Producer - Sportsnet Central

Date: Jul 13, 2021

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 temporarily working from home.

Are you up for the challenge and the fun?  If so, consider the following opportunity!

Sportsnet is looking for a Sportsnet Central, Producer to bolster our brand while growing our followers and audience reach by delivering authoritative original sports content that entertains, informs and inspires. Whether its via Sportsnet’s world-class live presentations, its branded content executions or the network’s cross-platform integrations, we connect Canadians to a world of possibilities and memorable sporting moments that define us as fans. Our content looks well beyond just the box score recap. Every day we wake up with one purpose in mind. To ‘unite by sport’. To connect people to each other and the world around them with the kind of sports content and stories that stay with us long after being told.
This critical production role helps to position the Sportsnet brand as the industry’s definitive source for original sports content creation and storytelling while skillfully managing pre- and post-production workflow involving both internal and external stakeholders.

The ideal candidate should possess an ability to manage Talent, as well as supporting roles within the Newsroom. Additionally, this individual will be expected to act in a manner that is truthful while valuing direct and honest communication with all levels of the organization.

What you will do…

  • Create and execute the nightly Broadcast of Sportsnet Central, Canada’s Number 1 Sports Hi-light and Story Driven Content Show.
  • Create Engaging, and Entertaining Original Content for distribution on all digital platforms including social executions, compelling short and long-form segments, branded and sales integrated content, live productions, as well as helping to grow our DTC streaming services.
  • Oversee the creation of lineups, scripts and all elements associated with the show
  • Embracing change in a fast-pace environment while generating fresh and creative perspectives with a proven ability to multi-task will be critical.
  • Run daily editorial meetings with the editorial team working on the show
  • Contribute and oversee the execution of new ideas
  • Ensure team is motivated and committed to producing best in class sports content
  • Coordinates and directs staff in all day-to-day aspects of the production of the show
  • Provide feedback to Talent, Director, Associate Producers, and other members of the team
  • Liaise with Management Team in the creation and execution of new segments and sponsorship opportunities
  • Create engaging content within a collaborative environment

What you will bring…

  • A deep passion for sports and the impact they have on Canadians
  • Editorial experience with a passion for sports, media and storytelling
  • A proven leader, who leads by example and holds team accountable
  • The ability to make decisions on the fly, and possess a desire to cerate engaging story lines
  • An understanding and appreciation for Sports Fans and the stories that ignite their passions
  • Expertise in live production and an ability to innovate in the content creation and distribution process
  • Proven experience as a leader who can bring the best out of their team
  • A natural curiosity and drive to win
  • A care for people and the world around them
  • Accepting of a unique culture that respects others, has fun and values innovation
  • Pushes the envelope creatively while also being resourceful and disciplined when assessing cost/benefit

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: Variable
Length of Contract: Not Applicable (Regular Position)
Work Location: 1 Mount Pleasant (083), Toronto, ON 
Travel Requirements: Up to 25%
Posting Category/Function: Broadcasting & Production
Requisition ID: 233696
 
Posting Notes:  Media 


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