Fall 2017 Themed Entertainment & Sponsorship Internship
US Media Business Department | New York, NY | Internship
About Sesame Workshop
Sesame Workshop is the nonprofit educational organization behind Sesame Street which reaches 156 million children across more than 150 countries. The Workshop’s mission is to use the educational power of media to help children everywhere grow smarter, stronger, and kinder. Delivered through a variety of platforms, including television programs, digital experiences, books and community engagement, its research-based programs are tailored to the needs of the communities and countries they serve. For more information, visit us at www.sesameworkshop.org.
The Sesame Street North America Themed Entertainment & Sales Sponsorship team is looking for Marketing/Communication/Business majors for our Fall 2017 Internship. We are looking for proactive, driven, problem-solving interns that are interested in learning about all aspects of themed entertainment (theme parks, live touring shows, etc.) and sponsorship.
General Responsibilities Include, But Are Not Limited To:
- Develop brand marketing materials to be shared with current partners as well as new business opportunities & potential sponsors
- Trend/industry research
- Perform administrative duties
- Support product development process
- Organize, archive, and distribute product samples
Works Directly With:
- Themed Entertainment
- Sales Sponsorship
- Creative Services
- Microsoft Office Suite (PPT, Word, Outlook, Excel)
- Social Media
- Google Analytics a plus
Critical Position Behaviors:
Computer Literate: Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite: Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
Confident: Possesses and exhibits a level of confidence, but is able to take direction and criticism professionally while communicating efficiently.
Detail Oriented: Ability to work efficiently and effectively. Ability to keep self and space organized.
Enthusiastic: Enthusiastic and highly energetic ensuring a willingness to learn and creating a positive work environment.
Sense of Humor: Ability to find the funny in most situations.
Flexibility/Adaptability: Ability to adapt to and work effectively within a variety of situations and with various individuals and groups as production needs develop.
Hospitality: Displays a positive attitude with a will to do whatever it takes to get a job done – big or small. Takes time to put pride into work, even in the details of small jobs.
Initiative: Proactive attitude that focuses on creating ideas and plans for correcting issues or handling daily tasks. Uses resources well and creates projects to use downtime productively.
Results Oriented: Ability to achieve results and complete assignments in a timely manner.
Team Player: Must thrive in a collaborative environment. Works on personal and professional growth with hopes of inspiring and encouraging growth in others.
Please Note: Applicants must be currently enrolled in College or University.
All years are welcome to apply, Juniors and Seniors are preferred.
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
• Hours per Week: 21 • Wage/ Salary: $12 hourly
You will need to provide a resume and cover letter which outlines your goals for an internship. Hours are flexible and depend on the student’s class schedule, course requirements (if applicable) and availability.
The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Sesame Workshop is Drug‐Free Workplace in an effort to safeguard workplace health, safety, and productivity.
At the Employer’s discretion, employment is contingent upon passing a post offer background check. Fully committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and to attracting, retaining, developing and promoting the most qualified employees without regard to their race, gender, gender identity or expression, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited by state or local law.