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Disney Television Studios Publicity Internship - Summer 2020

Apply Now Apply Later Current 21CF Employees and Freelance / Contractors Apply Here Job ID R10010258 Location Los Angeles, California, United States Business 20th Century Fox Television Date posted Jan. 17, 2020

JOB DESCRIPTION

A day in the life…

This internship will provide the intern with the opportunity to learn from the Publicity, Events, & Talent Relations team for 20th Century Fox TV, Fox21 TV Studios & ABC Studios. The intern will explore all aspects of the Publicity, Events, & Talent Relations team such as daily press tracking, pitching for individual shows, special event execution (i.e., Walk of Fame Events, Emmy’s, Award Shows, and talent giftings).

Interns are provided tangible on-the-job experience with opportunities to observe and participate in as many facets of Publicity as possible so they can understand what a career in Television publicity would entail at a highly regarded studio. The intern will learn basic publicity skills, learn to craft pitches, advance their knowledge of entertainment press opportunities, and understand the planning & execution of event planning.

  • Track online and print press coverage for daily clip packet
  • Update Talent Contact Sheets
  • Research current Talent and EP’s for gifting
  • Create materials for Events
  • Research and track Award Nomination Announcements
  • Maintain entry grids and supporting materials for Award Submissions
  • Provide help for events as needed, including preparation
  • Various administrative duties as needed

What you bring to the role…

  • Knowledge of entertainment publicity, media outlets, talent, agencies
  • Proven ability to be a self-starter and effectively problem solve.
  • Responsible, dependable, and organized with excellent communication/writing skills.
  • Must be able to multi-task and prioritize assignments by deadline.
  • An ability to work as a team player.
  • Enthusiastic to learn all aspects of the job

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Desired majors – PR, Communications, Journalism, Marketing, etc.
  • Positive attitude and the ability to be proactive, resourceful and able to adapt.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook
  • Photoshop skills a plus

Additional Information

Internship Eligibility:

  • All students must possess unrestricted work authorization
  • All students must be at least 18 years old
  • At the time of application, must be enrolled in an accredited college/university taking at least one class in the semester/quarter (spring/fall) prior to participation in the internship program OR must have graduated from a college/university within 6 months OR currently participating in a Disney College Program or Disney Professional Internship
  • All candidates must be able to have a consistent, reliable work schedule throughout the session.
  • All candidates must provide their own housing and transportation for the duration of the internship.

Program Dates

  • All candidates must be available from May/June – August/September
  • All candidates must be willing to work up to 40 hours/week (flexible schedule with some evenings/weekends for events)

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

About 20th Century Fox Television:

Twentieth Century Fox Television is one of the industry's most prolific suppliers of primetime television programming and entertainment content, including the No 1. Series on all of broadcast, NBC’s THIS IS US; Fox’s No. 1 drama, 9-1-1 and No. 1 comedy LAST MAN STANDING, ABC’s five-time Emmy Award-winner MODERN FAMILY, FX’s No. 1 series AMERICAN HORROR STORY; and the longest-running primetime scripted series in the history of television, THE SIMPSONS, in addition to dozens of others. The studio’s cable production division, Fox 21 Television Studios, is responsible for acclaimed and award-winning series including AMERICAN CRIME STORY, HOMELAND, THE AMERICANS, SONS OF ANARCHY, GENIUS and POSE. The studio’s content now reaches more than a billion people every day across the world; in as many as 180 countries, across six continents, in 30 different languages.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation, which is part of a business segment we call 20th Century Fox Television.

Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

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