Assistant Managing Editor

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 the lives of 30 million 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 www.allinforequity.ca.

 

This role has been posted in locations where we have a Rogers corporate site. We encourage qualified candidates from across the country to apply who can reasonably commute  to one of these locations.

 

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.

 

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

 

 

Sportsnet.ca is looking for an Assistant Managing Editor of Special Projects & Content Strategy to help coordinate and execute comprehensive editorial plans for major sports events, news, and social topics. You will work with some of the best sports writers and content creators in the country to help deliver the important stories that Canadian sports fans want to consume.

                 

If you love unique storytelling and want to find new ways to engage our audience, then we’d like to discuss this opportunity with you.

 

What you will do…   

 

  • Help shape the strategic direction of editorial content on Sportsnet.ca.

  • Create and manage content packages around special events and social topics in the sports world.

  • Oversee the development, execution, and analysis of content streams such as newsletters.

  • Handle short form feature stories and marquee columns such as 32 Thoughts.

  • Work with the staff writers to brainstorm, assign and edit written content for the site.

  • Foster strong relationships with the different content production teams across Sportsnet.

  • Build and maintain a robust network of freelance writers to supplement coverage on major sports news and features.

 

What you will bring…

 

  • A passion for storytelling and willingness to explore new and innovative ways to deliver those compelling stories.

  • A curiosity about the latest digital and media trends and how they shape our content strategy moving forward.

  • Strong editorial judgement. A background in developing content plans, assigning stories/features, and editing copy is considered a HUGE asset.

  • In-depth knowledge of sports and the important conversations happening in the world of sports, particularly with the athletes, teams, leagues, and issues that matter most to Canadians.

  • Exceptional organizational and time-management skills as you will be tasked with leading multiple content executions on a variety of timelines. 

  • A positive, team-first attitude and eagerness to work in a group environment.

 

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”

  • Your choice of hardware and software (iPhone or Android/Mac or PC etc.)

 

As a condition of hire, all new employees will be required to provide proof of vaccinations against COVID 19. Any request for an exception under Human Rights legislation must be supported by evidence to be considered by Rogers on a case by case basis.

 

Please click here to review conditions that may qualify for medical exemption to the COVID-19 vaccine.

 

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: Day
Length of Contract: Not Applicable (Regular Position)
Work Location: 1 Mount Pleasant (083), Toronto, ON 
Travel Requirements: Up to 10%
Posting Category/Function: Digital & Online Editorial
Requisition ID: 248231
 
Posting Notes:  Rogers Sports & Media 

 

 

 

Location: 

Toronto, 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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