Associate Director / On-Air Presentation Coordinator - Sportsnet

Date: Sep 15, 2021

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 www.allinforequity.ca.

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, some of our team members are temporarily working from home.

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

As an On Air Presentation/Associate Director reporting to the Director of On Air Presentation and Compliance, your role within Rogers will be ensuring top quality delivery of Live Events/Shows and making On Air decisions dealing with numerous moving parts both internally and externally to provide the best experience to the Sportsnet viewer.

In addition, you will be in a Live Control Room environment timing shows, printing line-ups and creating rundowns for a multitude of shows that Sportsnet produces from Sportsnet Central to Live Hockey games.

What you'll do...

  • Responsible for smooth commercial integration into live events on all Sportsnet channels
  • Quick and decisive recovery should an event or feed go down
  • Ensure log content and break structures are accurate for all channels per event or show
  • In-depth knowledge of Sportsnet program inventory, inclusive of commercials, sponsorship elements and promos ensuring that all contracts are adhered to within all Sportsnet Properties
  • Ensure the smooth integration of event and studio elements during live events
  • Ability and understanding of timing Live and Pre-Recorded shows in a busy Control Room atmosphere
  • Understanding of programming and the ability to condense shows for repeat airing, tape delays, running delays and tape turnaround
  • Timing Logistics and Control Room coordination during live events, live studio shows and pre-recorded items
  • Prepares and maintains show lineups and other required paperwork, prints scripts, screens and times items that are ready for air, noting any necessary information and informing all affected personnel of any changes or revisions
  • Coordination between Master Control and the Production department
  • Provides Production support for the show director, producer and editorial staff
  • Attends production meeting and provides input regarding program and commercial content 

What you bring...

  • Excellent communication skills, oral and written
  • Ability to provide clear and concise direction to a variety of personnel in a short period of time
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Skilled at trouble shooting and setting priorities
  • Proven editorial and decisions making skills in a high pressure environment
  • High attention to detail
  • Knowledge of Excel
  • Ability to lead a team in the control room and over the intercom
  • This position requires shift work in a 24/7 work environment (shifts are predominately evenings and weekends)
 
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 Mount Pleasant (083), Toronto, ON 
Travel Requirements: Up to 25%
Posting Category/Function: Broadcasting & Programming
Requisition ID: 245709
 
Posting Notes:  Media 


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