Senior Manager Community Partnerships

At Rogers, we connect Canadians to a world of possibilities and the memorable moments that matter most in their lives. Every day we wake up with one purpose in mind. To bring loved ones together from across the globe. To connect people to each other and the world around them. To help an entrepreneur realize their dream. A sports fan celebrate a special moment.

Because we believe connections unite us, possibilities fuel us, and moments define us.

 

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.

 

Sr Manager, Community Partnerships – Western Ontario


Rogers is looking for a community engagement champion to help improve connectivity for rural, remote, underserved and Indigenous communities in Western Ontario and play our part in closing the digital divide.

 

The ideal candidate is passionate & well-informed about regional and rural Ontario, has municipal government experience and a solid knowledge of the telecommunications industry and broadband infrastructure. They will use their relationship skills & local knowledge to develop strong community relationships, deliver programs supporting community priorities and work collaboratively to address gaps in connectivity and services. 

 

Candidates based in between Simcoe County to Niagara or Chatham that have a strong understanding of working within Indigenous, underserved and rural communities are strongly encouraged to apply.


Responsibilities include:

 

  • Lead and execute strategies to proactively build relationships with rural, underserved, remote and Indigenous communities across Western Ontario.
  • Represent Rogers externally at the local and community level and advocate for community priorities internally.  
  • Build & manage relationships with a diverse set of partners, government organizations, Indigenous communities, and associations
  • Develop and deliver presentations, plans, assessments and programs to provincial and local governments, First Nations and community organizations across western Canada.
  • Maintain & build an awareness of national, regional and local community issues and opportunities 
  • Drive and support the discovery and adoption of ongoing innovation and differentiation in communities

 

Qualifications:

 

  • Significant expertise developing community engagement strategies, tactics and delivery, ideally gained within rural, underserved, remote and Indigenous communities
  • Demonstrated ability to build, develop and lead teams working remotely.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills including written and oral presentation skills.
  • Proven ability to independently drive strategy and concepts into successful execution.
  • Good knowledge of provincial government, First Nations and local government, including processes and people.
  • Good knowledge of Indigenous relations, reconciliation, and culturally safe practices.
  • An understanding of public affairs and political communication practices including strong awareness of media and stakeholder relations best practices.
Schedule: Full time
Shift: Day
Length of Contract: Not Applicable (Regular Position)
Work Location: 4025 Dorchester Rd. (477), Niagara Falls, ON 
Travel Requirements: Up to 25%
Posting Category/Function: Sales & New Business Development
Requisition ID: 247306
 
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  1. Our people are at the heart of our success
  2. Our customers come first. They inspire everything we do
  3. We do what’s right, each and every day
  4. We believe in the power of new ideas
  5. We work as one team, with one vision
  6. We give back to our communities and protect our environment
 

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Posting Notes:  Corporate 

 

 

 

Location: 

St Catharines, ON, CA

Being a Rogers team member comes with some great perks & benefits including:

· Health & well-being benefits
· Donation matching
· Paid time off for volunteering
· Wealth Accumulation including: Pension plan & Employee stock options
· Generous employee discounts
· Leadership development, Mentorship, and Coaching programs

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