Program Contract Specialist

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


Rogers Sports & Media has an exciting opportunity within the Programming department for a Program Contract Specialist (7 month contract).

The Program Contract Specialist will act as a liaison between independent producers and Rogers Sports & Media in tracking and collecting all contract deliverables, including business affairs documentation, production funding, milestones and regulatory deliverables.  This role would complement a detail-oriented, self-motivated individual with outstanding organizational and analytical skills, who is passionate about business affairs and Canadian original productions.

What you will do:

  • Assist with assessing and coordinating the flow of content license agreements.   
  • Support the preparation of business affairs documentation including greenlight forms, letters of intent, broadcast letters, funding, revenue tracking, CRTC and Canadian Media Fund reporting requirements.
  • Facilitate and maintain internal tracking documents, spreadsheets, presentations, reporting analysis comprised of an extensive internal network of project portfolios.
  • Accountable for tracking all pertinent documentation for the Canadian Media Fund, including, but not limited to Broadcaster Agreement forms, CMF Performance Envelope letters and other supplementary documentation.
  • Create, summarize and administer the distribution of internal license terms sheets.
  • Set-up of suppliers in Financial System, process invoicing and liaise with Accounts Payable for delivery milestones and payments.
  • Maintain a database of contract status and follow up with outstanding deliverables and producers as necessary.
  • Answer inquiries from various stakeholders on rights availability, terms and/or scheduling controls.
  • Organize and analyze large amounts of data to empower strategic decision-making processes and status updates.
  • Special projects and business reporting as assigned.

What you will bring:

  • Exceptional critical thinking, innovative problem-solving skills, and the ability to tell a story.
  • Aptitude to organize and present information clearly and concisely with internal and external clients.
  • Understanding of Canadian independent productions and funding an asset.
  • The ability to develop, maintain and support reporting and analytic solutions.
  • Adeptness to learn new software programs and advanced capabilities in the Microsoft Office Suite of products.
  • Ability to work independently and excel in a team environment 
  • Experience in delivering quality solutions under pressure of tight deadlines.
  • Strong attention to detail and analytical skills to evaluate, communicate and recommend alternatives.
  • Consistently demonstrate professionalism and discretion with sensitivity in handling confidential information.
  • Passion for learning, transformation and continuous innovation.
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: 7 Months
Work Location: 1 Mount Pleasant (083), Toronto, ON 
Travel Requirements: Up to 10%
Posting Category/Function: Broadcasting & Programming
Requisition ID: 240970
Posting Notes:  Rogers Sports & Media 





Toronto, ON, CA

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· 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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