Talent Acquisition Operations Lead

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Talent Acquisition Operations Lead

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Job Title:            Talent Acquisition Operations Lead

Department:      Human Resources

Location:            Santa Monica, CA

Your Mission

As a Talent Acquisition Operations Lead at Activision-Blizzard, you will be responsible for leading a team of Recruiting Coordinators as they support Recruiters, Candidates, and Hiring Managers with systems administration, organization, consultation, and communication.

  • Lead and support the coordinator team with all aspects of the candidate interview experience ensuring the delivery of premium service to all stakeholders (candidates, recruiters, and hiring managers).

  • Drive individual growth and development for each member of the coordinator team through mentorship, guidance, and goal setting.

  • Continuously pursue growth for the coordination function through special projects, innovation, technological utilization, and industry exploration.

  • Maintain close connections to the business through bi-weekly team meetings. Report back key information to the operations manager.

  • Contribute to all team meetings by sharing information that can support a better interview experience, creating a partnership with recruiters and coordinators.

  • Be a subject matter expert in every aspect of a candidate’s interview experience.

  • Perform the duties of a Recruitment Coordinator at an expert level.  These duties include:

    • Assist recruitment with creating job descriptions, posting requisitions, and acquiring approvals.

    • Coordinate interview logistics, including scheduling, travel, and digital interviews (if needed) all while facilitating effective and close communication between the candidates and recruiters.

    • Provide an exceptional candidate experience by making the candidate feel comfortable and welcome; whether on the phone or in person.

    • Assist with recruiting/candidate expense reimbursements as requested.

    • Provide administrative support to Recruiters, including creating offer letters and new hire packet generation.

    • Partner with HR Operations to ensure smooth new hire onboarding.

    • Process candidate relocation requests.

    • Coordinate and set up recruitment events for conventions, job fairs, and recruitment mixers (when events resume).

    • Move candidates, disposition candidates, and close requisitions in our applicant tracking system (Workday).

  • Be a champion for an exceptional, inclusive, and authentic candidate experience.

  • Other duties assigned as requested.

Player Profile

  • Bachelor's degree

  • 2+ years relevant Recruiting, HR, or Talent Acquisition experience

  • Exceptional professional written and verbal communication skills.

  • Exceptional leadership skills to guide, motivate, and support a coordination team.

  • A proactive hospitable attitude with a service driven mindset.

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and interface with individuals at all levels, both inside and outside the organization

  • Proven experience designing and implementing new processes; a passion for process and achieving efficiencies.

  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, make decisions, and change course of action quickly

Your Platform

We’re headquartered in Santa Monica, California, housing multiple teams across many disciplines of Marketing, PR, Sales, Art, Animation, Development, Design, Supply Chain and 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!

Activision has been changing the way people play for the past 40 years—as the leading developer and publisher of video games, our teams have created some of the world's biggest, most ground-breaking, and beloved entertainment franchises in the industry. Ask anyone who works at Activision what their favorite thing about it is, and they’ll tell you it’s the people. We have world class brands, infrastructure, and resources, but our success comes from people producing greatness together. We are nothing without our employee’s brilliance.

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 current portfolio includes Call of Duty®, Skylanders®, and Crash Bandicoot™.

Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ: ATVI), headquartered in Santa Monica, California with locations across the globe, is one of the largest and most successful interactive entertainment companies in the world. Sitting at the intersection of media, technology, and entertainment, our employees are some of the best and brightest across engineering, entertainment, media, and technology. A member of the S&P 500 Activision Blizzard is proud to be included as one of FORTUNE's "100 Best Companies To Work For®," "World's Best Employers," as well as "Most Admired Companies." In 2019 we were honored to receive a perfect score on our entry to the Corporate Equality Index as a Best Workplace for LGBTQ professionals and once again made Fast Company's World's Most Innovative Companies in Gaming.  

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.

Activision is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Activision is looking to hire a Talent Acquisition Operations Lead at their Santa Monica, CA, USA location. Job contains the tags Lead and Unity.
Job discovered on 10/13/2021