Communications Intern
Family Channel - Toronto, ON

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Reports To:
Publicist, Family Channel

Job Description:
The Family Channel Communications Intern assists in the execution of media relations and corporate communications efforts for Family Channel, Disney Junior and Disney XD.


Media Relations – Family Channel, Disney Junior and Disney XD

  • Monitor and file daily media coverage of all three brands in industry publications, traditional and online outlets, as well as on social media sites
  • Create a weekly clipping package that provides staff – including high-level executives – with a comprehensive look at coverage of our brands
  • Responsible for creating ad-hoc media reports that quantify the efforts of the Communications teams, and for updating the media contact database
  • Create monthly highlights documents and compile press kits that will be distributed to press
  • Depending on ability, the intern will have the opportunity to write programming press releases
  • Assist in execution of internal and external events including staff meetings, press junkets and launch events
  • Support publicist with audience relations tactics
  • Updates and maintains the Family Channel media site
  • Responsible for assisting with administrative duties such as media screener requests, artwork requests, couriering and photocopying

Skill Requirements:

  • A team player with strong interpersonal skills
  • Highly organized, ability to multi-task and detail-oriented
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • A passion for entertainment and television
  • Willingness to participate in initiatives outside of business hours
  • Proficiency in MS Outlook, Excel and Word required
  • Basic knowledge of various social media platforms
  • Experience with Photoshop a strong asset
  • Willing to work flexible hours

Please submit cover letter as well.
An honourarium will be provided.

About this company
Family Channel is a premium, commercial-free network offering the best in family television entertainment in approximately 6 million homes...