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Editorial Internship, Corporate Communications - Summer/Fall 2020

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 736539BR Location Glendale, California, United States Business The Walt Disney Company (Corporate) Date posted Jan. 13, 2020

Job Summary:

Be a part of an innovative team and culture…
At Corporate, you’ll team with the best in the business to build one of the most innovative global businesses in any industry. Uniquely positioned at the center of an exciting, multi-faceted Company, the forward-thinkers at Disney Corporate constantly pursue new ideas and technologies to help the Company’s many businesses drive value, all the while gaining something valuable from the experience themselves. Come see the most interesting Company from the most interesting point of view.

Responsibilities:

A Day in the Life…
The editorial intern works closely with the editorial team and will perform, to some degree, all the functions of a member of the staff. On any given day, the editorial intern may do anything from calendaring and research to writing and publishing stories using the WordPress CMS. The editorial intern will also attend all brainstorming and editorial meetings and work as a colleague to the staff. Specific tasks include:
  • Works with Senior Manager, Editorial, Graphics and Digital teams to determine rollout, timing and consistency of content.
  • Creates curates and deploys digital-based content. Assists in researching, writing and editing content as needed.
  • Works with Editorial, Video, and Graphics teams, as well as other business units to develop content.
  • Collaborates with business units and Walt Disney Archives to source content-worthy photos and content.

Basic Qualifications:

What we are looking for…
  • ​Proven ability to successfully prioritize and handle multiple tasks.
  • Proven writing and editing abilities.
  • Quick learner who can take direction, work under pressure and operate as part of a team.
  • Extremely detailed and highly organized.
  • High sense of responsibility and confidentiality.
  • Ability to deal effectively with employees at all levels.
  • Basic familiarity with HTML and Content Management Systems (WordPress, Jive and GoPublish/Content Editor experience a big plus).
  • Basic knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and other-image editing software.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Basic familiarity with HTML and Content Management Systems (WordPress, Jive and GoPublish/Content Editor experience a big plus).

Required Education

  • At the time of application, must be enrolled in an accredited college/university taking at least one class in the semester/quarter (spring/fall) prior to participation in the internship program OR must have graduated from a college/university within 6 months OR currently participating in a Disney College Program or Disney Professional Internship
  • Currently pursuing an undergraduate degree or graduated within the past six months with a major in English, communications, journalism, or closely related field.

Additional Information:

  • The approximate dates of this internship are June 2020 through January 2021
  • Candidate must be available to work full time hours (approximately 30 hours per week) for the duration of the internship
  • At the time of application, must be enrolled in an accredited college/university taking at least one class in the semester/quarter (spring/fall) prior to participation in the internship program OR must have graduated from a college/university within 6 months OR currently participating in a Disney College Program or Disney Professional Internship
  • 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
  • Housing: Interns must provide their own housing for the duration of their internship program.
  • Transportation: Interns must have reliable transportation to get to and from work for the duration of their internship program.
Required Materials: PDF version of resume must be uploaded at time of application


About The Walt Disney Company (Corporate):

At Disney Corporate you can see how the businesses behind the Company’s powerful brands come together to create the most innovative, far-reaching and admired entertainment company in the world. As a member of a corporate team, you’ll work with world-class leaders driving the strategies that keep The Walt Disney Company at the leading edge of entertainment. See and be seen by other innovative thinkers as you enable the greatest storytellers in the world to create memories for millions of families around the globe.

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 The Walt Disney Company, which is part of a business segment we call The Walt Disney Company (Corporate).

The Walt Disney Company 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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