Community Engagement Specialist

Date: Mar 26, 2021

Location: Barrie, ON, CA, L4M 6B8

Come play a key role in building the future of Sports & Media! Everyone wants to be part of a transformational team – and that’s exactly what we’re building at Rogers Sports & Media. A team that innovates and a team that wins.

At Rogers Sports & Media we are committed to creating and growing teams that are digital-first, fast-moving and bold-thinking and are focused on delivering impact with everything they do. Our impressive collection of assets includes media properties, sports teams, sports events & production, venues, e-commerce platforms and a close connection with our Connected Home and Wireless team. Collectively, we touch 30 million of Canadians every month!

Not only is our business strong, but so is our culture. We genuinely care about each other and working in an environment that allows each of us to bring our best authentic selves to work. That starts with our firm commitment to a diverse, inclusive and safe workplace. We’re also dedicated to giving back by using our media megaphone to help Canadians who need it most. Our team is All IN on diversity and inclusion – find out more at

As we grow our team, the well-being of our team members remains our top priority. To ensure the health and safety of our team members, including those in the recruitment process, our team members are temporarily working from home.

Are you up for the challenge and the fun?  If so, consider the following opportunity!

We’re looking for a Community Engagement Specialist to get people in the Simcoe County region involved with and excited about their community channel, Rogers tv.   

What you will do…

  • Drive high community engagement by developing exciting on-air, online and in person promotions.
  • Recruit and retain diverse and committed volunteer team members, ensuring they’re provided the tools and training needed to make meaningful contributions to the station’s local programming.
  • Co-ordinate volunteer orientation sessions, training courses, materials and curriculum and schedule staff participation.
  • Work with production staff on the Crew Activity Portal including the updating, event scheduling, crew reports, training, etc… and ensure the number of trained volunteers meets the needs of the station.
  • Organize and actively participate in approved social events for volunteers, staff and company functions including National Volunteer Week celebrations.
  • Grow the station’s digital presence and reach on social media including Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.
  • As assigned, produce compelling local content that connects with audiences.
  • Manage 3rd party productions, including review and delivery to Master Control.
  • Assist the Station Manager by serving as a conduit between Simcoe County content producers and the station, helping to drive production partnerships and turnkey content.

What you will bring…

  • Motivation to succeed with excellent interpersonal, public relations, training and media skills.
  • A solid understanding and ability to use digital media tools and technologies, and the editorial savvy to create timely, engaging content.
  • Strategies to recruit, train and lead a diverse team of volunteers.
  • Bold, strategic and creative thinking.
  • Effortless multi-tasking abilities.
  • A strong sense of initiative, with the ability to work equally effectively with minimal direction or when asked to collaborate closely with others.
  • An understanding of community television and the content production process.

Here’s what you can expect in return:

  • A competitive salary and benefits that include access to our Employee Share Accumulation Program, Retirement Benefits and a variety of other perks including 50% off Rogers services and Blue Jays tickets.
  • A manager who deeply cares about your development and long-term career at Rogers.
  • A team that trusts and wants to win together.
  • Smart and accomplished colleagues who are focused on both the “what” and the “how”.
  • Flexibility to work from home even after the pandemic ends.
  • Your choice of hardware and software (iPhone or Android/Mac or PC etc.).
  • As we grow our team, the well-being of our team members remains our top priority. To ensure the health and safety of our team members, including those in the recruitment process, our team members are working from home, and are equipped to do so safely and efficiently.
What makes us different makes us stronger. Rogers has a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. Everyone who applies for a job will be considered. We recognize the business value in creating a workplace where each team member has the tools to reach their full potential. At Rogers, we value the insights and innovation that diverse teams bring to work. We work with our candidates with disabilities throughout the recruitment process to ensure that they have what they need to be at their best. Please reach out to our recruiters and hiring managers to begin a conversation about how we can ensure that you deliver your best work. You matter to us! For any questions, please visit the Rogers FAQ.

Schedule: Full time
Shift: Variable
Length of Contract: Not Applicable (Regular Position)
Work Location: 1 Sperling Drive P.O. Box 8500 (160), Barrie, ON 
Travel Requirements: Up to 10%
Posting Category/Function: Broadcasting & Production
Requisition ID: 219448
Posting Notes:  Media 

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