Legal Counsel

  • Rogers Communications
  • Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Jul 19, 2018
Full time Lawyer (In House Counsel)

Job Description

At Rogers we’re for supporting you on a journey to a rewarding career. Whether you’re a developer, an analyst, or a customer care consultant, Rogers is the place where ideas become reality. We embrace change, and find ways to do better. And we deliver on that commitment by fostering an environment of passion and innovation for all people.

 

Rogers Communications Inc. is Canada’s national communications company, engaged in three primary lines of business – wireless, cable and media. The legal department, which is comprised of more than 70 legal professionals, advises on some of the most challenging and cutting edge issues facing the telecommunications and media industries in Canada. The legal department is currently looking to recruit an additional lawyer on a 12-month contract.

 

You will work on a broad range of corporate/commercial matters across Rogers’ lines of business. You will provide support to the media business teams on a wide range of issues.  In this role, you will draft and negotiate a variety of commercial agreements relating to content acquisition and distribution, sales and sponsorship and vendors and other suppliers.

 

For this position, your analytical, drafting, negotiating, communications and interpersonal skills are important to succeed at Rogers.  You must also be able to work both independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment. The ideal candidate will have 3-6 years of corporate/commercial experience gained from a major law firm or company. Consumer protection and media-industry experience are assets. 

 

The above position represents an excellent opportunity to work with some of the leaders in this industry.  Rogers is an entrepreneurial company where employees are committed to meeting big challenges and making a real difference.  This exciting company is constantly growing and changing.  We can offer you an innovative and dynamic working environment with a company at the forefront of the Canadian telecommunications and media industries. To apply for this position or for more information about Rogers, please visit jobs.rogers.com.

  Schedule: Full Time Shift: Day Length of Contract: 12 Months Work Location: 350 Bloor Street East (299), Toronto, ON  Travel Requirements: Up to 10% Posting Category/Function: Legal & Corporate Commercial Requisition ID: 122555   WHY ROGERS?   As a proud Canadian company, we're dedicated to making things easier for our customers. We’ve been embracing and leading change for over 50-years, and we’ll continue to seek out new opportunities to bring our customers simple solutions for today and tomorrow.   We recognize that success is determined by the strength and diversity of our people. We work together because we want to win together, and these five shared values guide and define our work:  
  1. Simplify and innovate
  2. Take ownership of the what and the how
  3. Equip people to succeed
  4. Execute with discipline and pride
  5. Talk straight, build trust, and over deliver
  Why Rogers?  Because your tomorrow inspires our today.   What makes us different makes us stronger. Rogers has a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. 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. At Rogers, we value the insights and innovation that diverse teams bring to work. We work with our candidates with disabilities 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 can also reach out to our team at RogersRecruiting@rci.rogers.com to begin a conversation about your individual accessibility needs throughout the hiring process.