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  • Harlequin is proud to be a Canadian company and a leading global publisher of great reading entertainment for women. Owned by Torstar Corporation, with our head offices located in Toronto, we are one of Canada’s most international companies. We offer:

    • A well-known brand, with over 200 books sold every minute around the world
    • The opportunity to work for a Canadian publisher whose products are marketed globally from our Canadian head office
    • A results-oriented environment
    • Loyal, avid and diverse customers who are as passionate as we are about our breadth of editorial
    • An innovative culture with talented people
    • Competitive benefits and perks
    • A strong focus on learning and development
    • Work/life flexibility
    • A commitment to the environment and to social causes that are important to women
  • Company

      Harlequin was founded in 1949 and has experienced more than 60 years of success as a leading publisher of books for women.

      Did you know that:

      • We publish more than 110 titles a month in 34 languages in 114 international markets on six continents
      • 95% of our books are sold outside Canada
      • Harlequin titles regularly hit the New York Times, USA TODAY, Publishers Weekly and Bookscan bestseller lists, including appearances at the coveted #1 position
      • We offer women a broad range of reading in many genres, including romance, fantasy, African-American, young adult, inspirational fiction, nonfiction and commercial literary fiction ...


  • Company Culture

      We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.  At Harlequin, we believe in engaging the right people through attracting, retaining, developing and motivating talented individuals. Strategy is shared and is top of mind across the organization.  Our working environment promotes communication with open-door management styles and cross departmental project teams.  The environment is respectful and supportive and we encourage creativity and innovation. 

      Our Guiding Principles - Putting the Customer First, Doing What’s Right, Communicating Openly, Making it Happen, Innovating and Raising the Bar and Respecting People and Developing their Potential -  lay the foundation for a great place to work.  ...


  • Competitive Benefits Package

      At Harlequin we care about and reward our employees with a wide array of benefits including:

      • Annual performance bonuses
      • Group RRSP program
      • Competitive Health and Dental care, Life, AD&D and Disability coverage
      • Childcare subsidy program
      • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
      • Free onsite fitness centre
      • Subsidized onsite fitness classes
      • Service Awards

  • Learning & Development

      Learn, Develop, Perform 

            

      Talented employees are the key to our success.  We are committed to investing in our people and have a proven track record of employees growing their careers within Harlequin.  Promotions, cross functional project teams and other challenging assignments are encouraged.  All employees participate in our annual Development Planning process.  Employees drive the process and, with manager support, are encouraged to consider various development opportunities including in-house classes, seminars, webinars, conferences, on-the-job training, stretch assignments to special project ...


  • Social Responsibility

      Through our Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Program, Harlequin is an industry leader in community-focused corporate citizenship with an emphasis on causes that are important to women in North America.  The CSR Program consists of:

      Harlequin More Than Words

      The Harlequin More Than Words program aims to enhance the well-being of women.  We solicit nominations of women who have made extraordinary contributions to their communities.  Each year, three women are chosen as recipients of The More Than Words award and Harlequin makes a donation to their chosen causes.  Short stories inspired by these women and their charitable work are written by some of our top authors and these stories are distributed for free as ebooks.  For more information about the program, please visit: ...


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