The Walt Disney Company Strategic Philanthropy Intern, Corporate - Fall 2018 in Lake Buena Vista, Florida

Imagine working side-by-side with industry leaders in your field of study. Imagine building upon the skills you’ve learned in the classroom through real-world hands-on work experience. Now imagine yourself in a Professional Internship with Disney Corporate. When your extraordinary talents, our renowned legacy and the promise of an even brighter future unite, just imagine the stories you could be part of!

Be a part of an innovative team and culture…

The Strategic Philanthropy Intern is a valued member of the Enterprise Social Responsibility team and will support the Disney Conservation Fund Philanthropy Team based in Orlando, Florida. This team is responsible for managing conservation funding, global relationships with environmental nonprofit organizations and third party advocates, synergizing and supporting a variety of related corporate initiatives, collaborating on various conservation programs across the segment in support of the Disney Conservation Fund, and identifying and partnering on initiatives to save wildlife, inspire action and protect the planet.

Responsibilities : A Day in the Life…

As the Strategic Philanthropy Intern you will:

  • Support the evolution of the Disney Conservation Fund fundraising and guest engagement strategy leveraging technology opportunities.

  • Support the coordination and planning of special events related to internal/external engagement connected to the DCF focus on saving wildlife, inspiring action and protecting the planet; includes cast recognition events and the conservation components of media events at Walt Disney World.

  • Support internal and external corporate communications objectives, with a particular focus on sourcing assets, supporting NGO engagement, developing content and posting updates through various platforms including websites, blogs, Google Earth and social media.

  • Assist with the administration of the Disney Conservation Fund (DCF) including research, data management, correspondence, and applying metrics to evaluate the impact of program support.

  • Perform office duties including data entry, digitizing files, research, tracking promotional inventory, and answering phones.

Basic Qualifications :

What we are looking for…

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills including interpersonal skills, working well independently and with teams

  • Demonstrated strong organization and time management skills to prioritize multiple tasks and meet deadlines with superior attention to detail

  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word

  • Knowledge of various social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter and YouTube

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Interest in corporate social responsibility and previous involvement in efforts related to the environment/conservation

  • Experience with graphic design and/or Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, and Microsoft Publisher, Microsoft SharePoint

  • Experience with event coordination and/or planning

  • Public speaking experience

Required Education :

  • Currently enrolled in an accredited college or university and taking at least one class, or be a recent graduate of an accredited college or university within the last six (6) months at time of application, or be currently participating in the Disney College Program, Disney Culinary Program or Disney Professional Internship Program

  • Currently earning or within six months of graduating with a degree in Business, Communications, Corporate Social Responsibility, Public Relations, Journalism, Environmental Public Policy, Conservation, or a closely related field.

Additional Information :

  • The approximate dates of this internship are August 2018 through December 2018 (candidates with summer availability may be considered for an earlier start)

  • Candidate must be available to work full time hours (approximately 40 hours per week) for the duration of the internship - must be available during Monday - Friday during business hours and occasional evenings/weekends to support special events

  • Able to occasionally work a flexible schedule including early mornings, late nights, weekends or holidays

  • Able to provide own housing and transportation in the Lake Buena Vista, Florida area

  • Must not have completed one year of continual employment on a Disney internship or program

  • Must possess unrestricted work authorization

  • Must be at least 18 years of age

Required Materials - PDF version of resume must be uploaded at the time of application.

Job ID: 564688BR

Location: Lake Buena Vista,Florida

Job Posting Company: The Walt Disney Company (Corporate)