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- London, UK
- Full-time employment
- Posted on 06 Sep, 2018
- Start date:
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- £ 21,999.0 per year
Business, Commercial and Sales 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.
We have a number of commercial and sales focused roles across the business including the below:
Promotions and Partnerships internships
Disney Media Sales & Partnerships is the integrated Ad Sales arm of Disney UK & Ireland. It was launched in March 2011 to give UK advertising and promotional clients a more unified, more creative way of working with Disney across the industries that we work in – including film, television, publishing, consumer products and live entertainment – and the platforms we work with, such as mobile, online and video on demand.
Role and responsibilities:
As one of our interns in Media Sales & Partnerships, you will take an active involvement in supporting the business to bring to life clients' marketing campaigns through innovative and creative initiatives which leverage the breadth and diversity of The Walt Disney Company's assets – ranging from Disney to Pixar, Marvel, ABC and ESPN.
Disney Media Distribution (DMD) Internships
Disney Media Distribution (DMD) is responsible for sales of all video and non-video content including films, TV, games, music and publishing to a variety of partners and accounts at a regional and local level.
Role and responsibilities:
As an Intern in our Programme Sales team, you will be fully integrated in to the day-to-day activities of our Disney Media Distribution function undertaking a broad range of responsibilities including research and analysis support for strategy development, commercial deal analysis for sales activity and project management for the creation of sales presentations.
Retail at The Walt Disney Company
The retail business at Disney is a dynamic and fast-paced environment that works directly with our retail partners across the country, from high street superstores to online retailers, as well as our own portfolio of magical Disney Stores across the country. The team covers sales, logistics, merchandising and marketing across a range of exciting family-focused products from the Walt Disney portfolio, from DVDs to toys, food and apparel.
Role and responsibilities:
As an intern in our Integrated Retail business, you will be fully integrated in to the day-to-day commercial activities.
You will work closely with our Commercial Managers, supporting on meetings with retail partners and suppliers, helping to review product development and design proposals as well as branding and marketing activities. You will also gain exposure to contact negotiation and fiscal planning, offering you an excellent springboard for your future career.
- 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 e.g. Business, Marketing or Commerce
- Strong commercial acumen
- Experience in a sales focused role would be beneficial
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!
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? Please state your location preference - London or Leeds.
- 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.
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About Walt Disney Company
From classic animated features and exhilarating theme park attractions to cutting edge sports coverage, and the hottest shows on television, The Walt Disney Company has been making magic since 1923, creating unforgettable stories that connect with audiences around the world. And we’re just getting started!
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