2017 Summer Internship LA Public Relations/Corporate Communications

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Ref#: 27505
CBS Business Unit: Showtime
Job Type: Paid Intern
Job Schedule: Full-Time
Job Location: Los Angeles, CA, 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:
The Corporate Communications/Public Relations interns will be responsible but not limited to the following: 
  • Assemble and create the Daily Publicity Press Clips package for company-wide distribution
  • Assist the show publicists with arranging set visits, writing synopses, reviewing photography, writing media alerts, updating Bio's and editing press announcements
  • Maintain press contacts, mailing, and invite lists
  • Researching projects
  • Archiving press clips
  • Assist with VIP publicity events such as Summer TCA Press Tour, in-house press screenings, series premieres & awards events
Qualifications:

The internship program will run for eight weeks beginning on June 12, 2017 and ending on August 4, 2017.  Students will work full-time, Monday through Friday

 

Required Qualifications:

  • Current undergraduate student (rising Junior or above)
  • Strong interest in Cable/Entertainment industry
  • 2.50 GPA or above
  • Submission of a cover letter is required
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Superior communication and interpersonal skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment under deadlines
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to work and prioritize work assignments
  • Able to provide administrative support as needed

Desired Qualifications:

  • 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

Other Qualifications: 

  • Strong interest in Corporate Communications, Public Relations or Marketing
EEO Statement:
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
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