Talent Acquisition Coordinator - Fall 2024 Co-op

Job ID : 7531
Category : Human Resources
Brand : Definity
Regular/Temporary : Temporary
Fulltime/Parttime : Full Time
Location : Waterloo, Canada
Posting Range : See Posting / Voir ci-dessous

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Definity is the parent company to some of Canada’s most long-standing and innovative insurance brands, including Economical Insurance, Sonnet Insurance, Family Insurance Solutions, and Petline Insurance. Our ambition is to be one of Canada’s leading and most innovative property and casualty insurers. We can’t do that without our people, so we embrace and encourage a culture that’s collaborative, ambitious, rewarding, and empowering.

We offer a flexible, hybrid work experience where employees work from the office and virtually depending on the type of work they are doing and who they are working with. Bring your true self and be a part of our journey. It’s better here.

YOUR NEXT CO-OP PLACEMENT 

Work term: Fall (September start date)

Work term length: 8-months

From classroom to co-op to career, every step of your journey has an impact on your future. That’s why it makes sense to choose a co-op placement with a company that offers truly rewarding work and real-life experience. At Definity®, your contributions, creativity, and energy will be put to good use, and you’ll get to be involved with initiatives that support our strategic goals and use your skills in a supportive team environment.  

If you’re looking for a company that takes care of its people — full time, part time, and co-ops alike — and has a track record of doing big things, get ready to love it here.  

What you’ll be doing 

  • With your meticulous attention to detail, team player attitude and sense of urgency you will play an integral role in providing support to the Talent Acquisition team for full cycle recruitment for all business units across Definity.
  • Creating requisitions in the applicant tracking system and refreshing them as needed  
  • Posting job descriptions to various external sites such as Linked In, Glassdoor, Indeed, etc  
  • Requesting background checks  
  • Scheduling, supporting, conducting with phone screens and video screens  
  • Supporting co-op hiring as needed and assisting with co-op onboarding and engagement initiatives
  • Supporting recruitment marketing by developing content and updating social media pages to generate more traction  
  • Coordinate high volume recruiting events and initiatives  
  • Coordination of and attendance at career and networking events  
  • Dashboard reporting of key recruitment metrics  

What you bring

  • Currently enrolled in a University or College Program; preferred field of study is Human Resources, Business, or Marketing
  • Bilingual in English and French is an asset
  • 0-2 years of experience in an Administrative support role  
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to maintain confidentiality  
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written  
  • Sense of urgency and ability to prioritize work effectively  
  • Team player with ability to work collaboratively in team environment  
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications   

Did you know?

  • We care about our co-ops: Definity’s co-op students are considered the best pipeline of talent for our full-time, permanent positions.   
  • We care about students: Definity distributes $85,000 in scholarships to students across Canada each year.   
  • We care about our community: Definity donates more than $1 million every year to causes that drive true change in the neighbourhoods in which we live and work.   

What can Definity offer you?

  • Meaningful work forwarding our purpose of building a better world by helping our clients and communities adapt and thrive in their hardest times of need.  
  • Culture of accountability, empowerment, and collaboration.  
  • Opportunities to support personal and professional growth through real-life experience and unique learning opportunities. 
  • Opportunity to join our employee groups - focused on women's empowerment, LGBTQ+, anti-racism and cultural equity, and environmental activism   
  • Determined to create positive change for our environment, our people, and our communities, now and in the future. Check our ESG work!  

The hourly compensation for the role starts at $22/h and will increase based on factors including but not limited to, skills, education, experience, and the recommended rates as set by the respective educational institution.

We also take potential into consideration. If you don't have this exact experience, but you know you have what it takes, be sure to give us more insight through your application and cover letter.

Our inclusive work environment welcomes diversity and supports accessibility. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please let us know by contacting: [email protected].

Background checks
This role requires successful clearance of a background check (including criminal checks and leadership references).

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