The Walt Disney Company Social Influencer Communications Internship - Spring 2018 in Lake Buena Vista, Florida

The WDPR Communications Team works directly with social media influencers to create content and awareness for Disney Parks & Resorts. The team also manages the yearly Disney Social Media Moms Celebration influencer conference, Disney Parks Moms Panel program, The Disney Parks Blog and planning. They develop and maintain relationships with these outlets as well as fan based media to support online Disney Parks conversations.

The Social Influencer Communications Professional Intern will support the Disney Parks Communications outreach programs originating out of public affairs. We are seeking a highly motivated outgoing candidate with strong knowledge of social media, bloggers, and social influencers. Additionally, this person will support the management of the Disney Parks Moms Panel program, The Disney Parks Blog and Communications Strategy. The position will require writing, research, event support, relationship building, database management, and team participation.

In order to be considered for this position, you must submit a writing sample. Instructions are listed below under the Additional Information section. Please submit this at the time of application.

Responsibilities :

Our communications interns typically are responsible for:

  • Creating and maintaining bios for Social Media Influencers enlisted to support WDPR Marketing initiatives.

  • Updating the Social Media Influencer database on a weekly basis.

  • Monitor influencer outreach and logging replies of Social Media Influencers to support monthly events.

  • Assist with execution of familiarization events, press events, Disney Parks Blog meet-ups, and the ED Calendar and video productions.

Basic Qualifications :

These are the minimum qualifications you need to be considered for this position:

  • Previous reporting/writing experience

  • Proven experience and strong understanding of all form of media with emphasis on Digital and Social Media

  • Ability to work independently as well as within a team environment

  • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills

  • Proven ability to handle confidential information

  • Strong written and verbal skills

  • Strong relationship building skills

  • Computer proficiency within Microsoft Office suite, especially in the creation on presentations using Keynote of PowerPoint.

  • Efficient organizational skills with attention to detail

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Prior participation in the Disney College Program or other Disney experience

  • Demonstrated graphic design or video production experience

  • Analyze social media data to discover actionable trends.

  • Database Management experience

Required Education :

  • Currently pursuing (or recently graduated with) a degree in Marketing, Journalism, Public Relations, Mass Communications, or a related major

  • Minimum 3.0 GPA Required.

Company Overview :

Internship Eligibility:

  • Must be enrolled in an accredited college/university taking at least one class in the semester/quarter (spring/fall) prior to participation in the internship program OR must have graduated from an accredited college/university within 6 months OR currently participating in a Disney College Program or Disney Professional Internship

  • Must be at least 18 years of age

  • Must not have completed one year of continual employment on a Disney internship or program.

  • Must possess unrestricted work authorization

  • Must provide full work availability

  • Must provide own transportation to/from work

  • Current Active Disney cast members must meet Professional Internship transfer guidelines (for Walt Disney World cast members this is no more than four points and one reprimand in the last six months; for Disneyland cast members this is six months of consecutive service and a performance record clear of any disciplinary issues (warnings, suspensions, etc.) for at least six months)

Program Length:

The approximate dates of this internship are January 2018 through June 2018. Interns must be fully available for the duration of the internship.

Housing: A limited amount of company-sponsored housing is available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Recommendation – Print This Role Description:

Strong candidates may be invited to complete a phone interview. We strongly encourage applicants to print a copy of this role description so they can refer to it in the event they are selected for a phone interview.

Additional Information :

Materials Required:

This position requires a writing sample in order for you to be considered for this role.

Your writing sample topic will be on the subject of the Avengers Academy. This link will take you to the press release which should help to get you started:

http://dclnews.com/2013/11/25/children-unleash-their-inner-super-hero-become-iron-man-and-meet-captain-america-aboard-the-disney-magic/

Your writing sample must consist of:

• One blog post (approximately 300-350 words)

• One Tweet

To upload your writing sample:

• Log into your dashboard at disneyinterns.com at http://disneyinterns.com/

• Click the link labeled “Edit Profile Info”

• Click on the “Attachments” Tab

• Be sure your document is titled in this format: FirstNameLastNameInfl Comm Writing Sample

• Select a document type of "Other"

Job ID: 493778BR

Location: Lake Buena Vista,Florida

Job Posting Company: Disney Parks & Resorts