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New Media Programming and Merchandising Intern, New Media Distribution – Summer 2024

Culver City , California; (Hybrid)

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Our Emerging Talent Programs, which includes Interns, Trainees, and Finance Rotational Associates, offer unique opportunities for students, recent graduates, and emerging talent to work alongside the teams that come together to create movies, TV shows, and other great experiences. These seasonal, paid assignments provide meaningful and productive work that allows you to build on your experience and develop your skills further. You will be provided with challenging tasks, real-world experience, and many educational and social networking opportunities.

This Summer Internship is from May/June through August 30th (start and end dates are flexible based on school schedules) and all candidates must be able to work 40 hours a week, Monday through Friday in the specified location. This position is ideal for a student enrolled in an accredited college or university. A hybrid work structure may or may not be available. 


Digital Distribution AKA New Media Distribution is a subset of the global distribution floor. The department seeks to find innovative ways to bring consumers' attention to SPE content via cutting edge technology. The team is further split into Tech, Go to Market, Programming and Commercial units.


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Storefront Merchandising 20%: Work with the Programming Analyst to merchandise storefronts across multiple platforms which involves the strategic presentation and promotion of content. Tasks will also include compiling, organizing, and sourcing translations and artwork assets.
  • Content Programming 20%: Assist and collaborate with the Programming Team in curating film content collections for special events, holidays, or anything topical.
  • Title Selections 20%: Support the Programming Analyst with SVOD quarterly title selections and ongoing monthly title selections.
  • FAST Programming 20%: Support FAST Manager with all Programming needs and ad hoc projects.
  • System and Storefront Improvements 5%: Support Programming Analyst to make efficiencies & improvements to programming & CMS tools alongside the technology team.
  • User Communications 5%: Create & set up user communications including Push Notifications and In-App Notifications.
  • Other 10%: Offer support to the full Programming Team for ad hoc projects.


The individual must have and/or demonstrate:

  • Major or focus in media, television, communications, film or business
  • Knowledge of entertainment, new media & technology.
  • Basic PC skills (Outlook, MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and attitude, professional courage, initiative, and innovation
  • Strong organizational skills, multi-tasking & attention to detail essential
  • Strong communication (verbal/written) skills.
  • Self-motivated team player
  • Unquestionable integrity (honesty)
  • You have a problem-solving attitude, are proactive and hands-on.
  • Must be currently enrolled as a student (proof of enrollment will be required if selected for an internship)

The anticipated base salary for this position is $19/hour. This role may also qualify for comprehensive benefits. The actual base salary offered will depend on a variety of factors, including without limitation, the qualifications of the individual applicant for the position, years of relevant experience, level of education attained, certifications or other professional licenses held, and if applicable, the location of the position.

Sony Pictures Entertainment is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other protected characteristics.

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