Digital Sales Strategist

Date: Jan 22, 2021

Location: Toronto, ON, CA, M4Y 2Y5

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 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!

We’re looking for a Digital Sales Strategist to increase sales in the Toronto GTA. Reporting to the Manager, Digital Sales and working with Audio and Video sales in Toronto, this individual will be at the forefront of planning and executing effective, strategic digital advertising solutions for small and mid-size businesses.

What you will do:
•    Identifying and responding to client sales opportunities involving digital and integration between broadcast and digital assets.
•    Brainstorming, planning and presenting integrated and digital campaigns with Audio and Video Sales Account Managers.
•    Act as a digital ambassador in the Rogers Sports & Media landscape, attending client meetings as the subject matter expert.
•    Creating and updating digital sales packages
•    Communicate and work with audio and video sales teams throughout the project cycles
•    Quarterback the execution of all campaigns
•    Generate post digital campaign recommendations and regularly update all digital sales packages.
•    Develop timelines for clients and manage all digital deliverables
•    Liaise with internal team members and departments
•    Monitor digital sales using CRM, provide regular forecasting and plan to hit targets

What you will bring:
•    Strong oral and written communication skills
•    Strong presentation skills
•    Ability to work effectively under pressure in a fast paced environment
•    High level of attention to detail and excellent follow-up skills
•    Solid understanding of business professionalism and the ability to work in a team environment
•    Strong organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple priorities
•    Strong software skills including competence with MS Office - Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, Salesforce
•    Knowledge of comScore Media Metrix, Omniture Analytics an asset
•    Knowledge of IAB Guideline

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: Day
Length of Contract: Not Applicable (Regular Position)
Work Location: 1 Mount Pleasant (083), Toronto, ON 
Travel Requirements: Up to 10%
Posting Category/Function: Sales & Account Management
Requisition ID: 212006
Posting Notes:  Media 

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