Do you have what it takes to be The Circus Mojo Bearded Lady? (Beard Not Required)
Do you have circus skills or the burning desire to learn circus skills?
The Bearded Lady Job Description:
Business Development, Marketing and Promotions, Business Process Design
A Bearded Lady who is prepared to execute many glamorous jobs must be able to see a big picture for the big top. You will work with and around children, the disabled, corporations and at risk populations. You must be comfortable working and interacting with a diverse group of professionals whose expertise spans many industries. You have to understand how community health, entertainment and education, though separate enterprises, are part of a greater whole through the lens of circus.
-Identifies trendsetter ideas by researching industry and related events, publications, and announcements; tracking individual contributors and their accomplishments .
-Locates or proposes potential business deals by contacting potential partners; discovering and exploring opportunities.
-Develops negotiating strategies and positions by studying integration of new venture with company strategies and operations; examining risks and potentials; estimating partners’ needs and goals.
-Closes new business deals by coordinating requirements; developing and negotiating contracts; integrating contract requirements with business operations.
-Protects organization’s value by keeping information confidential.
-Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; participating in professional organizations.
-Building and maintaining networks with community health, medical, real estate, community and economic development, and arts and entertainment professionals.
-Enhances organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
-Prospecting and writing grant applications.
-Proposing use of grant funds.
-Writing rough drafts of comprehensive business plans.
Marketing and Promotions
-Negotiating contracts and discounts with media.
-Managing Social Media events promotions.
-Composing and editing email blasts to mailing list.
-Photographing events, curating photos, and posting photos to social media.
-Functioning as a Concept Broker and finding a common language between artists and businesspersons for the purpose of potential investment from businesspersons.
Business Process Design
-Separating workloads into specifically defines channels.
-Researching and suggesting legal structures for the different channels of the workload.
-Planning and designing projects for successor to implement.
-Light physical labor including assembling rigging, performance apparatuses and maintaining and arranging stage setups
-Shuttling contracted performers to and from transportation stations
Skills/Qualifications: Closing Skills, Motivation for Sales and Marketing, Prospecting Skills, Sales Planning, Territory Management, Market Knowledge, Presentation Skills, High Energy Level, Professionalism, Excellent Written and Oral Communications Skills, Ability to Work within Budgets, Ability to Understand Company Financials and Discuss Long Term Projections with Outside Parties, Rudimentary Skills in Media Editing Software, Ability to Think Like Both an Artist and a Businessperson.