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Employer: Midco
Location: Sioux Falls, SD 57107
Employment Type: Seasonal
DESCRIPTION

Midco is seeking innovative ideas, can-do attitudes and inclusive mindsets for its 2018 Summer Internship Program. From strategizing a project from inception to execution, to presenting outcomes to senior leaders, the Midco Internship Program equips workers with the skills needed to succeed in the workplace.


Midco’s team of 1,500 strong is driven to be the best communications company in the country. We’re also dedicated to making our communities better places to live, work and play. Not sure what your future job may be?  Midco offers real-life experience, mentoring, job shadowing, career workshops, and so much more!


We are searching for a Production Assistant Intern who has a passion for sports broadcasting! Landing an internship with Midco is one of the best ways to get your foot in the door and drastically improves your chances at securing a full time job after graduation. 


Ready to intern at Midco? We thought so. Here are a few more reasons why Midco is one of the best places to intern: 



  • Paid positions

  • Free and discounted Midco services

  • Interact with 24 other fun, enthusiastic interns in a diverse work environment


Positions start on June 5, 2018 and typically last 10 – 12 weeks.  Join the team, apply at www.MidcoCareers.com


JOB PURPOSE


Assist and develop skills and knowledge in the production of local and regional sports programming for Midco Sports Network and their Affiliates.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS



  • Assist and develop skills in the production of local and regional sports content. This includes Tape Delay, Original Programming, Studio Shows and Live Sports Production.

  • Develop knowledge and assist in operation of video cameras, edit suites and editing software Adobe Premier, Avid or equivalent.

  • Demonstrate ability to understand and expand knowledge of basic lighting, video and audio techniques and computer applications.

  • Continue to develop skills across all platforms, which may include the opportunity for on-air reporting.

  • Ability to learn to write professional and engaging sports stories.

  • Comply with operating procedures directed by Management and Engineering.

  • Participate in the creative process of developing promotional and advertising elements for the network.

  • Provide story ideas during meetings, with the ability to follow up and provide updates on ideas.

  • Be willing to work on special projects as assigned.

  • Communicate effectively and professionally in all forms of communication with internal and external customers.

  • Adhere to Midco privacy guidelines to ensure each customer’s privacy.

  • Maintain regular attendance as required by your position.


ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES



  • Function as an effective team member while supporting the efforts and concepts of other departments.

  • Support the mission, vision, and values of Midco.

  • Apply personal ethics, honesty, initiative, flexibility, responsibility and confidentiality in all areas of responsibility.

  • Possess an enthusiastic, energetic, self-motivated, and detail-oriented approach towards work and all work projects.

  • Possess strong problem solving and decision making skills while using good judgment.

  • Multi-task and change from one task to another without loss of efficiency or composure.

  • Maintain a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a manner to create and foster a harmonious relationship with customers, clients, co-workers and management.

  • Identify opportunities for improvement while creating and implementing viable solutions

  • Actively follow Midco policies and procedures.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.


EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION



  • High school diploma or GED required.

  • Working towards a degree of certificate program in journalism, television production or advertising related field preferred.


WORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS



  • The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee may occasionally lift and/or carry loads of up to 70 lbs.

  • The noise level in the work environment is moderate to loud.

  • In-person visits to a customer’s place of business are normal in the performance of this job. Specific abilities required include accessing a customer's place of business by stairs or elevator, operating doors or other entrances, navigating hallways and buildings, etc., and adapting successfully to a constantly changing environment.

  • Employees may be required to work in excess of 40 hours per week and other than normal business hours, such as holidays, evenings and weekends as business demands.


Midco is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, creed, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, or any other characteristic protected by law.

REQUIREMENTS
High school diploma or GED required.
Working towards a degree of certificate program in journalism, television production or advertising related field preferred.

Contact Information

Midco
3901 N.Louise Ave.
Sioux Falls, SD 57107

Other Information

Category(s): Broadcasting, Marketing / Communications
Industry: Broadcasting / Radio / TV / Media
Experience Req.: No
Degree Req.: No
Closing Date: 3/10/2018
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