Sr. Manager Concerts & Events - Toronto Blue Jays - Contract

Date: Sep 8, 2021

At Rogers, we connect Canadians to a world of possibilities and the memorable moments that matter most in their lives. Every day we wake up with one purpose in mind. To bring loved ones together from across the globe. To connect people to each other and the world around them. To help an entrepreneur realize their dream. A sports fan celebrate a special moment.

Because we believe connections unite us, possibilities fuel us, and moments define us.

 

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.

Position Summary

This is an exciting opportunity to directly influence and, in many cases, own, all aspects of concerts and major (non-baseball) events at Rogers Centre, home of the Toronto Blue Jays. In this position, the Sr. Manager, Concerts and Events will be the lead for: concert and event negotiations, contracts, budgets, logistics, concert/event planning and details and concert/event execution.  If you have high attention to detail, enjoy working across collaborative teams, influencing, and shaping the vision for large-scale events and are a music afficionado – this may be the position for you.

 

Key Accountabilities

  • Manage all aspects of the concert/event; liaise with all internal departments, leading each team to ensure as the venue we are delivering to the promoter/vendor and artist, all while creating memorable fan experiences
  • Manage concert logistics, planning and liaise with external concert promoters or vendors, and collaborate with internal legal team to finalize details of concert/event contracts
  • Responsible for all quotes and communication leading up to the concert
  • Work collaboratively with baseball marketing and events team to manage the overall events calendar ensuring baseball and concerts/events schedule is seamless
  • Work closely with technical production coordinator, ensuring all concert/event builds are provided to the promoter and revisions made upon request
  • Work directly with internal ticketing team and Ticketmaster to ensure concert/event ticket builds are accurate, ticket on sales run smoothly and concerts and events are sold out to maximize revenue
  • Work closely with suites and premium team to maximize revenue of premium sales opportunities
  • Liaise with promoter and work alongside external and internal marketing teams for concert and event announcements, promotions, and contests
  • Manage logistics planning and execution with back of house teams, including, field and ballpark operations, IT, engineering and technical production
  • Work directly as main point of contact for the promoter/vendor as it relates to all aspects of front of house for the concert/event, including security, ticket takers, ushers, concessions, merchandise, fan service, facilities and in-house technical production
  • On concert and event days, lead all internal teams to provide best in class live event experiences to our fans
  • Manage and oversee all budgets, costings, P&L and settlement for the concert/event
  • Create a collaborative culture around live events that drives successful outcomes for both the Club/venue and the promoter
     
     
    Skills & Qualifications
  • 5+ years of progressive event experience including 3+ years of managing concerts or events at a similar level and/or direct venue or promoter experience
  • Strong experience and proficient in budgeting and managing fluid financial details
  • Post Secondary Degree or Diploma in Events, Promotions or Marketing preferred
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to prioritize
  • Team oriented and ability to collaborate across many internal departments
  • Successfully able to lead external teams such as promoters, vendors, contractors, and other third-party groups
  • Strong leadership capabilities to motivate and encourage team members, while building cooperative relationships
  • Strong communicator who can listen and constructively share opinions and feedback
  • Must be capable to deliver in a fast-paced environment
  • Must be able to sustain long physical days
  • Must be able and willing to work evenings, weekends, and holidays
Schedule: Full time
Shift: Variable
Length of Contract: No Selection
Work Location: 1 Blue Jays Way (210), Toronto, ON 
Travel Requirements: Up to 10%
Posting Category/Function: Marketing & Promotions / Event
Requisition ID: 230556
 
At Rogers Digital, our team doesn’t shy away from big ideas – we bring them to life. We work tirelessly to deliver the best user experiences (period) and build amazing self-serve experiences that our customers want to use. We are customer-obsessed agents of change and are committed to innovation and creating effortless experiences for customers and frontline employees. We use cutting-edge tools and technologies to solve critical and complex problems with award-winning solutions. Our work impacts millions of customers everyday. At Rogers Digital, we’re looking for people who embrace change, take risks, and push boundaries. Learn more about our team and our work @ https://digital.rogers.com/
 
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
 
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