The Walt Disney Company Internship: ESPN Research - 2018/19 in London, United Kingdom

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

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 ESPN 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.

Responsibilities : If you have a passion for sport you’ll know that ESPN is the leading sports network in the world, with premier performances and out-of-this-world technology.

We are looking for a dynamic and creative Interns to work in the exciting and fast-paced digital world, helping to drive ESPN’s various Website and Mobile App entities (such as ESPN.co.uk, ESPNFC, ESPNCricinfo and ESPN.com).

Role and responsibilities:

As a Research Intern at ESPN, you’ll assist in identifying and analysing trends in the behaviours and attitudes of consumers in the Sports Entertainment industry, utilising industry recognised digital measurement tools, such as Adobe Analytics, comScore Media Metrix and TGI, to analyse ESPN audiences on our platforms.

Other key responsibilities will include conducting desk research to analyse our key competitors to provide further context to ESPN’s online performance and strategy, assisting with the production of regular reporting and any ad-hoc projects.

This role offers fantastic exposure to a wide range of responsibilities and will be an excellent springboard for your future career in Research.

Preferred Qualifications :

  • MUST be an undergraduate returning to full time education

  • 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

  • Strong analytical skills and a good working knowledge of MS Excel

  • A passion for sport

Company Overview :

What we offer:

  • The opportunity to develop your skills and experience with ESPN 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 £18,000 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!

Additional Information :

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:

  1. Why have you chosen ESPN?

  2. Why have you chosen this specific internship?

  3. Why should ESPN choose you for the 12 month placement?

Application deadline: Friday 15th December 2017.

For hints and tips on your application, please click here at https://disneycasting.net/downloads/tds-uk/UK%20Intern%20Guide.pdf

Job ID: 492417BR

Location: London,United Kingdom

Job Posting Company: Walt Disney International