Company Name:Walt Disney World
Internship Available:Media Relations
Distance from St. Cloud:Over 100 Miles from St. Cloud State University
Company Overview:What does the Disney Media Relations team do? For the Walt Disney World Media Relations team, the reputation of Walt Disney World Resort is priority number one. Some of the team’s many responsibilities include: •Media relations •Issues management •Third-party relationship building •Promoting important company initiatives in such areas as community relations, diversity, employee relations, safety, business practices and conservation initiatives
Responsibilities:2011- June 9, 2012. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: •Media relations, including updating media lists; writing press releases, media alerts and other media materials; assisting with the production of Video News Releases; hosting media in Walt Disney World parks and resorts; and proactively generating publicity opportunities to highlight key company initiatives •Special event support, such as assisting with the creation of invitation lists; making follow-up calls; assisting with the development of collateral materials; assisting with logistics; and managing photo/video shoots •Writing articles and/or interviewing subjects for the Walt Disney World’s e-newsletter, MouseMail and public affairs Web site (www.wdwpublicaffairs.com) •Occasionally, serve as the department’s photo journalist and social media liaison by writing blog postings, FaceBook entries, and Twitter updates. •Research projects, such as media analysis and issue-related research •Some administrative work The perfect candidate is a junior or senior in college or a recent graduate that has completed a previous internship in public affairs and has other work experience in a print, television or online newsroom, and/or public, media or government relations. Strong writing and research skills and an understanding of how the news media work also are important. Bilingual capabilities are a plus.
Apply to:Walt Disney World
1375 Buena Vista Drive
Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830
Application Information:Interested candidates should log on to www.disneyinterns.com for more information and to apply.
Please contact Internship Supervisor Bill Huntzicker, firstname.lastname@example.org