CBS Corporation 2017 Fall Intern- Smithsonian Channel Digital Media- Partner Marketing (NYC) in New York, New York

2017 Fall Intern- Smithsonian Channel Digital Media- Partner Marketing (NYC)

REF#: 28821

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: Smithsonian Networks

JOB TYPE: Paid Intern




SHOWTIME and its critically-acclaimed, award-winning original series continue to make their mark on the cultural landscape, with one of the most successful programming slates in all of television. With an impressive line-up of new and returning original series, the SHOWTIME hit dramas and comedies include HOMELAND, SHAMELESS, BILLIONS, RAY DONOVAN, THE AFFAIR, EPISODES, DICE, the upcoming drama I’M DYING UP HERE, the limited series GUERRILLA and PURITY, and the highly anticipated return of TWIN PEAKS.

Original series play a key part in the SHOWTIME programming mix, along with box office hits, comedy and music specials, provocative documentaries, and hard-hitting sports programming, including the flagship franchise SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING®, the Emmy Award-winning documentary series ALL ACCESS, A SEASON WITH and the Emmy Award-winning veteran series INSIDE THE NFL.

Showtime Networks Inc. (SNI), a wholly-owned subsidiary of CBS Corporation, owns and operates the premium television networks SHOWTIME®, THE MOVIE CHANNEL™ and FLIX®, and also offers SHOWTIME ON DEMAND®, THE MOVIE CHANNEL™ ON DEMAND and FLIX ON DEMAND®, and the network's authentication service SHOWTIME ANYTIME®. Showtime Digital Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of SNI, operates the stand-alone streaming service SHOWTIME®. SNI also manages Smithsonian Networks™, a joint venture between SNI and the Smithsonian Institution, which offers Smithsonian Channel™, and offers Smithsonian Earth™ through SN Digital LLC. SNI markets and distributes sports and entertainment events for exhibition to subscribers on a pay-per-view basis through SHOWTIME PPV. For more information, go to [1]


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This intern will be involved and responsible for, but not limited to, the following projects:

  • On going competitive analysis and tracking for Smithsonian Earth

  • Researching organizations for potential Smithsonian Earth partnership opportunities

  • Content performance analysis on partnership platforms

  • Weekly partner promo audit (Identifying featured brands on Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Amazon Video)

  • Draft social media copy for 2018 partner promotions

  • Outreach to museum and universities for hosting promotional material



  • Current undergraduate student (rising junior or above)

  • Interest in the Cable/Entertainment Industry

  • 2.5 GPA or above

  • Submission of cover letter- required

  • Proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint

  • Superior communication and interpersonal skills

  • Exceptional attention to detail

  • Ability to work at least 20 hours/week for 8 weeks from September- December

  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment under deadlines

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously

  • Able to provide administrative suppose as needed


  • Strong writing skills

  • Familiarity with Google Products

  • Knowledge and understanding of digital marketing strategies

  • Cable television experience a plus

  • Active participation in extracurricular activities; clubs; and/or associations. Leadership positions while maintaining an above average GPA, a plus

  • Prior internship experience in a related field, a plus


Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled