Entertainment One

  • Assistant, Business & Legal Affairs

    Job Locations CA-ON-Toronto
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(7/29/2018 5:21 PM)
    # of Openings
    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

    Job Description:  Assistant, Business and Legal Affairs

    Reporting to: VP Business and Legal Affairs

    Location:  Toronto


    Position Summary:


    As a member of the Business & Legal Affairs team, this role will report to the VP and will be responsible for administrative assistance to the department as required.




    • Handles all administrative support to the VP & legal department; including but not limited to filing, database management, scheduling, photocopying, faxing, expense reports and invoice processing
    • Coordinates conference calls requested by and involving executives
    • Attends meetings on request by team to take action notes and follow-up on action items
    • Organizes catering needs for meetings or other events hosted by the department and/or other departments within the company
    • Coordinates execution of legal documentation, tracks status of third party signatures and liaises with other departments to ensure all paperwork is executed, filed and updated on all internal systems
    • Various special projects and other duties as assigned


    Key Competencies

    • An interest in learning more about the TV industry in Canada
    • Experience working as a Legal or Administrative Assistant in an entertainment environment
    • Post Secondary education in an Administration program
    • Sound judgment and initiative, and can work under pressure with minimal supervision
    • Excellent organization direction with good attention to detail
    • Proven ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced team environment
    • Proven ability to manage confidential and sensitive matters with discretion and tact
    • Excellent communication skills, written and oral
    • Excellent working knowledge of Windows XP, Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and Power Point would be considered an asset
    • Fluency in French a definite asset


    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.