TV Visual Coordination (Back Stage Coordinator) - Fall 2014 Internship

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Saint Petersburg, FL
Application Deadline: No Deadline
Position: Part-time, Unpaid

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Global Learning Objectives:

  • Learn about HSN: the overall organization, business unit and department overview.
  • Gain exposure to industry and profession that align to desired career path.

Overview of the Internship Opportunity:

  • Learn about live television production, with an emphasis on product display for retail TV.
  • Attain knowledge of the live show and product display that is not taught in class.
  • Gain first-hand experience to the point where the student knows what to expect when going out into the real world.
  • Get behind the scenes exposure to studio production in a live, 24/7 environment.
  • Get behind the scenes exposure to product styling and Talent interaction.

We are looking for:

  • Creative students with a positive attitude, willing to develop new skills, and work effectively in a Team environment.
  • Motivated students who thrive in a fast-paced environment, and have good time-management skills.
  • TV Production or Design related majors (or similar) seeking experience in a live show atmosphere.
  • Professionalism in communication and personal presentation.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Shadowing Visual Coordinators and Visual Specialists.
  • Assisting Coordinators and Specialists with day-to-day responsibilities including: unpacking, steaming, sorting, verifying quantities and quality, creating displays, table trafficking and other aspects of broadcast product display.
  • Completing offline Projects that could include: product prep, prop and supply maintenance, product return, or other Departmental needs


Minimum Requirements:

  • Classes in Television Production or Design, or related subjects. Some retail experience is helpful, but not required
  • Some experience dealing with Customers or Guests.
  • Punctuality and regular attendance
  • Juniors and seniors preferred
  • In order to participate in our TV Internship program, you must be earning college credit
  • Must be able to participate in a minimum of 3 days per week, depending on length of semester

Physical Requirements:

  • Push/pull/lift up to 35lbs
  • Standing/walking for majority of shift
  • Wearing headset (with broadcast audio) for up to 8 hours
  • Packaging/un-packaging items

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