DATG Digital Media Business Development Internship (MBA), Summer 2018
At Disney, we‘re storytellers. We make the impossible, possible. We do this through utilizing and developing cutting-edge technology and pushing the envelope to bring stories to life through our movies, products, interactive games, parks and resorts, and media networks. Now is your chance to join our talented team that delivers unparalleled creative content to audiences around the world.
At Disney/ABC Television Group (DATG), you’ll help us tell stories that touch millions of people around the globe and new ways for us to connect with the world. Now is your opportunity to unleash your skills…
The DATG Digital Media business is responsible for delivering digital video experiences across a broad array of platforms, including web, iOS, Android, Apple TV, Roku, Fire TV, Chromecast and more.
Be a part of a transformative team and culture…
This intern will support the Digital Media Business Development team, on the strategic development and execution of new business opportunities that align with each network’s growth goals, and effectively extend DATG’s penetration and profitability in the digital marketplace.
The candidate should have digital media / entertainment experience and/or passion for the space (i.e., use/engage in social media, watch television, access content on digital platforms, etc.).
ResponsibilitiesA day in the life…
No two days are the same in the BD world. A single day can range from meeting with an exciting social net, evaluating a start-up, to negotiating with an ad tech company, across any or all of the DATG business units – from news to entertainment. If you are interested in working in a fast-paced, analytic-yet-creative environment and contributing to DATG’s digital strategy, this is the place for you.
The intern may (among other duties):
-Assess market opportunity (market sizing, trends, etc.) for new business ventures.
-Assist with business plans, financial modeling and presentations.
-Assist with deals and vendor negotiations/vetting.
-Work with cross functional teams on prioritization and launch of digital products.
-Manage partner relationships.
-Conduct competitive landscaping and analysis. Basic QualificationsWhat you bring to the role:
-Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
-Proven skills utilizing MS Office Suite: Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint.
-Prior work experience in a business development, strategy, management consulting, or finance role.
-Passion for working in digital media.
-Comprehensive understanding of the digital media industry and broadcast television.
-Proven ability to initiate and champion projects across divisions, and build strong relationships with cross-functional team members.
-Experience analyzing complex data and creating actionable recommendations.
-Ambitious and motivated, with a strong work ethic.
-Excellent communication, negotiation and presentation skills.
-All candidates must be eligible to work in the US.
-All candidates must be at least 18 years old.
-All students must currently be enrolled in an MBA program and taking at least one class – OR – be a recent graduate of an MBA program.
- All students must be available to work Monday through Friday 40 hours/week in Burbank, CA.
-All candidates must be available during the months of May/June through August/September for the Summer internship season.
-All candidates must be able to have a consistent, reliable work schedule throughout the session.
-All candidates must provide their own housing and transportation for the duration of the internship.
Preferred Qualifications-Experience executing deals for major media, tech, or content companies, or other significant digital media properties.
-Interest, knowledge, and experience in the mobile industry.
-Skilled at structuring and negotiating complex agreements.
-Thorough understanding of network TV, studio, and digital content and licensing business.
-Creative problem solver with ability to combine ideas from multiple industries to digital media.
-Proven ability to create and deliver senior-management level presentations. 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 InformationCompensation: Intern positions are paid employment opportunities.
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