Overview

Disney Cruise Line Sales Assistant Internship – Spring 2017

“We make magic.” That’s our motto at Walt Disney Parks and Resorts. And it permeates everything we do. At Disney, you’ll help inspire that magic by enabling our teams to push the limits of entertainment and create the never-before-seen!

We Are…

Department Overview:
Since its initial debut in 1998, Disney Cruise Line based near Orlando, FL has been the leader in family cruising establishing itself as a vacation destination for kids, adults and families. With the addition of the Disney Dream and Disney Fantasy, the fleet has grown to four ships. Disney Cruise Line Marketing is responsible for developing marketing strategy and managing consumer communications including paid media, alliances, public relations and CMR to meet the company business objectives.

Responsibilities

Be a part of an original team and culture…

This role is responsible for several steps in the process of selling, promoting and executing support for Disney Cruise Line Sales both on land and at sea. This includes researching pricing and availability for qualified leads, preparing proposals and contracts for corporate and incentive sales prospects, assisting the onboard sales team by researching pricing and availability from shore side, compiling historical sales data for reporting and forecasting purposes. This may also include performing sales presentations and providing onboard assistance at sea.

Basic Qualifications

What you bring to the role…

These are the minimum qualifications you need to be considered for this position:

  • Marketing/sales experience
  • Knowledge of the travel industry
  • Strong Guest Service skills
  • Problem solving and decision making skills
  • Proven written and verbal communication skills, as well as telephone etiquette skills
  • Manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines
  • Ability to learn quickly and adapt to a fast paced environment
  • Proven ability to handle confidential information
  • Strong team player
  • Strong computer skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior experience in the Hospitality industry
  • Attention to detail and professionalism
  • Familiar with reservation systems
  • Experience with developing professional decks for presentations

Required Education

  • Currently enrolled, or graduated within 6 months, in a college or university earning a degree in Hospitality Management, Marketing/Sales or a related major

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 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 of the start date of the internship for which you are applying for 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
  • 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 January 2017 through June 2017. Interns must be fully available for the duration of the internship.

Interns must be fully available for the duration of the internship.

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

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This position is a legal entity of Walt Disney Parks & Resorts, an equal opportunity employer.

About The Walt Disney Company

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.