Buying Trends And Licensing Placement

by The Walt Disney Company

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Job Details

28th November 2021
£21,000
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Consumer Products/FMCG
Central London and City

Buying Trends And Licensing Placement

Job Summary:
Join Disney for a challenging and rewarding 12-month internship!

During an internship at Disney, 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!

The Walt Disney Company Ltd. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, colour, religion or belief, sex, nationality, ethnic or national origin, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, disability or pregnancy or maternity. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

About The Internship

As a Buying Trends and Licensing Intern you will be a part of our consumer products team who cover merchandising, store operations, imports and creative. You will assist with licensing for our partnerships as well as assessing samples, managing stock and analysing the market. This internship will develop your commercial and creative thinking and you will gain an understanding of what goes on behind the scenes to create a quality Disney product.

Eligibility

  • 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 degree that is relevant to the role for example; Buying, Merchandising, Business – with demonstrable module choice of buying/merchandising/analysis.

Requirements

  • A strong interest in a future career in buying trends / merchandising / licensing
  • 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!

About The Walt Disney Company

The Walt Disney Company entertains, informs and inspires people around the globe through the power of unparalleled storytelling, reflecting the iconic brands, creative minds and innovative technologies families have come to love for over 90 years.

Stories are better when the storytellers represent the vast experiences of the people who will hear them. At Disney we have the opportunity and the responsibility to create authentic, unforgettable stories, experiences and products that capture the imagination of generations of people around the world. We are committed to doing that in a way that counts everybody in.

How to apply

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

Please only apply to one internship 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.


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