Entertainment One

  • Executive Assistant, EVP, Global HR

    Job Locations CA-ON-Toronto
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(1/7/2019 4:21 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.

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    Position Summary

    The Executive Assistant will provide professional and confidential support to the EVP, Global HR 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

    • Solid skills in Microsoft Office products, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and boardroom technologies
    • 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
    • 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


    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.