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Intern Milkshake

LONDON
25 April 2019
Full time

WHO ARE WE

 

We’re Viacom International Media Networks UK & Ireland, home to 20 TV channels that offer the very best in music, entertainment, comedy and kids programming through our MTV, Comedy Central, Nickelodeon, Channel 5 and BET brands. Together these brands reach nearly 30 million homes in the UK and Ireland. Viacom brands are seen globally in more than 705 million households in 169 territories and 37 languages via more than 184 locally programmed and operated TV channels and more than 550 digital media and mobile TV properties.

 

Milkshake! is the #1 commercial children’s preschool block that broadcasts every morning on Channel 5.  Milkshake! also sits on My5 and Amazon via More Milkshake!, in a bi-monthly magazine, on social media, as consumer products and a touring stage show.  Milkshake’s core kid demo is 2-5 years, with ad demos of 16-34yr and ABC1s

 

WHERE DO YOU FIT IN

 

There are lots of people here doing all sorts of jobs and we believe that having all kinds of people from all kinds of backgrounds makes this a great place to work. We have a number of Employee Resource Groups that look to support our employees from all walks of life and who face common challenges in the workplace and we hold tons of events all your round to nurture the best possible, inclusive environment

 

WHAT IS THE ROLE

 

A cross function role, supporting Milkshake’s Digital and Social presence and production in the creation of short-form and promotional content and studio continuity filming, to build the Milkshake! brand and drive ratings.

 

Key responsibilities – Social/Digital

 

Works closely with Content Producer to plan and create engaging content for Milkshake’s social media presence, ensuring content is tonally relevant and up to date for audiences in each social space. Role needs a proactive person, who continuously seeks out new social media avenues and ways of connecting with our audiences.

 

Works with Content Producer and Multi-Skilled Operator on all Milkshake social media channels and Website


Plans content roll-out based on priorities and platform strengths


Creates dynamic written, graphic, and video content


Optimises content following search engine optimisation


Creates content that promotes audience interaction and increases audience presence


Assists social media management with large projects, events, and community management


Analyses and reports audience information and demographics, and success of existing social media projects


Proposes new ideas and concepts for social media content


Works with broader Milkshake! team to coordinate campaigns aligned with broader vision


Manages social media communications


Uses timelines and scheduled content to create a consistent stream of new content for audience interaction while analysing, managing, and altering schedules where necessary to optimise visits


Key responsibilities – Production

 

Works closely with Senior Production Co-ordinator to plan and administer paperwork, content, props, music and competitions for the studio continuity records including content supplied by viewers and inputting into the broadcast management system

 

Daily review and administration of the Milkshake! inbox folders and content from viewers


Filing Milkshake! assets for edit and delivery for the on air pre records 


Administration of competition entries, including selecting winners, writing response letters and posting prizes  


Using broadcast management system What’s On (WON) to create studio make lists and print transmission running orders


Assist as a runner in the studio with recording of continuity links with presenters, providing make list paperwork, sourcing props and setting up/down studio


Creating Clarity on air graphics for studio recording


Scanning images for social platforms using Photoshop  


Logging music cue sheets and inputting music details into the system

 

WHAT SKILLS DO YOU NEED

 

IT skills (Outlook, PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Database experience)


Graphic design skills (Photoshop experience ideal)


Evidence of campaign execution


Evidence of working collaboratively in a team


Self-motivation and self-starter, able to think on feet and provide actionable solutions 


Strong communication skills both written and oral and able to translate ideas into copy


Networking ability and able to influence


Ability to present ideas succinctly


Proofreading skills and accuracy


Strong customer-service skills


Detail-oriented


Organised and able to multi-task


Effective time management and prioritisation skills

 

Enthusiastic and motivated team player

 

Adaptable

 

Intrest in the latest technology and social platforms

 

A desire to work in a studio environment

 

BENEFITS

 

In addition to having an exciting opportunity to take part in our 12 month, paid internship and your chance to BREAK into the industry, we offer some fantastic benefits such as;

 

Deposit Loan Scheme: Moving to a new house or flat for the internship, we’ll pay for your deposit and you can pay us back spread across the year

Season Ticket Loan: We’ll pay for your season travel card up front and you can pay us back across the year

TV Package Discount: If you subscribe for the likes of Sky and Virgin Media, we are able to get you £20 off of your bill

Private Medical Insurance: You will be eligible for our full Private Medial Cover once you’ve been with us for 3 months

Pension Scheme: You will be eligible for our Pension Scheme from day one, as long as you are contributing to this, we’ll top this up with a voluntary contribution from us

Discounted Gym Membership: We offer discounts to a number of Gyms

Discounts at Local Shops and Restaurants: Whether you need a new pair of shoes or just want something tasty for lunch, we partner with a number of local businesses to offer us a discounted rate

Access to Reward Gateway: with tons of discounts on everyday shops, restaurants and household suppliers

 

 

NO DEGREE OR CV NEEDED

 

You don’t need a degree or a CV to apply and we understand that you may not have experience in all of the areas on the job description, so what we are looking for is passion, enthusiasm and a desire to learn all there is to know.

 

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