From: Jon Pack
Date: May 29, 2016
Subject: MESG Newsletter: 05-29-2016


May 29, 2016

Valentina Fernandez Rodriguez Egana
Angela Lin
Julia McInnis
Jon Pack
Alix Weiss


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MESG At A Glance

  • Conferences and Case Competitions
    • [Mon. 7/11 - Tue. 7/12]: TPG's Pro Scout School
  • MESG Reads
    • Hold the Door: EW Interview with 'Game of Thrones' Actor Kristian Nairn
    • How Philippe Dauman Is Playing His Cards in the Fight for Viacom
  • New Job Opportunities
    • Internships:
      • ?Sony Music Entertainment - Global Digital Business
    • Full-Time:
      • HBO - Digital & Social Media Fellowship Program
      • Mattel - Content Finance Manager
  • Job Opportunities (posted in prior weeks)

Conferences and Case Competitions

TPG's Pro Scout School (Mon. July 11th - Tues. July 12th)

For those seeking careers in sports or sports media, TPG's Pro Scout School conference in Las Vegas offers first-hand insight into the world of professional basketball. Sessions include the GM experience (a conversation with two NBA general managers), the president/CEO experience (discussions with individuals running the business side of NBA teams), the media & broadcasting experience, and the sales & marketing experience.

If you're interested in attending, please let any of the MESG co-chairs know, and we will work to facilitate your attendance at the event.


MESG Reads

Hold the Door: EW Interview with 'Game of Thrones' Actor Kristian Nairn

SPOILERS ahead for those who have not watched last week's Game of Thrones episode, "The Door." In this Entertainment Weekly interview, actor Nairn reflects on getting The Call from showrunners David Benioff and Dan Weiss about the fateful episode, and his experience playing Hodor for the past six seasons. Read more here.

How Philippe Dauman Is Playing His Cards in the Fight for Viacom

Viacom CEO Philippe Dauman has been replaced as a trustee of Sumner Redstone's National Amusements trust, which retains control of Redstone's media empire encompassing both Viacom and CBS. Dauman is fighting back with a lawsuit, arguing that Sumner is being manipulated by his daughter, Shari. Dauman's future is ultimately up to Viacom's shareholders. Read more here.


New Job Opportunities

Sony Music Entertainment - MBA Summer Associate, Global Digital Business (apply ASAP)

Sony Music is seeking a Business Development Summer MBA Associate for its New York-based Global Digital Business (GDB) group. Summer associates gain exposure to the full spectrum of the digital marketplace, from iTunes and Amazon to Spotify and Soundcloud.

Apply ASAP via external website here.

HBO - Digital & Social Media Fellowship Program (apply by Tue. May 31st)

The HBO Digital & Social Media Fellowship Program is a 12-month early-career incubator that serves as a professional development initiative aimed at up-and-coming professionals hoping to specialize in digital marketing’s various disciplines. Fellows will rotate through four of six HBO Digital & Social Media teams during the year-long program.

Applications are due by May 31st. Visit here for more info.

Mattel - Content Finance Manager (apply ASAP)

Iconic toy manufacturer Mattel's global brands finance team is seeking a Manager, Finance – Content. This position plays a leadership role for a broad range of functions for the Mattel Creations team such as financial planning, business development, and deal support.

Apply ASAP via external website here.

Job Opportunities (posted in prior weeks)

NBCUniversal intern - Fandango analytics 

  • Apply ASAP via external website here.

Sirius XM Radio full-time - manager, subscriber planning & analysis 

  • Work authorization required
  • Apply ASAP via external website here.
Confidential global cruise and tour company full-time - analytical project manager DISH (Sling TV) full-time - manager, marketing
  • GTS #2349607
  • apply by Thu. June 9th
  • Apply via external website here 
Tribune Company full-time - senior IT auditor Sony Pictures full-time - sr. manager, business development
  • GTS #2342372
  • Apply by Thu. June 30th on external website here
  • Work authorization is required.