The Walt Disney Company Social Media Internship - ESPN - Fall 2018 in Bristol, Connecticut

Who We Are:

The ESPN Social Media team produces and programs compelling content for the company’s largest and most engaged social media accounts.

Responsibilities :

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 :

  • Enrolled as a junior, senior or graduate student in an accredited college/university in the semester prior to the internship

Additional Information :

Internship Eligibility:

  • 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

Location: Bristol,Connecticut

Job Posting Company: Media Networks