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Intern, Boat Rocker Studios, Kids & Family Department

TORONTO, Ontario
Award winning Ontario-based production company, Boat Rocker Media (BRM), is a global entertainment company that creates, produces and distributes premium content and brands for all platforms. We have a strong creative and business culture that fights for ideas, supports storytellers, and has a track record of ensuring big ideas get distributed to the world

FALL/WINTER INTERNSHIP: FEBRUARY– MAY  We are looking for a dynamic individual who takes initiative, feels passionate about their work and will support the Development and Production team at Boat Rocker Studios, Kids’ & Family on a variety of new and ongoing projects. Our ideal candidate has previous exposure to the industry and is eager to learn and adapt to the fast-paced, ever-changing environment.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Managing the department’s administrative needs
  • Coverage across entire Development and Production slates
  • Oversee incoming pitch and material submissions
  • Supporting ongoing production and development matters
  • Coordinating travel and meetings
  • Industry and trends research
  • Assisting and liaising with other departments and teams
  • Designing sales materials
  • Covering front reception/answering phones on occasion as needed
REQUIREMENTS
  • Proficient skills in Photoshop
  • Preferably someone with a TV or Film background
  • In depth understanding of the kid’s media industry landscape both in Canada and internationally
  • Candidate must be passionate about children’s media/content
  • Excited and motivated researcher
  • A self-starter with a keen interest to learn
  • A people person with the ability to communicate confidently and professionally in person, via telephone, and via e-mail
  • Excellent communication skills, positive attitude, and a problem-solving approach
  • Passion for storytelling
  • Familiar with Boat Rocker’s slate
  • Competence in Microsoft Office products
  • Helpful to have a basic background or understanding of post-production work. (Adobe Premiere, Final Cut etc.)
INTERNS WILL HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO
  • Be a valued and meaningful member of the Boat Rocker Kids & Family team
  • Receive and provide feedback
  • Participate in meetings
  • Offer creative notes on materials
  • Learn about animation and live action production
  • Coordinate and learn about every step of Development from conception to greenlight
  • Gain industry knowledge and skills
  • Network with the employees at Boat Rocker Media, build connections and gain exposure to different opportunities within the industry
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  • 3-month internship that will start end of February and end in May
  • Compensation will be discussed with the successful candidate
 
If interested please submit your resume, along with a cover letter explaining your favourite children’s show and why.

Boat Rocker Media is committed to providing a fair and equitable work environment and encourages applications from qualified women, men, visible minorities, aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities.

Boat Rocker Media is committed to providing an inclusive and accessible candidate experience. If you require accommodation during the recruitment and selection process, please let us know. We will work with you to meet your needs
 
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