Manager In-Game Entertainment - Toronto Blue Jays

Date: May 23, 2019

Location: Toronto, ON, CA, M5V 1J1

At Rogers, we connect Canadians to a world of possibilities and the memorable moments that matter most in their lives. Every day we wake up with one purpose in mind. To bring loved ones together from across the globe. To connect people to each other and the world around them. To help an entrepreneur realize her dream. A sports fan celebrate a special moment.

Because we believe connections unite us, possibilities fuels us, and moments define us.

 

NATURE & SCOPE:

Reporting to the Sr. Manager, Producer Game Entertainment, the Manager, Game Entertainment & Production is responsible for all the elements, assets and scripting for the Toronto Blue Jays baseball games as well as the Game Entertainment show and production needs for the organization.  The role oversees and creates detailed scripting, manages all production assets, produces content and oversees creative direction and execution of content. 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manages on-field assets for pregame presentations, aspects of game-day entertainment and logistics of each game
  • Writes and oversees scripting and messaging for in-game inning breaks
  • Helps produce, direct and ideate on features and shoots for content
  • Writes all player scripting and features for game entertainment production days
  • Manages the in-game host and direction of mascots for in-game entertainment
  • Manages all server items and creative items loaded into the server for the show
  • Manages master calendar, anthem and first pitch, including all details from tickets, jersey orders to anthem submissions
  • Assists in the media management for in-house production, handles all dubs requests, elements and loads for the show
  • Ensures control room has all information from Game Entertainment for each game
  • Works alongside Sr. Manager to assist in inventory of corporate partner features and assists in the pitch and ideation process for game entertainment
  • Works with the Promotions Manager to plan and execute all promotions, giveaways, events and game day scripting and outdoor scripting for events
  • Supports in-stadium giveaway items and game day promotions with Corporate Partners and Game Entertainment for execution
  • Assists with the hiring and managing of the JForce crew

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum 5 years of relevant work experience in Game Entertainment, Broadcast, Production or Promotions
  • Post-secondary education preferred in Production or Radio and Television Arts
  • Strong baseball knowledge required
  • Proven experience with production, scripting and game entertainment, preferably in a sports environment
  • Strong creative skills coupled with experience in ideation of game entertainment and/or sponsorship activations
  • Strong production understanding; editing skills are preferred
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills
  • Able and willing to work all Toronto Blue Jays home games, including evenings, weekends, and holidays as required
  • Legally able to work in Canada
Schedule: Full time
Shift: Variable
Length of Contract: Not Applicable (Regular Position)
Work Location: 1 Blue Jays Way (210), Toronto, ON 
Travel Requirements: Up to 10%
Posting Category/Function: Marketing & Promotions / Event
Requisition ID: 151905
 
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  1. Our people are at the heart of our success
  2. Our customers come first. They inspire everything we do
  3. We do what’s right, each and every day
  4. We believe in the power of new ideas
  5. We work as one team, with one vision
  6. We give back to our communities and protect our environment
 

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 can also reach out to our team at RogersRecruiting@rci.rogers.com to begin a conversation about your individual accessibility needs throughout the hiring process.

 
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