Master Control Operator (Former Employee), Hauppauge, NY – August 15, 2014
Pros: good benefits, pay, make friends with co-workers
Cons: no windows, no light, poor to fair management
Basically you're monitoring different networks 12 hours a day in an area with no windows, no light. Some managers did their job, some slacked off. The field gives you good benefits, pay, but there is no place for advancement.
Coordinator-Expense Management (Current Employee), New York, NY – November 12, 2013
Showtime Networks is a diverse, vibrant, outstanding company to work for with a creative, open, and relaxed office culture and a multitude of talented employees. The company offers an excellent insurance and benefits package and a plethora of services to it's employees.
Executive Assistant / Office Manager (Former Employee), New York, NY – July 22, 2013
Pros: wide variety of job tasks
Cons: not enough information given to new hires
I worked for 11 and a 1/2 yrs at Showtime Networks as Executive Assistant to an EVP who later was promoted to General Manager of Smithsonian Channel, a small start-up venture co-owned by Showtime Networks.
A typical day involved a variety of duties--arranging extensive travel arrangements; organizing my boss' calendar; writing & editing letters, captions – more... and summaries on the channel's website, working with caterers and office supply vendors, managing my boss' work with nonprofit groups in the industry, managing intern recruitment & supervision for the dept., and so much more.
I learned a lot about negotiating contracts with cable TV service providers, researching audiences for new TV shows and ideas for new channels, office management and the business of starting up a new venture. – less
Production Assistant / Assistant Editor / Camera (Former Employee), New York, NY – April 23, 2012
Pros: amazing ben and jerry's ice cream social.
Cons: benefits lacking.
Working here I learned a lot about television production. Hired as a PA, but was soon moved up to Assistant Editor as well as cameraman for the reality show Fight Camp 360. Co workers became instant friends. Got along well with everyone. However, benefits and job security are poor.