2017 Summer Intern - Smithsonian Channel Communications (NYC)

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Ref#: 27521
CBS Business Unit: Smithsonian Networks
Job Type: Paid Intern
Job Schedule: Full-Time
Job Location: New York, NY, US

About Us:

SHOWTIME and its critically-acclaimed, award-winning original series continue to make their mark on the cultural landscape, with one of the most successful programming lineups in all of television. The SHOWTIME programming slate has made the network among the most talked about in the business, with hits that have included HOMELAND, SHAMELESS, BILLIONS, RAY DONOVAN, THE AFFAIR, DICE, the upcoming series I’M DYING UP HERE, the limited series GUERRILLA and PURITY, and the highly anticipated return of TWIN PEAKS.  Original series play a key part in the SHOWTIME programming mix, along with box office hits, comedy and music specials, provocative documentaries, and hard-hitting sports programming, including the flagship franchise SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING ®. 

Showtime Networks Inc. owns and operates the premium television networks SHOWTIME®, THE MOVIE CHANNEL™ and FLIX®, and also offers SHOWTIME ON DEMAND®, THE MOVIE CHANNEL™ ON DEMAND and FLIX ON DEMAND®, and the network's authentication service SHOWTIME ANYTIME®. Showtime Digital Inc. operates the stand-alone streaming service SHOWTIME®. SNI also manages Smithsonian Networkswhich offers Smithsonian Channel and Smithsonian Earththrough SN Digital LLC. For more information, go to www.SHO.com

Description:
This intern will be involved and responsible for, but not limited to, the following projects:

  • Compile niche press lists
  • Screen shows and pull clips for press
  • Help pitch out our linear shows to local outlets and focus on digital series/Smithsonian Earth
  • Help compile assets for shows when pitching & draft press releases
  • Pull together press clips for weekly clip packet
  • Build out list for awards, panels, power lists (with deadlines) for our executives
Qualifications:
Required:
  • Current undergraduate student (rising junior or above)
  • Interest in the Cable/Entertainment Industry
  • 2.5 GPA or above
  • Submission of cover letter- required
  • Proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Superior communication and interpersonal skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Ability to work at least 35 hours/week for 8 weeks from 6/12-8/4
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment under deadlines
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Able to provide administrative suppose as needed
Preferred:
  • Cable television experience a plus
  • Active participation in extracurricular activities; clubs; and/or associations. Leadership positions while maintaining an above average GPA, a plus
  • Prior internship experience in a related field, a plus
EEO Statement:
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
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