Intern - Publicity
Skybound EntertainmentLos Angeles, CA
Part Time Unpaid Internship
Skybound Entertainment is seeking a Publicity Intern for the summer. The ideal publicity intern has a true passion for PR and prior experience in PR and/or entertainment (through classes and/or previous internships). This role requires a strong degree of multitasking, a sharp focus for details and an innate sense of urgency to promptly respond to team and media requests. All candidates must be able to receive college credit for the internship.
Candidates must also possess the following attributes and traits:
-Excellent project management and organization skills
-Exceptional verbal communications skills
-Experience with media database (Meltwater, Cision, Muckrack, etc)
-Proficiency with Microsoft Suite (Excel, Outlook, Word, PowerPoint)
-Demonstrated ability as a self-starter, detail-oriented
-Interest in comics, TV/Film, interactive games, or digital media content preferred
Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to the below:
-Gather coverage for the weekly PR wrap report
-Perform administrative duties in support of the PR team including organizing expense reports, managing PR equipment, mailing packages
-Research and maintain editorial and events calendars
-Assist with special event planning and maintain communication with multiple vendors
-Research festivals, panels, editorial opportunities
-Develop and execute press materials including releases and pitches
-Maintain multiple press lists
Skybound Entertainment, the multiplatform entertainment company led by Robert Kirkman and David Alpert, is responsible for such television hits including The Walking Dead, Fear the Walking Dead, Outcast, and AMC's Robert Kirkman's Secret History of Comics. Moving into the digital content space, Skybound produced the first-ever narrative VR series, Gone, for Samsung's Milk VR platform VR horror series Lies Within, which is the first project out of Skybound's partnership with interactive theatrical company Delusion. Other television projects on the Skybound slate include Five Year, The Mastermind, and Amazon's Invincible animated series. The company currently has a number of different projects in development, including properties for their first look feature film deal with Universal and their first look television deal with Amazon.
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