Entertainment One

  • Manager, Talent Acquisition, North America

    Job Locations CA-ON-Toronto
    Posted Date 3 months ago(7/25/2018 7:16 PM)
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Human Resources
    Type
    Permanent Full-Time
  • 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; digital content; and live entertainment. 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 MAKEREADY with Brad Weston; content creation venture Amblin Partners with Steven Spielberg, DreamWorks Studios, Participant Media, and Reliance Entertainment; unscripted television production companies Whizz Kid Entertainment and Renegade 83; live entertainment leaders Round Room Entertainment; world-class music labels Dualtone Music Group and Last Gang; and award-winning emerging content and technology studio Secret Location.

     

    The Company's rights library, valued at US$1.7 billion (as at 31 March 2017), is exploited across all media formats and includes more than 80,000 hours of film and television content and approximately 40,000 music tracks.

     

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    Position Summary

    The Manager, Talent Acquisition, North America is responsible for sourcing top talent to meet the needs of eOne. You will be managing the recruitment needs for the US, and providing additional recruitment support for Canada and the UK when needed. This includes participating in the full recruitment life cycle, from sourcing to selection, and collaborating with hiring managers and HR Business Partners to gain an understanding of the best-fit applicants for the company. You will enjoy working in a fast-paced, team-oriented and collaborative culture and your strong sense of urgency, awesome interpersonal skills, knowledge of full cycle recruitment, and experience identifying ’A’ candidates will make you successful in this role.

    Responsibilities

    • Oversee the recruitment and selection process for the US, with backfill recruitment support to Canada and the UK
    • Partner with hiring managers across multiple cities and support our US offices
    • Play a key role in partnering across the business on the best hiring, interviewing, and closing strategies.
    • Work closely with other departments within the organization to identify current and upcoming vacancies, and develop recruitment strategies.
    • Maintain a pipeline of talented active and passive individuals
    • Provide excellent communication with hiring managers on an ongoing basis
    • Source active and passive candidates, and continuously update applicant tracking system with potential candidates for current and upcoming positions.
    • Identify best channels for internal and external advertising of job vacancies, including internal job boards, professional associations, other job boards, social media outlets, and recruitment events.
    • Screen incoming and on-file applicant resumes, and asses for job and organizational fit.
    • Conduct background checks, reference checks (via online system) and pre-employment testing.
    • Collaborate with the HR Business Partners and Hiring Managers on the development of new hire compensation packages
    • Maintain communication with applicants and hiring managers throughout the recruitment lifecycle.
    • Ensure positions are filled in a timely manner and that recruitment milestones are achieved.
    • Ensure compliance of hiring practices with legislation.
    • Manage budget of recruitment activities for the US.
    • Manage staffing requisitions and ensure they are approved before continuing the recruitment process.
    • Serve as a point of contact for career and application inquiries.

    Key Competencies

    • Post-Secondary education in Human Resources including a degree or postgraduate certificate
    • Minimum of 7 years of experience in full cycle recruitment
    • Agency and corporate experience is preferred
    • Knowledge of legislation and regulations surrounding recruitment and selection practices in the US & Canada
    • Solid experience with the Microsoft Office Suite.
    • Experience in the Entertainment Industry would be an asset.

    Key Competencies:

    • Strong consultative service orientation.
    • Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills.
    • Strong ability in building and maintaining positive relationships.
    • Highly self-motivated and directed.
    • Excellent negotiation and persuasion skills.
    • Ability to establish credibility and trust.
    • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
    • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
    • Demonstrated organization skills and ability to schedule tasks.
    • Keen attention to detail.
    • Team-oriented and skilled at working within a collaborative environment.

    Travel Requirements 

    • Limited travel as required.

     

    What you’ll be a part of:

    ·       Taking care: competitive health and dental coverage

    ·       Investing in your future: employee stock option purchase plan, and local defined contribution pension plans

    ·       Break time: free snacks, winter holiday office closures, reduced hours in summer

    ·       Party time: office bar carts, after work drinks, holiday and summer parties, and sometimes just because

    ·       Be inspired: regular film screenings, concerts, and opportunity to get involved in industry events

    ·       The office: modern facilities, in house screening rooms, more snacks, and swag

    ·       Build a better world: transcend entertainment to our corporate social responsibility activities. Plan a social event. Promote healthy lifestyles. Go green. Give back.

    ·       Grow: develop your career and shape your future

     

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

     

    Entertainment One is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to providing accommodations for persons with disabilities, and supporting diversity and inclusion within our work environment.  If you are contacted for a job opportunity, please advise us of any accommodation needed to ensure you have access to a fair and equitable process.