Summer Corporate Internships 2023

King

Location: Greater London

Job Type: Full time

Posted


Craft:

Data, Analytics & Strategy

Job Description:

Summer Corporate Internships - 2023

Your role within our Kingdom

We are looking for extraordinarily skilled Corporate interns from a variety of backgrounds and interests to join our Kingdom this summer!

With titles like Candy Crush, Bubble Witch and Farm Heroes, our Corporate interns support a multitude of teams across King. As a Corporate intern at King, you will have the exciting opportunity to gain hands-on experience with teams that are vital to King’s success. You can join our Marketing team where we’re constantly finding new ways to promote our amazing games. Or you can join our Technology Strategy team working behind the scenes with our game-making engines, systems and platforms instead. As a Corporate intern in either team, you will enjoy a creative, challenging and collaborative environment where your ideas will be every bit as valued and nurtured as your capacity to get things done!

Project & Operations Intern (Opportunities in London)

The Projects & Operations Intern is responsible for working closely with the Technology Strategy & Operations team and the wider Technology Leadership team on projects and operational initiatives for the King Technology organisation.

The role will involve engagement with stakeholders, project execution, progress tracking, status reporting and relationship management. This is an exciting opportunity to work closely with the Tech Leadership on a variety of projects and initiatives ranging from implementation of new systems and ways of working, supporting large cross-functional tech programmes, organising events and workshops for King Technology teams, to managing organisational change.

Candidates should be a driven student or graduate from a Business, Management, Analytics, or Technology related degree, with strong commercial acumen and good communication skills.

Responsibilities:

  • Use information gathering and analytical skills to propose solutions to operational challenges

  • Create presentations outlining proposed projects, their goals and business cases, the stakeholders involved and proposed work plans and schedules

  • Manage project meetings, and tracking progress against agreed timing and outcomes

  • Communicate regularly with all stakeholders and update leadership on progress, identifying issues for escalation, where appropriate

  • Facilitate project retrospectives; identify areas for improvement and learnings

Marketing Assistant Intern (Opportunities in London)

We marketing professionals tickle millions... with our inspired strategy and creative executions, that is. We’re constantly finding new ways to promote our games and our ongoing program of new content and live in-game events, not just to new players but to the millions of people already playing them

We are looking for a highly motivated, dynamic and passionate Marketing Intern to join Candy Crush Soda - the second largest game in King’s portfolio. As part of the Soda Product Marketing team, you will enjoy a creative, challenging and collaborative environment where your ideas will be every bit as valued as your capacity to get things done.

In this position you will work alongside a talented, multi-faceted group of marketers whose responsibility it is to partner with the Soda Game team to drive commercial success. You will gain experience in all facets of marketing from guiding new feature development (product marketing), to promoting Soda’s live in-game events and building brand equity through go-to market communications and activities.

To be considered for this role you’ll need a marketing focused degree, and be able to demonstrate personal interest and good awareness of the latest pop culture events and news. You’ll also have a high level of engagement in social media and the ability to use both your right (creative) and left (analytical) brain.

Skills to create thrills

You will ideally have an interest in games, and you should have the ability to work in a flexible and fluid environment, where the job will evolve over time.

Tasty Bonus Skills:

Other requirements include

  • You should be pursuing, or have recently completed, an undergraduate or master’s degree in a relevant subject

  • A conscientious individual with a strong work ethic and desire to produce work to a high standard

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Results driven and able to execute complex strategic and operational projects

  • Highly personable with an ability to work collaboratively with multiple teams across King

  • Excellent communication skills in English and great organisation skills

  • Excellent quantitative and qualitative analytical skills, ideally the ability to define and execute models and analyses independently

  • Passionate about data and applying an analytical mindset

  • A proactive attitude, an eagerness to learn and an entrepreneurial spirit

  • Creative problem-solving skills

  • The ability to work well, both autonomously, and as part of a larger team

  • An active interest in social/mobile games from a commercial perspective

  • Passion for entertainment - specifically mobile games.

  • Detail-oriented and hands-on - a willingness to get stuck in wherever needed.


The skills listed above are intended to portray the range of Corporate roles we have available; you do not need to possess all of these skills to apply! We will look at your own individual skill set and determine which team you would be best suited to.

Want to join our Kingdom?

Apply now! Applications need to be in English. Our internships will last for 2-3 months, beginning in May/June 2023.

Please note: our application deadline is December 31st, however we recruit on an ongoing basis, so early application is advised to avoid disappointment.

The brilliant experience we give our players comes from the diversity and experience of our people. A great saga needs all sorts of heroes. That’s why we hire all sorts of talent.

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

About King

King is the game developer behind the world-famous Candy Crush franchise, as well as mobile game hits including Farm Heroes, Bubble Witch and Pet Rescue. Candy Crush is the top-grossing franchise in US app stores, a position it has held for the last two years, and King’s games are being played by 245 million monthly active users as of Q3 2021. King, which is part of the Activision Blizzard group since its acquisition in 2016, employs nearly 2,000 people in game studios in Stockholm, Malmö, London, Barcelona and Berlin, and offices in San Francisco, New York, and Malta.

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!

Applications need to be in English.
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