Story & Franchise Development Operations Intern
Story & Franchise Development Operations Irvine

Internship Term: 2019

STORY & FRANCHISE DEVELOPMENT OPERATIONS INTERN

Greetings, students! We’re geared up here to offer another round of epic internship experiences in 2019. The internship program offers the opportunity to pause your studies for one summer and work side-by-side with Blizzard Entertainment employees in your area of interest, doing real work that oftentimes ends up in production. As such, we hold you to the same high standards as anybody else in the company.

Just like our gameplay experiences, Blizzard internships are a fully immersive experience. We want interns who are enthusiastic about what they want to do for a living and excited to come in every day to learn and contribute in this hyper-creative atmosphere. Being fully engaged with our team also means communicating effectively and maintaining an open mind - one that is receptive to feedback and able to adapt and grow. Your hobbies and interests can also play in your favor. Passion for technology, gaming, game development, and an in-depth knowledge of Blizzard games, products, and services will always be a plus with us, regardless of the position you’re applying for. Be passionate about who you are, be into our industry, and be willing to go all-in and embrace this opportunity to the fullest!

QUEST OBJECTIVES

Story & Franchise Development is looking for an intern to join their Operations Team. This role comes with the opportunity to engage with organizational leadership, create structure around operational processes, perform research and analysis around content performance, internal resource usage, and employee feedback, and provide hands-on, direct operational support.

  • Conduct cross-industry, global high-reaching research and business analysis with respect to viewership, classifications of content, success metrics, and trend data
  • Assist with operational projects and logistical organization
  • Compose department-wide communications and announcements
  • Perform analysis on resource usage, identifying trends and key indicators across projects
  • Provide ad hoc reporting, analytical, and administrative support to team members

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS 

  • Currently enrolled in a college or university
  • Returning for at least one more semester or quarter following the summer 2019 internship
  • Able to work full-time hours for 11 – 12 weeks at the Blizzard office indicated in this job posting between May 2019 – August 2019 or June 2019 – September 2019 (group dates depend on when you get out of school)
  • Authorized to work in the US

LEVEL REQUIREMENTS

  • Business focus
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Interest in understanding current and emerging entertainment-related business models
  • Some knowledge of how to analyze and interpret viewership statistics (YouTube, etc.)
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint, and a willingness to build upon knowledge
  • Proven ability to roll up sleeves and work in a hands-on capacity

RECOMMENDED TALENTS

  • Highly organized and detail oriented
  • Capable of compiling, summarizing and presenting data to audiences of varying levels of familiarity of the subject matter
  • Open-minded and collaborative teammate
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Excel (at minimum, understanding advanced formulas and pivot tables)

QUEST ITEMS

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter

WARNING! Applications that do not include all of the required materials will not be considered. We’re serious about this – due to the volume of applications we receive, we only have time to consider complete submittals.

Blizzard Entertainment 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.

Blizzard Entertainment is a global company committed to growing our employees along with the business. We offer generous benefits and perks with an eye on providing true work / life balance. We’ve worked hard to foster an intensely collaborative and creative environment, a diverse and inclusive employee culture, and training and opportunity for professional growth. Our people are everything. Our core values are real, and our mission has never changed. We are dedicated to creating the most epic entertainment experiences…ever. Join us!

Submit your application no later than November 30, 2018

Blizzard Entertainment 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.

Accommodation Request: 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 talentacquisition@blizzard.com. General employment questions cannot be accepted or processed here. Thank you for your interest.

Note to Recruiters and Placement Agencies: We do not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Please do not forward unsolicited agency resumes to our website or to any of our employees. We will not pay fees to any third party agency, outside recruiter or firm without a mutually agreed-upon contract and will not be responsible for any agency fees associated with unsolicited resumes. Unsolicited resumes received will be considered our property and will be processed accordingly.