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Talent Acquisition Coordinator Co-op

Job ID : 5874
Category : Human Resources
Brand : Definity
Regular/Temporary : Temporary
Fulltime/Parttime : Full Time
Location : Waterloo, Canada

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Definity includes some of Canada’s most long-standing and innovative insurance brands, including Economical Insurance, Sonnet Insurance, Family Insurance Solutions, and Petline Insurance. With strong roots that date back to 1871, we’ve grown to become a digital leader in the insurance industry. We’re proud to help our clients and communities adapt and thrive in a world of constant change.

Our promise to you: It’s better here. Why? Because we CARE, and we provide an employee experience that’s collaborative, ambitious, rewarding, and empowering.

Our ambition is to be one of Canada’s leading and most innovative P&C insurers. Come be a part of our journey, and love what you do.

Starting in September, Definity employees move to a hybrid work model so we can collaborate, build mentoring relationships, and solve complex or cross-functional business opportunities together. Our teams work in whichever environment best supports what they're working on and who they're working with. We're actively reinventing our offices as welcoming workspaces that optimize collaboration and empower leaders to use our space to strengthen team dynamics. Our tools and processes seamlessly connect employees from multiple locations, and our culture encourages respectful engagement and flexibility. Leaders work with their teams to determine the right balance of on-site and remote work that best meets the needs of their team, cross-functional engagement, responsibilities and timelines, plus those of our customers, our broker partners, and the company culture.

YOUR NEXT CO-OP PLACEMENT - Talent Acquisition Coordinator

LOVE WHAT YOU DO

Definity includes some of Canada’s most long-standing and innovative insurance brands, including Economical Insurance, Sonnet Insurance, Family Insurance Solutions, and Petline Insurance. With strong roots that date back to 1871, we’ve grown to become a digital leader in the insurance industry. We’re proud to help our clients and communities adapt and thrive in a world of constant change.

Our promise to you: It’s better here. Why? Because we CARE, and we provide an employee experience that’s collaborative, ambitious, rewarding, and empowering.

Our ambition is to be one of Canada’s leading and most innovative P&C insurers. Come be a part of our journey, and love what you do.

What can you expect in this role?

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 do you bring to the role?
  • 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

We offer: 

  • Meaningful work
  • Bright, open workspaces in our offices, plus the flexibility to work remotely
  • Three national employee resource groups focused on inclusion and the experience of immigrants to Canada, the LGBTQ+ community, and women in  leadership
  • Onsite health and wellness programs
  • Spirit days and a company-wide social committee enhance our employee experience
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.

 

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.

Go ahead and expect a lot — you deserve it, and we’ve got it: 

  • Hybrid work schedule for most roles
  • Company share ownership program
  • Pension and savings programs, with company-matched RRSP contributions
  • Paid volunteer days and company matching on charitable donations
  • Educational resources, tuition assistance, and paid time off to study for exams
  • Focus on inclusion with employee groups, support for gender affirmation surgery, access to BIPOC counsellors, access to programs for working parents
  • Wellness and recognition programs
  • Discounts on products and services

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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