Twentieth Century Fox Television Research Internship, Spring 2020

Job Number: R10009825
Brand: 20th Century Fox Television
Job Type: Internships
Location: Los Angeles, California, United States of America
Job Posting Date: November 6, 2019
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OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

20th Century Fox Television

Twentieth Century Fox Television is one of the industry's most prolific suppliers of primetime television programming and entertainment content, including the No 1. Series on all of broadcast, NBC’s THIS IS US; Fox’s No. 1 drama, 9-1-1 and No. 1 comedy LAST MAN STANDING, ABC’s five-time Emmy Award-winner MODERN FAMILY, FX’s No. 1 series AMERICAN HORROR STORY; and the longest-running primetime scripted series in the history of television, THE SIMPSONS, in addition to dozens of others. The studio’s cable production division, Fox 21 Television Studios, is responsible for acclaimed and award-winning series including AMERICAN CRIME STORY, HOMELAND, THE AMERICANS, SONS OF ANARCHY, GENIUS and POSE. The studio’s content now reaches more than a billion people every day across the world; in as many as 180 countries, across six continents, in 30 different languages.

JOB DESCRIPTION

As the Research department of one of the largest suppliers of prime-time programming to the broadcast networks, we handle all ratings analysis, primary research, and strategic marketing analysis for all current Twentieth Century Fox TV shows, including Empire, 9-1-1, Pose, Modern Family, This is Us, Homeland, Fresh Off the Boat, American Horror Story, Bob’s Burgers, The Simpsons, and Family Guy, to name a few. This includes daily reporting on the demographic ratings performances of our programs; coordinating focus groups and reporting the findings to producers, network and studio executives, and internally within the studio; and analyzing the weekly on-air promotional strategies utilized by the networks to promote our programs.

A day in the life…

  • Monitor and analyze on-air promotional strategies for all TCFTV programs on all major broadcast networks (FOX, ABC, NBC, & CBS) and cable networks
  • Create and maintain daily on-air promotion databases and reports
  • Compose weekly reports based on viewers’ online blogs, message boards and social media regarding TCFTV shows
  • Create and update weekly broadcast schedules
  • Meet and network with various key industry persons (assistants, executives, etc.)
  • Assist with other projects as they arise

Goals for Intern:

  • Gain an understanding of studio research techniques and research analysis
  • Gain an understanding of Nielsen ratings, demographic trends, and how focus group information is utilized with producers and network and studio executives
  • Learn the ins and outs of working within a major studio in the entertainment industry

What you bring to the role…

  • Interest in the entertainment industry, specifically in television
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Excel (big plus!), Word, and Internet research
  • Must be detail-oriented, reliable, and professional.
  • College junior/senior preferred.
  • Love of television is an ABSOLUTE MUST. You will be watching a lot of it!

*NOTE: This is primarily a research position and NOT a marketing position. Candidates should be good with numbers, have great attention to detail, and be willing to devote lots of time to gathering information for various reports

Required Education:

Currently enrolled in an accredited college or university and taking at least one class, or be a recent graduate of an accredited college or university within the last six (6) months at time of application, or be currently participating in the Disney College Program, Disney Culinary Program or Disney Professional Internship Program

Additional Information

Internship Eligibility:

  • All students must possess unrestricted work authorization
  • All students must be at least 18 years old
  • All candidates must currently be enrolled in an accredited college or university and taking at least one class – OR – be a recent graduate of an accredited college or university within the last six (6) months - OR - be currently participating in the Disney College Program, Disney Culinary Program or Disney Professional Internship Program in order to qualify for this internship. All students must provide their own housing and transportation for the duration of the internship
  • All candidates must be able to have a consistent, reliable work schedule throughout the session.
  • All candidates must provide their own housing and transportation for the duration of the internship.

Program Dates

  • All candidates must be available from January - May
  • All candidates must be willing to work 20 hours/week

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

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