Content Producer, Breakfast Television

Date: Jan 21, 2021

Location: Toronto, ON, CA, M5B 1B8

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, 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!

Breakfast Television is looking to hire a highly-creative Content Producer. Working closely with the Supervising Producer and on-air talent the candidate will create relevant and engaging live television segments to wake Canadians up every morning and engage with audiences anytime on the brand’s digital channels. The ideal candidate is able to conceive of entertaining and engaging segments across a broad range of topics from lifestyle to entertainment to current events. 

This person will be able to produce creative variety show style content with viewer engagement top of mind. This person is nimble and eager to stay ahead of the trends and takes pride in being able to make things happen, from conception to delivery. You must have a passion to be on top of current events in Toronto and across Canada, and a desire to inspire audiences to feel good and have fun. Delivering highly relevant and valuable content that will attract & engage our target audience is a must.

What you'll do:

  • Reporting to the Supervising Producer, the Content Producer will produce multiple segments each week to appear on broadcast and/or digital. • Ability to chase leads, pursue “exclusive” content, and pitch original story and segment ideas
  • Relationship management and development, working with on-air guests and publicists to develop industry leading content
  • Provide creative and practical input during all phases of production (ideas, scripting, interviews, asset gathering, music selection, prep for editing)
  • Demonstrate creative thought leadership, providing inspiration for the show and digital content
  • Stay ahead of trends/pop culture/world events
  • Ability to secure brand relationships to provide giveaways
  • Ability to produce sales integrations across multi channels
  • Conduct engaging interviews with range of interview subjects; pursuing unique and audiencefocused angles in order to create remarkable moments
  • Strong storytelling capabilities with a passion for finding characters and stories that are emotional and visually captivating
  • Sources an extensive list of subject matter experts to diversify BT’s on-air and online specialist complement Ability to pre-interview broadcast guests and repurpose on-air content for digital platforms
  • The role may require you to lend your expertise on-camera

What you'll bring:

  • Proven experience in content creation across all platforms including digital/social media
  • Strong editorial judgment and organization skills are critical, along with the strong ability to multitask and prioritize under pressure
  • A sound understanding and experience with all elements of the production process
  • Experience in all facets of production including logistics, story editing and writing.
  • Proven track record of creative and engaging storytelling
  • Must be collaborative, have strong interpersonal skills and be an excellent communicator
  • You have an appreciation of the Breakfast Television brand and of what goes into creating engaging content for our viewers
  • Solid understanding and ability to use digital media tools and technologies (i.e. Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, YouTube, TikTok)
  • Control room experience not necessary but an asset
  • Ability to ideate on digital-only content to amplify the BT brand
  • Willingness to adopt to and embrace new technology for digital and broadcast

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.) 
     
 
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: 33 Dundas St. East (909), Toronto, ON 
Travel Requirements: Up to 10%
Posting Category/Function: Broadcasting & Editorial
Requisition ID: 213214
 
Posting Notes:  Media 


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