Entertainment One

Executive Assistant, Corporate Development

4 weeks ago
# of Openings
Permanent Full-Time

About Entertainment One

About Entertainment One

Entertainment One Ltd. (LSE:ETO) is a global independent studio that specialises in the development, acquisition, production, financing, distribution and sales of entertainment content. The Company’s diversified expertise spans across film, television and music production and sales, family programming, merchandising and licensing, and digital content. Through its global reach and expansive scale, powered by deep local market knowledge, the Company delivers the best content to the world.

Entertainment One’s robust network includes film and television studio The Mark Gordon Company; content creation venture Amblin Partners with Steven Spielberg, DreamWorks Studios, Participant Media, and Reliance Entertainment; newly-launched MAKEREADY with Brad Weston; leading feature film production and global sales company Sierra Pictures; unscripted television production company Renegade 83; world-class music labels Dualtone Music Group and Last Gang; and award-winning digital agency Secret Location.

The Company’s rights library is exploited across all media formats and includes more than 100,000 hours of film and television content and approximately 40,000 music tracks.


Position Summary

The Executive Assistant will provide professional and confidential support to the EVP, Corporate Development in the Toronto office.  As a proven high-achiever and polished professional, you have exceptional time management and organizational skills.  The successful candidate will be positive and resourceful with an energetic demeanour and a proven track record of providing outstanding executive assistance.


  • Provide professional and confidential executive support
  • Screen incoming requests to determine priority level, including visitors, phone calls, and incoming mail
  • Arranging audio & video conference calls and scheduling meetings
  • Managing executive calendar
  • Manage monthly expense reports
  • Manage travel arrangements and proactively check on cancellations or delays to ensure alternate arrangements are made
  • Work closely with other assistants
  • Create high calibre presentations for Town Halls, Executive and Board Meetings using PowerPoint, Visio or other software packages
  • Important event tracking
  • Administration, coordination and/or tracking of various projects, files, and initiatives
  • Billing/expense tracking and approval coordination
  • Administrative support
  • Other general administrative duties that may arise

Key Competencies

  • Passion and enthusiasm for entertainment
  • Highly organized and able to manage multiple tasks under tight time frames
  • A self-starter who can work both independently and function well within a team
  • Solid skills in Microsoft Office products, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Project Management skills
  • Demonstrate strong independent judgment and a high degree of interpersonal effectiveness to be able to deal with stakeholders across various levels of the organization
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment where flexibility, keeping others informed and anticipating needs is essential
  • Relationship builder and able to interact respectfully and confidently with internal executives, executive assistants and external contacts
  • Ability to manage efficiently in a multi-tasked environment and ensure deadlines are met by prioritizing work flow
  • Strong people and conflict management skills
  • Positive, collaborative team player
  • Demonstrated discretion and confidence dealing with highly sensitive matters
  • Some Finance and Legal exposure/experience beneficial
  • Role model for integrity and values


We thank everyone for their interest but only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


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