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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.