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Marketing & Communications Internship, Charlotte - ESPN - Fall 2017

Job ID 454418BR Location Charlotte, North Carolina, United States Job Posting Company ESPN Job Posting Area ESPN Date posted 05/15/2017
Working at ESPN is unlike anything else. That's because we're always finding new ways to interact with fans - however and wherever they connect with sports. When you have the latest technology, game-changing ideas and world-class talent on your team, every day is extraordinary.

This position is part of the Sports Marketing & Communications teams based in Charlotte, NC supporting the SEC Network.


A Day in the Life:
  • Assist with the day-to-day ideation and management of SEC Network sponsorship and promotional strategies, including:
    • Provide input on creative development and execution of campaigns and materials
    • Coordinate creative requests and projects
    • Development of presentations and research
  • Create, collaborate and contribute to SEC Network social media efforts
  • Execute weekly analytics reports for internal and external clients
  • Key feature codes into NCS scheduling system for accurate execution and billing of TV enhancements for advertisers
  • Create and maintain various feature calendars and grids across television and digital mediums, showing sold and available assets
  • Draft basic communications materials including press releases and media alerts
  • Help schedule and pitch media junkets on a weekly basis
  • Media monitoring and maintaining and building media lists
  • Contribute to internal communications platforms including ITK, ESPNPR Twitter and ESPN Front Row.
  • Maintain and update bios as needed

Basic Qualifications

What You Bring to the Role:
  • Previous internship or comparable experience in a related field
  • Strong knowledge of college athletics and the Southeastern Conference
  • Communication and organizational skills
  • Experience with Adobe Photoshop
  • Social media experience, with a basic understanding of social media platforms

Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated leadership experience in a professional or organizational role
  • Expertise in Adobe Photoshop
  • Expertise building presentations and other Sales-related materials, including use of PowerPoint

Required Education

  • Enrolled as a junior, senior or graduate student in an accredited college/university in the semester prior to the internship

Company Overview

The Walt Disney Company is the global leader in high-quality entertainment and innovative technology. Begin a career that delivers unparalleled creative content and experiences to audiences around the world.

Additional Information

Internship Eligibility:
  • Must be enrolled in a college/university taking at least one class in the semester/quarter (spring/fall) prior to participation in the internship program OR currently participating in a Disney College Program or Disney Professional Internship. May 2017 graduates can be considered.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must not have completed one year of continual employment on a Disney internship or program.
  • Must possess unrestricted work authorization
Program Dates: The approximate dates are August 7 – December 15, 2017. Interns will work up to 40 hours per week and must be fully available throughout the internship.

Housing: This position is located in Charlotte, NC. A limited amount of housing assistance is available for those who qualify.

Transportation: Must provide own transportation to/from work.

ESPN is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability. Our goal is to create an inclusive workplace for all.

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