COMMUNICATIONS INTERN YES Network New York City

COMMUNICATIONS INTERN
YES Network
New York City
The YES Network is the exclusive television home of the 27-time World Champion New York Yankees and the Brooklyn Nets.  YES, which has earned 346 Emmy Award nominations and 80 Emmy Awards since its 2002 launch, also televises original biography, interview and magazine programs, in addition to college sports.  The company has been named the seventh-most valuable sports business brand in the world the past two years by Forbes.
Timeframe: September-December 2014
Pay: $10/hour
Submit resume to jobs@yesnetwork.com, with “Fall 2014 Communications Intern” written in the Subject line
Job Description:
Assist VP, Communications in the publicizing of the business and on-air activities of the YES Network
• Fulfill internal and external information requests
• Review and identify newsworthy passages within YES shows for publicity purposes
• Research and identify possible stories and other exposure opportunities for YES and its senior executives
• Research, write and edit press releases, biographies, fact sheets, awards competition submissions and other press materials
• Manage online media database and photo library
• Research and maintain YES and industry ratings databases
• Manage daily and ongoing article filing system
Qualifications:
• Must be a matriculating undergraduate student
• Strong written and verbal communication skills are necessary
• Must possess excellent office demeanor
• Must be meticulous, professional, responsive and resourceful
• Must know how to conduct research over the Internet
• Must be proficient in Word and Excel
• Working knowledge of the business of sports, television and new media is preferred
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