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Internship Opportunity January 16- January 20

Student Assistant for University Communications

Department: Marketing and Communications, University Advancement


Description: Position available for student in writing disciplines with interest and
experience in social media creation, news writing, magazine writing and press
release development. Position calls for assisting the University Communications
staff in content development and copy editing. Applicant must be enrolled full-time
as a CSUN student.

Duties:

  • Cover on-campus events in multiple formats, including social media and
  • writing post-event story
  • Develop articles to be posted and/or featured on CSUN Today that announce, reflect or highlight campus events and accomplishments, faculty and staff news and student accomplishments
  •  Develop feature stories on subject matter pertaining to students, faculty and alumni for inclusion on CSUN Today
  • Contribute content ideas for potential CSUN Today stories, press releases and CSUN Magazine features/featurettes
  • Copy edit materials to be posted to all university forums
  • Support social media for University Advancement, including creating original content for Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat
  • Develop marketing-directed content as directed
  • Various administrative duties
  • Skills required and developed:
  • Strong writing skills in multiple areas, including news, social media, press release and creative writing
  • Strong editing skills, including knowledge of AP style and proper grammar
  • Strong communication skills, including comfort in conducting interviews
  • Fluency in social media programs, including, but not limited to, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat
  • Strong research skills with media, including familiarity with the CSUN website
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office – must be fluent with Microsoft Word (Mac edition)
  •  Basic familiarity with Adobe programs, including Photoshop and InDesign


CSUN students who meet the requirements and would like to apply, please send
a resume and cover letter to jorge.martin@csun.edu. Students selected for

interviews will also be asked to complete a short writing/editing test.




MGA ENTERTAINMENT
Social Media/ Digital Marketing Intern
Spring 2017

MGA Entertainment, a consumer entertainment Products Company headquartered in Van Nuys, California, manufactures innovative lines of proprietary products for the toy and consumer electronics market. The MGA family includes Little Tikes®, Lalaloopsy™ and Bratz®. For more information, please visit www.mgae.com.

Position Requirements

Education/Experience:



  •   Student working on their Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in social media, marketing, public relations, journalism, communications or a related field of study.
Skills/Knowledge/Ability:


  • Knowledge of social media platforms including but not limited to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, YouTube
  •  Enthusiastic self-starter who loves to write
  • Understanding of writing and generating content for different target audiences
  • Good communication, decision-making, and relationship-building skills
  • Team player willing to absorb, enhance, and execute brand direction
  • Support and update social media accounts
  • Help create, post, and publicize content
  • Innovative thinker, has ideas, likes to develop new ones
  • Photoshop skills a plus but not required
  • Familiarity with social media analytics platforms a plus but not required

Applying:

Students can email their resumes directly to mabrahamsen@mgae.com . If possible, please include writing samples from class to show that you have an understanding of social media copy writing, blogging or any type of short-form writing.




JOB OPPORTUNITY
THE CENTER FOR COMMUNITY CHANGE
Job description:
CCC is looking for a content creator savvy in video, audio, photography or graphic design to tell the stories of Americans trying to make ends meet. Their ideal candidate is an experienced multi-platform storyteller with a deep commitment to social justice rooted in building the power and leadership of low-income people. They are looking for someone visually creative to deliver compelling – and shareable – content that shows the power of social movements to help families thrive.
Principal responsibilities:
  • Create multiplatform stories in video, audio, photography or graphic design content, for publication in media sites or sharing on CCC, CCCA or partner social channels.
  • Work with key CCC teams and stakeholders to tell the story of CCC’s work and its impact
    • Create content, including video and graphics, for CCC/CCCA brand marketing.
    • Create content that builds strategic links between campaigns and marketing communications plans.
  • Manage a virtual team of Communications Fellows made up of writers, photographers, videographers, social media managers and other content creators who tell the successes and challenges of low-income families.
  • Coach, mentor and advise staff and grassroots partners on essential elements of visual storytelling on multiple platforms.
  • Develop and deploy rapid-response content in collaboration with other Communications or Campaigns staff.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications:
  • Demonstrated expertise in creating content – video and audio production, graphic design or other digital content – focused on progressive change and social advocacy.
  • Demonstrated experience in coaching, mentoring and teaching effective tools for visual storytelling.
  • Exemplary writing and editing skills.
  • Top-notch communications, presentation and interpersonal skills.
  • A creative ability to frame ideas, develop stories and synthesize complex public policy issues in a way that appeals to a wide variety of audiences.
  • A high degree of comfort managing multiple tasks and short and long term deadlines, and working in an unpredictable, fluid and fast-paced environment.
  • Demonstrated understanding in the use of visual media to create engagement and spur action.
  • Demonstrated experience with modern web design, photography and video editing programs (Adobe Suite: Premier, Photoshop, Illustrator).
  • Experience in Motion Graphics Design and Animation experience a plus.
  • Experience producing audio content or podcasts a plus.
This position reports to:  Director of Content Strategy and Development
This position is in the staff bargaining union represented by Local 70 of the IFPTE and is governed by a collective bargaining agreement between CCC management and the union.
Salary and Benefits: $68,000 – $78,000 annual salary.  CCC offers a competitive salary based on qualifications and an excellent benefits package, which includes 4 weeks of vacation; paid leave between December 24 and January 1; 3% employer contribution to a 401k at time of hire and an additional 5% at six months of employment (8% employer contribution); and a choice of health insurance plans.
Closing Date of Position:  Open Until Filled
How to apply: Please submit a cover letter sharing why this job is right for you as well as your salary expectations, a resume and three samples of your work to employment@communitychange.org. Applications without all required documents will not be considered.



EVENTS

"Current will host public media's first virtual job fair. Current is public media's leading source of news, information and jobs. The fair will enable people seeking positions in public radio and TV to meet employers who are actively recruiting for now and the near future. The online event is free to jobseekers and registration is now open." - https://app.brazenconnect.com/a/current/e/4kgJj/exhibitors#!eventLanding;eventCode=4kgJj;audience=3 

Scholarship Opportunities January 9 - January 13

RTDNA
Scholarship/Fellowship Opportunities
Deadline: May 31, 2017

The Radio Television Digital News Foundation is now accepting applications for their 2017-2018 scholarships and fellowships.

9 scholarships between $1,000 and $10,000 are available. RTDNF also offers 4 fellowships for professionals with fewer than 10 years of experience. The deadline to apply is MAY 31, 2017.

Scholarships are open to undergraduate students pursuing careers in radio, television, or digital journalism.  Winners must be officially enrolled, full-time sophomores, juniors or seniors in good standing when scholarships are awarded for the 2017-2018 academic year.  Students may apply for only one RTDNF scholarship, and past RTDNF scholarship winners are not eligible.


UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS


For more information or to apply, visit http://www.rtdna.org/content/scholarship_info

Internship Opportunities Jan. 2 - Jan. 6

Happy New Year Matadors! While you keep enjoying your winter break here are some internships you might want to apply to:

Various Summer Internships: 

http://ijnet.org/en/blog/9-summer-journalism-internships-apply-over-your-winter-break

Yahoo Sports
LA

Yahoo is offering a paid summer internship. Yahoo Sports is the world's most popular digital sports destination for fans and fantasy players. Their distinct mission is to report independently and without any interference on sports leagues, teams, organizations and events. They cover the news that fans want to know about their teams, whether real-life or fantasy. 

To apply please visit: https://tas-yahoo.taleo.net/careersection/yahoo_global_cs/jobdetail.ftl?job=1645983&lang=en&ylng=en&yloc=us



Warner Bros.
Burbank/ New York


Scripted Programming Intern – Warner Horizon Television
Burbank, Calif.
From Mr. Michael Adams, alumnus of the University of Washington and co-founding member of the National Millennial Community.
Scripted Programming Intern-Spring 2017.
SUMMARY OF POSITION

Warner Horizon seeks a Scripted Programming intern for the spring 2017 term. This is an opportunity for a student from an accredited college to gain an understanding of Television by observing and assisting in Scripted Programming.



JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

· Experience all aspects of the television development process for comedy and drama.

· Provide backup assistance by answering phones, copying and filing documents.

· Assist in reading scripts.

· Attend tapings and review dailies as needed.

· Performs other related duties as assigned.



JOB REQUIREMENTS

· Must currently be enrolled in an accredited College/University.

· Knowledge in MS Office Suite (Outlook, Word, etc).
To apply, visit: http://bit.ly/2hLqy8g




Publicity Intern – Burbank Television Enterprises
Burbank, Calif.
SUMMARY OF POSITION

Burbank Television Enterprises LLC. Seeks a Publicity Intern for the WWTVM Communications & Publicity department. The Publicity Internship Program is designed to provide an opportunity to gain knowledge of and exposure to a working studio environment. The Company makes a special effort to provide the support and training needed to prepare interns to succeed in real-time projects and assignments.



JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

· Assist in reading various publications (newspapers and magazines as well as online media/bloggers) for press clippings about WBTV and Warner Horizon shows.

· Collating, copying, filing scripts, answer phones, fax, file and make photocopies.

· Search for and organize press clippings, using various PR tools, such as Cision, Vocus, Critical Mention, etc.

· Attend and assist at various types of publicity functions when schedule permits: press conferences, press set visits, photo shoots, etc.

· Work with written communications department on writing/research assignments as directed, including series and episodic description copy, social media communication, trivia questions and more as needed.

· Perform other related duties/projects as assigned.



JOB REQUIREMENTS

· Must be currently enrolled in a college or university.

· Prior internship for a media company in a marketing or publicity support role or Advertising Agency experience a plus.

· Proficient in MS Office, entertainment blogs specific to TV and WB destination genres, and social media platforms beyond Twitter and Facebook.

· Good communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills – both verbal and written.

· Strong attention to detail is required.

· Excellent organizational skills.

· Ability to balance, multi-task and prioritize requests and still meet deadlines.

· Keen interest in publicity.

· Must be able to consistently come into work early and/or stay late.

· Must be able to travel and excel in working live events or events not in a traditional office environment.

· Must be able to maintain a positive disposition in a fast-paced environment and during demanding times.

· Must be detail-oriented.

· Must have good judgment.

· Must be able and willing to take initiative and to problem solve as appropriate within the scope of responsibilities of this position.
To apply, visit: http://bit.ly/2j1E9Kn




Client Service Coordinator
New York
SUMMARY OF POSITION

Warner Bros. Studio Facilities seeks a Client Service Coordinator for the Post Production Services-NY department. Our team is dedicated to the craft of sound for motion pictures, television and emerging media with world class facilities in Burbank, New York and London. Our Sound Editors and Re-Recording Mixers have crafted award-winning soundscapes for many acclaimed films, television series and video games.



JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

· Coordination of studio spaces and overall client comfort.

· Must be able to work with vendors, oversee upkeep of the studio space, and setting up of client meals.

· Works closely with in-house editors and staff and coordinates duties as needed.

· Performs reception duty, including answering phones, directing calls/taking messages when necessary.

· Maintains log of all incoming and outgoing packages by messenger service, mail, and other sources.

· Welcomes and directs visitors to the facility, ensuring they are expeditiously escorted to correct company representative and not left unattended.

· Conducts basic market research and analysis for post production services in film, television, and advertising industries.

· Assists with in-house project management and provides effective administrative support.

· Orders and maintains inventory of office and kitchen supplies for department. Prior client-facing administrative experience strongly preferred.

· Maintaining absolute discretion and confidentiality is crucial to this role.



JOB REQUIREMENTS

· High School Diploma or equivalent required.

· Bachelors in Marketing (and/or any statistics) strongly preferred.

· Previous work in (or deep knowledge of) the film and television industries preferred.

· Marketing and analytical market research experience a plus.

· Be able to communicate effectively and tactfully with individuals at all levels of industry, both on the telephone and in person is essential.

· Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.

· Must be detail oriented and be a creative problem solver (within scope of responsibility).

· Must be able to multi-task.

· Must be proficient in professional telephone technique, and etiquette.

· Excellent verbal and written communications skills.

· Must have knowledge of file set-up, maintenance, filing procedures, arithmetic, and spelling, grammar, punctuation, and report & letter corporate style formats.

· Comfortable with Microsoft Windows.

· Must be proficient with Microsoft Office including: Outlook, Excel, Word and PowerPoint.

For further information and to apply, visit: http://bit.ly/2j1HIQM




Publicity Coordinator
New York
SUMMARY OF POSITION

Warner Bros. Pictures Worldwide Marketing group in New York is seeking a Publicity Coordinator to work on the team. The position provides administrative support to the Sr. Publicist as well as general publicity function supporting the team.



JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

· Prior to all screenings, compiles the screening list and distributes to appropriate management. After the screening, compiles reaction memo and circulates to filmmakers and talent.

· Liaises with publicist to see what pieces on various films will be airing and communicates the information to the Project Executive.

· Distributes requests from press outlets to proper publicist on the team or at the Sr. Publicist’s instructions on how to handle.

· Greets clients, talent, creative staff & executives.

· Participates in brainstorming and creative meetings.

· Responsible for providing back up support to Sr. Publicist.

· Responsible for all bills/check requests/PO’s.

· Under direction of supervisor, negotiates rates with groomers (hair/make-up) and stylists.

· Coordinates reports, documents & other materials.

· Maintains and orders office supplies.

· Arranges all travel and grooming needs for film talent.

· Checks in press at screenings/special events.

· Creates & maintains various schedules, reports & matrixes.

· Answers heavy phones – screens and handles calls, logs & places calls.

· Opens, reviews, records & distributes or organizes mail.

· Maintains various files, records, indexes & logs.

· Types correspondence, reports, labels, contracts, etc. for supervisor’s review & signature.

· Responsible for maintaining film budgets and updating on a weekly basis.



JOB REQUIREMENTS

· High school diploma or equivalent required.

· College degree preferred.

· Previous secretarial experience required.

· 1 year previous entertainment publicity experience in a motion picture studio, agency or publicity firm required.

· Typing at 45 wpm required.

· Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and Internet required. PowerPoint preferred.

· Knowledge of file set-up, maintenance, filing procedures, basic math, spelling, grammar, punctuation, English usage, and report & letter formats.

· Must be able to communicate effectively and tactfully with all levels of personnel, in person and on the telephone.

· Must be able to pay close attention to detail and understand written and oral instructions.

· Must be able to organize and schedule work effectively.

· Must be able to work well under time constraints in a fast-paced environment.

· Must be able to handle multiple tasks.

· Must be able to work in fast paced environment.

· Must be able to work independently.

· Must be able to work flexible hours, including overtime during the week and on weekends, when necessary.
To apply, visit: http://bit.ly/2i3zpQt


Los Angeles Times
LA

The Los Angeles Times is looking for an intern to join their Data Desk this summer. It is a paid position. The Data Desk is a team of reporters and computer programmers that works with journalists in The Times newsroom to collect, organize, analyze and present large amounts of information. In short, we use data to find and tell stories. Stories that make a difference. Stories that otherwise would not be told.

To apply please visit: https://latimes.submittable.com/submit/61084/2017-l-a-times-summer-data-desk-internship 


Maize Marketing, Inc.
Woodland Hills, CA
Spring 2017

Maize Marketing is seeking a PR/Social Media intern to join its marketing team in Woodland Hills.

The PR/Social Media intern will provide support to multiple account teams that serve clients in the B2B technology, security and financial industries. Ideal candidates will be self-starters that have a strong work ethic and a deep interest in marketing in B2B and corporate industries.

Internship Description

Public Relations and Media Relations
* Assist in drafting basic public relations materials including news releases, media alerts, fact sheets, client meeting summaries, status reports and other materials as directed.
* Assist with the development and updating of media lists. Other tasks include database creation involving clients and prospects, data entry and updating additions and corrections.
* Conduct coverage reporting tasks including updating coverage grids, clipping editorial placements and creating coverage reports.
* Assist in updating all PR editorial and pitching calendars.
* Research competitors in magazines, e-mail blasts and news publications.
* Compile updated research on target markets.
* Assist with administrative duties including processing, sorting, collating, stuffing envelopes, mailings and other administrative functions as assigned.

Content Creation
* Research industries, technologies, statistics and story ideas as needed for editorial projects.
* Assist in writing case studies, white papers and byline articles as needed.

Social Media
* Monitor social media trends on blogs and social networking sites.
* Assist in creating editorial calendars.
* Load editorial content into social content management system.
* Conduct research that would include curating articles, monitoring competitor social activities, monitoring client mentions, etc.
* Compile social media metrics for data reports.

Account Management
* Assist account team in all aspects of day-to-day execution of client projects.
* Coordinate and communicate project details to appropriate team members.

All Prospective Interns Must Meet The Following Minimum Requirements

Credit Requirements:
* Must be currently enrolled in an accredited college / university.
* Maize Marketing, Inc. internships are paid ($10 per hour).

Skill Requirements:
* Applicants must have previous marketing, PR or digital agency internship experience OR be a junior, senior or graduate student.
* Applicants must be proficient in Spanish.
* Applicants must have excellent verbal and written communication skills and a high level of computer competency.
* Applicants should be self-motivated, organized, willing to help with any project no matter how large or small, and able to balance multiple priorities at once.
* High energy and exceptional attention to detail.
* Excellent interpersonal skills.
* Experience with CMS (Hootsuite, Sprout Social, etc.) is a plus.

APPLY TODAY

For all interested applicants, please email a resume and cover letter to
Tory Hinton.

Contact: Tory Hinton, Public Relations Manager at Maize Marketing 
Email: tory@maizemarketing.com
Office Phone Number: 818-849-5114


CSUN Student Assistant for University Communications
Northridge, CA

Description: Paid position available for public relations student with interest and experience in social media creation, news writing, magazine writing and press release development. Position calls for assisting the University Communications staff in content development and copy editing. Applicant must be enrolled full-time as a CSUN student.

Duties:
* Cover on-campus events in multiple formats, including social media and writing post-event story
* Develop articles to be posted and/or featured on CSUN Today that announce, reflect or highlight campus events and accomplishments, faculty and staff news and student accomplishments
* Develop feature stories on subject matter pertaining to students, faculty and alumni for inclusion on CSUN Today
* Contribute content ideas for potential CSUN Today stories, press releases and CSUN Magazine features/featurettes
* Copy edit materials to be posted to all university forums
* Support social media for University Advancement, including creating original content for Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat
* Develop marketing-directed content as directed
* Various administrative duties

Skills required and developed:
* Strong writing skills in multiple areas, including news, social media, press release and creative writing
* Strong editing skills, including knowledge of AP style and proper grammar
* Strong communication skills, including comfort in conducting interviews
* Fluency in social media programs, including, but not limited to, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat
* Strong research skills with media, including familiarity with the CSUN website
* Familiarity with Microsoft Office – must be fluent with Microsoft Word (Mac edition)
* Basic familiarity with Adobe programs, including Photoshop and InDesign

CSUN students who meet the requirements and would like to apply, please send a resume and cover letter to jorge.martin@csun.edu. Students selected for interviews will also be asked to complete a short writing/editing test.







Job Opportunities Dec. 12-Dec.16

Publicist/Public Relations Dream Job 
Pasadena, CA

An established Pasadena Publishing company is looking for a go-getter publicist.... someone who knows their way around the world of publicity, knows how to get people into the media, someone who is a self starter and great with people. 

What makes this a dream job? Well, besides the fact that it's an amazing company to work for, this is an opportunity to EARN while you learn.

Perhaps you're a recent college graduate or new publicist but not working in the field yet? Or maybe someone who has worked in the industry in the past and wants to get back in.

This company helps its clients publish and promote their books to Best seller status guaranteed and is looking for a Public relations manager to book speaking engagements, radio and TV interviews for our authors.

What kind of person are you?

You have experience in this industry -- maybe you have a college degree in public relations or perhaps you've worked in the field in the past and really know your way around.

Chances are you're an organizational whiz, you love to set up systems and are computer savvy. You're great with people - even the cranky, demanding and scared ones. You're a great multi-multi-multi tasker - you love to 
walk, talk, smile and chew gum all at the same time.

You have a chance to be part of a fast growing team and as we grow so will you! You do need experience but don't worry we'll train you in a lot of the details - since you have all these skills you'll pick it up in no time!!

This is an in-house position only.

Email a resume and cover letter and pitch writing samples to ilana@bestsellerpublishing.org let's get going.

CSUN VITA Clinic
Northridge, CA 

The CSUN VITA Clinic is looking for a part time (20 hours per week) Public Relations/Social Media Marketing Specialist to help them promote the free tax preparation services offered to students and community members. Last tax season, the CSUN VITA Clinic served over 3,600 low income taxpayers and they would like to increase that number by at least 10% during the upcoming tax season.

The hours are flexible. Hourly rate is $14. The position would start in the beginning of January through the end of April. In particular, they are looking for someone with experience in social media promotion/marketing. Bilingual in Spanish is a plus.
Interested students may send their resume directly to rafael.efrat@csun.edu 

Internship Opportunities Dec.12-Dec. 16

The Phylmar Group & Nina Gordon Public Relations
 West Los Angeles

Small sole practitioner public relations office, located on the West Side, needs PR intern familiar with Cision to create a comprehensive media list. This person should also be familiar with google doc to create some working forms. First project is about 20 hours, other projects to follow. In need of someone to start immediately! The company can pay a small stipend.

For more information please contact: pfolb@phylmar.com or ngpr2@sbcglobal.net


YES! Magazine 
Washington

The magazine is looking for talented multimedia interns. Apply by December 15 for an internship starting in February 2017.

Fore more information about the internship and how to apply visit: http://www.yesmagazine.org/about/staff/multimedia-editorial-intern?_authenticator=1ef3b927148d2e90128e9d2ed304df72d57d32ef

Productivity PR Inc. 
Woodland Hils, CA



The Associated Press
U.S. and International 

The Associated Press is offering paid 12-week general assignment journalism internships for the summer 2017 in eight U.S. cities (Chicago, Dallas, Miami, New York, Philadelphia, Phoenix, San Francisco, and Washington D.C.) and nine international locations (Amman, Athens, Bangkok, London, Mexico City, New Delhi, Prague, Rio de Janeiro and Tokyo). Application deadline is January 8, 2017. 





General Announcement December 12

Cal State Northridge Journalism Department's Monday Memo
Newsletter for Journalism Majors
Internships, jobs, accomplishments, and general announcements 
Fall 2016 Issue No. 5


Winter Break is just around the corner Matadors!🎄🎅⛄ Happy first day of finals and good luck the rest of the week!📕📝📚 Heads up, the library is open until 3 am this whole week for those who need a late night studying. The USU is also having crunch time activities where you can catch an early free breakfast. Thank you for a great semester and see you next year! 😊✌