The Walt Disney Company Strategic Planning and Communications Intern, Corporate - Spring 2019 in Burbank, California

Security is a key pillar of The Walt Disney Company (TWDC) and the Global Security team continuously strives to improve and advance the security, safety and emergency preparedness of the Company through a number of key efforts, including employee awareness, outreach, and training opportunities.

The Global Security Strategic Planning & Communications team is responsible for managing the departmental strategic initiatives as set by the executive leadership team, as well as all departmental communications needs, including executive and inter-departmental communications, marketing of Global Security services to the Company, and TWDC’s global employee awareness program, Community Watch (CW).

Responsibilities : A day in the life...

  • Develop and execute project plans, marketing campaigns, and employee events alongside the Global Security Strategic Planning & Communications team.

  • Use your keen eye for detail and project management skills to develop clear, concise, and comprehensive deliverables for key stakeholders across TWDC.

  • Contribute creative ideas and lead them to fruition in order to improve efficiencies and proactively solve problems.

Basic Qualifications :

  • Project coordination and support for strategic planning initiatives and creative contributor to internal marketing campaigns, including researching communication trends, tracking analytics, and designing project plans

  • Experience managing projects with multiple stakeholders and personal examples of successful processes or documents used to aid project management

  • Experience in a variety of writing styles and formats

  • Professional-level verbal and written communication skills

  • Proven ability to manage through conflict, complexity, and to problem-solve issues to resolution

  • Ability to take direction, work independently, multitask, and adapt to change

  • Experience working in a professional environment, preferably a large company

  • Exposure to and understanding of basic scheduling and budgeting

  • Event planning or coordination experience

  • Keen eye for details is a must

  • Knowledge of Microsoft products (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint)

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Working knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator)

  • Working knowledge of WordPress or similar content management system

  • Experience or interest in business strategy/strategy development

  • Experience or interest in data analytics

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 with a degree in Communications, Marketing, Public Relations, Project Management or a closely related field.

Additional Information :

  • The approximate dates of this internship are January 2019 through early June 2019

  • Candidate must be available to work approximately 29 hours (3-4 days) per week for the duration of the internship

  • Able to provide own housing and transportation in the Burbank 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


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

  • Candidates must be prepared to submit a writing sample as part of the interview process

Job ID: 588553BR

Location: Burbank,California

Job Posting Company: The Walt Disney Company (Corporate)