Director, New Business DevelopmentCompany: South Florida PBS
Date Posted: April 12, 2016
South Florida PBS seeks innovative individual to lead efforts to identify, develop and solidify partnerships that drive new business revenue and business opportunities to support local productions of WPBT2 & WXEL.
Works collaboratively and strategically to identify, recruit, nurture and close large strategic partnership opportunities and revenue projects for both WPBT2 and WXEL. Cultivates new business, corporations and individuals as underwriters for local productions, local acquisitions and special station events. Generates new forms of revenue which relate directly or indirectly to existing facilities and services and devises marketing plans and materials to attract venture partners/clients, from traditional broadcast services and online applications, to creating new initiatives with current and upcoming technologies including the coordination and implementation of apps. Negotiates complex transactions and coordinates strategic initiatives with select partners. Creates and executes business plans to ensure strategic partnerships support the overall business goals of South Florida PBS.
The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 5 to 7 years experience and demonstrated experience in developing strategic partnerships with a focus on business development. Proven experience in prospecting, building and closing strategic partnerships. Demonstrated success in account management, communications and/or marketing. Bilingual (English/Spanish)