Social Media Internship, @WDWToday - Fall 2018
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Social Media Internship, @WDWToday - Fall 2018
The @WDWToday Twitter Handle is the only social media channel that actively engages with Guests during their visits. Designed to be an extension of the legendary Guest Service Disney is known for, @WDWToday is focused on managing social media engagement - partnering across lines of business and within Experience Services - to influence Guest behavior in park, drive business objectives, provide service recovery and surprise and delight our Guests through proactive and reactive content online and in person.
In order to be considered for this position, you must submit an electronic portfolio and writing sample. Instructions are listed below under the Additional Information section. Please submit this at the time of application.
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**An electronic online portfolio is required as part of this application process. This portfolio must be included as a URL link listed on your resume, any other portfolio submissions will not be considered.**
Your professional portfolio should showcase the following types of work:
Writing: Professional writing, storytelling and copy-editing.
Visual Communication: Photojournalism, videography and graphic design.
Social Media Examples: Tweets, campaigns, and or Instagram posts.
This position also requires a writing sample in order for you to be considered for this role.
Your writing sample topic will be on the subject of Pandora - The World of Avatar at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park. This link will take you to the Disney Parks Blog post which should help to get you started:
Your writing sample must consist of:
Two reactive responses to the sample questions below Flights of Passage looks too intense for my little one, what should we do in Pandora - The World of Avatar?
What is there to eat at Pandora - The World of Avatar?
To upload your writing sample:
* Log into your dashboard at disneyinterns.com
* Click the link labeled Edit Profile Info
?* Click on the Attachments Tab
?* Be sure your document is titled in this format: FirstName_LastName_Social_Writing Sample ?
* Select a document type of Other
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These are the minimum qualifications you need to be considered for this position:
Proven ability to develop effective communication products
Writing, editing and proofreading experience
Excellent verbal communication skills
Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite
Proven self-starter with the ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines
Ability to work independently as well as within a team environment
Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills
Proven ability to handle confidential information
Flexibility of schedule, including the ability to work nights, weekends and holidays as scheduled.
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Walt Disney World Resort
Currently enrolled, or graduated within 6 months of the start date of this internship, in a college/university earning a degree in Communications or a related major
Prior participation in the Disney College Program or other Disney experience
Previous experience with or knowledge of Disney Vacation Club
Previous experience with social media monitoring platforms, such a Sprinklr
Demonstrated graphic design or photography experience
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Make an impact by: Responding to Guest questions, comments and concerns via Twitter and Facebook.
Writing, editing and publishing proactive messages to drive engagement with the @WDWToday Twitter Handle.
Developing and executing strategy for social campaigns, including in-park activations.
Escalating Guest concerns to the proper recovery teams.
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 June 2018 through January 2019. 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.
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