2018 Spring Internship- Digital Media, Social Media

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Ref#: 29752
CBS Business Unit: Smithsonian Networks
Job Type: Paid Intern
Job Schedule: Part-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 slates in all of television. With an impressive line-up of new and returning original series, the SHOWTIME hit dramas and comedies include TWIN PEAKS, HOMELAND, SHAMELESS, BILLIONS, RAY DONOVAN, THE AFFAIR, EPISODES, I’M DYING UP HERE, SMILF, WHITE FAMOUS and the upcoming drama THE CHI. 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®, the Emmy Award-winning documentary series ALL ACCESS, A SEASON WITH and the Emmy Award-winning veteran series INSIDE THE NFL. SHOWTIME is currently available to subscribers via cable, DBS and telco providers, and as a stand-alone streaming service through Apple®, Roku®, Amazon, Google, Xbox One and Samsung. Consumers can also subscribe to SHOWTIME via Hulu, YouTube TV, Sling TV, DirecTV Now, Sony PlayStation® Vue and Amazon Channels. The network’s authentication service, Showtime Anytime, is available at no additional cost to SHOWTIME customers who subscribe to the network through participating providers. Subscribers can also watch on their computers at www.showtime.com and www.showtimeanytime.com.

Showtime Networks Inc. (SNI), a wholly-owned subsidiary of CBS Corporation, 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., a wholly-owned subsidiary of SNI, operates the stand-alone streaming service SHOWTIME®. SNI also manages Smithsonian Networks™, a joint venture between SNI and the Smithsonian Institution, which offers Smithsonian Channel™, and offers Smithsonian Earth™ through SN Digital LLC. SNI markets and distributes sports and entertainment events.

Description:
  • Daily social media activities on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.
  • Social media reporting and analysis through Sprout Social and other third party tools
  • Brainstorming and implementing scheduling and project management for digital marketing stunts
  • Supporting distribution and promotion of video for premiering shows
  • Developing competitive assessments & trend analyses for key social media initiatives.
  • Develop post and strategies to support Smithsonian Networks across various social platforms.
  • Assist in the day-to-day task of editorial, marketing, and program scheduling for digital distribution
  • Assist in QC of site, apps, social and interactive projects
  • Offer ideas, input, and feedback during brainstorming cycles
  • Misc. urgent task as they arise.
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 20 hours/week from January-April
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment under deadlines
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Able to provide administrative suppose as needed
Preferred:
  • Strong writing skills
  • Social Media Skills
  • Photo editing/ photoshop skills
  • Familiarity with Google Products
  • Knowledge and understanding of digital marketing strategies
  • 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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