Director, Content Strategy

Date: Dec 31, 2020

Location: Toronto, ON, CA, M4W 1G9

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!

We’re looking for a…Director, Content Strategy!

Reporting to the VP - Music Brands & In House Production, in this role you’ll be setting & executing our digital content strategy, helping to determine our priorities, then building & supporting our team to create, distribute & promote the content. This role will be at the forefront of ideating & activating compelling content for our brands.

What you will do:
•    Lead the digital content strategy for key media properties in our music brands & in house productions portfolio like Breakfast Television, Cityline, CHFI and KiSS 92.5.
•    Drive the team to create highly relevant and valuable content that will attract, acquire & engage our target audiences.
•    Articulate a long-term strategy to achieve successful audience growth and engagement, in collaboration with our creative, integrations & marketing teams on digital and social media platforms.
•    Capture a variety of metrics to measure the effectiveness of the content and retooling approach based on the result. You’ll be responsible for synthesizing data observations into actionable insights for the creative teams to execute against.
•    Advise on content optimization across various platforms.
•    Lead multi-channel content initiatives ensuring key opportunities across Radio & TV are leveraged into strong digital content.  Instill a “digital first” mindset across all multi-channel content opportunities.
•    Build out and lead an in house team of content creators & freelancers.
•    Gain a deep understanding of and make key recommendations on platform partners.
•    Identify content (entertainment & lifestyle) partnerships and producers to enable growth.
•    Create efficient digital content creation processes.
•    Work with our Commercial Integrations team to support the development of digital content that is desired by advertisers and achieves revenue goals.

What you will bring:
•    Credibility: you’re not unfamiliar working in large teams, leading projects to completion through influence and liaising effectively with all stakeholders.  You’ll have an understanding of evolving media consumption patterns and a demonstrated ability to handle and improve content across different channels and platforms.
•    Collaboration: you have a flexible and open approach to work.  Thrive on partnering with others to achieve your goals.  Understand that debate & healthy conflict is an important part of collaboration. You continually seek to surround yourself with lots of smart input & different.
•    Communication: you have a dynamic communication style that inspires others to take action.  Your crystal clear approach to communication is recognized and appreciated by others.
•    Creativity: you’re energized by ideas and challenging the status quo. You’re both comfortable and engaged in brainstorming sessions with peers. You encourage yourself and others to discover new ways of approaching challenges.  

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 
•    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: 333 Bloor Street East (012), Toronto, ON 
Travel Requirements: Up to 10%
Posting Category/Function: Broadcasting & Programming
Requisition ID: 211139
 
Posting Notes:  Media 


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