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DMED Technology Ad Product Commercialization Intern-Remote,Summer 2021

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 774700BR Location United States Business Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution Date posted Feb. 24, 2021

Job Summary:

Comprised of Disney’s international media businesses and the Company’s various streaming services, the Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution (DMED) segment aligns technology, media distribution, and advertising sales into a single business segment to create and deliver personalized entertainment experiences to consumers around the world. Playing an important role in the growth and future of DMED and The Walt Disney Company, the Technology team helps drive the strategic development and deployment of technology at the Walt Disney Company. It creates products, platforms and innovations for Disney’s portfolio of brands and businesses, while building scalable systems that connect hundreds of millions of consumers to Disney’s beloved stories, characters and brands.

DMED Ad Platforms is responsible for delivering global adverting technology solutions for Disney’s Linear and Addressable channels, brands and streaming services. With unmatched scale, premium content and innovative capabilities, DMED Ad Platforms is a market leader in advertising. We build and maintain proprietary technology, ranging from ad serving and ad delivery, campaign management, reporting as well as all the integrations internal and external that come with evolving and maintaining a best-in-class video advertising business.


A Day in the Life…

In this position, no single day will be the same. Commercialization requires working with cross-functional teams from Product, Sales, Finance, Marketing, and others to execute best-in-class strategies to drive DMED’s advertising business. One day you can be working with Sales on creating in-market collateral for our newest ad product and the next be working with Finance and Product to understand advertiser adoption. The main goal of Commercialization and this role is to ensure the proper flow of information and understanding throughout the organization to increase institutional knowledge and help drive the business forward.

  • Assisting in the development of value-based messaging for DMED’s Ad Experiences team

  • Assist in the updating and analysis of reporting for DMED’s Addressable advertising revenue

  • Meet with cross-functional teams to understand how the business works and help execute on deliverables

  • Review business processes and methods to identify new areas of opportunity

Basic Qualifications:

What we are looking for…

  • A desire to learn about the Digital Streaming space and an affinity for asking questions

  • Able to understand what ‘the ask is’ and work towards a solution with minimal input

  • Strong work ethic, reliability, adaptability, works well with others. A team player

  • Experience creating and maintaining documents in MS Office Suite and Google Suite

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A desire to learn about Product Management and Product Marketing disciplines

  • Experience working with Digital Advertising platforms is a huge plus

  • Understanding of the following concepts: Audience Segmentation, Value-based Messaging, and Persuasive Storytelling

  • Has a strong interest in technology and entertainment

Required Education

  • Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, or Senior level student or recent graduate or Master's pursuing a Bachelor's Degree in Marketing, General Business, Communications, Advertising or related field.

Additional Information:

Internship Eligibility:

  • 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 18 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
  • Must provide full work availability
  • Must provide own transportation to/from work (if it becomes in-person)
  • 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 Length: The approximate dates of this internship are 05/17/2021- 08/07/2021. Interns must be fully available for the duration of the internship.

Recommendation – Print or Save This Role Description: Strong candidates may be invited to complete a phone interview. We strongly encourage applicants to print a copy of this role description so they can refer to it in the event they are selected for a phone interview.

About Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution:

Comprised of the Company’s international business units and various direct-to-consumer streaming services, Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution (DMED) aligns technology, media distribution and advertising sales into a single business segment to create and deliver personalized entertainment experiences to consumers around the world.

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 ESPN Technology Services, Inc., which is part of a business segment we call Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution.

ESPN Technology Services, 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, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law. 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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