Spring Intern - Digital Media Business Development ,
Disney ABC Television GroupBurbank, CA
Part Time Unpaid Internship
DATG Digital Media Business Development Internship (MBA), Spring 2019
The DATG Digital Media business is responsible for delivering digital video experiences across a broad array of platforms, including web, iOS, Android, Apple TV, Roku, Fire TV, Chromecast and more.
The intern will support the Digital Media Business Development team, on the strategic development and execution of new business opportunities that align with each network's growth goals, and effectively extend DATG's penetration and profitability in the digital marketplace. The candidate should have digital media / entertainment experience and/or passion for the space (i.e., use/engage in social media, watch television, access content on digital platforms, etc.).
A day in the life…
No two days are the same in the BD world. A single day can range from meeting with an exciting social net, evaluating a start-up, to negotiating with an ad tech company, across any or all of the DATG business units – from news to entertainment. If you are interested in working in a fast-paced, analytic-yet-creative environment and contributing to DATG's digital strategy, this is the place for you.
The intern may (among other duties):
-Assess market opportunity (market sizing, trends, etc.) for new business ventures.
-Assist with business plans, financial modeling and presentations.
-Assist with deals and vendor negotiations/vetting.
-Work with cross functional teams on prioritization and launch of digital products.
-Manage partner relationships.
-Conduct competitive landscaping and analysis.
-Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
-Proven skills utilizing MS Office Suite: Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint.
-Prior work experience in a business development, strategy, management consulting, or finance role.
-Passion for working in digital media.
-Comprehensive understanding of the digital media industry and broadcast television.
-Proven ability to initiate and champion projects across divisions, and build strong relationships with cross-functional team members.
-Experience analyzing complex data and creating actionable recommendations.
-Ambitious and motivated, with a strong work ethic.
-Excellent communication, negotiation and presentation skills.
-Experience executing deals for major media, tech, or content companies, or other significant digital media properties.
-Interest, knowledge, and experience in the mobile industry.
-Skilled at structuring and negotiating complex agreements.
-Thorough understanding of network TV, studio, and digital content and licensing business.
-Creative problem solver with ability to combine ideas from multiple industries to digital media.
-Proven ability to create and deliver senior-management level presentations.
-All candidates must be eligible to work in the US.
-All candidates must be at least 18 years old.
-All students must currently be enrolled in an MBA program and taking at least one class – OR – be a recent graduate of an MBA program.
- All students must be available to work at least 2 to 3 days a week in Burbank, CA.
-All candidates must be available during the months of January through May
-All candidates must be able to have a consistent, reliable work schedule throughout the session.
-All candidates must provide their own housing and transportation for the duration of the internship.
About Disney ABC Television Group:
Disney/ABC Television Group (DATG) redefines the future of media and entertainment. Delivering compelling creative, great storytelling, ground-breaking technology, high-impact marketing and innovative distribution, DATG offers multiple opportunities to build a career that supports entertaining and informing the world. A key unit of The Walt Disney Company, one of the world's most admired vertically integrated media enterprises, DATG includes global live action and animation entertainment, news, owned television stations, and radio. If you've got a passion to join our team of talented professionals we want to hear your story.
About The Walt Disney Company:
The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney's stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.
This position is with American Broadcasting Companies, Inc., which is part of a business segment we call Disney ABC Television Group.
American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. 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.