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(Expired) Senior Manager, Business Operations & Strategy - Activision Blizzard Media

4 months ago by King

  San Francisco (California), USA

Level: Senior

Contract: Full Time (Paid)

Sectors: Marketing, Operations

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Activision Blizzard Media is a rapidly growing business built to connect brands with our 345M + global player base across Activision, Blizzard and King.

We create premium, innovative advertising experiences for world-class casual mobile games like King's Candy Crush Saga. Looking ahead, we plan to launch advertising across the Activision Blizzard portfolio, including high growth areas like eSports. This is an exciting time to join this growing business.

We are seeking a highly motivated Senior Manager, Business Operations & Strategy to partner with our President and cross-functional leadership to define, evaluate and influence our largest strategic opportunities to accelerate the growth of the business. You will ensure that our leadership team is balancing the achievement of short-term objectives, while also making the necessary game-changing investments to pursue our lofty aspirations.

Your role within Activision Blizzard Media

  • Working under the supervision of the Vice President, Strategy & Operations, you will help to define and manage the short and long-term vision, strategy, and goals for advertising at Activision Blizzard Media. Core responsibilities include:
  • Identifying, evaluating and prioritizing game-changing opportunities to supercharge the growth of the business
  • Leading the long-term strategic planning and annual operating planning efforts for the business in conjunction Finance, advertising leadership and with our partners across King and Activision Blizzard
  • Driving incubation efforts for the business for new functions, such as driving inventory supply expansion efforts across Activision Blizzard
  • Defining, tracking and communicating business success across leadership and the broader advertising team
  • Preparing key updates and presentations to King and Activision Blizzard executive leadership
  • Understanding key industry trends and competitive landscape, and assessing inorganic opportunities that could accelerate growth for the business
  • Leading ad-hoc projects across the advertising business in support of our strategic ambitions

Skills to create thrills

  • BA/BS from a top-tier university, MBA a plus
  • 5+ years of work experience in Strategy Consulting or Investment Banking, demonstrating 1 or 2 promotion cycles
  • Knowledge or passion for one or more of the following sectors: gaming, mobile advertising, advertising technology;
  • Capacity for highly-structured problem solving, backed by rigorous qualitative and quantitative analysis
  • Experience leading teams and building team capabilities
  • Experience managing complex strategic and operational initiatives in dynamic environments with high role ambiguity
  • Impeccable verbal and written communication skills, with demonstrated ability to prepare clear and concise executive-ready documents
  • Exceptional collaborator with strong interpersonal skills to work with a different variety of roles, and executive presence to manage senior stakeholders

About Activision and Our Family of Brands

King is a leading interactive entertainment company for the mobile world, with people all around the world playing one (or more!) of our games. We have developed more than 200 fun titles and offer games in over 200 countries and regions. King has game studios in Barcelona, Berlin, Bucharest, London, Malmö, Seattle, San Francisco and Stockholm along with offices in Chicago, LA, Malta, New York, and Tokyo. King is an independent unit of Activision Blizzard Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) which acquired King in February 2016.

Activision Blizzard is a member of the Fortune 500 and S&P 500, and the world's most successful standalone interactive entertainment company.

We delight hundreds of millions of monthly active users around the world every day through franchises including Activision's Call of Duty®, Destiny and Skylanders®, Blizzard Entertainment's World of Warcraft®, Overwatch®, Hearthstone®, Diablo®, StarCraft®, and Heroes of the Storm®, and King's Candy Crush™, Pet Rescue™, Bubble Witch™ and Farm Heroes™.

We’ve been one of Fortune’s "100 Best Companies To Work For®" for the last four years. Headquartered in Santa Monica, California, we have operations throughout the world, and our games are played in 196 countries.

More information about our company and products can be found on our website,

Making games is fun. Especially when you do it with people that share the same idea of what makes a good workplace great. No matter where you’re from, it’s all about what we can achieve together when creating truly magical moments for all our players. That’s why we hire all sorts of talent - because a great saga needs all sorts of heroes.

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