Who We Are:
The ESPN Social Media team produces and programs compelling content for the company’s largest and most engaged social media accounts.
A Day In The Life:
Crafts posts that are optimized to engage on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter
Selects and edits video that is optimized to engage on ESPN’s YouTube channel
Works with social media colleagues to understand the strategy behind posting on ESPN social platforms
Learns how to apply news judgement and journalistic standards to the most important sports stories of the day
Creates Photoshop images for posting across various social media platforms
Clips and edits short video moments for posting across various social media platforms
Assists with compiling social analytics recaps and reports
Researches new trends and applications of social media to enhance ESPN’s channels
Basic Qualifications :
What You Bring To The Role:
Elite knowledge of social media, including a mastery of trends and verbiage on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube.
Strong writing and copyediting skills in addition to creative thinking and solid news judgment
Elite knowledge of all sports including current athletes, rules and events
Familiarity with ESPN shows, talent, and digital products
Experience with at least one of the following: video editing software (Final Cut Pro, Avid), photo editing software (Photoshop, AfterEffects)
Preferred Qualifications :
Historical knowledge of sports
Experience with both video editing software (Final Cut Pro, Avid) and photo editing software (Photoshop, AfterEffects)
Familiarity with the sports media landscape, including knowledge of business trends and technologies
Demonstrated leadership experience in a professional role, organization or activity
Required Education :
Additional Information :
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 currently participating in a Disney College Program or Disney Professional Internship. May 2018 graduates are eligible.
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
Program Dates: The length of this internship is 10 weeks, and the approximate dates are September 10– November 16, 2018 .
Interns will work 40 hours per week and must be fully available throughout the internship including nights, weekends and holidays.
Housing: This position is based in Bristol, CT. A limited amount of housing assistance may be available for those who qualify.
Transportation: Must provide own transportation to/from work.
Job ID: 559223BR
Job Posting Company: Media Networks