UMC Business Manager Intern - Mizzou Student MediaVacancy No: 262

Job Details Status: Closed

Position Type : Part-Time
Start Date: 01/16/2018 - End Date: 05/11/2018
Salary Range: $8.75 - $11.00 (15 - 20 hrs/week)
Position Openings: 2


Mizzou Student Media provides the voice for Mizzou students and develops diverse skillsets for media-related careers. Made up of MUTV, KCOU, and The Maneater, Mizzou Student Media offers students of all majors the opportunity to have hands on experience in a journalism field. Each of these unique outlets work together to make sure everyone is informed of the top stories happening at Mizzou.

    MUTV – Student run television station that features news, entertainment and sports shows.

    KCOU - Student run radio station that features the newest in music from numerous genres.

    The Maneater – Student run newspaper that is an online first, daily publication that runs print editions on Wednesdays.


The Business Manager Intern will oversee the business related aspects of Mizzou Student Media. Including promotions, brand management, and sells. A strong candidate will possess an interest and understanding of sales, media and journalism. Those with demonstrated skills of initiative, effective communication, and high levels of professionalism will be most successful in this position.

    Train student staff on effective strategies for selling ads

    Create compelling talking points and creative approaches to engage consumers for increase of viewership and

    sales of ads

    Analyze and monitor sales for future goals and trends

    The intern will serve as a positive representative of Mizzou Student Media

Additional Responsibilities

Ability to work 15 hours per week

Supervision Received

Administrative and functional supervision is received from a designated supervisor.

Supervision Exercised

Functional supervision may be exercised over student employees.

Physical Requirements

Ability to communicate and comprehend verbal and written information/instruction with various audiences.

Ability and patience to listen and understand the speech of a diverse customer base considering cultural, demographic, geographic and other important factors influencing communication.

Duties imply the use of a computer and other office technology involving fine finger movements.


Must be an enrolled University of Missouri student throughout the duration of the internship.

Candidates will be required to complete the online application as well as submit a cover letter and résumé

Our ideal candidate will have the following skills:

Experience in sales and customer relations

Ability to problem solving within deadlines

Ability to communicate according to audience

Have an interest in media sales


As a result of the internship, we anticipate the intern will be able to:

Confidently present creative ideas to peers and supervisors

Provide and accept creative direction and criticism

Describe effective time management, project management and customer service

Effectively communicate to clients and potential consumers

Insights into sales, marketing and brand management

Anticipated the intern will gain/enhance the following core competencies as a result of the internship experience:

Individual Responsibility

Career Development

Ethical and Legal Responsibility

Intracultural Knowledge, Inclusion and Equity

Organization Responsibility


Leadership and Teamwork

Problem Solving and Critical Thinking