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Sony Pictures Entertainment Distribution Research Trainee – Spring 2024 in New York, New York

Our Emerging Talent Programs, which includes Interns, Trainees, and Finance Rotational Associates, offer unique opportunities for students, recent graduates & emerging talent to work alongside the teams that come together to create movies, TV shows, & other great experiences. These seasonal, paid assignments provide meaningful and productive work that allows you to build on your experience and develop your skills further. You will be provided with challenging tasks, real-world experience, and many educational and social networking opportunities.

This Spring Trainee position is from January through May (start and end dates are flexible based on your schedule) and all candidates must be able to work 40 hours a week, Monday through Friday in the specified location. This type of opportunity will jump-start your career and prepare you for a career in the desired field. This is not a remote role. A hybrid work option may or may not be available.


North American Distribution Research is a dynamic and data-driven team that supports the distribution and monetization of film and television content in the U.S. and Canada. Distribution Research spans all platforms of television: Network, Cable, Broadcast Syndication, SVOD, AVOD, transactional and other digital platforms. This role is physically located in New York but will provide support for SPT business efforts across North America.


  • Maintain and update daily/weekly/monthly data tracking's

  • Run reports using multiple data tools and applications

  • Collect, consolidate, and analyze data from multiple sources

  • Grow to deliver verbal and written insights to team and clients


  • Interest in television content and the television industry

  • Solid Excel abilities

  • Strong attention to detail with a focus on accuracy

  • Comfort with data and basic mathematical functions

  • A willingness to learn data tools and the process for analysis

  • Strong communication skills


  • Curiosity for data and analytics

  • Familiarity with television data, particularly Nielsen ratings

  • Ability to multi-task

  • Strong time-management skills

The anticipated base salary for this position is $22/hour. This role may also qualify for comprehensive benefits. The actual base salary offered will depend on a variety of factors, including without limitation, the qualifications of the individual applicant for the position, years of relevant experience, level of education attained, certifications or other professional licenses held, and if applicable, the location of the position.

*Sony Pictures Entertainment is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other protected characteristics.