CBS Corporation 2018 Fall Internship- Digital Media, Social Media (Smithsonian Channel) in New York, New York
2018 Fall Internship- Digital Media, Social Media (Smithsonian Channel)
CBS BUSINESS UNIT: Smithsonian Networks
JOB TYPE: Paid Intern
JOB SCHEDULE: Part-Time
JOB LOCATION: New York, NY
Smithsonian Channel™, owned by Smithsonian Networks™, a joint venture between Showtime Networks Inc. and the Smithsonian Institution, is where curiosity lives, inspiration strikes and wonders never cease. This is the place for awe-inspiring stories, powerful documentaries and amazing entertainment across multiple platforms. Smithsonian Channel combines the storytelling prowess of SHOWTIME® with the unmatched resources and rich traditions of the Smithsonian, to create award-winning programming that shines new light on popular genres such as air and space, history, science, nature, and pop culture. Among the network’s offerings are series including Aerial America, America in Color, First Ladies Revealed, Polar Bear Town, The Lost Tapes, Amazing Monkeys, America’s Secret Space Heroes, Mighty Ships, Mighty Planes and Air Disasters, as well as critically-acclaimed specials that include Titanic’s Fatal Fire, The Obama Years: The Power of Words, Nightmare on Everest, Diana and the Paparazzi, Diana: The Day We Said Goodbye and Flying High with Phil Keoghan. Smithsonian Networks also operates Smithsonian Earth™, through SN Digital LLC., a new subscription video streaming service delivering spectacular original nature and wildlife content. To learn more, go to www.smithsonianchannel.com, or connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
Daily social media activities on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.
Social media reporting and analysis through Sprout Social and other third party tools
Brainstorming and implementing scheduling and project management for digital marketing stunts
Supporting distribution and promotion of video for premiering shows
Developing competitive assessments & trend analyses for key social media initiatives.
Develop post and strategies to support Smithsonian Networks across various social platforms.
Assist in the day-to-day task of editorial, marketing, and program scheduling for digital distribution
Assist in QC of site, apps, social and interactive projects
Offer ideas, input, and feedback during brainstorming cycles
Misc. urgent task as they arise.
Current undergraduate student (rising junior or above)
Interest in the Cable/Entertainment Industry
2.5 GPA or above
Submission of cover letter- required
Proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint
Superior communication and interpersonal skills
Exceptional attention to detail
Ability to work at least 20 hours/week from September- December
Able to work in a fast-paced environment under deadlines
Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
Able to provide administrative suppose as needed
Strong writing skills
Social Media Skills
Photo editing/ photoshop skills
Familiarity with Google Products
Knowledge and understanding of digital marketing strategies
Cable television experience a plus
Active participation in extracurricular activities; clubs; and/or associations. Leadership positions while maintaining an above average GPA, a plus
Prior internship experience in a related field, a plus
Very strong writing & communication skills
Experience with social media scheduling tools
Deep familiarity with the functionality of major social media sites (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, etc.)
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled