Reporting to the Executive Director of the Foundation, manages the administrative operations and personel including NET underwriting, contractual and corporate fundraising activities. Works cooperatively and collaboratively with NET departments to coordinate timelines and deadlines. Assists in the research and development of marketing initiatives and strategies. Oversees administrative operations and processes associated with the business development group, including contract preparation, underwriting language and spot development, sales reports and other sales support processes. Prepares management reports, budgets, and may serve as spokesperson for organization before various public venues.
Bachelor's degree in business, marketing, advertising or a related field of study plus three years of experience in sales, marketing, fundraising or a related field of work required. An equivalent combination of education and work experience will be considered. Experience must demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to work with diverse constituencies. Demonstrated customer service skills; ability to develop proposals, negotiate contracts and close sales; outstanding public relations and networking skills are essential.
Knowledge of broadcast media products and trends is preferred. Networking skills with public and private institutions is preferred. Openness to new ideas and willingness to take calculated risks are desriable. Ability to promote and sell the benefits of public broadcasting to individuals is beneficial.