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The Disney Store - Buying Placement

Internship at Walt Disney Company

The Disney Store - Buying Placement

Internship at Walt Disney Company

  • LocationLondon, UK
  • Position levelInternship
  • Job period iconFull-time employment
  • Application deadline iconPosted on 15 Sep, 2018
  • Start date iconStart date:
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  • Competitive£ 21,999.0 per year

The Disney Store - Buying 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.

Disney Store

At the Disney Store, we produce high-quality product lines that feature exclusive merchandise programmes. Since 1987, we have opened over 350 Disney Stores in 11 countries across Europe, North America, and Japan, and we are developing our first stores in China. Over 225 million people visit Disney Stores every year, where they are immersed in a shopping experience that's truly magical.

Role and responsibilities:

We are looking for Buying Interns to join us at the Disney Store Head office based in Hammersmith. We will give you the opportunity to work alongside our busy and talented Buying Team. You’ll gain an insight into the Buying function and learn how the various departments within The Disney Store head office team operate (for example: Merchandising, Visual Merchandising, Technology, Creative, Store Operations, Marketing and Imports).

About you:

  • MUST be an undergraduate returning to full time education in 2020
  • MUST have the right to work in the UK
  • Applicants will be studying a relevant degree and demonstrate a passion for your chosen field of study
  • Attention to detail, accuracy, highly organised with a ‘can do’ attitude and interest to learn
  • Any in-store retail experience an advantage
  • Good at prioritising and natural ability to tackle various admin duties

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?
  • 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