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Summer Intern - Talent Relations & Publicity, Television

Sony Pictures

Culver City, CA 02-06-2024
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  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
Talent Relations & Publicity Intern, Sony Pictures Television – Summer 2024
Our Emerging Talent Programs, which includes Interns, Trainees, and Finance Rotational Associates, offer unique opportunities for students, recent graduates, and emerging talent to work alongside the teams that come together to create movies, TV shows, and other great experiences. These seasonal, paid assignments provide meaningful and productive work that allows you to build on your experience and develop your skills further. You will be provided with challenging tasks, real-world experience, and many educational and social networking opportunities.

This Summer Internship is from May/June through August 30th (start and end dates are flexible based on school schedules) and all candidates must be able to work 40 hours a week, Monday through Friday in the specified location. This position is ideal for a student enrolled in an accredited college or university. A hybrid work structure may or may not be available.

DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION:

The SPT Talent Relations & Publicity handles the PR needs for both domestic and international production and distribution properties. Ranging from launching new series domestically to coordinating talent participation for an international talent tour, our department handles all aspects of publicity and talent relations.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The intern will be exposed to a variety of tasks including Press clippings, table reads, press interviews, set visits, EPK/Promo shoots, talent tours, various events, gifting, marketing & PR brainstorming sessions, drafting log lines, attending international field office calls and more. The Talent Relations & Publicity is very collaborative, and the intern will have exposure to everything our team interacts with daily.

The intern working with the team will gain valuable knowledge in understanding: what press breaks are, knowing the media and how they work in conjunction with publicists, what goes into launching a domestic television publicity campaign, knowing the differences between domestic and international publicity, creating relationships, working with talent and reps and learning the detailed process of organizing an event from start to finish.

Based on the intern's specific area of interest, we can have the person shadow a campaign launch with the opportunity for them to brainstorm and work on PR strategy with initiatives that can be executed. They will have the opportunity to work closely with publicists on their shows.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Must possess exceptional organizational and follow-through skills
• Must be able to multi-task and prioritize
• Strong Interpersonal skills
• Must possess excellent written & oral communication skills with ability to handle executives/upper management/talent
• Strong computer skills
• Not required, but would be great if the person possessed skills in video editing

Ability to:
• Independently problem-solve
• Be a self-starter with a team player attitude
• Strong communication skills
• Ability to work in fast-paced environments with shifting priorities
• Demonstrate common sense, discretion, and attention to detail
• Professional attitude and highly motivated individual

The anticipated base salary for this position is $19/hour. This role may also qualify for comprehensive benefits. The actual base salary offered will depend on a variety of factors, including without limitation, the qualifications of the individual applicant for the position, years of relevant experience, level of education attained, certifications or other professional licenses held, and if applicable, the location of the position.

USA - Culver City - Studio Lot - Cohn Bldg

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r15kmx-18-207-129-175-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary: $19.00 Per Hour ($ USD)
Company Profile
Sony Pictures

Sony Pictures' global operations encompass motion picture production, acquisition and distribution; television production, acquisition and distribution; television networks; digital content creation and distribution; operation of studio facilities; and development of new entertainment products, services and technologies.