Placement Year Vacancy at Walt Disney

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Retail Sales Placement - Welwyn Garden City or Leeds

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Placement Year at Walt Disney
Applications
Deadline on 18th March 2012
Regions
South East,Yorkshire and Humberside
Town/City
Welwyn Garden City and Leeds
Salary Bracket
£16,000 - £17,999
Salary Information
£16,000
Role May Involve
Arts/Entertainment/Media, Retail/Merchandising, Sales,
Job Duration
12 Months
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How great would it be to get your foot in the door with a Global brand like Disney?

Every year we offer 12 month internships to the brightest individuals who can really add something to this magical business. The programme offers the opportunity to gain first hand work experience within your chosen degree discipline.

Being the massively diverse company we are, there is almost every discipline you can imagine on offer including marketing, design, merchandising, IT, Finance, HR in areas from music to games, through to licensing and broadcast.

Working as part of a team the roles are fully integrated into the everyday tasks of one of our departments and allows you the opportunity to work on day to day business needs. These roles give you the opportunity to make a real contribution to the work of an international business.

If you really are destined for the top, there is no better place to show what you’re made of.

We’ll give you the opportunity – the rest is up to you.

This is Disney, where dreams and career aspirations can come true.

We have a number of Sales Placements available across our Retail group – these are the teams managing our hugely successful relationships with numerous retailers including Asda, Tesco, Sainsbury’s, Amazon, Game, HMV +++

INTERNSHIPS AVAILABLE IN, LEEDS and WELWYN GARDEN CITY – PLEASE STATE YOUR LOCATION PREFERENCE WHEN APPLYING

Depending on the specific account the placement will be working on, the intern will have the opportunity to get involved in a range of duties, examples of which are given below

Team Coordination:
    • Team Support, Retail Point of Contact for - product information, assets, partners, customer queries, etc;
    • General – filing, circulating info, photocopying, faxing, scanning, booking travel.
    • Finance – raising POs, tracking trade marketing spend
    • Co-ordinating and following up sales meeting notes
    Supporting Sales Process
    • Supporting the Commercial Manager and Business Development Managers
    • Product demonstration for team, retail buyers, conferences and events
    • Presenting sales activity and sales reports to team
    • Store visits & analysis
    • Competitor research
    • Forecasting using market data
    • Reporting on market performances (chartTrack, NPD etc)
    • Supplying assets to retailers i.e. packshots for online sites, catalogues, etc.
    • Preparing new line forms
    • Managing retailer administration where applicable
    We are looking for bright, enthuastic and motivated undergraduates who display the core Disney Competencies
    • Builds Relationships
    • Communicates Effectively
    • Drives Results
    • Inspires Creativity and Innovation
    • Builds Teams
    • Exhibits Professional Excellence

    You must be proactive, anticipate potential opportunities and pitfalls, and be thorough in checking details. A motivated personality (and a sense of humour!) is essential as well as excellent time management and prioritisation. You will be expected to take on a great deal of responsibility. The opportunity to develop the role relies on your interest, ability & enthusiasm.

    Interest in the Entertainment industry & associated consumer product industries is key.

    Will consider candidates across a range of subjects – it is desirable to have good presentation skills and be numeric.
    Not only will you have the opportunity to work with Disney, the largest Family Entertainment brand, but you will also have the experience of working with some of the biggest & most sophisticated retailers in the UK plus exposure to other great organisations, such as Mattel, Hasbro, KCC, Hallmark to name but a few.

    Disney puts a lot of responsibility on our interns! We are proud of their achievements every bit as much as they are. Previous interns are now working at Disney & other blue-chip companies, because they have got the right experience, built their marketing and selling skills, found out amazing time-management techniques, became more numerate and they worked on projects that made a difference on their CVs.

    Closing date for applications is Sunday 18th March 2012

    How to apply:

    In order to apply please download the application form via the link below and send your completed application and cv to the email address:

    UK.Interns@disney.com

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