Executive Assistant, Global Communications

Irvine, CA

Your Mission

We’re on a quest: bring our dreams to life and craft the most epic entertainment experiences, ever. Hard work, iteration, and polish go into the Blizzard “secret recipe,” but the most important ingredients come from dedicated people who share our vision. If that sounds like you, join us.

Blizzard is looking for a proactive, motivated, and highly organized professional to function as an Administrative Assistant on the Global Communications team!

Location fixed:

This role is anticipated to be a hybrid work position, with some work on-site and some work-from-home. The potential home studio for this role is Irvine, California.


  • Manage multiple busy calendars and balance them appropriately. Run general team calendar including holidays and outages.
  • Plan and organize meetings, team events, off-site summits, telephone, and video calls across multiple time zones with an emphasis on details.
  • Support major PR events and BlizzCon with interview and meeting scheduling, recording online interviews, food orders, business card orders, and on-site executive lounge support.
  • Efficiently schedule interviews and media training sessions for PR team members and spokespeople.
  • Work closely with Senior Executive Assistants across the Activision/Blizzard/King enterprise to optimize Communications relationships and commitments to company-wide initiatives.
  • Work with vendors and employees to facilitate legal contracting, NDAs, payments, purchase orders, and other necessary paperwork.
  • Plan and schedule photo-shoot sessions for spokesperson headshots.
  • Lead vendors for team swag and giveaway orders. Coordinate and manage customs for foreign imports/exports of said PR giveaways.
  • Develop complex presentations using PowerPoint, Photoshop, and Adobe Premiere with material sourced from multiple partners.
  • Participate in Global PR Inbox Monitoring & Escalation task force with PR coordinators.
  • Make international and domestic travel arrangements, including passport & visa procurement, often with minimal notice.
  • Coordinate logistics for tradeshows, conventions, and one-off business meetings.
  • Prepare written communications to internal and external contacts with an emphasis on context and confidentiality.
  • Compilation and distribution of team reports and meeting minutes.
  • Maintain company-wide distribution lists.
  • Work with IT and HR to obtain access to internal communications platforms and channels for various company spokespeople, and to assist with communications team employee onboarding.
  • General administrative duties, including screening and answering calls, reconciling expense reports and budgets, filing and document management on team Sharepoint, correspondence, management of staff timesheets including time-off requests, coordinate with facilities team for on-site requests, office moves, new hires, etc.
  • Pick up supplies and/or deliveries from the shipping department, vendors or stores, and deliver/set up at events, meetings and team areas.
  • Handle other duties as needed.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or 4+ years of equivalent experience
  • 6+ years’ experience in an Administrative role or Executive Assistant role
  • 6+ years’ of executive-level experience working with Microsoft Office applications: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • 6+ years’ of excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • 6+ years’ of experience supporting a higher level of communication with managers, team leads, and stakeholders
  • 6+ years’ of organizational and time-management abilities
  • Must be able to employ critical thinking for the team.
  • Self-starting personality with the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Proactive attitude with a willingness to ask questions and improve processes
  • Ability to function efficiently with minimal direction
  • Exceptional attention to detail as well as the ability to see the big picture
  • Ability to act with discretion when handling confidential matters
  • Possess a strong dedication to quality

Pluses (not required)

  • Project Management experience
  • Experience in the entertainment or gaming industry
  • Experience working on an international scale
  • A passion for gaming

Our people are the heroes behind our heroes. Follow Life at Blizzard for a look into their #blizzlife and what it's really like to work here.

Blizzard Entertainment is a global company committed to growing our employees along with the business. We offer generous benefits and perks with an eye on providing true work/life balance. We’ve worked hard to champion an intensely collaborative and creative environment, a diverse and inclusive employee culture, and training and opportunity for professional growth. Our people are everything. Our core values are real, and our mission has never changed.

We are an equal-opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We are dedicated to creating the most epic entertainment experiences…ever. Join us!

EEO Statement

a. “We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status, among other characteristics.”

Disability Accommodations Request Statement

a. “We are committed to working with and providing reasonable assistance to individuals with physical and mental disabilities. If you are a disabled individual requiring an accommodation to apply for an open position, please email your request to accommodationrequests@activisionblizzard.com General employment questions cannot be accepted or processed here. Thank you for your interest.”


a. “We love hearing from anyone who is enthusiastic about changing the games industry. Not sure you meet all qualifications? Let us decide! Research shows that women and members of other under-represented groups tend to not apply to jobs when they think they may not meet every qualification, when, in fact, they often do! We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and strongly encourage you to apply.”


We provide a suite of benefits that promote physical, emotional and financial well-being for ‘Every World’ - we’ve got our employees covered! Subject to eligibility requirements, the Company offers comprehensive benefits including:

  • Medical, dental, vision, health savings account or health reimbursement account, healthcare spending accounts, dependent care spending accounts, life and AD&D insurance, disability insurance;
  • 401(k) with Company match, tuition reimbursement, charitable donation matching;
  • Paid holidays and vacation, paid sick time, floating holidays, compassion and bereavement leaves, parental leave;
  • Mental health & wellbeing programs, fitness programs, free and discounted games, and a variety of other voluntary benefit programs like supplemental life & disability, legal service, ID protection, rental insurance, and others;
  • If the Company requires that you move geographic locations for the job, then you may also be eligible for relocation assistance.

Eligibility to participate in these benefits may vary for part time and temporary full-time employees and interns with the Company. You can learn more by visiting https://www.benefitsforeveryworld.com/.

In the U.S., the standard base pay range for this role is $24.04 - $44.47 Hourly. This base pay range is for the U.S. and is not applicable to locations outside of the U.S. Actual amounts will vary depending on experience, performance and location. In addition to a competitive base pay, employees in this role may be eligible for incentive compensation. Incentive compensation is not guaranteed.

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