Talent & Culture Manager

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VIBRANT Ideation & Marketing is an experiential brand building agency that has been bringing to life brands across North America since 2006. VIBRANT’s experiential expertise is based on its ability to connect live events, retail, trade, digital platforms, innovations and all communications into cohesive campaigns that promote engagement and drive commercial value. To support our growth, we are currently looking for a Talent & Culture Manager in our Montreal office. 

Reporting into the Human Resources Manager, the Talent & Culture Manager will be a driver of culture for the company providing strategic direction to senior management that builds on the organization’s success and accelerates the achievement of a more highly competent, diverse, well-trained and effective workforce. You manage all aspects of human resources programs and processes, including employee relations, recruiting, performance management, training and development, diversity initiatives, organizational change, and ensuring legal compliance.


Business Partnership

  • Ensure workforce is diverse and inclusive; establish and maintain and work environment that is fair and civil.
  • Partner with Senior Management to establish strategic talent development programs to meet organizational objectives.
  • Provide input on Human Resources solutions to business problems and strategies and contribute to measurable results on time and within budget.
  • Work closely with management to identify and suggest solutions on how to improve agency, departmental and team morale.
  • Facilitate communications throughout the organization including employee engagement surveys and regular consistent communication methods to ensure transparency and “openness.”
  • Identify organizational improvement needs, determine methods and implement programs that are responsive to both individual and departmental needs.


  • Manage a team of two (2) Talent Acquisition Managers.
  • Develop recruitment strategy and define procedures for interviewing and hiring and attract and retain talent.
  • Communicate with department managers to clarify recruitment needs.
  • Ensure adequate staffing of all positions.
  • Provide reporting to senior and global management as requested.

Performance Management/Employee Development

  • Develop processes and programs to improve organizational capability in areas of goal alignment, performance management & accountability, leadership & career development.
  • Work with department leads to identify required competencies to meet expectations of any given position.
  • Coordinate learning and development initiatives.

Employee Relations

  • Coach and counsel managers and employees to resolve employee relations issues.
  • Work to maintain and expand positive employee relations with employees.
  • Develop and implement retention/morale-building programs.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Minimum five (5) years’ experience working in human resources.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in HR or related field.
  • Strategic mindset – able to “think outside of the box.”
  • Results-oriented, solutions-oriented.
  • Self-motivator, takes initiative to resolve situations and improve departmental processes.
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Excellent communication skills both written and oral.
  • Well-developed interpersonal and negotiating skills, especially in dealing with sensitive and/or controversial issues
  • People management – proven track record in managing and motivating a team.
  • Bilingual (English/French) a must.
  • Experienced working with Microsoft Office suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook, etc.).
  • Ability to have fun!

If you have a passion for retail-based innovation and leadership, creative thinking, and application, you crave self-achievement in a team where professional development is a core priority and would like to work with the best talents in the industry, then please send your resume without further delay.

To apply for this job email your details to vanessar@vibrantmarketing.ca