Producer, Sportsnet Audio

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 the lives of 30 million 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.

 

This role has been posted in locations where we have a Rogers corporate site. We encourage qualified candidates from across the country to apply who can reasonably commute  to one of these locations.

 

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 deeply passionate Sports fan to join the Sportsnet Audio team as a Producer. The successful candidate’s primary responsibility will be to produce daily and nightly shows and podcasts on Sportsnet 590 the FAN, in addition to other producing and editing duties across Sportsnet’s live and on-demand audio programming slate. The Producer will partner with management and talent to ensure that the show retains high sports acumen, entertainment and production values, stays relevant and topical, and is focused on the target audience. The Producer will combine strong sports knowledge with expertise in engaging fans across digital platforms, particularly on emerging audio channels. This role will report to the Sr. Producer, Sportsnet 590 the FAN and is based out of Toronto, ON.

 

The position will include working nights and weekends.

 

What you will do…

  • Support the ideation and execution of content for the show and be the leader of the preparation process
  • Monitor and edit audio content from internal and external sources
  • Organize all scripts, sponsorship elements and daily information required by the talent
  • Coordinate with editors to execute the show’s podcasting and digital distribution strategy
  • Book the biggest and best names in Toronto and North American sports
  • Work with the editor to manage the show’s digital and social content, ensuring it’s of relevance and interest to the audience
  • Brainstorm with the promotions team compelling concepts that satisfy the interests of the customer, the audience and our brand
  • Be a liaison between Promo/Sales/Programming and on-air talent
  • Work with the Operator to ensure the show encompasses all recorded audio elements required
  • Work with Engineering to ensure the studio environment and technical aspects are functioning correctly


What you will bring…

  • A hunger to grow your career
  • An ability to handle multiple tasks
  • A love and deep knowledge of sports and podcasts
  • Contacts within the sports world (coaches, management, athletes, and media)
  • Creativity and the ability to innovate new ideas 
  • A team-first attitude
  • Drive and determination to complete tasks in a timely and compelling manner 
  • A thorough understanding of the effective use of social media platforms
  • A working knowledge of Burli is an asset
  • Ability to work nights and weekends


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”
  • 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

 

 

As a condition of hire, all new employees will be required to provide proof of vaccinations against COVID 19. Any request for an exception under Human Rights legislation must be supported by evidence to be considered by Rogers on a case by case basis.

 

Please click here to review conditions that may qualify for medical exemption to the COVID-19 vaccine.

 

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: Flex Time
Length of Contract: Not Applicable (Regular Position)
Work Location: 1 Mount Pleasant (083), Toronto, ON 
Travel Requirements: None
Posting Category/Function: Broadcasting & Production
Requisition ID: 253686
 
Posting Notes:  Rogers Sports & Media 

 

 

 

Location: 

Toronto, ON, CA

Being a Rogers team member comes with some great perks & benefits including:

· Health & well-being benefits
· Donation matching
· Paid time off for volunteering
· Wealth Accumulation including: Pension plan & Employee stock options
· Generous employee discounts
· Leadership development, Mentorship, and Coaching programs

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