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Executive Assistant (temporary - 6 months)
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Activision | Santa Monica, CA
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Job Description

Job Title: Executive Assistant

Reporting To: COO, Activision Publishing

Department: Corporate Administration

Location: Santa Monica, CA

Your Mission

The position will provide support to the COO of Activision Publishing. The role is highly visible in the organization and requires an individual who is well organized, personable, discreet and detail-oriented.

* Maintain complex schedules and do so with tremendous attention to detail. Duties include: scheduling and monitoring complex meetings with company leadership, flagging conflicts, and proactively reviewing calendar to anticipate conflicts and coordinate rescheduling.

* Ensure meeting materials are prepared ahead of all meetings.

* Review, organize, draft and execute correspondence in a timely manner.

* Ensure timely prioritization and track tasks to completion.

* Manage domestic and international travel logistics (mobile technology, passport, visa requirements etc.) and manage travel schedule, meeting details, etc.

* Maintain expenses. Gather all documentation to identify appropriate path to execute reimbursements.

* Process purchase orders and invoices; order departmental equipment and supplies.

* Maintain contact database and filing system daily.

* Ad-hoc assignments and ongoing projects, with many requiring specific use of PowerPoint or Excel.

Player Profile

* 10+ years of administrative support experience, including 4+ years supporting senior executive level leaders in a highly dynamic entertainment or technology environment or other high-touch, heavy-volume industry

* College degree highly preferred (Business or Communications Degree a plus)

* Proven ability to provide confidentiality and discretion, and act with excellent judgment

* Strong organizational skills, detail-orientation, and world class prioritization and multi-tasking

* Extremely proficient with Microsoft Office, particularly Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint

* Flexible with ability to manage multiple tasks efficiently

* Most importantly must be a go-getter, ambitious and tenacious - a team player and a strong support advocate.

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!

We're proud to be recognized as one of FORTUNE's "100 Best Companies To Work For®" for four consecutive years and have earned a spot on FORTUNE's "Most Admired Companies," and "Future 50" lists. 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.

About Activision

Activision Blizzard Inc., formerly Activision, Inc., is an online and console game publisher. On July 9, 2008, the Company was formed by combining Activision, Inc., an independent publisher of interactive entertainment, and Vivendi Games, Vivendi SA's interactive entertainment business. It operates in four operating segments: Activision Publishing; which is engaged publishing interactive entertainment software and peripherals which includes Activision, Inc. and certain studios, assets, and titles previously included in Vivendi Games' Sierra Entertainment operating segment prior to the Business Combination (Activision), Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. and its subsidiaries, which are engaged in publishing traditional games and online subscription-based games in the MMORPG category (Blizzard); Activision Blizzard Distribution, which is engaged in distribution of interactive entertainment software and hardware products (Distribution), and Activision Blizzard's non-core exit operations. (Source: 10-K)