The Walt Disney Company Global Portfolio Management & Transactions Internship, Corp -Fall 2018 in New York, New York

Be a part of an innovative team and culture…

Global Portfolio Management & Transactions, Corporate Real Estate, is responsible for managing TWDC’s worldwide real estate portfolio and providing real estate support enterprise wide. The goal of TWDC’s Global Portfolio Management & Transactions group is to provide and implement strategic and economic real estate solutions for our many lines of businesses, as well as align with TWDC’s overall corporate policies and procedures.

Responsibilities : The Intern, Global Portfolio Management & Transactions, Corporate Real Estate, will assist the three managers in NYC with various phases of a real estate project/transaction. The Intern will be responsible for creating documents to launch projects, managing existing reporting tools and creating new tools as necessary. The Intern will also interface and collaborate closely with in-house partners including Design & Delivery, Operations, Legal, Finance, Treasury, Lease Administration, and client service providers.

As the Global Portfolio Management & Transactions Intern you will have the opportunity to interface with business units and provide support including:

  • Gathering and assembling information required to initiate projects

  • Following up on critical date information/timelines

  • Producing project kick-off forms requiring strong writing skills and a thorough understanding of the projects

  • Collecting and reviewing market data and intelligence

  • Assisting team members with assumptions to support financial options analysis

  • Benchmarking key business unit initiatives, corporate standards and industry best practices

  • Collaborating with team members and regional project management teams while assembling and reconciling the information necessary to develop business justifications to ensure the alignment between portfolio strategies and business objectives

  • Assisting the portfolio management team with various ad hoc projects including external benchmarking efforts to establish performance metrics and organizational performance targets.

Basic Qualifications :

What we are looking for…

  • Strong organizational and multi-tasking skills with the ability to analyze multi-faceted issues in relation to market, business and long-term space planning

  • Exceptional follow-up and prioritization skills

  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal) with the ability to prepare written business cases

  • Ability to handle confidential information when interacting with internal and external partners while supporting the development and implementation of real estate strategies

  • Demonstrated high degree of professionalism and self-motivation

  • Team player encompassing a positive attitude with the ability to take accurate direction from team members

  • Ability to outline business unit requirements in the context of corporate standards and governance

  • Relevant experience including transaction management, brokerage, strategy development, asset management and/or client services within a finance, legal, commercial and/or corporate real estate environment.

  • Strong proficiency with the use of MS Office suite including Excel and PowerPoint

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Experience using Tririga is preferred but not required

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 a degree in Communications, Business, Graphic Arts or closely related field

Preferred Education :

  • Currently pursuing a graduate level degree in Communications, Business, Graphic Arts or closely related field

Additional Information :

  • The approximate dates of this internship are August 2018 through January 2019

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

  • Able to provide own housing and transportation in the New York City 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

Job ID: 550301BR

Location: New York,New York

Job Posting Company: The Walt Disney Company (Corporate)