Overview

Disney Professional Internships

Forecasting & Planning Internship, Spring 2017 – Orlando, FL

The Revenue Management and Analytics (RM&A) team supports clients across Walt Disney Parks & Resorts including Ticketing, Resorts, Merchandise and Food & Beverage in the core competencies of yield management, revenue planning, forecasting, pricing, promotions and optimization. Candidates should have a natural curiosity to understand the “why” behind business performance, take a proactive role in problem-solving, be results oriented, be able to prioritize and be a team player in a collaborative environment.

We Are…

The Forecasting and Planning teams are responsible for supporting the tactical and strategic objectives of the organization by providing daily, weekly, and annual Operational and Financial forecasts and plans of attendance/admissions revenue, rooms/rooms revenue, Food & Beverage revenue, Merchandise revenue, and other driver-related revenue for Walt Disney World.

Responsibilities

Make an Impact by…..

  • Supporting the forecasting & planning processes by consolidating inputs from multiple functional areas
  • Building complex financial models/analysis to identify trends, patterns and irregularities in key business metrics in order to drive business decisions and influence forecasts, plans and strategic growth initiatives, and better understand Guest behavior
  • Utilizing analytical tools and models to optimize business processes
  • Preparing financial metrics for weekly and monthly reporting

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Basic Qualifications

What You Bring to the Role…..

  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Strong oral/written communication
  • Creative problem solving skills
  • Strong sense of responsibility, independence, ownership and pride in delivering quality results, and understanding the business impacts
  • Interest in pursuing an analytical career path

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with financial reporting and collaboration/reporting/visualization tools, such as SharePoint, Business Objects, Tableau or similar platforms
  • Experience with tools such as SAS, R or similar analytical platforms
  • General knowledge or experience in Merchandise Retail, Hotel/Resorts, Food & Beverage or Travel & Tourism
  • Disney College Program or Professional Internship Alumni

Required Education

  • Working towards (or recently graduated with) a degree in Economics, Finance, Statistics, Mathematics, Psychology, Industrial Engineering, Marketing or other related quantitative field
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher

Preferred Education

  • Currently pursuing, or recently graduated with, an MBA or Graduate degree

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

  • 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 must have graduated from a college/university within the past six (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
  • 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: Interns must be fully available from January through June 2017.
  • Required Materials: Resume and transcripts must be uploaded at time of online application.
  • Housing: A limited number of housing is available for Florida based participants. Interns are able to sign up for housing once they have accepted an internship offer.
  • Transportation: Interns must have reliable transportation to get to and from work for the duration of their internship program.

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.