DTCI DisneyNOW Product Management Intern-Burbank Fall 2019
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Job ID 673952BR Location Burbank, California, United States Business Direct-to-Consumer and International Date posted 29/05/2019
Job Summary:Be part of a transformative team and culture!
Based in Burbank, CA, Disney Channel Worldwide is home to some of the most compelling Children’s entertainment on television, including content for the three Disney children’s cable networks: Disney Channel, Disney XD and Disney Junior.
As an intern with the Walt Disney Company’s Direct-to-Consumer and International (DTCI) team, supporting Disney Channel Worldwide, you will work to support the DisneyNOW apps and website (disneynow.com). DisneyNOW is responsible for delivering video and gaming content from Disney Channel, Disney XD and Disney Junior across a broad array of platforms, including iOS, Apple TV, Android, Roku, Fire TV, Android TV, Samsung Tizen and the Web. As the team’s intern, you ideally would have experience working on consumer apps and/or website products.
Responsibilities:Among various projects the team’s intern might work on, these may include:
- Define Product Feature: You would work with the Product team to help define a new product feature. This would include doing research and working on written requirements for the feature, as well as working with the Digital Media Design team to visually bring the feature to life. You will learn the process for creating a feature and shepherding it through the overall development process.
- Interactive Content: You would participate in brainstorms for interactive content to support Disney Channel Worldwide programming priorities, including casual games, interactive video, and stunt programming. You will also shadow an Interactive Product Manager on one project from ideation through launch.
- Competitive Analysis: In the ever-evolving Kids’ digital TV space, it’s critical to be aware of what’s happening in the competitive space. You will partner with our in-house Research team to compile competitive analyses regarding other Kids’ products, as well as new technologies.
Basic Qualifications:What You Bring to the Role:
-Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
-Proficiency with MS Office Suite (including Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint).
-Prior internship and/or job experience working on consumer apps and/or website products.
-A knowledge and excitement for Disney Channels Worldwide content.
-Demonstrated strong written and verbal communication skills.
-Demonstrated ability to prioritize and manage projects within a fast-paced, ever-changing environment.
-Demonstrated ability to work well and communicative effectively with members of cross-functional teams.
Preferred Qualifications:-Previous internship within a media/entertainment company.
-Experience in the Kids’ TV space.
Required Education-Undergraduate students in their Junior or Senior year, or a recent graduate within six months of graduation.
Additional Information:Eligibility Requirements:
-All candidates must be eligible to work in the US.
-All candidates must be at least 18 years old.
-All candidates must currently be 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 - OR - be currently participating in the Disney College Program, Disney Culinary Program or Disney Professional Internship Program in order to qualify for this internship.
-All candidates must be available during the months of August through December for this Fall internship program.
-All candidates must be available to work Monday through Friday 40 hours/week in Burbank, CA.
-All candidates must be able to have a consistent, reliable work schedule throughout the session.
-All candidates must provide their own housing and transportation for the duration of the internship.
About Direct-to-Consumer and International:
Comprised of Disney’s international media businesses and the Company’s various streaming services, the Direct-to-Consumer and International segment aligns technology, content and distribution platforms to expand the Company’s global footprint and deliver world-class, personalized entertainment experiences to consumers around the world. This segment is responsible for The Walt Disney Company’s direct-to-consumer businesses globally, including the ESPN+ sports streaming service, programmed in partnership with ESPN; the upcoming Disney-branded direct-to-consumer streaming service; and the Company’s ownership stake in Hulu. As part of the Direct-to-Consumer and International segment, Disney Streaming Services, developer of the ESPN+ and Disney-branded streaming platforms, oversees all consumer-facing digital technology and products across the Company.
About The Walt Disney Company:
The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.
This position is with Disney Channel CIS LLC, which is part of a business segment we call Direct-to-Consumer and International.
Disney Channel CIS LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.
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