools and sourcing techniques
• Able to exercise independent judgment and discretion
• Excellent organizational, analytical, written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills; practices a collaborative approach
• Bachelor's degree in an applicable field of study or equivalent work experience

Extra Points:
• Passion for gaming
• Experience using Avature or other CRMs
• PC/Console Game, Mobile Game industry experience preferred

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Company Profile

Activision Blizzard, Inc. is one of the world's largest and most successful interactive entertainment companies and is at the intersection of media, technology and entertainment.