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DHX Media Recruiting HR Administrative Assistant (Contract)

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HR Administrative Assistant (Contract)

DHX Media (Vancouver) Ltd. is an award-winning animation studio, which has produced over 300 half hours of original children’s shows. We are also proud to employ a team of more than 200 of Canada’s top artists, writers and producers!
We are looking for an HR Administrative Assistant! This is a great opportunity for someone looking to join a close-knit team of individuals making some of the best quality kids’ content in the business. Working closely with the HR Coordinator and reporting to the HR Manager, you will be responsible for contract and benefits administration, tracking recruitment efforts, job postings, filing, and providing general administrative and recruitment support for the team. This is a 6 month contract with the possibility of transitioning to a permanent role in future.
As our ideal candidate, you have a flexible approach and a talent for adapting to a range of personality types. Previous HR experience is not necessary, but you should have strong organizational skills, exemplary attention to detail, and the ability to manage competing priorities in a fast-paced environment.

Responsibilities Include:

Providing effective administrative support by assisting with a large volume of contracts, filing, and tracking of resumes and recruitment efforts;
Administering employee benefits plan by processing additions, reinstatements and terminations, educating staff and assisting with claims as needed;
Tracking sick and vacation days;
Maintaining and organizing employee database and spreadsheets;
Collecting and tracking residency proof;
Creating, revising and posting job descriptions;
Performing other related duties as required.

Skills & Qualifications:

2 or more years of experience in an administrative role;
Working knowledge and advanced proficiency with Excel, Word, Outlook and database applications;
Strong organizational skills with a high attention to detail and accuracy;
Ability to work with minimal supervision while setting priorities and adapting to multiple demands;
Discretion in handling confidential matters and employee information;
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
Ability to work well with all different personality types, and all levels of management and staff;
Knowledge of animation or entertainment industry is an asset.

To apply, please send your Cover Letter, Resume and Salary Expectations to:

Production Manager

DHX Media (Vancouver) Ltd. is an award-winning animation studio, which has produced over 300 half hours of original children’s shows. We are also proud to employ a team of more than 200 of Canada’s top artists, writers and producers.
We are seeking a Production Manager to join our team in March/April 2015 for a Flash Animation series! The Production Manager assists the Producer in overseeing the production process, creating the show/departmental schedules, and directly managing members of the production crew to keep the project on track from a budgeting and scheduling standpoint.


Managing and organizing all production departments for the series (including design, boards, animation and post) and ensuring work is completed on schedule;
Overseeing the production’s progress, reviewing production reports and flagging any issues to Producer;
Supervising all Production Coordinators for the series;
Maintaining the directors’ schedules;
Having your “finger on the pulse” of the production floor;
Liaising with clients and partners;
Liaising with HR on staffing needs and specifics (start/end/salary/terms) and assisting with execution of deal memos;
Coordinating with IT and the Studio Manager regarding the crew’s required work stations and software;
Other projects and tasks as required.

Required Skills & Qualifications:

3+ years of experience coordinating production for an animation series with a strong knowledge of the 2D animation pipeline;
Bachelor’s Degree or Diploma in related field (e.g. Entertainment/Media);
Demonstrated experience in assembling and motivating a talented and diverse crew;
Drive, determination and creative problem-solving skills;
Effective and professional communication skills;
Ability to organize, multi-task and prioritize.

To apply, send your Resume and Cover Letter to:
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