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Indigenous Community Ambassador

 

Are you ready to take your career to new heights and be a part of a dynamic team at Rogers Sports & Media? We believe in creativity, innovation, and collaboration in everything we do, and we are looking for people who share this mindset to join us. With a monthly reach of 30 million Canadians, you can help shape the future of sports, news, e-commerce, and entertainment. At Rogers, we value diversity and inclusivity and believe that every voice matters. Join us today and be a part of a team that is redefining the future of media.

 

We’re looking for an Indigenous Community Ambassador to empower and enable Indigenous-led community programming, preferably based in Winnipeg, MB. By engaging with local First Nations, Inuit, and Metis, sharing information about available opportunities at the community channel and removing roadblocks to content creation. You will help create an important new talent incubator for the next generation of Indigenous storytellers. 

 

What you will do…

  • Leverage your passion for visual storytelling to drive engagement and awareness of opportunities and resources available at Rogers tv for First Nations, Inuit, and Metis. 
  • Act as a liaison between Indigenous content creators and the community channels to establish production partnerships.
  • Coordinate tools and training for community requestors and volunteers to make meaningful contributions to local community channels.
  • Develop mentorship opportunities for aspiring Indigenous content producers, pairing them with experienced staff producers.
  • Serve in various production roles as needed.
  • Manage receipt of 3rd party productions, ensuring they meet technical standards, industry codes and regulations.
  • Help organize and participate in approved social events for volunteers, staff, and company functions, including National Volunteer Week celebrations.

 

What you will bring…

  • Great pride and passion for Indigenous culture.
  • Strong connections to local and provincial Indigenous issues and communities.
  • Independent self-starter with a proactive and positive attitude.
  • Demonstrated ability to create a safe and inclusive environment for Indigenous people of all backgrounds and needs.
  • Excellent communication skills and a willingness to train volunteers.
  • An understanding of community television and the video production process is considered an asset.
  • Adaptability and flexibility, including being prepared to work some evenings and weekends.
  • A valid driver’s licence and clean driving record are required.


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 company that is committed to the collective journey towards truth and reconciliation in meaningful ways, in partnership with Indigenous Peoples. Rogers Sports & Media has multi-platform potential to support the reclamation of language, history, and culture in support of individuality and authenticity. We are committed to partnership with Indigenous communities and our Indigenous team members on the collective journey of truth and reconciliation. Learn more about our journey here. 
  • A manager who deeply cares about your development and long-term career at Rogers.
  • Smart and accomplished colleagues who are focused on both the “what” and the “how”.
  • An environment where you will be heard and supported, and where you can bring your whole self to work.
  • A hybrid approach to work, with the flexibility to occasionally work from home. 
  • Your choice of hardware and software (iPhone or Android/Mac or PC etc.).
     


Schedule: Full time
Shift: No Selection
Length of Contract: Not Applicable (Regular Position)
Work Location: 22 Scurfield Boulevard, Winnipeg, MB
Travel Requirements: Up to 25%
Posting Category/Function: Broadcasting & Programming
Requisition ID: 295420

 

At Rogers, we believe the key to a strong business, is a diverse workforce where equity and inclusion are core to making everyone feel like they belong. We do this by embracing our diversity, celebrating our different perspectives, and working towards creating environments that empower our people to bring their whole selves to work. 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 by removing any barriers for equal participation. We work with our candidates who are experiencing a disability 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 Recruitment Process FAQ.  

 

Successful candidates will be required to complete a background check as part of the hiring process.
 
Posting Notes:  Rogers Sports & Media

 

 

 

Location: 

Winnipeg, MB, 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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