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Senior Administrative Assistant

Irvine, CA

Blizzard is looking for a proactive, motivated, and highly organized professional to function as a Senior Administrative Assistant on the Diablo franchise. The chosen candidate will champion our staff and raise team morale by planning epic team events, managing schedules, and acting as the point of contact for various team needs. Our ideal candidate will need to be a critical thinker with an eye for detail and the ability to work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.


If you’re looking for a team where inclusion, thoughtfulness, professionalism, and collaboration are all seen as critically important, we believe our team could be a phenomenal fit for you. Join us and help craft our future!


This role is anticipated to be an on-site position. The potential home studio for this role is Irvine, CA.


We need your help with:

  • Manage multiple busy calendars and balance appropriately
  • Coordinate travel for franchise leadership
  • Assist with planning and execution of team events from concept to completion
  • Place and set up catering and meal orders
  • Make complex international and domestic travel arrangements, including passport & visa procurement
  • Plan meetings and conference calls, including calls across multiple time zones around the globe
  • Prepare written communications to internal and external contacts with an emphasis on context and confidentiality
  • Manage and approve meeting room calendars via Outlook
  • Track project costs and report actuals to Operations Manager
  • Provide excellent administrative support and assist with general office duties for 500+ employees
  • Reconcile expenses and completing expense reports
  • Assist with organizing and setting up special meetings and team activities
  • Establish positive rapport with other administrators, producers, and franchise leadership
  • Collaborate with Operations and Administrative team in different time zones
  • Handle other duties as needed


Requirements:

  • 3+ years’ experience in an administrative role or executive assistant role
  • Consistent and regular follow through on all requests
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office applications: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Impeccable organizational and time-management abilities
  • Self-starting personality with the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Pro-active mindset with a willingness to ask questions and improve processes
  • Exceptional attention to detail as well as ability to see the big picture
  • Ability to act with discretion when handling confidential matters
  • Physically working at our Irvine office in-office M-F


Pluses:

  • Experience in a game or entertainment company
  • A passion for gaming
  • Experience in event production


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 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.


At Blizzard Entertainment, we pour our hearts and souls into everything we create. Best known for iconic video game universes including Warcraft, Overwatch, Diablo, and StarCraft, we’ve been creating genre-defining games for millions of players around the world for more than 30 years. 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 talented people who share our vision. If that sounds like you, join us.


The videogame 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.


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.


Rewards

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. 


In the U.S., the standard base pay range for this role is $29.81 - $55.14 Hourly. These values reflect the expected base pay range of new hires across all U.S. locations. Ultimately, your specific range and offer will be based on several factors, including relevant experience, performance, and work location.


Your Talent Professional can share this role’s range details for your local geography during the hiring process. 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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