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Communications Intern

Activision
Datchet, England, United Kingdom
1 month ago

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Job Title: UK Communications Intern (6 month contract)
Reporting To: Senior Specialist UK Communications
Department: Marcomms/Insights/PR
Contract Term: Temp
Location: Ditton Park Campus, Datchet, UK
Your Mission

Responsible for supporting the UK Communications Team in the development and execution of local PR plans, including Activision stakeholder engagement and media / influencer liaison.

This individual will thrive in an energetic team environment, will be highly organised and able to work independently, while contributing to the goals of the team.

This role includes but is not limited to the following tasks/duties*:

• Support UK Communications team in the development and execution of local PR plans

• Prepare general administrative and organisational activities, such as tracking & reporting, asset management, database maintenance

• Research market information across relevant communications and marketing topics

• Assist with the organisation of press tours, trade/consumer shows and other events (e.g. Gamescom, EGX, local events)

• Collaborate with the local PR agencies as required

• Liaise with media and influencers as required – handling of general media and sample requests

• Support the preparation of business presentations and capture / report marketing activities

• Assist with asset creation / approval / dissemination for both UK & International Comms teams

• Work closely with the local sales and trade marketing teams to help deliver campaign updates

Player Profile

• Enrolled in/completed studies in Marketing or Communications

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English

• Able to prioritise tasks and organise, whilst making decisions under time constraints within a busy workload

• Able to work independently, whilst being a strong team player

• Very good experience with Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Excel, Word…)

• Ideally has knowledge of the gaming industry (publishers / trends / media / influencers)

• A high degree of accuracy, care and attention to detail

• Able to work independently, whilst being a strong team player

Your Platform

Based in Ditton Park, our Campus houses a number of great amenities as well as transport links. The Parkland settings offer; tennis courts, an onsite gym, canteens and cafes etc. It is conveniently close to Junction 5 of the M4 giving a direct links to central London, the M25 and Heathrow airport.

Our World

Great Games Start with Great People! This is an exciting time to join us!

Ask anyone who works at Activision, or with Activision, their favorite thing about it, and they’ll tell you, it’s the people. We have world class brands, infrastructure and resources, but our success doesn’t come from assembly lines producing widgets. Our success comes from people producing greatness together. We are nothing without our employee’s brilliance. So if you’re interested in our biggest priority, it’s the people.

Activision is more than just the leading developer and publisher of video games; we are the creators of some of the world’s biggest, most ground-breaking titles in the industry. Our portfolio includes Call of Duty®, Crash Bandicoot™.

Activision is a division of Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ: ATVI), headquartered in Santa Monica, California with locations across the globe. Activision Blizzard is one of the world's largest and most successful interactive entertainment companies and is at the intersection of media, technology, and entertainment. A member of the S&P 500 and recognized on the 2019 FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For® list, Activision Blizzard has operations throughout the world with approximately 10,000 employees and players in 196 countries.

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.

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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