Entertainment One

  • Project Coordinator (One Year Contract)

    Job Locations CA-ON-Toronto
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(11/23/2018 3:55 PM)
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Information Technology
    Type
    Contractor
  • 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.

    Position Summary

    Finance Transformation requires a Project Coordinator with experience in both technical delivery and systems change who can work in a fast-paced environment while demonstrating solid coordination skills. The candidate will ensure the smooth and efficient execution of day-to-day project activities, providing support to multiple Project Managers through administrative and operational management. The candidate will communicate at a high standard in verbal and written forms and have the ability to liaise with various levels of the business, including external vendors.

    Responsibilities

    ·       Coordinate project management activities, resources, equipment and information using appropriate project management tools

    ·       Assist in project schedule management; develop WBS based upon effort and establish baseline with critical path, monitor and man

    ·       Help prepare budgets, monitor and track expenditures

    ·       Analyze risks with the Project Manager and support the mitigation of the risks

    ·       Maintain RAID log in conjunction with the Project Manager

    ·       Work with the Project Manager to eliminate obstacles

    ·       Work with the Project Manager to create and maintain comprehensive project documentation, plans, and reports

    ·       Aid in preparation of project status reporting, ensuring project information is up-to-date and accurate

    ·       Maintain central repository for project documentation, ensuring adherence with project framework, methodology and templates

    ·       Organize, attend and participate in project meetings; recording meeting minutes, action items and decisions

    ·       Coordinate UAT and end user training working closely with the Project Manager and BA on approach

    ·       Manage and oversee travel planning for groups across the project

    ·       Act as the point of contact for all logistics for meetings and workshops

    ·       Provide administrative support as required

    Key Competencies

    ·       Ability to multi-task and complete work on tight deadlines

    ·       Ability to think laterally and provide input on complex solutions to technical issues

    ·       Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team

    ·       Attention to detail

    ·       Exceptional verbal and written communication skills with the ability to report to all stakeholder levels

    ·       Strong coordination skills

    ·       Strong interpersonal skills and ability to build relationships

    ·       Proficiency with Microsoft applications including Outlook, Word, Excel, SharePoint, Teams and Project (2013 +)

     

    Qualifications:

    ·       Bachelor degree or diploma in related field of study

    ·       5+ years of project coordination

    ·       Experience with system implementation

     

    What you’ll be a part of:

    ·       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.