Rogers Sports and Media New Grad Leadership Development Program

Date: Sep 17, 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!

About Our New Grad Leadership Development Program:
We know starting a new job can be daunting. Let us help you launch a meaningful career at Rogers and secure a permanent position through our New Grad Leadership Development Program. You’ll gain direct experience in the area of our business you’ve chosen to explore and leverage your educational background and skills to help move our business forward.
We are building for tomorrow and as we plan for the future to make more possible for all Canadians, we believe it starts with new grads from coast-to-coast-to-coast. At Rogers, your journey is filled with limitless possibilities - let’s make your possible.

About Rogers Sports & Media 
How do you inform, entertain, and inspire a country? You start with a vision: create compelling content that matters to Canadians. From there, you build a top team of creative, technical, and strategic thinkers who are passionately dedicated to bringing our shared vision to life. When you work in Sports & Media at Rogers, you have a hand in shaping an iconic portfolio of award-winning TV, Radio and Sports properties. 

Program Design 
Our Sports & Media New Grad Program is a 12-month program with rotational aspects based on the role you are hired into. 

What You Will Do
Problem Solving & Insight: Provide insight to help resolve business choices

  • Understand the specific challenges and opportunities facing Rogers Media
  • Outline the analytical approaches and key steps required to resolve specific issues
  • Build accurate financial and analytical models and synthesize insight from this analysis 
  • Develop actionable recommendations for key business decisions 

Communications & Presence: Communicate effectively with clients and team in various mediums and situations

  • Credibly and effectively communicate findings, both orally and in writing
  • Add constructively to debate and dialogue with facts and reason; challenge assumptions and inputs

Project Management: Lead specific pieces of analysis within select projects 

  • Produce quality deliverables on time and as committed
  • Implement agreed upon solutions, managing stakeholders and project activities to completion
  • Multi-task effectively, juggling multiple projects and/or work-streams at one time

Client Interaction: Build respectful and productive relationships with business leads and project team members

  • Manage independently and with support in a variety of circumstances e.g., one-on-one, small groups
  • Serve as strategic thought partner to department leadership

Contribution and Collaboration: Work collaboratively and effectively across the organization

  • Facilitate effective interaction across business units and functional lines of business
  • Act independently and take on challenges willingly

Possible job placements within the following areas: 

  • Marketing
  • Sales
  • Business Development/Strategy

Required Qualifications:

  • Entering your final year of your post secondary career or a recent grad (graduated between 2021 – 2022) (Must be graduated by program start date in May 2022)
  • A passion for sports and media
  • Interest in strategy, brand building, business development and sales
  • Strong organizational acumen and teamwork skills
  • Excellent communications (written & oral) and interpersonal skills.
  • Time management capabilities, with the ability to perform multiple tasks and objectives
  • Intermediate to Advanced skills in Excel and PowerPoint

What you can expect in return: 

  • A team that wins together!
  • Paired with a mentor and a coach 
  • Exposure to executive leadership 
  • Job rotation
  • Continuous growth and learning through personal and professional workshops as part of the New Grad program
  • Hybrid work-from-home model when it is safe to do so
  • A competitive salary and benefits that includes access to our Employee Share Accumulation Program, 50% off Rogers services and a variety of other perks
  • A team that deeply cares about your development and long-term career at Rogers 
 
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: No Selection
Work Location: 1 Mount Pleasant (083), Toronto, ON 
Travel Requirements: Up to 10%
Posting Category/Function: Student/New Grad & New Grad
Requisition ID: 246406
 
Posting Notes:  Student & New Grads 


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Location: Toronto, ON, CA

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