Sr Manager Government Affairs

Rogers Communications

Rogers Communications

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


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Internet, communications, and media policy issues are some of the most important and interesting public policy debates in Canada. As the leading company in these spaces, Rogers is central to these conversations. We need talented individuals who can work with internal and external stakeholders, the public, our regulators and governments across the country to ensure we stay at the forefront of internet, communications and media policy for the 21st century.

We are currently seeking a Senior Manager, Government Relations (Federal). Reporting into the Director of Government Relations; the successful candidate will monitor, report and advise on relevant political, legislative and regulatory developments. The manager will also be comfortable engaging in a wide array of stakeholder outreach and information management activities with a focus on determining the best course of action to maximize benefits to Canadian consumers and Rogers.


Who you are

  • You have a strong knowledge of working in government or Canadian politics and thrive in a fast-paced, results-driven environment.

  • You are a strategic thinker comfortable developing and advising senior leaders on government relations strategies and plans.

  • You have excellent communications skills and can summarize complex ideas in a simple way for a variety of audiences.


What you will do

  • Develop, maintain and grow Rogers’ existing relationship management efforts with key federal stakeholders, including elected officials, staff and public servants;

  • Build and execute strategic government relations plans to effectively position Rogers and our policy positions to government stakeholders; 

  • Deliver strategic counsel regarding federal policy and/or regulation to internal Rogers stakeholders;

  • Monitor government policy, legislative and regulatory matters and determine impact on Rogers operations and strategic corporate initiatives;

  • Represent Rogers at external stakeholder meetings/events and on the working committees of relevant coalitions and industry associations when required

  • Support regulatory, public affairs, and communications teams to develop and deliver strategic messaging campaigns to federal stakeholders;

  • Detailed monitoring and reporting of relevant federal legislative and regulatory developments


What you bring

  • Post-secondary education with minimum five years’ experience

  • Superior communication skills (both verbal and written), preference for both English/French

  • Experience working within political, government and regulatory stakeholder communities;

  • Superior ability to clarify and communicate complex information to key audiences in an efficient and effective manner;

  • Familiarity with key issues and challenges facing the Canadian communications sector;

  • Flexibility to work on a variety of issues in a fast-paced dynamic environment;

  • Self-motivated and able to work independently.


As part of the recruitment process, you may be required to complete a criminal background check.



Schedule: Full time
Shift: No Selection
Length of Contract: Not Applicable (Regular Position)
Work Location: 475 Richmond Rd. (100), Ottawa, ON
Travel Requirements: No Selection
Posting Category/Function: Regulatory & Policy
Requisition ID: 297098
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Successful candidates will be required to complete a background check as part of the hiring process.
Posting Notes:  Corporate