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Creative Producer

Toronto, ON
Full Time
2 days ago
Creative Producer

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.

Rogers Sports and Media is looking for an innovative, collaborative, and All-Star creative producer, with a comprehensive background in brand development, creative production, and advertising copywriting to join our in-house creative agency in the role of Creative Producer, Sports Brands (Sportsnet & Toronto Blue Jays).

The successful candidate loves sports and knows what drives fans to watch, listen and engage, plus inherently understands what fans want and how to communicate with them!

Reporting to the Creative Director, Sports Brands, the successful candidate will be accountable for campaign conceptualization, management, and production of advertising assets that span multiple channels including TV, Radio, Web, Out of Home, Digital and Social; for the largest and most exciting sports media portfolio in Canada. Properties include, Sportsnet's master brand, National Hockey League/Hockey Night in Canada, Blue Jays on Sportsnet/Major League Baseball, Raptors/National Basketball Association, Sportsnet's range of original content and digital products such as Sportsnet NOW, plus the Toronto Blue Jays!

What you will do:
  • Drive creative campaigns to help the sports brands achieve marketing and business priorities.
  • Understand brand strategy, tone of voice and personality to maintain consistency in the brand's voice while exploring category-relevant ways to engage consumers.
  • Lead conceptualization, development and execution of digital-first, multi-channel marketing campaigns, which includes ideation, crafting pitch decks, copywriting, sourcing audio/visual assets, directing voice over and supervising edit/postproduction sessions.
  • Produce day-to-day tune in spots promoting network live events and original content shows.
  • Participate and contribute to team ideation sessions for development of creative marketing solutions.
  • Produce story boards and spec edits that bring concepts to life.
  • Write compelling marketing and promotional copy for digital and social channels.
  • Collaborate with the Social Strategy team to create, produce and edit, original and marketing content that resonates across digital and social platforms.
  • Direct commercial productions, plus organize and direct content shoots - in studio, on-location and during live sporting events.
  • Lead and/or support on-set production of photography and video execution of sports creative and promotional assets including travel to Rogers, NHL/MLB/NBA, and partner locations across Canada and the USA.
  • Provide support to Sales and Branded Integration as required.
  • Collaborate with Designers, Art Directors, Editors, Project Managers, plus the Marketing, Sales, Digital and Content teams to execute project needs.
  • Collaborate with the Creative Lab on new ways to innovate and engage with the audience.
  • Continuously push the envelope in the creation of content ideas, and executions that can be monetized.
What you will bring:
  • Sports fandom and a healthy obsession for creative, broadcast marketing and fan engagement.
  • A natural curiosity, drive to win, strong sense of personal ownership and experience working in a high-performance environment, with a portfolio of work.
  • Acceptance of a unique culture that respects others, has fun and values innovation.
  • A digital-first mindset with strategic thinking that places our audiences at the forefront of direction.
  • Passion and ability to produce engaging advertising creative, with enthusiasm for storytelling.
  • A good eye for film and photography.
  • Expert knowledge of writing for advertising and promotions.
  • Expert knowledge working in Adobe CC - primarily Photoshop, InDesign and Premiere Pro (After Effects is a bonus).
  • A keen attention to detail and take due care in the creation of all work.
  • Knowledge of direct-to-consumer platforms.
  • No fear of failing but can move on quickly in order to ensure we are constantly innovating our approaches.
  • An excellent ability to build relationships and engage with internal teams and external partners/stakeholders.
  • An understanding of digital marketing, with a belief in the power of data and analytics.
  • A robust understanding of social media formats and audience behaviours across channels, and what works where and why.
  • A social native who is up to date on trends, including new apps and tech that pertains to content ideation and creation.
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/PC etc.)
Schedule: Full time
Shift: Day
Length of Contract: Not Applicable (Regular Position)
Work Location: 1 Mount Pleasant (083), Toronto, ON
Travel Requirements: Up to 25%
Posting Category/Function: Broadcasting & Creative
Requisition ID: 301568

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

Toronto, ON, 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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