Disney Destinations is comprised of five renowned resort locations around the world including Disneyland® Resort in California and Walt Disney World® Resort in Florida, and also encompasses the world-class Disney Cruise Line®, eight Disney Vacation Club® resorts and Adventures by Disney® (immersive Disney-guided travel around the world). This position is part of the Walt Disney World Content Relations PR team which is tasked with driving Disney messages through a broad range of domestic and international consumer and trade media including digital and social media.
In order to be considered for this position, you must submit a writing sample. Instructions are listed below under the Additional Information section. Please submit this at the time of application.
A Day in the Life
Put your relationship skills to work by helping to support the international PR team’s efforts in Latin America, and supporting the needs of other markets, including Canada, United Kingdom, Japan and China - amongst others - as directed.
Utilize your partnering skills to help assist the PR Managers with:
Managing relationships and servicing on-property visits with consumer and trade media
Coordinating celebrity and character photos with Disney Photography
Participating in media FAMs and global media events
Writing, translating and editing press releases and photo captions
Creating and maintaining media-coverage summary reports:
Basic Qualifications :
Previous reporting/writing experience with a student or professional publication in print, television or online media
Strong research skills and an understanding of how news media works in Latin America
Proficiency with Associated Press (AP) writing style
Proficiency in MS Office
Preferred Qualifications :
Previous experience as a Disney Cast Member or within the amusement industry
Native proficiency, both written and verbal, in Portuguese
Verbal and written fluency in Spanish
Required Education :
Currently pursuing (or recently graduated with) a degree in Journalism, Public Relations, Mass Communications, or a related major
GPA of 3.0 or higher
Company Overview :
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)
The approximate dates of this internship are January 2018 through June 2018. 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.
Additional Information :
This position requires a writing sample in Portuguese and/or Spanish in order for you to be considered for this role.
Your writing sample topic will be on the subject of exciting attractions and experiences at Walt Disney World Resort.
Your writing sample must be in Portuguese and/or Spanish and must consist of:
• One blog post (approximately 350-450 words)
• One Tweet (140 characters)
• A high-level PR plan that explains what types of things you would do to promote this new offering. We're interested in what tactics you would take with just a summary of each, not a detailed description of how to do it.
To upload your writing sample:
• Log into your dashboard at disneyinterns.com at http://disneyinterns.com/
• Click the link labeled “Edit Profile Info”
• Click on the “Attachments” Tab
• Be sure your document is titled in this format: FirstName
WDW INTL PR Writing Sample
• Select a document type of Other
This position also does require you to present a transcript, official or unofficial, to your dashboard.
To upload this document:
Log into your dashboard at www.DisneyInterns.com
Click the link labeled “Upload Résumé”
Be sure your document is titled in this format: FirstName
Type (i.e. Mickey
Select document type of “Other”
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Job Posting Company:
Disney Parks & Resorts
Website : http://disney.com/
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