Sr. Manager Broadcast Ops

Date: Feb 18, 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

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.

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

We’re looking for an all-star Senior Manager of Broadcast Operations to help us grow the Rogers Sports & Media brand and build a strong Operations team to ensure the highest quality product for our customers. We are looking for someone with a comprehensive background in people, resource and operations management. Someone that possesses a strong work ethic, as well as exceptional interpersonal skills with experience in both live and post production. This Senior Manager will have a significant role in shaping Sportsnet properties such as the NHL, Sportsnet Central, Tim & Sid and Blue Jays Central, to name a few. 

What you will do:

  • Lead, engage and motivate a large group of Operations staff including Editors, Control Room/Studio Operators, ENG Camera Operators and Schedulers
  • Oversee the management of the daily workings of the Sportsnet technical facilities for shows such as NHL, Central, Tim & Sid and Blue Jays Central
  • Liaison with multiple teams including editorial, programming and engineering on operational requirements for day to day and special projects such as Olympics and Rogers Cup tennis
  • Ensure appropriate tools, skills, facilities and support structures are in place to support the Operations team
  • Be the conduit between teams to ensure the smooth operation of our newsroom, studios and control rooms
  • Play a lead role in major projects such as new technology implementation, set redesign and workflow changes
  • Recruit and hire all broadcast Operations full-time staff and part-time causal pool

What you will bring:

  • Management experience and style that builds on compassion and support of those you manage
  • Knowledge of and experience in a multitude of control room, editing and ENG camera technology and equipment, with a keen interest in innovation in these areas
  • An ability to multi-task and work in a fast and driven environment
  • Understanding of a unionized environment and working with unionized staff
  • Proficient at coaching and mentoring multiple areas of specialization
  • Ability to lead through influence to drive change and achieve results in a large organization
  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral
  • A desire and passion to connect sports fans to content and new ways of engaging around the sports they love
  • A can-do attitude

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
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: No Selection
Length of Contract: Not Applicable (Regular Position)
Work Location: 1 Mount Pleasant (083), Toronto, ON 
Travel Requirements: None
Posting Category/Function: Broadcasting & TV Operations
Requisition ID: 214612
Posting Notes:  Media 

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