Program Scheduler

Rogers Communications

Rogers Communications

Toronto, ON, Canada
Posted on Saturday, November 18, 2023


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.


As a Program Scheduler, reporting into the Manager of Program Scheduling, your role within Rogers Media will be to ensure the accurate and timely scheduling of a group of channels, while working closely with key people within the team, the department and in the Media division. We are looking for a person who is well organized, has a keen eye for details, can easily multi-task, thrive in a fast-paced and ever-changing environment, shift priorities and communicate clearly, while working well with others. This is a contract position: duration 18 months


What you will do:

  • Strategic scheduling of a channel/group of channels, which includes daily checks and may including tracking of US network schedules and coordinating with third party partners, where applicable.

  • Be the key contact and/or back-up for IPG/Online TV listings for a channel/group of channels, ensuring IPG/Online TV listings are accurately reflected, including daily checks, communicating with key listings contacts and follow up.

  • Create/Distribute weekly advanced listings, primetime updates, week-after confirmation, and listings updated for changes of schedule, plus maintenance of Numeris PROL+ system, when required.

  • Maintenance of program inventory, coordinating with Television Rights division of Programming.

  • Proper inputting and maintenance of all Program data into integrated broadcast system; coordinating with Traffic Log and Media Ops teams.

  • Communication of all changes of schedule to internal departments, including the maintenance of seasonal planning templates/schedules, episode scheduling documents, broadcast grids, and weekly episode confirmations.

  • Tracking of schedule detail confirmations; including described video, video sources, simulcast notations, ratings & disclaimers; and coordination of necessary changes with appropriate departments.

  • Management of program tracking documents, which may include weekly highlights and scheduling compilations.

  • Reviewing, screening, paper editing of programs, including direction to internal departments, where required.

  • Serve as back-up to Scheduling team members, including scheduling, documentation and occassional after hours email monitoring, when required.

  • Additional duties, as needed.


What you will bring:

  • Strong computer skills including, a working knowledge of Word and Excel.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

  • Ability to effectively multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment, shifting priorities where necessary.

  • Extreme attention to detail coupled with strong organizational and time management skills.

  • Team player with the ability to work independently.

  • Experience within the broadcasting industry is an asset, especially experience scheduling linear channels.

  • A Broadcasting Program degree or certificate is an asset.


Schedule: Full time
Shift: Day
Length of Contract: 12 Months
Work Location: 1 Mount Pleasant (083), Toronto, ON
Travel Requirements: None
Posting Category/Function: Broadcasting & Programming
Requisition ID: 297317


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