Sr Product Manager, News

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!

We're looking for a Senior Manager, Digital Product News! Please note we are flexible for the right candidate to be based in either Toronto, Vancouver, Ottawa, Montreal, Calgary or Edmonton. 

 

Come play a key role in building the future of Sports & Media! Our mission is to make your local news accessible across Canada from anywhere and everywhere. Whether you are at home, in the train or at the coffee shop we strive to provide what’s important to you, and empower you with authentic and trustworthy news at the right time at the right place.

 

As a Senior Product Manager, you will define and push the boundaries of what is possible and innovate quickly in a rapidly evolving digital news space. Hands-on role with the opportunity to mentor and coach direct reports and supporting team members. This role will be responsible for driving the strategy for all News brands under Rogers Sports and Media. You will ensure there is appropriate consistency in terms of digital product experiences across disparate platforms and devices.

 

What you will do…

Product Management and Leadership

  • Drive customer and market research, identify opportunities and determine priorities that help Rogers Sports and Media best deliver on our KPIs and vision
  • Work closely with stakeholders (IT, Design, creative, marketing, editorial etc.) to own and drive the product strategy and roadmap
  • Maintain a robust delivery schedule with IT and other stakeholders
  • Make data driven decisions to design the best user experiences
  • Focus on improving experience through the web, mobile apps (iOS and Android) and connected tv by addressing gaps and capturing opportunities
  • Build strategic partnerships with industry experts, to grow the knowledge and accelerate product delivery
  • Work cross functionally with Business Development, Ad Product team to drive effective product roadmaps and client solutions.
  • Forge strong internal relationships with the News Content, Distribution and Editorial teams
  • Identify market opportunities that protect and extend Rogers Sports & Media’s digital unique competitive differentiators and provide recommendations and plans to improve current product features where needed
  • Work closely with senior leadership providing status, action plans and recommendations

 

What you will bring…

  • Digital media experience in production and strategy, ideally in a media company
  • Dynamic, curious, entrepreneurial, ambitious & innovative leader with a deep understanding of media and technology
  • Drive & ability to most fast and get things done in a complex, matrix organization
  • A breadth and depth of knowledge of multiple digital products, with experience launching digital products on many digital channels
  • Have your finger on digital trends; stay up-to-date with emerging technologies, processes, approaches, and competitor offerings
     

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” 
  • 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
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As a condition of hire, all new employees will be required to provide proof of vaccinations against COVID 19. Any request for an exception under Human Rights legislation must be supported by evidence to be considered by Rogers on a case by case basis.


Please click here to review conditions that may qualify for medical exemption to the COVID-19 vaccine.

 

Schedule: Full time
Shift: Day
Length of Contract: Not Applicable (Regular Position)
Work Location: 1 Mount Pleasant (083), Toronto, ON
Travel Requirements: Up to 10%
Posting Category/Function: Broadcasting & TV Operations
Requisition ID: 266573
 
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 Vancouver, BC, CA Ottawa, ON, CA Edmonton, AB, CA Calgary, AB, CA Montreal, QC, 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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