Job Requisition Number: 26223. Berkeley Journalism is looking to expand its business services to include podcast/audio services. This position will manage business relations with external clients and internal stakeholders, be responsible for client project scope and budget, hiring production staff, overseeing P&L, developing and implementing strategic marketing and communications plans, and researches new business opportunities to grow the business.
•Provides front-line customer service to potential clients including initial meeting with clients, developing client contracts, and managing client project scope, budget, client deadlines, and scheduling interviews and provide client status reports. •Develops and implements marketing and communication strategies designed to inform target market of fee based audio/podcasting recording services, including: creating and updating website, attending trade shows, social media, and print collateral and other as appropriate. •Develops and maintains business documentation for projects and reports to key stakeholders both internally and externally. •Hires and manages work products of vendors and/or contractors for reporting and editing on client podcast projects. Hires and manages production staff as needed. •Develops and manages business program budget in addition to client’s budgets, forward invoice data. Monitors and manages P&L. •Provides research on new audio/podcast business opportunities to inform stakeholders.•Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training •Thorough knowledge of basic concepts, principles, and procedures of building and maintaining effective relations with internal and external constituencies. •Thorough knowledge of the campus, its mission, goals, objectives, programs, achievements, infrastructure and issues of concern or demonstrated ability to learn these topics. •Thorough written, verbal and interpersonal communications, tact and political acumen to effectively represent the campus. •Thorough research, analytical and critical thinking skills, including sound judgment and decision-making skills and skill to correctly identifying real and potential problems, advising management as required, and proposing effective strategic resolutions. •Skill in project management, including event planning and meeting deadlines. •Experience with Adobe Audition or other relevant audio editing software. •Experience managing client facing services business. This is a limited, part-time (50%) position with an approximate duration of 6 months.
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