The Walt Disney Company Disney & Pixar Hardlines Internship - DCPI, Fall 2017 in Glendale, California

Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media (DCPI) is the business segment of The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) that brings our Company's stories and characters to life through innovative and engaging physical products and digital experiences across more than 100 categories, from toys and t-shirts, to apps and console games. DCPI comprises: Disney Consumer Products (DCP), and Disney Interactive (DI). The combined segment is home to world class teams of app and game developers, licensing and retail experts, a leading retail business (Disney Store), artists and storytellers, and technologists who inspire imaginations around the world.

The Disney Professional Internships program offers a unique opportunity to explore the world of Disney Interactive (DI) in a seasonal, paid assignment with meaningful and productive projects that allow you to build your resume. You will be provided with challenging projects, performance feedback, valuable networking opportunities, and many educational and social opportunities. This position will start in September and last through January.

The Disney and Pixar Animation Team is responsible for licensing characters and story created by Pixar Animation Studio, Disney Animation Studio and Disney Toons Studios. In addition and liaising with the Walt Disney Company divisions, our retailer and licensing partners, it is responsible for building marketing programs in order to grow licensed product sales and build Disney properties and brands.

Responsibilities :

  • Partner with franchise team to be introduced to characters, properties and brand management

  • Coordinate and maintain accuracy of informational library/tools; licensee contact list, product (sku) portfolio, franchise recap (external), franchise plans (internal), etc.

  • Create and present 1-2 category opportunity projects; overview of category, market sizing, key players, and recommendation.

  • Assist with the preparation of licensee presentations

  • Assist with the preparation/presentation of internal meetings, road shows, and events

  • Assist the Category Director with day to day business needs

Basic Qualifications :

  • Self-motivated and able to work relatively independently

  • Confident, but able to ask for assistance when uncertain

  • Display ability to multi-task, managing a variety of initiatives / issues simultaneously

  • Capable of meeting deadlines and dealing with time constraints

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills

  • Ability to build relationships, be flexible/adaptable, able to collaborate, influence and persuade

  • Possess strong analytical skills

  • Familiarity with The Walt Disney Company brand and its businesses

Preferred Qualifications :

Previous experience in Consumables, Toys or Apparel desirable

Required Education :

Enrolled in an accredited college or university and taking at least one class.

Preferred Education :

Currently pursuing an undergraduate degree with a major in Business or Marketing

Additional Information :

From toys, apps and apparel to books and games, Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media brings our company’s stories and characters to life through innovative and engaging physical products and digital experiences, inspiring the imaginations of the young and young at heart.

Job ID: 476550BR

Location: Glendale,California

Job Posting Company: Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media