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Charitable Programs & Community Engagement Placement

Scheme at Walt Disney Company

Charitable Programs & Community Engagement Placement

Scheme at Walt Disney Company

  • LocationLondon, UK
  • Position levelScheme
  • Job period iconFull-time employment
  • Application deadline iconApply by 30 Nov, 2018
  • Application deadline iconPosted on 25 Oct, 2018
  • Start date iconStart date:
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  • Competitive£ 21,999.0 per year

Charitable Programs & Community Engagement Placement

Are you an undergraduate looking for a challenging and rewarding 12 month internship with Disney?

Imagine working side-by-side with industry leaders in your field of study. Imagine gaining valuable skills to add to your degree within a family of legendary brands passionate about creating world-class experiences on a global scale.

Now, imagine yourself in a paid Disney Professional Internship. You will receive constructive on-the-job training and the opportunity to take on real responsibility within a supportive and encouraging business environment. As a valued employee you will receive essential knowledge to help you achieve success in your placement and onwards in your career.

Corporate Citizenship at Disney

The Corporate Citizenship Team are recruiting for 2 positions: The Charitable Programmes intern and the Community Engagement intern.

Charitable Programmes: This role is working on our corporate partnerships overseeing the relationship between the business and charity partners. This includes large commercially lead initiatives, auctions and cause related promotions, as well as working with our charity partners to bring entertainment to those who cannot otherwise access it.

Community Engagement: This role is working on community relations, charitable giving, in-kind donations, wish fulfilment and employee volunteerism. This includes building on our philanthropic legacy through programs that share our resources and talents to make lasting, positive change in communities and promote the happiness and well-being of kids and families.

Globally, the objective is, through targeted projects and programmes, to endear Disney in the hearts of our constituencies and demonstrate a true compassion for children and families. Locally the objective is to be a “neighbour of choice” and be viewed as a good citizen in the community.

When submitting your application please indicate which role you are interested in.

About you:

  • MUST be an undergraduate returning to full time education in 2020
  • MUST have the legal right to work in the UK
  • Applicants should be studying a relevant degree such as Public Relations or Communications

What we offer:

  • The opportunity to develop your skills and experience with Disney and help build the foundations of your future career
  • The chance to work in a fantastic team environment, learning from the best and with the support of a brilliant community of interns
  • The opportunity to be part of Company-wide learning and development initiatives including training and networking sessions, participation in our Annual Learning Expo and more...
  • The chance to attend Family and Friends movie screenings, seeing the latest Disney releases in our in-house cinema or in the West End.
  • Ability to join charity projects within the community, participating in our Disney VoluntEar schemes
  • Annual salary of £21,000 with 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays) and fabulous discounts on Disney products and shows.

We will give you the opportunity to gain experience working for the world’s leading entertainment company. There is no better place to show what you’re made of – apply now!

What next?

Please apply with your CV and covering letter; please note applications without covering letters will not be considered.

Your covering letter should include the following information and be around 400 words:

  • Why have you chosen Disney?
  • Why have you chosen this specific internship?
  • When submitting your application please indicate which role you are interested in.
  • Why should Disney choose you for the 12 month placement?

About The Walt Disney Company

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with The Walt Disney Company Ltd., which is part of a business segment we call Walt Disney International.

About Walt Disney International

Working directly with amazing brands, you and your team will touch lives around the world. Get ready to be creative, work with advanced technology and grow your skills with a pioneer in entertainment and technology. Join us, and be part of the story.

How to apply

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Job location

3 Queen Caroline St, Hammersmith, London, UK

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