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December 18, 2018

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The Television Academy, based in the NoHo Arts District in North Hollywood, California, is a nonprofit organization devoted to celebrating and empowering storytellers to push the boundaries of what Television can be. The only major organization fully representing the television and broadband screen entertainment industry, it is made up of over 24,000 members, representing 30 professional peer groups, including performers, directors, producers, art directors and various other artisans, technicians and executives.

The Television Academy recognizes excellence among its peers with the Emmy award, culminating in the Primetime Emmy Awards telecast each fall. The Television Academy also produces several other awards shows and a variety of activities and events for its members throughout the year. These events are featured across the Academy's digital platforms and in its award-winning emmy magazine.

It is the Television Academy's policy to provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. The Television Academy does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, family care status, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.


We are seeking qualified candidates for the following intern positions:


Marketing Intern

The Television Academy located in North Hollywood is looking for a summer intern for the Marketing Department.

Full-Time
Mid-June to August/September - We strongly prefer interns that can stay through the end of September as the 71st Emmys will take place Sunday, September 22, 2019.

The Marketing Intern will provide support for the Marketing Department, including:

  • Event-based needs, such as guest check-in, assistance with photography metadata, etc.
  • Capturing social media content at For Your Consideration events and Academy member events
  • Participating in planning and strategy for the Academy's social media channels
  • Attending meetings, taking and distributing notes
  • Providing general assistance (scheduling meetings, research, data management, proofing press releases and collateral materials)


What You'll Learn:

  • Filling out Photo Request Forms
  • How to schedule, plan and execute a Photo Shoot – the details of organizing time, planning a shoot in multiple, far-flung locations, thorough communications to all parties involved.
  • What to look for when setting up/composing photos
  • What makes a good photo for wire distribution v. internal use, as well as what makes a good caption.
  • Using Invision Digital Fusion photo storage site
  • Introduction to or developing further skills on Hootsuite – adding media to scheduled posts
  • Google Sheets: Creating lists
  • GIFY
  • Using/navigating the DAM
  • Utilizing DropBox
  • Appropriate note-taking skills/meeting manners
  • Communicating with other employees
  • Improving my social-copying writing
  • Improving publicity copy-writing skills
  • Receiving feedback from superiors
  • Gaining experience around talent/events; hosting celebrities and executives at Television Academy functions/working with event staffs to help events run smoothly.
  • How to organize and effectively execute a red carpet for Emmy nominee receptions.
  • How to host press at various member and special events (i.e., Emmy nominations announcements, Emmy nominee receptions, etc.)


Qualifications:

  • MUST be enrolled in an accredited college or university.
  • MUST be receiving college credit for all internship work hours.
  • Will be required to provide written documentation of receiving college credit for all of the internship hours.
  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • Highly organized multi-tasker
  • Self-starter who can take direction and work independently
  • Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Familiar with popular social media channels
  • Quick to learn new software and apps
  • Strong research skills


Send resume and cover letter to: careers@televisionacademy.com.


Social Media Intern

The Television Academy located in North Hollywood is looking for a Social Media Intern for the Marketing Department.

Full-Time
Mid-June to August/September - We strongly prefer interns that can stay through the end of September as the 71st Emmys will take place Sunday, September 22, 2019.

We seek a talented Social Media Intern who loves TV and wants to help us tell the world about it – someone who is obsessed with social media and wants to learn how to shape and build a brand across these platforms.

Our social strategy drives reach and engagement on Television Academy platforms as well as to other Academy and Foundation-related initiatives. This includes a heavy push during the summer Emmys season. You will get to work cross-functionally to leverage content on digital/social platforms. You'll help engage our fan base and watch it grow to the climax of the awards broadcast!

Because the social media discipline encompasses writing, design, metrics, photography, filmmaking, and more, we are seeking interns with diverse backgrounds, interests, strengths, and academic focus.

Some weekends and evenings will be required as you will periodically staff red carpets and events.

What You'll Learn:

  • How to sustain our branding and voice
  • Honing a sense of good judgment and sound strategy
  • Writing/designing content-focused posts that share:
  • Emmy magazine content
  • Content for/from Academy and Foundation related events
  • Existing/new social content series
  • Community Management
  • Tap into your own TV fandom and excitement when researching news items for possible posts
  • Copywriting skills
  • Creative brainstorming
  • Engaging with and creating content with talent
  • Real-Time Marketing and Opportunities
  • Social Media Reporting and Analytics
  • How to thrive in fast-paced and collaborative environments


Qualifications:

  • MUST be enrolled in an accredited college or university.
  • MUST be receiving college credit for all internship work hours.
  • Will be required to provide written documentation of receiving college credit for all of the internship hours


Required skills:

  • Excellent writing, proofreading, editorial, organization, time management, listening, and communication skills
  • Self-motivation, with a collaborative/knowledge-seeking spirit
  • Attention to detail
  • Savviness and regular usage of key platforms Facebook, Twitter, Instagram
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and basics of Hootsuite Pro
  • Usage and knowledge of hashtags


Preferred skills:

  • Interest and some skill in design, photography, filmmaking
  • Working knowledge and usage in secondary platforms Tumblr, Pinterest, YouTube
  • Proficiency in Photoshop and Final Cut/Adobe Premiere


Send resume and cover letter to: careers@televisionacademy.com.



Talent and Public Relations Intern

The Television Academy located in North Hollywood is looking for a summer intern for the Talent and Public Relations department.

Full-Time
Mid-June to August/September - Start and end dates flexible based on student's school schedules. We strongly prefer interns that can stay through the end of September as the 71st Emmys will take place Sunday, September 22, 2019.

The Talent and Public Relations Intern will be responsible for the following:

Talent Relations Support:

  • Provide support for the Director of Talent and Industry Relations as well as the Talent Relations Coordinator for event-based talent needs, including:
  • Coordinating talent check list upon arrivals, red carpet preferences, social media handles, script clearances, and additional event-based needs
  • Creating transportation grids for talent pick up and drop off
  • Red carpet assistance as applicable, based on the event
  • Administrative tasks as necessary (scheduling, copying, faxing, filing, note taking, and taking phone calls)
  • Assist the social media team with preparation for talent-based projects

 
Support the Director and Coordinator for upcoming event needs including:

  • Research talent personal/social interests to help select appropriately for specific asks
  • Draft and track talent invitation letters; assist in follow up
  • Prepare talent invites for pre-Emmy events

 
Talent Relations Database:

  • Work closely with the Director and Coordinator to build and grow the Television Academy Talent Relations Database
  • Manage database to accurately reflect talent and event histories with the Television Academy
  • Accurately transcribe previous talent and representation interactions
  • Prepare database for upcoming events to accurately track talent asks as applicable


What You'll Learn:

  • How to use Excel to efficiently organize transportation arrangements for talent, time their arrivals, organize hosting assignments, etc.
  • The importance of back-timing, working in advance, to invite, schedule and host on-camera talent, executives and industry leaders for Television Academy events; how to lay out a timeline for these activities and stick to it.
  • Balancing time and priorities
  • Succinct, clear and effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Appropriate and professional interaction with celebrities/executives and their representatives
  • How to develop and maintain professional, working relationships with a variety of people working in multiple disciplines, with varying degrees of information and expertise, and with different orientations to the tasks at hand.


Qualifications:

  • MUST be enrolled in an accredited college or university.
  • MUST be receiving college credit for all internship work hours.
  • Will be required to provide written documentation of receiving college credit for all of the internship hours


Required skills:

  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • Highly organized multi-tasker
  • Self-starter who can take direction and work independently
  • Comfortable communicating via email and phone with talent representation
  • Comfortable maintaining composure and professionalism while communicating with talent
  • Ability to perform proficiently in a fast-paced, high-pressure work environment
  • Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Comfortable with or ability to learn database software
  • Research skills a plus


Preferred skills:

  • Interest and some skill in design, photography, filmmaking
  • Working knowledge and usage in secondary platforms Tumblr, Pinterest, YouTube
  • Proficiency in Photoshop and Final Cut/Adobe Premiere


Send resume and cover letter to: careers@televisionacademy.com.


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