NYC Media and Talent Relations Trainee, Sony Pictures Television – Summer/Fall 2018

Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc. - New York, NY (30+ days ago)4.1

The Sony Pictures Entertainment Professional Trainee program offers a unique opportunity to work alongside the teams that come together to create movies, TV shows, and other great experiences. These paid assignments provide meaningful and productive work that allow you to build your resume, experience and develop your skills further. You will be provided with challenging tasks , real-world experience, valuable networking opportunities, and many educational and social opportunities. All candidates must be able to work 40 hours a week.

Seeking a Trainee in the Sony Pictures Television Media & Talent Relations department. The person will work with SPT series airing domestically and internationally.

The duration is 6 months, with the potential to be renewed for another 6 months.


Provide full range of administrative support for one executive director and one PR manager, including receiving & managing phone calls, scheduling meetings, organizing press junkets and making travel arrangements.

Support two PR staff members in the Sony Pictures Television Media & Talent Relations department based in New York handling domestic and international publicity on Sony TV shows
Monitor all press coverage on SPT series and send out daily companywide press reports
Compile and s end out press books to the international regions
Update press materials and documents pertaining to each show
Support international press junkets and coordinate all facets of the junket
Monitor show budgets
Process invoices
Coordinate press mailers
Work with Creative Services to obtain photos, video clips and artwork
Manage calendars and coordinate all meetings
Copy, file, organize paperwork
Coordinate extensive travel arrangements and write detailed travel itineraries for staff and talent travel
Field phone calls and direct to appropriate contacts
Keep track of necessary office supplies and order updates
Assist with presentations/agendas, various projects as they arise
Work on Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Lotus Notes, EAGL, SAP

Skill In:
Exceptional organizational and follow-through skills; must be a self-starter and show initiative
Multi-task and prioritize with attention to detail
Strong interpersonal skills
Professionalism, diplomacy and discretion when dealing with co-workers, executives etc.
Excellent written & oral communication skills
Strong computer skills

Ability To:
Independently problem solve
Be a self-starter with a team player attitude
Work in fast paced environments with shifting priorities
Demonstrate common sense, discretion and attention to detail
Professional attitude and highly motivated individual
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