Franchise Marketing Intern

by NBCUniversal

Best Student Employer


  • Skills
  • Responsibilities
  • Support & Guidance
  • Culture
  • Your Impressions


  • 1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis.
  • As the EMEA Franchise intern, you will be part of the team which is the regional franchise touchpoint for all divisions. You will inspire teams to collaborate on plans across our core franchises – Jurassic World, Trolls, Minions, Dragons, Spirit, Gabby’s Dollhouse, Fast & Furious and Vault catalogue titles. You will work cross-divisionally, collating and sharing information across Global, Regional and Local franchise teams and Universal Brand Development. As a key member of the EMEA Franchise team, you will bring valued experience in building pitch materials, interpreting and organizing research data and presenting key franchise information to assist with pitch presentations and discussions with key stakeholders and partners. You will assist local teams and partners with access to franchise assets and become a brand expert in guardrails and guidelines for each franchise to assist with approvals of marketing materials. You will be involved in franchise initiatives across social media and influencer engagement with the goal of increasing brand awareness and perception of our brands as evergreen properties among our audience. Maintaining franchise materials and key documents will be a key part of this role, in order to provide teams with tools that can facilitate effective planning for franchise activity. There will also be adhoc projects as directed by Manager and Director. You will also have the opportunity to network within NBCU with other interns to aid information sharing. In addition, there will be admin task like generating POs and managing flow of invoices.


  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills, or developed your existing skills?
  • I have developed my presenting skills, time management, written and verbal communication, team work.

  • 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


  • 3. Were you given much responsibility during your placement / internship?
  • Yes, I was given as much responsibility I was willing to take on, within the boundaries of what is reasonable to expect for an entry role.

  • Please rate how meaningful the work you were doing was
  • 3/5

    Support & Guidance

  • 4. How much support and guidance did you receive during your placement / internship?
  • I have received a lot of support and guidance from everyone I worked with, especially my team.

  • 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


  • 5. What was the company culture and general atmosphere like?
  • Everyone is super friendly and inclusive. The company has Employee Resource Group that are basically groups of employees to show initiative in various areas like Sustainability, Women in the Workplace, LGBTQ+ rights

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

  • How would you rate the social opportunities?
  • 4/5

  • How would you rate the diversity initiatives?
  • 4/5

  • 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 really enjoyed my placement, the people I worked with are great and I got to learn a lot while also having fun. It's a fun industry to be in and I strongly recommend NBCUniversal for your placement.

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

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

  • Please rate the future employment prospects at NBCUniversal
  • 4/5

  • 7. Would you recommend NBCUniversal to a friend?
  • Yes

  • 8. What advice would you give to others applying to NBCUniversal
  • Just be yourself and hopefully you'll get the job. I know what it feels like to try and perfectly fit the description of the ideal candidate but now I think it's important to understand that if you're not successful in your application, it's not the end of the world and you should try to find a job that fits you better.

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Placement Year (10 Months+)


Central London and City

May 2022

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