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Future Projects was created in 2000 by two dedicated volunteers who were concerned about anti social behaviour in their local community. Today Future Projects provides a range of services to the local and wider community as a result of the dedication, skills and support of staff and volunteer teams.

We are currently looking for enthusiastic, dynamic individuals to fill the following posts:

Organisation: Future Radio 107.8fm

Position title: Business Development Manager

Job status: Initial 12 month contract term – possibly permanent subject to success

Hours of work: Between 17.5hrs - 25hrs per week – to be agreed

Salary & benefits: c£15,000 per annum actual

Application deadline: Tuesday 3rd April 2018

Expected start date: ASAP

Submit Applications:

  • Email to: or
  • Post to D. Childerhouse, Chief Executive Officer, 65/67 Knowland Grove, Norwich, NR5 8EG

Interviews: Afternoon of Friday 6th April 2018.

Full Job Description

Application Form

Future Radio 107.8fm is seeking to appoint a Business Development Manager to further grow a range of sustainable revenue streams to support the ongoing operations of the station.

The Business Development Manager will focus on developing profit-making initiatives from conception to delivery across a range of opportunities such as: sponsorship, events, outside broadcasts, crowdfunding, corporate partnerships, and advertising sales.

The ideal candidate will be a results oriented person, and will present a highly professional image of both themselves and the station to all audiences and will strive towards the highest standards of excellence.

As a comfortable communicator you will be at ease convincing others to support your cause and will use critical and creative thinking skills to find innovative solutions to meet the station’s income needs.

Ideally you will have a strong background in Marketing and PR, Business Development, or Sales, and will understand the value and impact of social and digital media platforms.

The role requires a driver’s licence and access to transport.

More information on the project and the role can be found on the Job Description.

About Future Radio 107.8fm:

Future Radio 107.8fm is an Ofcom licenced Community Radio station which broadcasts 24 hours a day, providing locally produced programming to a potential audience of approximately 190,000 people across the greater Norwich area.

We deliver around 22 hours of original, locally made radio content each day, covering a wide range of genres of music, speech, arts, news and information, current affairs and topical discussion.

We serve the people who live, work and travel into the greater Norwich area, and aim to provide a diverse, accessible and engaging community radio service which reflects the interests, views and needs of those individuals and their communities.

Future Radio 107.8fm is run by an Executive Committee of volunteers and a small staff team. Each year the station trains, supports, and manages around 170 volunteers in the day to day operation of the Community Radio service.

Future Projects is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff appointments are subject to satisfactory references and enhanced DBS checks may be required. We are an equal opportunities employer.

welcome to the Future

The Project works with hard-to-reach groups and empowers individuals to reach their full potential. Situated in the NELM area; an area marked by significant disadvantage in learning, skills, employment, health and crime indicators.

Future is increasingly becoming a driving force for social change in the area.

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