Talent Acquisition Specialist - Stockholm or London

King

Full time

London, UK

Mar 22

King is a leading interactive entertainment company for the mobile world, with people all around the world playing one or more of our games, including franchises such as Candy Crush, Farm Heroes, Pet Rescue and Bubble Witch.

We have 249 million monthly active users as of fourth quarter 2019 across web, social and mobile platforms. King was acquired by Activision Blizzard Inc. (Nasdaq ATVI) in February 2016 and operates as an independent unit of the company.

Your Mission

The EMEA Talent Acquisition team is currently on the lookout for a Talent Acquisition Specialist who can be based either Stockholm or London and will support a range of roles.

We pride ourselves on consistently delivering a first- class experience to the business and providing a red carpet experience to candidates, so experience within the Games industry is an advantage. You will hire across multiple locations, seniority levels, and franchises and may also support the Activision Blizzard family.

To be successful in this role you will have experience in the following:

  • Management of a full end to end lifecycle recruitment processes across EMEA locations, including driving onboarding of new hires
  • Demonstrated success in developing and maintaining strong business relationships with key stakeholders and hiring managers at all levels both locally and globally.
  • Ability to proactively identify, map and engage with top talent to meet the demands of the business and to effectively develop a pipeline of key future talent.
  • Develop effective networking strategies that leverage engagement with future talent
  • Experience with, and willingness to participate in Talent Acquisition projects including rolling out Interview training, and remote onboarding guidance programmes.

Player Profile

  • In- house recruitment experience or a mix of Inhouse/Agency is essential - ideally across EMEA regions.
  • Deep knowledge and experience in a full 360 recruitment lifecycle to include candidate sourcing, interviewing and evaluation, and offer management.
  • Ability to develop a large, diverse and technically qualified applicant pool from multiple sources including direct sourcing, competitive information, web sites, referrals, advertising, networking, etc.
  • Experience working autonomously in a fast paced and at times ambiguous environment as part of a broader team 
  • Recruiting experience in Studio Creative roles is desirable ie. UI/UX, Art, VFX, Animation and Data Scientists.

You will bring a can- do positive mindset and are up for a challenge and not afraid to get amongst the action. You will be working in an environment that empowers you to create new ideas, encourages you to think outside the box and all with a great sense of humour and some great company benefits.

We are 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.

About King

King is a leading interactive entertainment company for the mobile world, with people all around the world playing one or more of our games, including franchises such as Candy Crush, Farm Heroes, Pet Rescue and Bubble Witch.

We have 249 million monthly active users as of fourth quarter 2019 across web, social and mobile platforms. King was acquired by Activision Blizzard Inc. (Nasdaq ATVI) in February 2016 and operates as an independent unit of the

company.

A Great Saga Needs All Sorts of Heroes

Making games is fun. Especially when you do it with people who share the same idea of what makes a good workplace great. We design games for everyone, no matter where they are or who they are, and we employ all sorts of people from all kinds of backgrounds to bring them to life. Truth is, we simply cannot expect diversity in our players and originality in our games without first nurturing it in our people. A great saga needs all sorts of heroes.

Making the World Playful

Making the World Playful is what inspires us to create new experiences and raise the bar. It’s what makes King a place where we can all dream bigger, continue to add innovation to our games, broadening the portfolio and exploring new territories in mid- core and casual. We take the art and science of gaming to the next level through our curiosity for the unexplored, passion for games, respect for each other and love for our players – and we’re not afraid to have fun along the way. In fact, together with our parent company Activision Blizzard and experts around the world, we believe having fun is good for you. There has never been a better time to join us. We're dreaming bigger and see a world of possibilities ahead. If you share our passion, our values, and our hunger to shape the future, join us in Making the World Playful!

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