Fall Intern - International Marketing

Searchlight Pictures

Burbank, CA 05-31-2024
  • Paid
  • Internship
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
About the Role & Program

Searchlight Pictures is a filmmaker-oriented company that focuses on distinctive films helmed by world-class auteurs and exciting newcomers. Founded in 1994, the company's titles have grossed over $5 billion worldwide, amassing 51 Academy Awards including five Best Pictures winners since 2009: Slumdog Millionaire, 12 Years a Slave, Birdman, The Shape of Water, and Nomadland; 62 BAFTA awards, and 33 Golden Globe Awards!

As the International Marketing intern you will have the opportunity to collaborate with and assist all teams within International (Digital & Marketing, Publicity and Distribution). If selected for this role, you will report to our International Marketing and Distribution Manager.

What You Will Do
• Track digital trends and social media benchmarks, as well as monitor marketing campaigns of both arthouse and mainstream films to find best practices
• Analyze, review, and report on efficiency of campaigns or media coverage to help improve results in marketing
• Attend marketing brainstorming sessions and provide creative ideas for digital activations
• Monitor and report on daily press coverage of Searchlight titles
• Conduct ad hoc quantitative analyses and report findings on international film markets
• Assist with special projects as needed and provide general administrative support

Required Qualifications & Skills
• Proficient in Microsoft Office (particularly Excel) and experience using Adobe Photoshop
• Strong social media / digital knowledge with an understanding and passion for emerging digital trends and technologies
• Excellent verbal, written communication and project management skills
• Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
• Self-starter and ability to balance multiple priorities

Preferred Qualifications
• General curiosity about and knowledge of Searchlight Pictures and the film/entertainment industry as a whole
• Previous internship, professional job experience or similar academic experience in Marketing, Advertising, Mass Communications, Journalism or similar


Undergraduate students in their senior year or recently graduated within the past six months pursuing a bachelor's degree in marketing, public relations, communications or related field.

Eligibility Requirements & Program Information

Candidates for this opportunity MUST meet all of the below requirements:
• Be at least 18 years of age
• Possess unrestricted work authorization
• Have not completed one year of continual employment on a Disney internship or Disney College Program

Additional Information
• The approximate dates of this internship are September 2024 through February 2025
• Able to be fully available for the duration of the internship, 40 hours each week
• Able to provide own housing for the duration internship program in the Burbank, CA area
• Able to provide/have reliable transportation to/from work

The pay rate for this internship in California is $21.70 per hour. Select benefits may be provided as part of the compensation package, such as medical, financial, and/or other benefits. To learn more about our benefits visit:

About Searchlight Pictures:

Searchlight Pictures is a specialty film company that both finances and acquires motion pictures. It has its own marketing and distribution operations, and the films are distributed internationally by Twentieth Century Studios.

This position is with Searchlight Pictures, Inc., which is part of a business we call Searchlight Pictures.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d8j7ym-100-28-227-63-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary: $21.70 Per Hour ($ USD)
Company Profile
Searchlight Pictures

The Walt Disney Company Media Networks segment includes cable and broadcast television networks, television production and distribution operations, publishing, domestic television stations, digital businesses and radio networks and stations.