Corus Entertainment Inc.
Corus employees at a town hall meeting launching the organization's values  

Recognized as one of Greater Toronto's Top Employers

Here are some of the reasons why Corus Entertainment Inc. was selected as one of Greater Toronto's Top Employers (2019):

  • Corus encourages employees to adopt healthy habits, offering well-being info sessions, free fitness classes at George Brown College, onsite pilates classes, flu clinics and deliveries of fresh fruit weekly
  • Corus recently expanded its traditional employee engagement survey to include quarterly feedback surveys that address specific themes as well as ongoing engagement, and open-ended questions to capture employee feedback on any topics they wish
  • Corus employees enjoy one of the country's most unique (and greenest) head offices, featuring an interior five-storey "bio-wall" that is home to abundant plant life, a rainwater harvesting system and even a winding three-storey slide for fun and quick exits at the end of the day
Corus employees enjoying Dog Day at the head office, Corus Quay  

Highlights

Industry Media Production and Broadcasting
Established in Canada 1999
Publicly traded yes
Major Canadian hiring locations Toronto ON, Vancouver BC, Calgary AB, Edmonton AB, Ottawa ON, Winnipeg MB, Montréal QC, Saskatoon SK, Regina SK, Halifax NS
Full-time employees in Canada 2,973
Part-time employees in Canada 336
Average age of employees in Canada 40 years
Longest serving employee 46 years
Long-term savings defined-contribution (DC) pension
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 100% of the premiums
Alternative work options flexible work hours, telecommuting, reduced summer hours
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
Outside survey period outside consultant surveys are held every 3 months
Employee performance reviews employees receive individual performance reviews every 3 months
In-house training initiatives apprenticeship/skilled trades programs, in-house training, online training, mentoring, paid internships
Related tuition subsidies employer covers up to 100% of tuition per year
Scope of charitable involvement local, national
Employee charitable involvement employees are involved in selection of charities, employees receive paid time off to volunteer, (up to 1 paid day)

Recognized as one of Canada's Top Employers for Young People

Here are some of the reasons why Corus Entertainment Inc. was selected as one of Canada's Top Employers for Young People (2018):

  • In partnership with Hot Docs, Corus Entertainment sponsors the Corus Diverse Voices Scholarship and invites 4 to 6 emerging filmmakers to participate in an intensive program which focuses on skills training and career advancement, with the goal of completing a short documentary
  • Corus Entertainment offers an annual Accelerator Program to engage, motivate and improve the retention of the company's high-performing young employees through a combination of education, networking, project work, and exposure to the Corus leadership team
  • Corus Entertainment's production division, Nelvana Studio, participates in an internship program managed by Sheridan College's Faculty of Animation, Arts and Design, and also organizes tours of its animation studio
Corus employees at Global News hosting the 'Christmas Wish Breakfast' on the air  

Highlights

Industry Media Production and Broadcasting
Major Canadian hiring locations Toronto ON, Vancouver BC, Calgary AB, Edmonton AB, Ottawa ON, Winnipeg MB, Montréal QC, Saskatoon SK, Regina SK, Halifax NS
Full-time employees in Canada 3,008
Student opportunities summer jobs, co-op opportunities, paid internships
Related tuition subsidies employer covers up to 100% of tuition per year
Career development in-house training, online training, in-house career planning services, mentoring, online employee skills inventory, apprenticeship/skilled trades programs
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
Unique initiatives Corus U Minis (information sessions and workshops that cover a variety of topics), Troy Reeb internship for a Lethbridge College student (10-day all-expenses paid internship at stations such as Global Toronto and News-Talk Radio AM640), works with the Partnership to Advance Youth Employment to provide internships to young people under the age of 30, Calgary-based radio stations work with Mount Royal University and SAIT Polytechnic to provide scholarships, with preference given to students with disabilities or of Aboriginal descent

The Career Directory

Corus Entertainment Inc. has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.
Staff celebrate at Corus' holiday party in the head office's atrium

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Media Production and Broadcasting
Full-time employees in Canada 2,501 to 5,000
Major Canadian hiring locations Toronto ON, Vancouver BC, Calgary AB, Edmonton AB, Ottawa ON, Winnipeg MB, Montréal QC, Saskatoon SK, Regina SK, Halifax NS
Student opportunities paid internships, summer jobs, co-op opportunities
Training subsidies for professional accreditation, orientation program, online training, in-house training, mentoring, in-house career planning services
Tuition subsidies (related to job) yes
Typical new grad positions A/P Administrator, Administrative Assistant, Animator, Assistant Editor, Audio Producer, Background Artist, Client Services Coordinator, Client Specialist I, Community Cruiser Coordinator, Content Coordinator, Content Manager, Creative Coordinator, Cruiser Reporter, Design Artist, Developer, General Accountant, Graphic Designer, Licensing Coordinator, Log Prep/Master Control, Marketing Coordinator, Master Control Operator, On-Air Promotions Coordinator, Product Approvals Coordinator, Production Assistant, Production Coordinator, Production Finance Coordinator, Programming Coordinator, Promotion Director, Promotions Assistant, Promotions Coordinator, Receptionist, Remote Coordinator, Reporter, Research Analyst, Sales Assistant, Sales Coordinator, Storyboard Revisions Artist, Street Team, Talk Show Producer, Technical Coordinator, Production, Technical Director, Traffic Anchor, Traffic Reporter, Videographer, Creative Writer, Editorial Assistant, Book Publisher, Engineering Coordinator, Intermediate Event Coordinator, Facilities Assistant, Host, Hostess, Human Resources Assistant, Marketing Assistant, News Announcer, On-Line Community Moderator, Payroll & Benefits Assistant, Producer, Publishing Assistant, Receptionist, Recording Assistant, Research Analyst, Sales & Marketing Assistant, Sales Associate, Sound Assistant, Talk Show Producer, Traffic Coordinator, Traffic Reporter, Website Coordinator
Starting salary $40K to $45K
Work benefits health benefits for new employees, flexible work hours, telecommuting, employees receive paid time off to volunteer, (up to 1 paid day)
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

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