Summer Intern - Sales


Chicago, IL 01-26-2024
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  • Paid
  • Internship
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description


We create world-class content, which we distribute across our portfolio of film, television, and streaming, and bring to life through our theme parks and consumer experiences. We own and operate leading entertainment and news brands, including NBC, NBC News, MSNBC, CNBC, NBC Sports, Telemundo, NBC Local Stations, Bravo, USA Network, and Peacock, our premium ad-supported streaming service. We produce and distribute premier filmed entertainment and programming through Universal Filmed Entertainment Group and Universal Studio Group, and have world-renowned theme parks and attractions through Universal Destinations & Experiences. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.

Here you can be your authentic self. As a company uniquely positioned to educate, entertain and empower through our platforms, Comcast NBCUniversal stands for including everyone. Our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiatives, coupled with our Corporate Social Responsibility work, is informed by our employees, audiences, park guests and the communities in which we live. We strive to foster a diverse, equitable and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. Together, we'll continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world.

NBCUniversal internships are true learning and growth opportunities that help set students up for an exciting future career in media. We are committed to developing early career talent, and we are focused on helping our interns realize their potential and their dreams.

NBCU interns are a diverse and curious community of innovators and trailblazers. They bring their passion for media, entertainment, and technology along with their desire to learn each day. They contribute to our vast and diverse portfolio of businesses in hands-on ways that matter. We provide a program full of opportunities for professional development, leadership exposure, connection, networking, and fun.

In addition to all of our internships being paid, we will also offer the following for our Summer 2023 interns:
• Paid company holidays for full-time interns.
• Robust networking, learning and development opportunities for all interns

Job Description

The NBC UNIVERSAL (NBC / Telemundo / NBC Sports) Owned Television Stations entity Sales intern learns and participates in all aspects of the expansive selling profession and arena, which encompasses the wide portfolio of offerings, including Peacock, all major Sports teams, all NBC programming, special events, promotions and a wide variety of marketing partnership initiatives.

Primary responsibilities:
• Researching business categories, exploring new growth / emerging brands; lead generation
• Navigating and learning effectively throughout a wide variety of platforms and avenues: Digital, Web Research, Mobile, Social Media, Sports, Television, Sponsorships
• Assist with the creation of sales/marketing materials such as daily one-sheets, sales presentations and recaps, proof-of-performance executions, maintaining updated tracking documents, special requests
• Attend both internal/external in-person/virtual client business meetings on a regular basis
• Participate regularly in brainstorming sessions for the development of creative marketing solutions and ideas for current and potential clients
• Collaborate with sales, programming, and marketing departments to bring partnerships and concepts to life
• Execute all sales assignments for an extensive portfolio; Serving both local and national markets
• Provide various administrative support on daily tasks

Summer 2024 Internship Program:
• Applications Close: March 1, 2024 at 11:59 pm CT. Pro Tip: Submit your application as soon as possible – don't delay!
• Program Dates: June 3 – August 9, 2024
• Internships at NBCUniversal are paid and do not require course credit

To Apply:
• Submit a one-page resume that outlines your work experience, accomplishments, and your graduation month and year
• Upload a transcript (unofficial transcripts are fine) that confirms your status as an actively enrolled student in a degree-granting program
• Recent graduates will NOT be eligible for this program


Basic Qualifications:
• Must be actively enrolled in a degree-granting program at an accredited institution during the length of the program and be able to provide documentation to confirm your degree progress
• Current class standing of sophomore or above (30 credits)
• Hybrid: This position has been designated as hybrid, generally contributing from the office a minimum of three days per week
• Must be willing to work in Chicago, IL
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
• Must be 18 years or older

Desired Characteristics:
• Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above
• Excellent verbal and written communication, interpersonal, and creative skills; Self-motivated; Poised, clear communicator
• Detail-oriented, with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously; meet deadlines and work as part of a team while also being able to work independently in a fast-paced environment
• Possess sharp organizational skills and has excellent track record for following through on projects
• Strong computer skills, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
• Bilingual - English/Spanish preferred

Additional Information

NBCUniversal's policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by emailing [email protected].

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r0jqv8-100-26-196-222-42 in your application.