Rating

4.9/5
  • Skills
    5.0
  • Responsibilities
    5.0
  • Support & Guidance
    5.0
  • Culture
    5.0
  • Your Impressions
    4.3

Role Description

Manage the end-to-end supply chain for the Home Entertainment Category, ensuring effective process are in place across all functions to manage production planning, forecasting, distribution & in-store merchandising for Campaign set-up across Retail.

    Overview

  • 1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis.
  • This role involves helping to facilitate the production, manufacturing, marketing and distribution of film on a physical format. Everyday if filled with various meetings and daily tasks such as sending out information to trade partners, processing returns, updating important documents (such as annual calendars) and tracking sales data.


    Skills

  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills, or developed your existing skills?
  • I have learnt many various skills throughout this placement such as communication, team work and time management. I have had to speak to many new people so this has also built my confidence and ability present any new ideas I have. I have also had to present information in various meetings which has improved my public speaking and presentation skills tremendously.


  • How would you rate the training provided during your experience?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate your development of industry-specific skills during the experience?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate your development of personal / soft skills during the experience?
  • 5/5

  • Please rate how these skills have helped you in your career development
  • 5/5

    Responsibilities

  • 3. Were you given much responsibility during your placement / internship?
  • Yes, I was given a lot of responsibility. One of the biggest responsibilities I was given was sending out important information to trade partners. I had to insure all the data was correct and respond to any queries that any trade partners had. I was also in charge of updating important documents such as calendars and schedules.


  • Please rate how meaningful the work you were doing was
  • 5/5

    Support & Guidance

  • 4. How much support and guidance did you receive during your placement / internship?
  • I received a lot of support throughout this placement. I had weekly calls with my line manager, daily calls with my team, skype and teams chats and my manager was always available for a call if I needed help. My University was also very helpful and I had 3 month and 6 month calls with my placement leader which was also very helpful.


  • How would you rate the support and guidance from your line manager?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the support and guidance from the wider team?
  • 5/5

    Culture

  • 5. What was the company culture and general atmosphere like?
  • The company was extremely friendly and had a very welcoming atmosphere. Everyone made me feel very welcome and always involved even though I did the whole year virtually.


  • How would you rate the inclusiveness of the culture?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the social opportunities?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the diversity initiatives?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the charity, sustainability and corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives?
  • 5/5

    Your Impressions

  • 6. To what extent did you enjoy your placement / internship?
  • I loved my placement year and I am very sad to be leaving. The only downside was not being able to physically go to the office due to the pandemic, but I still really enjoyed the year.


  • Please rate your level of enjoyment on your placement / internship
  • 4/5

  • Please rate how your experience met your expectations
  • 4/5

  • Please rate the future employment prospects at The Walt Disney Company
  • 5/5

  • 7. Would you recommend The Walt Disney Company to a friend?
  • Yes


  • 8. What advice would you give to others applying to The Walt Disney Company
  • Be yourself! Be honest and open!


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Details

Placement Year (10 Months+)

Purchasing and Supply, Retail

10th May 2021


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