Sr. Manager, Sports Sales & Development

Toronto, ON

About the job

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 a Senior Manager, Sports Sales & Development reporting into one of our Directors of Sports Sales & Development. You will lead one of four sales and development teams which will create, develop, execute and sell multiplatform integrated sports sponsorship and sports media opportunities. Working collaboratively with Broadcast and Digital content producers (live & non-live), and Revenue Planning & Strategy teams this role will help conceive ideas, gather assets, create engaging sales material and present solutions to agencies, advertisers and sponsors direct. The ideal candidate is experienced in people leadership, both digital and TV media landscapes, should possess exemplary understanding of the evolving sports media network, have an ability to build and sell custom branded content, and have a passion for sports!


Responsible for sustaining and growing Sportsnet’s relationship with their portfolio of clients across their team, as a Senior Manager, Sports Sales & Development you will lead and advise your sales and development leads on both big-picture and tactical matters. The main focus of the business is to collaborate with our partners, production team, and other key stakeholders to bring the best solutions to our clients.


What You Will Do…


  • Coach, Inspire and lead a passionate team of sports enthusiasts
  • Drive to exceed yearly revenue target
  • Provide intel to Director, Sports Sales & Development on any potential issues occurring in their team’s business
  • Present and sell high-quality creative concepts to clients
  • Work day-to-day with other members of the Business Development team on strategic projects
  • Lead and manage cross-functional initiatives
  • Contribute to a culture of “yes”, question our practices and feel open to taking risks


What You Will Bring…


  • A leader that inspires their team and is not afraid to roll up their sleeves and get into the business
  • Ability to engage and build deep rooted relationships both internally and externally
  • Decisive and able to drive change in complex operating environments
  • Active listener - Able to hear what the root problems/issues or challenges are
  • Problem Solver/Solutions Driven – Provide solutions/closure to problems, issues and challenges
  • Collaborator – Work inclusively and positively with other stakeholders and team members
  • Empathy - Understand where the client/customer and team are coming from
  • Communicator - The ability to share clear messages and make complex ideas easy to understand for everyone
  • Strategic thinking skills - See the bigger picture towards shared goals/targets
  • Creativity – Think outside the box for solutions. Seek input from others to get better results.
  • Leadership - The ability to inspire, influence and convince others
  • Flexibility – Being nimble in changes to the business and being able to pivot direction, open to new ideas
  • Time Management – Ensure projects/emails/communication are tracked responsibly and delivered in an appropriate amount of time
  • A passion for Sports and Media
  • Strong intellectual curiosity and desire to learn
  • Self-starter with a positive, team-first mentality
  • Excellent analytical and quantitative skills
  • Confident, articulate and professional written and oral communication skills with ability to present internally & externally
  • Results oriented with an ability to ruthlessly prioritize time and effort
  • Comfort with and ability to navigate ambiguous situations


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/Mac or 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 10%


Posting Category/Function Sales & Media


Requisition ID 303455


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

Full-time

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