Variety: Strategic Partnership Internship

Los Angeles, California
Paid Hourly
Nov 21, 2019
Entry Level
Metro Area
Los Angeles

Variety: Strategic Partnership Internship

Variety is currently seeking interns to engage in training and practical learning experience with event and industry summit partnerships in our Strategic Partnerships department in Los Angeles for the Summer. This internship offers hands-on experience and shadowing of professionals at a reputable and fast-paced industry leading publication.

This internship is best suited to students with an understanding and passion for strategic research, event marketing, and social media planning. For this position, interns will have the opportunity to hone their business development skills all the while learning about events, sponsorships, publishing, the entertainment industry, and overall sales. The tasks and activities of this internship are designed to enrich the intern with valuable skills transferable to the intern's future career.  

  • Research possible partners for sponsorship at both our consumer events and summits.
  • Create recap slides post event for partners to display their ROI.
  • Create and review agreements for various events. Learn how different pricing tiers affect what partners receive for summits and events. Attend client calls to understand how partners come onboard.
  • Manage tracker that oversees client deliverables once an agreement is in
  • Mail out weekly issues to clients who have ads running.
  • Volunteer to work at both consumer events and summits. At both consumer events and summits interns will assist with check-in. At consumer events after check-in is complete the intern can assist with red carpet or at partner activations as needed. At summits interns will assist with check-in and if possible will be able to attend a panel. Events are voluntary activities for interns to attend to gain a well-rounded understanding of the partnership activities.

The internship will begin in January 2020 and run through May 2020.

The internship pays $14.25 an hour.

About Variety: 

Recognized and respected throughout the world as the definitive voice of the entertainment industry, Variety has been the premier source of entertainment news for over a century. Since 1905, the most influential leaders and decision makers in entertainment have turned to Variety for timely, credible and straightforward news, analysis and perspective — taking our readers behind the cameras, curtains and screens of film, television, theatre and digital media with our unique, award-winning combination of breaking news reporting, insightful deep dive think pieces and engaging, must-read feature spotlights. Variety’s commitment to our community- covering its successes and failures in equal measure- is unparalleled both domestically, in our US entertainment capitals, and abroad, across the rapidly changing international entertainment landscape.

About PMC:

Penske Media Corporation (PMC) is a leading digital media and information services company whose award-winning content attracts a monthly audience of more than 180 million and empowers more than 1 million global CEOs and business thought-leaders in markets that impact the world. Our dynamic events, data services, and rich content entertain and educate today’s fashion, retail, beauty, entertainment and lifestyle sectors. Headquartered in New York and Los Angeles with additional offices in 11 countries worldwide, Penske Media is the way global influencers are informed, connected, and inspired. To learn more about PMC and its iconic brands, visit