The Walt Disney Company Communications and Videography Intern, Corporate/DTCI - Fall 2018 in Burbank, California

Be a part of an innovative team and culture…

The Direct-to-Consumer and International segment is the global, multiplatform media, technology and distribution organization for world-class content created by Disney’s Studio Entertainment and Media Networks groups. The segment is comprised of Disney’s international media businesses and the Company’s direct-to-consumer businesses globally--including the upcoming Disney-branded direct-to-consumer streaming service, the Company’s ownership stake in Hulu, and its soon-to-be-launched ESPN+ streaming service, programmed in partnership with ESPN.

As the Communications Intern you will be working with teams from the US, China, Japan, Russia, Argentina, Brazil, UK, and many other countries.

Responsibilities : A Day in the Life…

The DTCI Communications team at The Walt Disney Company is looking for a high energy, enthusiastic intern to focus on internal communications in a professional, fast-paced, friendly environment.

  • Support planning, shooting, and editing video, photography, and print content

  • Assist in composing and reviewing scripts for internal and external video projects and other internal communications

  • Create and maintain detailed project plans and project documentation

  • Create presentations in MS Office and other presentation applications

  • Manage calendar of internal social media postings

  • Post documents to a global collaboration tool and maintain the digital environment

  • Schedule, coordinate, and facilitate global meetings, video, and teleconferences

  • Maintain excel data sheets for employee email lists and equipment inventory

Basic Qualifications :

What we are looking for…

  • Strong analytical skills with superior attention to detail

  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate with employees at all levels of the organization

  • Ability to tell stories through different media

  • Ability to handle confidential information

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Demonstrated proficiency in capturing and editing photography and video

  • Demonstrated knowledge of and use of digital platforms and social media

  • Maintains a positive attitude and strong work ethic with a desire to learn

  • Ability to work effectively in a fast pace, multicultural, team environment

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Digitally savvy – able to pick up new technology or software quickly

  • Experience with advanced video editing techniques and software

  • Experience with coordinating video shoots and knowledge of the video production process

  • Experience in running, updating or maintaining websites

  • Experience with WordPress, basic HTML coding

  • Experience with communications related metrics

Required Education :

  • Currently enrolled in an accredited college or university and taking at least one class, or be a recent graduate of an accredited college or university within the last six (6) months at time of application, or be currently participating in the Disney College Program, Disney Culinary Program or Disney Professional Internship Program.

  • Currently pursuing or recently graduated within the past 6 months with a degree in Film, Arts, Communications, Design, Digital Media or a closely related field.

Additional Information :

  • The approximate dates of this internship are August/September 2018 through early January 2019.

  • Candidate must be available to work full time hours (approximately 40 hours per week) for the duration of the internship

  • Able to occasionally work a flexible schedule including early mornings, late nights, weekends due to partnership with teams in global time zones

  • Able to provide own housing and transportation to the Burbank, CA area

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

  • Must possess unrestricted work authorization

  • Must be at least 18 years of age

Required Materials:

  • PDF version of Resume must be uploaded at time of application

  • Portfolio websites strongly encouraged – please include URL links on resume

Job ID: 555370BR

Location: Burbank,California

Job Posting Company: The Walt Disney Company (Corporate)