IPG Mediabrands was created by Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG) in 2007 to manage all of its global media related assets. Today that means we manage and invest $39 billion in global media on the behalf of our clients, employ over 10,500 diverse and daring marketing communication specialists worldwide and operate our company businesses in more than 130 countries.
A proven entity in helping clients maximize business results through integrated, intelligence-driven marketing strategies, IPG Mediabrands is committed to driving automated buying, pay for performance and digital innovation solutions through its network of media agencies including UM, Initiative, and Media Experts. Its roster of specialty service agencies includes Magna Global, Cadreon, Orion and Reprise Media.
We are currently recruiting for a Talent Acquisition Specialist in our downtown Toronto Office.
The Talent Acquisition Specialist provides proactive, professional, and client-focused talent acquisition across all agencies in the IPG Mediabrands Canada network. Reporting to the Director, they will assist in all recruitment activities across Canada.
The ideal candidate is a dynamic, engaging, entrepreneurial Recruitment Ninja who enjoys working in a fast paced, service driven environment. Our Talent Acquisition team believes in finding the best talent to match them to our dynamic teams and providing lasting impressions to both candidates and hiring managers.
Provides end-to-end talent acquisition management – from sourcing to screening to offer
Proactively builds and maintains a consistent pipeline of strong potential candidates for key roles
Plays a critical role with our best in class Residency Program
Ensures that hiring processes comply with legal requirements and Company guidelines
Proactively evaluates the recruitment program and provides recommendations for continuous improvement
Is a Recruitment Subject Matter Expert. Provides advice and assistance to managers throughout the entire recruitment lifecycle.
Counsels employees on various career opportunities within the Mediabrands Canada network
Assists in maintaining the internal referral reward program
Attends relevant industry networking/social and/or campus recruitment events to promote Mediabrands’ profile as an employer of choice
Supports various special projects
Supports various other HR programs and initiatives as needed
Post-secondary degree or diploma in Human Resources Management, or equivalent education and work experience
3+ years of relevant talent acquisition experience, with exposure to other areas of human resource management
Previous experience in the advertising/media, communication, digital/technology or related industries strongly preferred
Social media savvy, with experience using various social media applications (Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, and LinkedIn Recruiter) to communicate with and source potential candidates
Human resources generalist background an asset; with experience in the areas of performance management, employee relations, training and development, compensation, policy development and employee communication
Strong technical skills, including the use of applicant-tracking systems and MS Office
Demonstrated influencing and negotiation skills
Proactive, entrepreneurial mindset
Knowledge and understanding of current talent acquisition “best practices”
Strong project management and organizational skills
Expert relationship building and communication skills
Bilingual (English and French) is an asset as we provide recruitment to our Montreal offices
If you’re looking for a challenging and dynamic Talent Acquisition role with a world class organization, this is the role for you!
IPG Mediabrands is an equal opportunity employer and we welcome and encourage applications from all interested parties. Accommodations are available, upon request, for those with a disability or medical need during any stage of the recruitment process.
We thank all candidates for their interest in IPG Mediabrands, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted