Marketing and Sales Strategy Internship, Glendale, CA, 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!


Make an impact by…

  • Industry research (and research summaries) on best practices that relate directly to Marketing Strategy projects for Adventures by Disney and Aulani
  • Work with the Content and Creative team on briefs and asset needs for projects
  • Obtain all proper approvals for finished product (Creative, Legal, Brand, Business)
  • Marketing copy reviews and copy writing
  • Analysis of business results, consumer profile, and ad hoc projects that require data analysis

Basic Qualifications

Showcase your skills in…

  • Proven record of execution success; ability to deliver results on strategy, time, and budget; attention to detail
  • Collaboration and the ability to manage conflict to positive resolution
  • Fluency in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Outlook

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous experience or educational background in consumer marketing or brand management strongly preferred; at a minimum, demonstrated passion for understanding and meeting consumer needs through robust strategic and creative thinking
  • Experience in interacting with outside agencies and media
  • Design skills including Photoshop and Illustrator a plus
  • Passion for the Disney product, travel and leisure, entertainment, and media
  • Previous experience in travel industry sales
  • Knowledge of social media platforms and trends

Preferred Education

Senior or Graduate level student pursuing a degree in Public Relations, Marketing, Communications or related major OR have graduated within 6 months of the start date of the internship

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

Materials Required:

  • College transcripts (official or unofficial) – Please upload your transcript while completing the online application

To upload this document:

  • Log into your dashboard at www.DisneyInterns.com
  • Click the link labeled “Edit Profile Info”
  • Click on the “Attachments” Tab
  • Be sure your document is in the required title format:FirstName_LastName_Type (i.e. Mickey_Mouse_Transcript)
  • Select document type of “Other”

Internship Eligibility:

  • 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. Note: Once you have completed one consecutive year of employment on a Disney internship or program, there must be a minimum 6 month gap before the start of a new 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.

Recommendation – Print 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. Note that this role description will not be accessible once the posting is closed.

No Housing Available: This internship is located in Glendale, CA. Participants on this internship must provide their own housing.

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.