Executive Assistant, HR (12 month contract)



Toronto, ON, Canada

Jan 4

Entertainment One Ltd. (eOne) is a talent-driven independent studio that specializes in the development, acquisition, production, financing, distribution and sales of entertainment content. As part of global play and entertainment company Hasbro (NASDAQ: HAS), eOne's expertise spans across film, television and music production and sales; family programming, merchandising and licensing; digital content; and live entertainment. Through its extensive reach and scale, and a deep commitment to high-quality entertainment, eOne unlocks the power and value of creativity.

eOne brings to market both original and existing content, sourcing IP from Hasbro’s portfolio of 1500+ brands, and through a diversified network of creative partners and eOne companies including: international feature film distribution company Sierra/Affinity; Amblin Partners with DreamWorks Studios, Participant Media, and Reliance Entertainment; Makeready with Brad Weston; unscripted television production companies Renegade 83, Daisybeck, Blackfin and Whizz Kid Entertainment; live entertainment leaders Round Room Live; world-class music companies Audio Network, Dualtone Music Group and Last Gang; and award-winning emerging content and technology studio Secret Location.

Position Summary: 

The Executive Assistant will provide professional and confidential support to the EVP, Global HR for eOne. 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 demeanor 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 HR Budget, forecasting, reporting and invoicing against budget
  • Manage monthly expense reports
  • Manage the Global HR mailbox, responsible for sending emails on behalf of the EVP and Global HR
  • Drafting and crafting EVP and Global HR communications
  • Assist in promotion and coordination of HR programs and events
  • Produce regular reports and updates on metrics and activities
  • Manage travel arrangements and proactively check on cancellations or delays to ensure alternate arrangements are made
  • Work closely with other assistants to coordinate meetings
  • Manage EVP, HR files and data organization
  • Create high caliber 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
  • Other general administrative duties that may arise
  • Coordination of HR Leadership and Global HR Team meetings and events.

Key Competencies:

  • Solid skills in Microsoft Office products, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and MS Teams
  • Passion and enthusiasm for entertainment
  • Creativity and event management experience
  • 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

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

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