Warner Bros. Discovery

WB Games Marketing, Social Media & Communications Internships: LA – Summer 2024

Every great story has a new beginning, and yours starts here.

Welcome to Warner Bros. Discovery… the stuff dreams are made of.

Who We Are…

When we say, “the stuff dreams are made of,” we’re not just referring to the world of wizards, dragons and superheroes, or even to the wonders of Planet Earth. Behind WBD’s vast portfolio of iconic content and beloved brands, are the storytellers bringing our characters to life, the creators bringing them to your living rooms and the dreamers creating what’s next…

From brilliant creatives, to technology trailblazers, across the globe, WBD offers career defining opportunities, thoughtfully curated benefits, and the tools to explore and grow into your best selves. Here you are supported, here you are celebrated, here you can thrive.

WB Games is a leader in the games industry across all game platforms and mobile devices. Our diverse and inclusive workforce creates and brings to life the most beloved characters, franchises, heroes, and wizards in the world. We are fans of what we make and proud of what we do. We have studios and offices across the globe.

Application Deadline: Friday, March 15th, 2024

*Pro Tip: Submit your application as soon as possible – applications could close earlier due to applicant volume!*

Your New Role

We have multiple Marketing, Social Media and Communications internship opportunities available. By applying to this posting, you will be considered for all internship opportunities within this area. These internships will be located in the Burbank area. The selected interns will be expected to join us in the office on a regular cadence based on the intern manager’s in office schedule.

This could include, but is not limited to:

WB Games Integrated Communications Intern: LA – Summer 2024

This position will support press and influencer/creator campaigns across the Warner Bros. Games portfolio. Responsibilities include research, tracking and compiling media coverage and drafting communications documents and press materials. The role will also include working with external agency partners and other functional groups within Warner Bros. Games.

WB Games Brand Marketing Intern: LA – Summer 2024

The Mashups Brand team is at the forefront of what games marketing can be at Warner Brothers. We have the unique opportunity of helping to define how our business evolves from a CPG approach to marketing games to live services approach. This opportunity and responsibility makes our roles distinct and interesting on a day to day basis and makes us a key driver for the future of games marketing here at WB.

WB Games Social and Community Intern: LA – Summer 2024

The Social and Community Team at Warner Bros. Games is the front lines of AAA game marketing and community. This team assists in the Social Media day-to-day operations of our upcoming titles and shares their love for the gaming world. Get a foot in the industry and learn valuable skills, including content creation, social media advertising, and account management.

Your Role Accountabilities

Duties could include:

Compile, analyze and distribute coverage reports

Assist with influencer FTC (Federal Trade Commission) compliance

Research of competitive products and trends

Assist in the day-to-day Social Platform operations for current titles, including Mortal Kombat 1, Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League, MultiVersus, and other upcoming games

Assist in the daily management of WB Games Brand Channels, including Twitter, Instagram, TikTok, and YouTube

Draft copy for Community Management, planned creative, and other external facing messaging

Provide timely reporting and analysis of campaign initiatives and competitors

Capture game footage for unique Social trends and activations

Stay up to date on new social media tools, breaking news, emerging platforms, and best practices

Brainstorm tactics to benefit our game and brand strategies

Monitor & analyze campaign performance

Qualifications & Experience

Understanding of and affinity for videogames and pop culture

Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word and Excel)

Knowledge of basic spelling, grammar, punctuation, and English Extremely detail-oriented and organized, with a strong ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines

A team-first, collaborative mentality and ability to work in a fast-paced environment

Strong creative thinking, communication, writing and time management skills

A high degree of drive, accountability, and initiative

Strong experience with using the internet for research

Must be actively enrolled in an accredited college or university degree program for the full duration of the internship (proof of enrollment required)

Must be a rising Junior, Senior Undergrad Student (18 years or older)

Must be in academic good standing (3.0 or above GPA)

Warner Bros. Discovery will only consider candidates who are presently authorized to work for any employer in the United States and who will not require work visa sponsorship from Warner Bros. Discovery now or in the future in order to retain their authorization to work in the United States.

The Nice to Haves

Play Video Games of any kind regularly

Photo/Video Editing Skills

Discord Community Experience

Experience creating content for Social Media

Well-rounded knowledge of entertainment, pop-culture, and comic book culture

Prior working experience in public relations, marketing, social media management, consumer technology or videogames

Prior experience with industry standard tools, including Cision, Muck Rack, Mailchimp, etc.

Knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Advanced Microsoft Excel, Python, etc.

What to know before applying:

The duration of the summer program regardless of which start/end option is 11 weeks.

Program date options:

Option 1: June 3rd – August 16th

Option 2: June 10th – August 23rd

Interns will be expected to work 35-40 hours per week in a hybrid capacity.

Our internships are paid opportunities with a competitive hourly wage. Credit is not required; however, we will provide the necessary documentation for school credit if desired. Relocation is not provided.

Interviewing will take place from February through mid-April. A WBD team member will contact you if your experiences and interests match an open internship position. Due to the high volume of applications, we are unable to give individual status updates.

About Our Internship Program

WBD’s Internship Program is designed to nurture students professionally and personally. We attract the country’s boldest and brightest students for paid, for-credit, real-world internship experiences in the entertainment, tech, sports, news and media industries. We offer career-defining opportunities to learn valuable skills that will help you prepare for a successful future.

Ready to learn more? Here’s what we offer:

Hands-on work with passionate, talented team members in your field

Mentorship from some of the industry’s kindest and most passionate entertainment veterans

Engaging events including professional development seminars, panels with recruiters and former interns, intern-exclusive events, and so much more

Access to top-level executives and employees through our Speaker Series and Roundtables

Incredible networking opportunities with industry-leading professionals and a robust intern alumni network

A creative, collaborative, and inclusive company culture

What you can expect to take away from the semester:

Opportunities to develop professionally and uncover skills you didn’t know you had

The insider scoop on the entertainment industry and what happens behind the scenes

Relationships that will go beyond your collegiate career

Real-life experiences that will provide you with the confidence to delve into your next adventure

In compliance with local law, we are disclosing the compensation, or a range thereof, for roles in locations where legally required. Actual salaries will vary and may be above or below the range based on various factors including but not limited to location, experience, and performance. The rate listed is just one component of Warner Bros. Discovery’s total compensation package for employees. Pay Rate: $19 per hour USD for undergrad interns, $25 per hour USD for graduate level interns.

How We Get Things Done…

This last bit is probably the most important! Here at WBD, our guiding principles are the core values by which we operate and are central to how we get things done. You can find them at www.wbd.com/guiding-principles/ along with some insights from the team on what they mean and how they show up in their day to day. We hope they resonate with you and look forward to discussing them during your interview.

To apply for this job please visit warnerbros.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com.