HIRING! Viacom Summer PR internship NYC

Overview and Responsibilities

EPIX is the multi-screen, multi-platform entertainment network from Paramount Pictures, Lionsgate and MGM Studios, delivering new releases, classic library movies, original music, comedy and sporting events anytime and anywhere – on TV, on demand, online and on electronic devices.

The EPIX Internship program is designed to provide a unique and rewarding experience for our interns.  Offering college students exposure to all departments and levels within the organization as well as a chance to learn and contribute within a professional, fast-paced and progressive media environment.  Providing our interns with the tools needed to achieve this goal is our main objective. All in all, an internship at EPIX is a fantastic opportunity for an individual interested in pursuing a career in the entertainment industry.

Program Guidelines:

  • Participants are students entering their junior (class of 2018) or senior (class of 2017) year of college, as well as graduate students.
  • 10-week Summer Internship Program: Monday, June 6, 2016 through Thursday, August 11, 2016.
  • Interns are paid a competitive hourly rate.
  • College credit is not required; however, we will provide appropriate documentation for academic credit, if necessary.

The EPIX Corporate office in NYC is currently seeking an Intern for our Public Relations group.

Intern Responsibilities:

Assist the PR Team’s preparation for the Summer 2016 TCA Presentations for featured shows.  Duties will include, but not limited to:

  • Working with PR Team on the creation of the TCA Media Kit featuring each show’s written and digital press materials
  • Working with the Director, PR on the TCA Presentation Sizzle Reel elements
  • Assisting the PR Coordinator with Talent travel itineraries
  • Assist the PR coordinator on the Pre-TCA Mailing

Additional responsibilities:

  • Compiling and servicing weekly press breaks
  • Posting items to the EPIX Press Twitter Feed
  • Updating the EPIX Press website
  • Working the door at any NY based Press/Marketing Media events taking place between June-August 2016

Basic Qualifications

Candidate eligibility:

  • Students must be classified as an undergraduate upperclassmen(rising junior – class of 2018 or senior class of 2017) or as a graduate student
  • Detail-oriented
  • Able to multi-task
  • Takes direction well
  • Possess a friendly/personable demeanor
  • Preferred Majors:
    • Public Relations, English, Liberal Arts, TV/Film Studies, Communications, Marketing

 Technical Skills needed:

  • Strong computer and digital/social media skills.

 Time Commitment:

  • 10 Weeks – 6/6/2016 through 8/11/2016
  • Must be available to work a minimum of 2 full days to a max of 4 days (Monday – Thursday)
Additional Qualifications
  • Passionate about a career in media & entertainment
  • Previous internship in media & entertainment a plus
  • Previous internship in PR
  • Active participation in University’s media & entertainment/PR clubs a plus

To Apply:  https://viacomcareers-viacom.icims.com/jobs/3344/summer-internship—public-relations/job

To view other internships and jobs: http://www.viacomcareers.com/newyork.html

 

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