Coordinator, Programming & Planning - Sportsnet

Date: Apr 1, 2021

Location: Toronto, ON, CA, M4Y 2Y5

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!

We’re looking for a passionate and knowledgeable sports fan to join our Sportsnet team in the role of Coordinator, Non-linear Programming & Planning. In this role, the Coordinator will work with our content and programming teams to ensure that sports fans have a best-in-class experience on Sportsnet’s owned-and-operated digital channels, including the Sportsnet App, Sportsnet.ca and Sportsnet Now platforms.
The successful candidate understands which sports stories matter and the urgency of breaking news. Based on real time data, they will constantly assess and provide feedback on what content is performing well and respond accordingly to optimize our non-linear platforms to bring ultimate engagement opportunities to our Canadian sports fans. This role reports to the Manager of Non-Linear Programming and Planning.
What you’ll do:

  • Curate content on Sportsnet’s owned-and-operated digital channels, ensuring the stories that matter most to sports fans are properly prioritized.
  • Manage the presentation of content on the Sportsnet App, Sportsnet.ca, and Sportsnet Now platforms, to ensure the optimal user experience. This includes editing headlines and photos and managing lineups and playlists.
  • Curate video, audio, and written content from across the network, shining a spotlight on Sportsnet’s priorities.
  • Assist the Manager of Non-Liner Programming and Planning in the content planning process for tent-pole events, such as NHL Playoffs and Toronto Raptors season.
  • Communicate programming plans to key stakeholders including Sales and Marketing
  • Provide round-the-clock quality assurance, guaranteeing a best-in-class experience, troubleshoot issues and help operationalize resolutions
  • Work with Sales to ensure all obligations are met and ad-loads are optimal.

What you’ll bring:

  • Deep knowledge and a passion for Sports.
  • Strong editorial judgment.
  • Well organized and forward-thinking.
  • Proven ability to work well in a team environment.
  • Excellent time management skills in a deadline-driven environment.
  • Flexible schedule and may be required to work overtime, including some nights/weekends/holidays.

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
  • Not from the city? No problem! Rogers invites candidates to apply no matter where you are located  as you will be working remotely. 
 
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: Rotating
Length of Contract: Not Applicable (Regular Position)
Work Location: 1 Mount Pleasant (083), Toronto, ON 
Travel Requirements: None
Posting Category/Function: Broadcasting & Programming
Requisition ID: 213688
 
Posting Notes:  Media 


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