Manager, Production CityNews

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!

Are you passionate about news? Feeling boxed in by traditional storytelling styles? Want to help build the next generation of news gathering teams? CityNews has an exciting opportunity for you. We are looking for a Full-Time Production Manager to lead our CityNews Regional team based in Vancouver.

What you will do:

  • Coordinate the best content from all Rogers Sports and Media brands, on all platforms. Flag the best content from Sportsnet, OMNI, Rogers and CityNews and communicates it to the rest of the team.
  • Provide editorial leadership for CityNews regional team. Support Supervising Producers with line-ups and vet scripts on broadcast and digital.
  • Manage the production team in our Vancouver production hub. Coach and develop content producers.
  • Take a leadership role in key national productions and breaking news stories.
  • Be a sounding board for Supervising Producers and VJ’s, providing feedback and support.
  • Champion collaboration and help strengthen the culture of inclusion with the News & Information team and throughout Rogers Sports & Media.

What you will bring:

  • This is a leadership position. You must have experience managing a newsroom and people.
  • You have an eye for great content and know what works for digital, radio and broadcast.
  • You have experience in leading major national productions.
  • You are willing to explore new ideas and approaches to content and production.
  • You know how to communicate effectively, especially in pressure situations.
  • You know how to drive teamwork and know how to influence people without authority.
  • Because our production hub is based in Vancouver, you should be based in Vancouver.

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”

 

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.


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Schedule: Full time
Shift: Variable
Length of Contract: Not Applicable (Regular Position)
Work Location: 180 West 2nd Avenue (810), Vancouver, BC
Travel Requirements: Up to 10%
Posting Category/Function: Broadcasting & News
Requisition ID: 268662
 
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: 

Vancouver, BC, 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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