For groups aspiring to learn, perform or celebrate, Disney Youth Programs offer an experience unlike any other. By utilizing the unique environments of our Disney theme parks, educators and group leaders can create compelling, unforgettable experiences for their students. Young performers can take the stage in front of an audience of thousands, and students and their teachers can bring classroom concepts and curricula to life. Disney Youth Programs also offer one-of-a-kind celebration experiences.
A Day in the Life…
Support core PR functions, which includes managing media relationships, servicing on-property site visits, participation in media FAMs and press events
Working with clients to identify human interest story opportunities
Assist with projects, both in the office and in the field, including, but not limited to:
Developing story pitches and articles for editorials and niche publications
Photography and video asset gathering
Assist in writing press releases and photo captions
Coordinating media visits and assist with hosting media on an as-needed basis
Create and maintain media-coverage summary reports
Proficiency with Associated Press writing style
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Previous reporting/writing experience with a student or professional publication in print, television or online media
Strong partnering skills and the desire to succeed within a team environment
Proven self-starter with demonstrated initiative – ability to balance multiple tasks and priorities
Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office skills (esp. Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)
Previous experience as a Disney Cast Member
Strong research skills and an understanding of how the news media works
Demonstrated computer proficiency within a Mac environment
Currently pursuing (or recently graduated with) a degree in Journalism, Public Relations, Mass Communications, or a related major
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 an accredited college/university within 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
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.
Housing: A limited amount of company-sponsored housing is available on a first-come, first-serve basis.
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.
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