ESPN Direct To Consumer Placement

by The Walt Disney Company

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Job Details

28th November 2021
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Consumer Products/FMCG
Central London and City, Greater London

ESPN Direct To Consumer Placement

Join ESPN for a challenging and rewarding 12-month placement!

During a placement at ESPN, you will get the chance to work side by side with industry leaders in your field of study. You will gain valuable skills working within one of the strongest family of brands on a global scale while building lasting connections. Imagine that!

About The placement

As an ESPN Direct to Consumer Intern you will be at the pulse of the growing OTT Sports streaming platform ESPN Player, working directly on programming, marketing, social media handles and everything involved in delivering live and on-demand sports to our fans. This placement will strengthen your consumer knowledge while learning how to keep up in a fast paced digital world.


Must be an undergraduate student in a sandwich year course returning to study in Autumn 2023
Must have the right to work in the UK already in place
Studying for a relevant degree


  • Strong interest in future career in the industry
  • Attention to detail and the ability to work well under pressure
  • Ability to communicate with people at all levels in a professional and mature manner
  • Ability to prioritise tasks, meet deadlines and undertake various administrative duties
  • Strong MS Office skills

What We Offer

  • Develop your workplace skills and experience and help build the foundations of your future career
  • Constructive on-the-job training as well as companywide learning and development initiatives
  • Learn how decisions and actions are made within a global business environment
  • Take on real responsibility and become an essential part of an encouraging team
  • Have the support and network of a large community of interns
  • Gain essential knowledge to help you achieve success in your placement and your future career
  • Annual salary of £21,000 with 25 days’ holiday (plus bank holidays)
  • Great discounts on Disney products!

We will give you the opportunity to gain experience working for the world’s leading entertainment company. There is no better place to show what you’re made of – apply now!

How to apply

To apply for this role and to find out more, please click on the apply button below.

Apply with your CV and cover letter via the link on this page. Please note that applications without cover letters will not be considered.

Your cover letter should be approximately 400 words and include the following:

  • Why have you chosen this placement?
  • Why have you chosen Disney?
  • What qualities do you possess that would encourage Disney to choose you for the placement?

Please only apply to one placement position. We offer a large number of Early Careers opportunities across our business and if appropriate we will consider you for all relevant opportunities when you apply.

The application deadline is Sunday 28th November 2021 however, if we receive a high volume of applications we may close the role before this date, therefore we strongly advise you to apply early.

For hints and tips on your application, please check out our guide here

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