Executive Assistant, Business & Legal Affairs
About Entertainment One
Entertainment One (“eOne”) is a publicly-traded global entertainment company. eOne’s diversified expertise spans across film, television and music production and sales, family programming, merchandising and licensing, and digital content. Through its global reach and expansive scale, powered by deep local market knowledge, the Company delivers the best content to the world.
Based in Toronto, Canada, eOne was founded in 1973 as retail music distributor Records on Wheels. By 2003 the company had expanded into film, television and family content production and distribution. The company became a constituent of the London Stock Exchange’s FTSE 250 Index in 2013.
Entertainment One’s robust network now includes the film and television studio The Mark Gordon Company; content creation venture Amblin Partners with Steven Spielberg, DreamWorks Studios, Participant Media, Reliance Entertainment, Alibaba Pictures and Universal Filmed Entertainment; the newly-launched MAKEREADY with Brad Weston; leading feature film production and global sales company, Sierra Pictures; unscripted television production company Renegade 83; world-class music labels Dualtone Music Group and Last Gang; and award-winning digital agency, Secret Location.
With offices across North America, Latin America, the U.K., Europe, Asia and Australia, the company has an expansive global footprint of original development, acquisition, production, financing, distribution and sales of must-have entertainment content.
The Executive Assistant will provide professional and confidential support to the Business and Legal Affairs Executives in the Television Department. As a proven achiever and polished professional, the Executive Assistant will have exceptional time management and organizational skills. The successful candidate will be resourceful with an energetic demeanour and a proven track record of providing outstanding executive assistance.
- Answering and rolling calls
- Arranging conference calls
- Scheduling meetings
- Managing executives’ calendars
- Monthly expense reports for executives
- Booking travel
- Coordinating with teams and departments on daily office matters
- Work closely with other assistants
- Provide contract management assistance
- Attention to detail and highly organized
- Team player
- Able to multitask efficiently under pressure
- Able to quickly pivot as priorities shift
- Possesses strong communication skills with the ability to interface with cross-function teams and senior executives
- Proficient with Office, Word, Excel and Outlook
- Outgoing, professional phone manner
- Sound judgment
- Pre-emptive / anticipatory work ethic
- Agency and / or Office Coordinator experience a plus
What you’ll be a part of:
· 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.
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