Entertainment One

  • Vice President, Human Resources

    Job Locations US-CA-Los Angeles
    Posted Date 3 months ago(11/14/2018 5:31 PM)
    # of Openings
    Human Resources
    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.Linkedin_1584x396.gif  small

    Position Summary

    The Vice President, Human Resources has direct accountability for driving the people plan in support of the business strategy. Primary responsibilities include performance management, employee relations, workforce planning, organizational change execution, on-boarding, first contact for HR-related matters, and management effectiveness coaching.


    Knowledge and Experience

    • Actively build trusted relationships across all levels within the business by maintaining a working knowledge of the business environment, keeping management and staff informed of HR initiatives and translating business needs into practical solutions
    • Deliver HR advisory services, direction and support to leaders and management in areas such as employee development, performance management, human rights, employment law, policy interpretation, coaching and employee relations
    • Work with HR Specialist in ensuring new hires are onboarded appropriately
    • Facilitate execution of organizational development and change management initiatives
    • Work with Total Rewards team to provide clients with compensation analysis and recommendations
    • Support and represent Human Resources in cross-functional projects with various business units
    • Support Wellness across the USA
    • Accountable for the support and implementation of global employee engagement survey for US employee groups and execution of action plans across client groups and locations
    • Assist in the development of policy and procedures and their dissemination
    • Prepare written health and safety programs and policies, provide training on all new procedures and review location audits
    • Acting as first point of contact, respond to telephone and email inquiries from staff regarding personnel matters, active issues, policies and procedures
    • Champion continuous improvement with respect to HR Services delivery, improving HR standard operating procedures and actively participate in HR projects as needed
    • Assist in the management and administration of benefits programs (STD, LTD, other leaves)
    • Maintain and report on KPI’s
    • Other duties as assigned

    Personal Attributes

    • Possesses initiative and drive with demonstrated leadership
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Results-oriented and works collaboratively as part of a functional team
    • Ability to plan, organize and prioritize managing multiple priorities at once
    • Strong problem-solving skills
    • Advanced Microsoft office skills and experience with HRIS systems
    • Excellent interpersonal skills
    • Self-starter who can work-independently and in a team environment

    Key Competencies

    Formal Education and Experience

    • University Degree or College Certificate in Human Resources Management or Business
    • 2-5 years of management experience
    • 10+ years of progressive HR experience
    • Possess a SHRM designation preferred


    What you’ll be a part of:

    ·       Taking care: 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.