Sportsnet Central Producer

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.

 

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

 

Please note, one of these open roles is a 12-month contract covering a leave of absence and the other is a 4 month contract also covering a leave of abscence. 

 

Sportsnet is looking for two Sportsnet Central, Producers 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 On-Air 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 News and Highlight Show
  • Oversee the creation of lineups, scripts and all elements associated with the show
  • 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
  • Coordinate and direct 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
  • An ability to make decisions on the fly, and a desire to create engaging story lines
  • 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
  • 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
  • An ability to embrace change in a fast-paced environment while generating fresh and creative perspectives with a proven ability to multi-task
  • A willingness and ability to work within our newsroom / studio environment.  This role does not afford the ability to work remotely


Here’s what you can expect in return:

  • 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.)

 

Schedule: Full time
Shift: Variable
Length of Contract: 12 Months
Work Location: 1 Mount Pleasant (083), Toronto, ON
Travel Requirements: Up to 25%
Posting Category/Function: Broadcasting & Production
Requisition ID: 262886
 
Together, we'll make more possible, and these six shared values guide and define our work:

  1. Our people are at the heart of our success
  2. Our customers come first. They inspire everything we do
  3. We do what’s right, each and every day
  4. We believe in the power of new ideas
  5. We work as one team, with one vision
  6. We give back to our communities and protect our environment

 

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.
 
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

*available for full-time and part-time permanent employees, some restrictions apply

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