• Executive Assistant

    Job Locations CA-ON-Toronto,
    Posted Date 1 month ago(7/12/2018 5:52 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-1359
    # of Openings
    1
  • Overview

    Do you have a passion and are looking to build your career in the media/entertainment industry?

     

    Are you looking for a challenging position that will utilize your strong coordination, attention to detail and organizational skills?

    Does discretion and confidentiality come naturally to you?

    Are you able to think strategically, act proactively, and have an insatiable thirst to deliver strong results?

    If you’re passionate, driven, hard-working and find yourself seeking a new opportunity, then we want you to join our team.

    Who are we?

    DHX Media Ltd. (TSX: DHX.A, DHX.B; NASDAQ: DHXM) is a leading children’s content and brands company, recognized globally for such high-profile properties as Peanuts, Teletubbies, Strawberry Shortcake, Caillou, Inspector Gadget, and the acclaimed Degrassi franchise. One of the world’s foremost producers of children’s shows, DHX Media owns the world’s largest independent library of children’s content, at 13,000 half-hours. It licenses its content to broadcasters and streaming services worldwide and generates royalties through its global consumer products program. Through its subsidiary, WildBrain, DHX Media operates one of the largest networks of children’s channels on YouTube. Headquartered in Canada, DHX Media has 20 offices worldwide.

    DHX Television is composed of Family Channel, Family CHRGD, Family Jr. and Télémagino, and is part of DHX Media Ltd., a leading creator, producer, marketer and broadcaster of family entertainment. Dedicated to celebrating family fun, DHX Television delivers best-in-class programming through premium subscriptions and its original production mandate, and creates and produces captivating in-market events that appeal to Canadian families. DHX Television is home to world-renowned series including The Next StepTop Chef Jr. and Teletubbies.

     

    The Role

    DHX is looking for an Executive Assistant who is a pro at keeping our executive team organized and efficient in a fast-paced environment. This position will support the COO of DHX Media Ltd. and the EVP & GM of DHX Television. The ideal candidate should be eager to help, willing to roll up their sleeves, able to juggle multiple tasks, and have a stellar work ethic. If you're looking to get your foot in the door and grow your career, this is the opportunity for you. You'll get the chance to be exposed to many different parts of our business.

     

    Responsibilities

    You will get to:

    • Manage executives busy and extensive calendars and schedule appointments including meetings, lunches, dinners, events, trade shows, seminars, speeches, etc.
    • Monitor and respond to email correspondence and queries 
    • Screen incoming requests to determine priority level, including meetings, visitors, phone calls, and incoming mail in a professional manner
    • Arrange travel arrangements and accommodations for both international and domestic travel, ensuring time and cost effectiveness
    • Organize and coordinate logistics of conference calls 
    • Prepare and print all materials in advance of meetings, presentations, events, etc.
    • Attend and take minutes during meetings
    • Support departments in various projects and administrative tasks
    • Manage To-Do List, helping keep outstanding items from falling off the radar
    • Complete, track and reconcile monthly business expense reports
    • Perform clerical duties such as filing, typing, and copying documents, and organize files
    • Compile corporate information and business research as requested
    • Act as direct liaison with vendors/customers/partners
    • Personal tasks as requested
    • Additional duties as assigned

    Qualifications

    You will be a great fit on our team if you have …

    • University Degree or College Diploma in a related field
    • Proven passion for the entertainment business 

    • Previous experience supporting executives ideal 
    • Experience in the entertainment and television industry an asset
    • Excellent organizational, time management and project coordination skills
    • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, prioritize high volume workload and meet strict deadlines for tasks/assignments
    • Superb attention to detail and follow-through skills
    • Demonstrated good judgment, tact and discretion when dealing with confidential and sensitive information
    • Superior oral and written communication skills
    • Strong skills in Microsoft Office including, Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint and you have no trouble using various technologies
    • Outstanding interpersonal skills – you work well with others in a team environment
    • Outgoing, friendly, and professional personality 
    • Flexible and adaptable; excited to support various unpredictable projects and schedules

    You’re sold, right?  Now, it’s your turn to sell us! 


    THANK YOU for all of those who express interest in being part of the DHX Team! Unfortunately, due to the volume of applications we receive, we may be unable to reply to all applicants. If we feel that you may be a good match for one of our current openings you will be contacted. 

     

    DHX will accommodate people with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process. Applicants are encouraged to make their needs known in advance if accommodation is required.

     



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