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Director, Corporate Strategy

Company: Activision
Location: Santa Monica
Posted on: March 23, 2020

Job Description:

Director, Corporate Strategy Requisition_ID R Job_Description Job Title: Director, Corporate Strategy & Business Development Reporting To: Chief Strategy Officer Department: Corporate Strategy & Business Development Location: Santa Monica, CA Your Platform Activision Blizzard plays a centralized role in the creation of epic entertainment by supporting our interactive gaming brands and studios with a diverse range of career opportunities across corporate functions such as Marketing, Communications, Legal, Human Resources, Finance and Supply Chain. Located in our global headquarters in Santa Monica, we encompass equal parts agility, creativity and rigor to enhance the employee and player experience. To learn more, check us out at or on Twitter at @ATVI_AB. Your Mission Corporate Strategy and Business Development is a critical and high-caliber team focused on the top strategic priorities for Activision Blizzard. The team is responsible for setting the corporate strategy and driving long-range planning for the Company, driving M&A and corporate development initiatives, and working closely with senior leaders in Activision Blizzards Business Units on key initiatives. This is a high-profile team working with a diverse mix of both internal and external stakeholders, and Corporate Strategy alumni can be found in various leadership roles across the Company. Responsibilities The successful candidates responsibilities will include, but are not limited to The Director role in Corporate Strategy and Business Development is a unique and highly visible role at Activision Blizzard that offers an accelerated trajectory into leadership roles within the Company for highly talented individuals. The successful candidate will support the teams M&A and corporate development efforts to proactively source and evaluate M&A and partnership opportunities, while grooming a team of highly talented individuals to take on leadership roles within the Company. Corporate_Development_and_M&A * Develop overall M&A strategy for the enterprise; illustrative transactions include -$19B merger with Blizzard / Vivendi Games, -$6B acquisition of King, sale of Destiny publishing rights to Bungie, acquisition of MLG * Develop and monitor pipeline of potential M&A and partnership opportunities * Support evaluation and execution of M&A opportunities, including managing analysts to conduct due diligence, develop business cases, build detailed financial models (DCF, comps, accretion / dilution), and work closely with internal leaders and external advisors * Partner with business unit leaders to help shape M&A agenda Corporate_and_Business_Unit_Strategy * Actively participate in key corporate strategic planning processes, working across businesses and functions to frame the corporate strategy and drive alignment and execution on key initiatives * Develop deep relationships with business unit leadership and work closely to support the execution of key strategic priorities for the different business units Player Profile * Bachelors degree, and MBA highly desirable, with 5-7 years of work experience, ideally in investment banking, private equity, and/or corporate development at a leading media or technology company * Proven ability to lead teams in a fast-paced environment and groom high- caliber talent on an accelerated career trajectory * Proven ability to manage complex M&A and other transactions, working with a broad range of internal stakeholders and external advisors * Exceptional quantitative skills and financial acumen * Ability to develop deep trust-based relationships and influence different stakeholder groups directly and indirectly * Ability to effectively balance multiple simultaneous priorities and deadlines with tight timelines * Exceptional problem-solving, decision-making and quantitative skills * Self-starter and comfort with ambiguity; must be self-directed and proactive starting day 1 on the job * Persuasive communication skills (written and verbal), including the ability to tailor communications to a broad range of internal and external audiences * Broad network and deep passion for interactive entertainment and technology Our World Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI), is one of the world's largest and most successful interactive entertainment companies and is at the intersection of media, technology and entertainment. We are home to some of the most beloved entertainment franchises including Call of Duty, 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! Our ability to build immersive and innovate worlds is only enhanced by diverse teams working in an inclusive environment. We aspire to have a culture where everyone can thrive in order to connect and engage the world through epic entertainment. We provide a suite of benefits that promote physical, emotional and financial well-being for Every World - weve got our employees covered! 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. 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.

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