The ABC Affiliate Relations and Marketing team’s primary focus is to maximize the ABC Television Network’s distribution by selling-through key Network initiatives and communicating critical programming information to over 200+ ABC affiliated TV stations around the country.
This internship will provide exposure to the business side of the Network and the relationship with its affiliates, including Station Relations, Operations, Business Planning and Marketing.
This internship opportunity involves providing support to the four areas of the Affiliate Relations and Marketing department. Some projects include helping create fall launch sales/marketing initiatives, crafting Network communications and operational documentation, monitoring station activity, prepping new season programming materials, and tracking industry trends. This internship will help provide a basic knowledge of the television landscape (including key programming areas of entertainment, news and sports) and the Network/Affiliate business model.
Basic Qualifications :
Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
Proficiency with MS Office Suite (including Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
Previous internship and/or job experience within sales and/or marketing
Demonstrated strong written and verbal communication skills
Must be detail-oriented
Must have interest in the broadcast television business
All candidates must be able to have a consistent, reliable work schedule throughout the session
Undergraduate students in their Junior or Senior year, or a recent graduate within six months of graduation.
Previous internship within a media/entertainment company.
Additional Information :
All students must possess unrestricted work authorization
All students must be at least 18 years old
You must currently be enrolled in an accredited college or university and taking at least one class – OR – be a recent graduate of an accredited college or university within the last six (6) months.
All students must provide their own housing and transportation for the duration of the internship
All students must provide a consistent, reliable work schedule during the internship
All candidates must be available from May/June to August
All candidates must be willing to work 40 hours/week
Job ID: 635694BR
Job Posting Company: Media Networks
ABC Cable Networks Group 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.