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FX Media Relations Internship - Summer 2020

Apply Now Apply Later Current 21CF Employees and Freelance / Contractors Apply Here Job ID R10010259 Location Los Angeles, California, United States Business FX Networks Date posted Jan. 17, 2020

JOB DESCRIPTION

A day in the life…

FX Networks Media Relations is seeking qualified interns to support the department in the following areas: Publicity, Talent Relations, Event and Awards. The FX Internship Program offers mentoring and learning opportunities to help interns develop their professional skills in PR, network with FX employees and experience the inner workings of a fast-paced TV communications department.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Assist at FX’s Television Critics Association press day on August 10th in Pasadena
  • Create and distribute daily media clips to all FX employees
  • Contribute in the planning and on-site execution of FX events (assist with check-in, organizing materials, etc.)
  • Update an ongoing awards grid (including filling out awards submission forms and credit breakdowns)
  • Assist with talent gifting
  • Conduct research for ongoing and special projects
  • Minimal Administrative duties
  • Maintain publicity status reports (i.e. formatting coverage, etc.)

What you bring to the role…

  • Proven skills utilizing MS Office Suite: Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Responsible, dependable, and organized with excellent communication/writing skills
  • Must be able to multi-task and prioritize assignments by deadline
  • Passion for TV and FX programming!

(Preferred Qualifications)

  • Previous internship experience in a Public Relations/Communication or Entertainment is preferred

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 – August
  • Must be available to work 2-3 full days (9AM-6PM) at the FOX lot (10201 W Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90064)

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 FX Networks:

FX Networks is comprised of the networks FX, FXX and FXM, the video on-demand app FXNOW and the commercial-free on-demand service FX+. FX, the flagship general entertainment basic cable channel, launched in June of 1994 and is carried in 88 million homes. The diverse schedule features a growing roster of critically-acclaimed and award-winning hit dramas series including Taboo, Legion, Snowfall, Trust, Pose, Mayans M.C. and the upcoming Y; the critically-acclaimed limited series American Horror Story, Fargo, American Crime Story, FEUD, Fosse/Verdon and the upcoming Devs, Shōgun and Mrs. America; acclaimed hit comedy series including Atlanta, Baskets, Better Things, What We Do in the Shadows and the upcoming Breeders; the half-hour series Mr Inbetween; and the upcoming docuseries The Weekly with The New York Times. FX is the former home of the critically-acclaimed and award-winning hit drama series The Shield, Nip/Tuck, Rescue Me, Damages, Sons of Anarchy, Justified and The Americans. The network’s library of acquired box-office hit movies is unmatched by any ad-supported television network. FXX, the newest network, launched in September 2013 and is carried in 86 million homes. Geared towards a young adult audience, the schedule features original series, movies, and acquired series. The channel is anchored by the acclaimed hit comedies It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia and the Emmy® Award winning comedy series Archer. FXX is also the exclusive cable home to The Simpsons, the longest-running comedy in TV history. FXM (formerly Fox Movie Channel) was launched in October of 1994 and is now carried in 57 million homes. Its schedule features classic films during the day (FXM Retro), contemporary box office hits and acclaimed, award-winning films, and short-form award-winning original programming in the evening.

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 FX Networks, LLC, which is part of a business segment we call FX Networks.

FX Networks, LLC 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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