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Business Development Manager - Sportsnet

Rogers Communications

Rogers Communications

Sales & Business Development
Toronto, ON, Canada
Posted on Wednesday, July 3, 2024

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.

Business Development Manager

Who we're looking for:

The role of Manager Business Development and Strategy with the Sportsnet sales team will help develop net new opportunities that will be focused on driving net new revenue. The Manager of Business Development will work with internal connections that will help influence what development builds to help drive new revenue. These connections with Insights, production (TV and Digital) and content will help bring all parts of the business together to help build the strongest opportunities for the sales teams. The focus of this role will be to ensure that opportunities that are put in market are done at minimum a quarter ahead of air date. The Manager Business Development and Strategy will also lead the refinement of our go to market strategies for the NHL, MLB, NBA and SN owned and operated properties. The continuous changes to the got to market strategies as well as net new opportunities and production means that the Business Development manager will be a lead in educating the sales team on all properties and platforms.

What you'll do:

  • Communicate effectively with clients and teams in various mediums and situations.
  • Excel proficient with ability to price linear TV and digital assets.
  • Lead working sessions with extended team.
  • Build strong relationships with business leads and project team members.
  • Work collaboratively and effectively across the organization.
  • Facilitate effective interaction across business units and functional lines of business.


What you bring:

  • Exceptional time management skills and organization.
  • Autonomous with a good sense of initiative.
  • Great presentation skills.
  • Willingness to collaborate and learn.
  • Strong understanding of the media landscape with a focus on the business of Sport.
  • Creative solution provider.
  • Fun teammate.
  • Thought leader with willingness to speak up.
  • Innovator.
  • Analytical.


What’s in it for you?

We believe in investing in our people and helping them reach their potential as valuable members of our team. As part of our team, you’ll have access to a wide range of incredible resources, growth opportunities, discounts, and perks, including:

  • Competitive salary & annual bonus.
  • Competitive & flexible health and dental benefits, pension plan, RRSP, TFSA, and Stock matching programs.
  • Discounts: Enjoy up to 50% off Rogers Services and Blue Jays Tickets, 25% off TSC items, and a 20% discount on all wireless accessories sold in Rogers stores.
  • Paid time off for volunteering.
  • Company matching contributions to charities you support.

Growth & Development Opportunities:

  • My Path: self-driven career development program.
  • Rogers First: priority in applying to internal roles of interest.

Wellness Programs:

  • Homewood employee & family assistance program.
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) & Virtual therapy sessions.
  • Low or no-cost fitness membership with access to virtual classes.

Our commitment to the environment and diversity:

  • Work for an organization committed to environmental protection.
  • Strong commitment to diversity and inclusion with employee resource groups supporting equity-deserving groups including groups representing People of Colour, 2SLGBTQIA+, Indigenous Peoples, Persons with Disabilities and Women. We all bring something different, and we know what makes us different makes us great.


This is a hybrid work position and will require you to be in office three days per week. You can choose which days in office work best for you!


Schedule: Full time
Shift: No Selection
Length of Contract: Not Applicable (Regular Position)
Work Location: 1 Mount Pleasant (083), Toronto, ON
Travel Requirements: Up to 10%
Posting Category/Function: Sales & New Business Development
Requisition ID: 311801

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