Executive Assistant & Talent Communications Coordinator in Toronto

at Spin Master Careers

Date Posted: 1/13/2020

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Please Note: If you are a current Spin Master employee with access to Workday, apply to this job via the Workday application.

Are you looking to further your career with an industry leading, global children's entertainment company? 

At Spin Master, our unwavering commitment to open mindedness, integrity and innovation is a great part of what has made us an industry leader. How do we stay ahead of the pack? By hiring the best and brightest minds—and that’s why we want you! 

What's it like to work here?

Spin Master is a fast-paced, hands-on organization that provides many great opportunities for impactful decision-making; we are building a legacy and welcome individuals with a proven track record of driving results.  

Job Description:

The role:

We are currently seeking an Executive Assistant/Talent Communications Coordinator to be based in our Toronto Global Head Office. The ideal candidate has superb communication skills (both verbal and written), is extremely detail-oriented and is passionate about developing exciting initiatives for the talented and diverse population at Spin Master Globally. The candidate will work with the Talent team & key business and stakeholders throughout the organization to develop employee initiatives that drive innovation, growth & development, retention and engagement and draft all internal talent communications for distribution to Spin Master team members. The candidate will report into our SVP, Talent and perform a variety of Executive Assistant tasks in addition to other responsibilities noted below.

What we can expect from you:

Executive Administration 25%

  • Email and calendar management
  • Travel, expenses & purchase order processing
  • Meeting preparation and support
  • Project management for Talent Function

Research and Analytics 25%

  • Internal HR data mining (talent focused, leveraging internal and external partners)
  • Research and insight gathering
  • Basic data input, analysis and reporting
  • Development of presentations, scorecards etc. as needed

Communications 40%

  • Work closely with the Spin Master Corporate Talent team to implement, execute and improve current employee initiatives and programs, including employee engagement programs, Wellness & leadership Initiatives.
  • Work with various business partners to draft internal memos and updates relating to important Talent based updates with the goal of always improving the speed and quality of the information received by our employees.
  • Respond to employee questions relating to company communications and talent initiatives.
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  • Activate external Talent acquisition social media initiatives, monitor current P2P platforms (glass door/ indeed etc) to gain an external pulse-check on the on our employer brand

Special Projects 10%

Who's a good fit for this role:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in HR & or Communications, English or related field or a combination of education and equivalent work experience; some human resources experience a plus but not required
  • Highly professional and thrives on building strong partnerships throughout the organization
  • Very strong PowerPoint and design skills
  • A keen eye on current social media trends, new platforms and channels of communication
  • Strong project management and prioritization skills
  • Experience leading and executing the planning and promotion of employee initiatives
  • Exceptionally strong communication skills (verbal and written);
  • Creative and can think outside-the-box; excellent problem-solving skills
  • Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to handle sensitive information in a confidential manner

What you can expect from us:

Our mission is to Make Life More Fun with a vision to push the boundaries of innovation, creativity, and fun. From top leadership to new and veteran team members alike, everyone at Spin Master embodies our Core Values:
•    Integrity
•    Open Mindset
•    Innovation
•    Partnerships
•    Collaboration
•    Driving Results
•    Entrepreneurship

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We do appreciate all interest; however only those selected for interview will be contacted.