Overview

Travel Agency & National Accounts Sales 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!

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Department Overview:
Travel Agency and National Accounts Sales department is responsible for managing the synergistic relationships with Disney Retail Travel Trade partners – all Travel Agencies that sell Disney throughout the United States. The organization comprises of Field Sales, National Accounts Sales, Inside Sales and Business Integration teams that work in collaboration with Travel Industry Marketing, as well as partner with Finance and Operations to assist Travel Agencies maximize their efforts for increased Disney sales as an established seller of the Disney products. Travel Agency and National Accounts Sales support all Domestic Disney products – Walt Disney World Resort, Disneyland Resort, Disney Cruise Line, Adventures by Disney, and Aulani, a Disney Resort and Spa.

Responsibilities

Be a part of an original team and culture…

This position will assist the Manager—National Account Sales on various tactical and operational functions, including but not limited to ticket initiatives, reporting functions, and ad hoc projects. Other responsibilities include day-to-day ticket and sales support, partnering with cast and clients from various AAA clubs to ensure ticketing and reporting efficiencies, and working with Sales Planning tracking and reporting systems for routine and ad hoc projects.

Basic Qualifications

What you bring to this role…

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

  • Overall GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Demonstrated strong organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Demonstrated ability to share creative and new ideas
  • Strong business planning, problem solving, and analytical skills
  • Demonstrated strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated computer proficiency with Microsoft Office tools, including Power Point and especially strong experience with Excel
  • Proven self-starter and ability to balance multiple priorities with minimal direction
  • Take initiative to work independently, as well as the ability to work well within a team environment
  • Currently a college senior or currently enrolled in a higher level of education

Preferred Qualifications

  • Background in Travel Industry Sales
  • Strong collaboration and partnering skills to solve problems through interaction with individuals and teams
  • Strong aptitude for analysis coupled with demonstrated problem solving and decision making skills

Required Education

  • Currently enrolled, or graduated within 6 months, from a college/university earning a degree in Business, Marketing, Travel and Tourism or 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

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 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.