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DPLE Character Strategy & Integrated Planning Internship, FL Fall 2020

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 740525BR Location Kissimmee, Florida, United States Business Parks, Experiences and Products Date posted Feb. 15, 2020

Job Summary:

Disney Parks Live Entertainment Character Strategy & Integrated Planning Internship, FL Fall 2020

Disney Parks Live Entertainment (DPLE) is a dynamic entertainment environment, offering nothing less than the perfect show for millions of Guests worldwide. An integral piece of work for this organization is support for Character Strategy initiatives focused on Disney’s world-class Character entertainment.


What You Bring…
  • Support leadership with Character strategy initiatives needs such as research and presentations
  • Support Project Manager and Communications Manager with Entertainment content on Walt Disney World website, mobile app and online communication efforts
  • Assist Project Manager with gathering, review or approval of images for websites and social media posts
  • Support Entertainment Research Manager with research requests
  • Review all Disney Parks social media platforms for Entertainment content providing feedback as necessary
  • Complete bi-annual assessments of Character Greeting locations
  • Interact with Entertainment Production teams to facilitate creation of website content
  • Provide social media listening support for Entertainment product announcements and launch as needed
  • Maintain and update project timelines, production calendars, schedules, meetings and status reports
  • Build relationships with key Entertainment, Guest Communications and Digital partners

Basic Qualifications:

  • Prior participation in the Disney College Program or Disney Parks experience
  • Previous experience in Disney Parks Entertainment position
  • Demonstrated strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Working knowledge of Social Media platforms
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and confidential information
  • Demonstrated computer proficiency within a Windows environment such as Excel, MS PowerPoint
  • Working knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and Keynote
  • Ability to learn new software applications as appropriate
  • Demonstrated strong partnering skills
  • Ability to be flexible with work schedule, including days, nights, and holidays

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Understanding of Disney Character Guidelines and Standards
  • Demonstrated desktop publishing or graphic design experience

Required Education

  • Currently earning or have completed a college/university degree in Business, Communications or Entertainment related fields.

Additional Information:

Required Materials
  • Resume - outlining all of your required qualifications
To upload your resume:
  • Log into your dashboard
  • Click the second tab "Applications"
  • Select "Submitted Applications"
  • Click on the title of the position for which you would like to attach the resume
  • Click the "Add Files" button
  • Under what do you want to add, select Resume
  • Be sure your document is titled in this format: FirstName_LastName_Resume
Internship Eligibility:
  • At the time of application, 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 have graduated from college within the past six months OR be currently participating in a Disney College Program or Disney Professional Internship
  • Not have already completed two consecutive (spring/fall) College or Professional Internship Programs
  • Must possess unrestricted work authorization
  • Must provide full work availability
  • Must have reliable transportation to get to and from work
  • Current Active Disney cast members must meet Professional Internship transfer guidelines (for Walt Disney World cast members this is no more than four points and one reprimand in the last six months; for Disneyland cast members this is six months of consecutive service and a performance record clear of any disciplinary issues (warnings, suspensions, etc.) for at least six months)
Program Dates:
The approximate dates of this internship are June 2020 through January 2021. Interns must be fully available for the duration of the internship.

​A limited amount of company-sponsored housing is available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

About Parks, Experiences and Products:

The Parks, Experiences and Products segment includes Disney’s iconic travel and leisure businesses, which include six resort destinations in the United States, Europe and Asia, a top-rated cruise line, a popular vacation ownership program, and an award-winning guided family adventure business. Disney’s global consumer products operations include the world’s leading licensing business across toys, apparel, home goods, digital games and apps; the world’s largest children’s publisher; Disney store locations around the world; and the shopDisney e-commerce platform.

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 Walt Disney Parks and Resorts U.S., Inc., which is part of a business segment we call Parks, Experiences and Products.

Walt Disney Parks and Resorts U.S., Inc. 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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