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Intern/Co-op
Posted:
3/15/2019
Job Category:
Business Development
Industry:
Entertainment
Digital Media MBA Business Development Internship - Summer 2019
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The Walt Disney Company | Burbank, CA
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Job Summary:


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The Disney ABC Television Group (DATG) Digital Media business is responsible for delivering digital video experiences across a broad array of platforms, including web, iOS, Android, Apple TV, Roku, Fire TV, Chromecast and more.

Be a part of a transformative team and culture…

This intern will support the Digital Media Business Development team on the strategic development and execution of new business opportunities that align with each network’s growth goals, and effectively extend DATG’s penetration and profitability in the digital marketplace.

The candidate should have digital media / entertainment experience and/or passion for the space (i.e., use/engage in social media, watch television, access content on digital platforms, etc.).

Responsibilities:


A day in the life…

No two days are the same in the BD world. A single day can range from meeting with an exciting social net, evaluating a start-up, to negotiating with an ad tech company, across any or all of the DATG business units – from news to entertainment. If you are interested in working in a fast-paced, analytic-yet-creative environment and contributing to DATG’s digital strategy, this is the place for you.

The intern may (among other duties):
-Assess market opportunity (market sizing, trends, etc.) for new business ventures.
-Assist with business plans, financial modeling and presentations.
-Assist with deals and vendor negotiations/vetting.
-Work with cross functional teams on prioritization and launch of digital products.
-Manage partner relationships.
-Conduct competitive landscaping and analysis.

Basic Qualifications:


What you bring to the role...

  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • Proven skills utilizing MS Office Suite: Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint.
  • Prior work experience in a business development, strategy, management consulting, or finance role.
  • Passion for working in digital media.
  • Comprehensive understanding of the digital media industry and broadcast television.
  • Proven ability to initiate and champion projects across divisions, and build strong relationships with cross-functional team members.
  • Experience analyzing complex data and creating actionable recommendations.
  • Ambitious and motivated, with a strong work ethic.
  • Excellent communication, negotiation and presentation skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience executing deals for major media, tech, or content companies, or other significant digital media properties.
  • Interest, knowledge, and experience in the mobile industry.
  • Skilled at structuring and negotiating complex agreements.
  • Thorough understanding of network TV, studio, and digital content and licensing business.
  • Creative problem solver with ability to combine ideas from multiple industries to digital media.
  • Proven ability to create and deliver senior-management level presentations.

Required Education

  • Must currently be enrolled in an MBA program and taking at least one class at time of application – OR – be a recent graduate (Dec 2018) of an MBA program.

Additional Information:



Internship Eligibility:

  • Must be enrolled in an MBA program taking at least one class in the semester/quarter (spring/fall) prior to participation in the internship program OR a Dec 2018 graduate of an MBA program OR currently participating in a Disney College Program or Disney Professional Internship while enrolled in an MBA program
  • 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 internship will start in early-June and end in mid-August with flexibility as needed based on academic calendars. Interns will work 40 hours per week and must be available Monday through Friday throughout the internship. 

Housing & Transportation: This internship is located in Burbank, CA. 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 Walt Disney Direct-to-Consumer & International, which is part of a business segment we call Direct-to-Consumer and International.

Walt Disney Direct-to-Consumer & International 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.

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.