- Job posted on: 4th Sep 2019
- Applications close:
The Business Developer Manager will contribute to the long-term financial viability of radio 2RPH. The person will enhance the broadcast revenue; expand existing sponsorships of the station; conceive, develop and implement income generating initiatives in line with our purpose; stimulate bequests; maximise merchandise sales; and activate recording studio hire.
2RPH is a community radio station committed to providing a radio reading service to people who cannot read independently, or easily handle or understand printed material. Additionally, many people listen to 2RPH while they are driving or working, whilst others enjoy the diverse program and style provided by 2RPH.
Based in Glebe we read newspapers, magazines and books and broadcast across Sydney, Newcastle and the lower Hunter region. We are volunteer driven with approx. 200 volunteer presenters, broadcasting to over 100,000 weekly listeners, 24 hours per day.
Responsible to: The BDM is responsible to the General Manager.
The BDM is responsible for the growth and management of sponsored 2RPH programs and assets. Working closely with the General Manager, the BDM will follow up leads, negotiate sponsorship packages and administer the benefits.
Expansion, management, administration and record keeping of the well-established broadcast revenue is also a key function of the role.
Activation of the recording studios outside of business hours, promotion of new and existing merchandise, is an untapped area, while there is also potential to extend the giving program through the newly launched bequest program.
The role is also expected to provide the creative drive and business acumen to identify future income generating initiatives, aligned to our core work, as a radio reading service in the social services sector.
The successful candidate will join a dynamic and expanding station. As this is a start-up role aspect of the job specification may adapt over time in order to reflect growth. While not exhaustive, the following list of responsibilities gives an overview of the key aspects of the role: