Fall/Spring Internship - Corporate Communications

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Ref#: 31668
CBS Business Unit: Showtime
Job Type: Paid Intern
Job Schedule: Part-Time
Job Location: New York, NY, US

Description:
The intern will develop strong verbal and written communications skills during the course of the internship through various projects and daily assignments.  He/She will be immersed in a fast paced public relations department and learn the process of creating successful publicity campaigns.  Our goals for our intern is to walk away with a strong well rounded education in television publicity and how it operated on a daily basis.  The intern will also become familiar with important outlets and media contacts in the industry, and to develop a sense of confidence working in a corporate environment.

The intern will learn to collect clips and compile the daily clips packet which is essential to the dept and distributed throughout the company.  He/She will assist the Publicists on various campaigns.  Special projects may include creating niche media contact lists, pulling critics quotes for our series/docs/comedy specials, assisting with drafting blog posts and learning how to find and use circulation numbers for different publications and websites.

Qualifications:
  • Must be a current junior or senior
  • Passion for television/film and a career in Communications/PR
  • Must be willing to commit for both the Fall and Spring semesters
  • Proficiency with MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Prior related internships a big plus
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, I’M DYING UP HERE, SMILF,  and THE CHI. SHOWTIME will also debut two limited series this year, PATRICK MELROSE staring Benedict Cumberbatch and ESCAPE AT DANNEMORA from Ben Stiller. 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

EEO Statement:
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
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