Corus Entertainment
Toronto, ON

Talent Development Specialist (Talent Management)

Are you creative, dynamic and passionate?  Do you like to think outside of the box and find new ways to achieve your goals?  Corus Entertainment has an exciting opportunity for you.  If you have a passion for excellence, and would like to work for Corus Entertainment, we encourage you to apply.


About the Role:

Reporting to the Director, Talent Development, you will be responsible for design, development and delivery of programs in employee engagement, career development, performance development, talent review & succession planning areas.


  • Manage the end-to-end planning and delivery of the quarterly engagement survey process; including data file transfer, responding to employee inquiries and liaising with vendor to trouble-shoot technical problems; preparing senior leadership reports; design and deliver resources to support leaders in taking action on engagement results; provide training support to leaders in understanding their results and taking action
  • Build, promote, and sustain a robust career development program and supporting resources; including the support and promotion of usage of resources, such as Corus Café (Ten Thousand Coffees); QuickCoach, etc.
  • Manage the talent review/succession planning process to ensure consistent scheduling of business units, preparation/consolidation of documentation and follow up of development planning
  • Support annual Performance Through Partnership process
  • Support research on program development needs through periodic employee focus groups, interviews, surveys; conduct research into HR and Talent best practices to support and inform the development of programs/initiatives
  • Monitor program effectiveness and adoption through program usage reporting and recommend improvements and solutions
  • Ensure organizational initiatives and projects are successfully communicated to employees and stakeholders leveraging a variety of internal communications channels, including employee intranet and email communications
  • Work closely and develop effective relationships with external program delivery partners
  • Effectively manage vendor partner programs and resources to ensure additional costs are not incurred


About You


What We Need From You:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Adult Learning, Human Resources, Organizational Development or other related field. Additional relevant education, certification, or designation an asset
  • 3-5 years of progressive experience as a Talent Development and/or, Learning/Leadership/OD Development professional or in a similar capacity
  • Experience with employee engagement survey processes
  • Experience in designing, implementing and managing strategic programs including Career Development, Talent Review/Succession Planning, Leadership Development, and Performance Management
  • Experience with designing and delivering in-person and virtual presentations and learning sessions
  • Strong project management skills; experience managing multiple programs and projects at the same time
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office software (Word, Power Point, Share Point, Teams, advanced Excel and Outlook), SharePoint and other software


If You Have the Following….We Want to Hear From You!

  • A consummate team player who brings a passionate, positive and high-energy approach to client service and delivering results
  • Highly effective working with and through others; possesses a truly collaborative style with an ability to effectively influence others through a thoughtful and tactful communication style
  • Demonstrates agility and resilience in working in a fast-paced, changing environment; ability to navigate and work through ambiguity and complexity
  • Exceptional communicator both written and verbal (facilitates training sessions both in person and virtually)
  • Excellent writing, editing and proofreading skills


Why Corus?

Corus is a driving force in the media industry with a diverse portfolio of strong brands that entertain and inform audiences through great storytelling and compelling content, reaching millions of people around the world every day. 

We have a passionate drive to connect with the world around us: to express, to share, to be part of people's lives. Walk around our offices, our stations, our studios across the country and you'll feel it. You'll see it in action. 

You'll see it in the open communication and the approachability of our people. You'll see it in our care for quality work and the interest in new, creative solutions. You'll see it in how we work with external partners, and how we care about our communities. These are all core to the values we commit to living each and every day - Win Together, Think Beyond, Make It Happen, Learn Every Day, Show We Care. Our values describe what makes us pretty unique - and amazing - place to work. 

At Corus we value and actively involve the full range of what makes people unique in order to create a strong and innovative company where amazing people thrive. A company where people have the full opportunity to show their unique value and develop their potential. We strongly encourage applications from Indigenous peoples, people of colour, people with disabilities, people from all gender and sexually diverse communities and people with intersectional identities.

Corus is also committed to providing accommodations throughout the interview and employment process.  If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.


How to Apply

If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now'.  

*No phone calls please. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 

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Additional Details

Code: #1906
Category: Radio
Corus Entertainment
25 Dockside Drive
Toronto, ON, CA
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Posted: Jan 04, 2022
Deadline: OPEN
Type: Full-time
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