Espn Wide World Of Sports- Sports Events Internship, Spr 2020

Disney Kissimmee , FL 34741

Posted 2 months ago

Job Description:

ESPN Wide World of Sports

  • Sports Events Internship, Spring 2020

We Are

Sports Event Management is responsible for the flawless planning and execution of the core events at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at the Walt Disney World Resort. This team's primary role is to focus on delivering excellent event planning, execution and client services. This is accomplished by working with internal and external business clients and partners to create exceptional events.

Job Type

Temporary/Seasonal

Segment

Parks, Experiences and Products

Internship Program Subtype

Professional Internship

Additional Information

Required Materials:

  • Resume (outlining all of your required qualifications)

  • Cover letter detailing your qualifications and interest

  • College transcripts (official or unofficial)

To upload your resume/transcripts:

  • Log into your dashboard

  • Click the second tab "Applications"

  • Select "Submitted Applications"

  • Click on the title of the position for which you would like to attach the resume/transcripts

  • Click the "Add Files" button

  • Under what do you want to add, select Resume or Transcripts

  • Be sure your document is titled in this format: FirstName_LastName_Resume or Transcripts

Internship Eligibility:

  • Must be enrolled in a college/university taking at least one class in the semester/quarter (spring/fall) prior to participation in the internship program OR have graduated from college within the past six months OR be currently participating in a Disney College Program or Disney Professional Internship

  • Not have already completed two consecutive (spring/fall) College or Professional Internship Programs

  • Must possess unrestricted work authorization

  • Must provide full work availability

  • Must have reliable transportation to get to and from work

  • Current Active Disney cast members must meet Professional Internship transfer guidelines (for Walt Disney World cast members this is no more than four points and one reprimand in the last six months; for Disneyland cast members this is six months of consecutive service and a performance record clear of any disciplinary issues (warnings, suspensions, etc.) for at least six months)

Program Dates: The approximate dates of this internship are January through June 2020. Interns must be fully available for the duration of the internship.

Housing: This internship is located in Florida. A limited amount of company-sponsored housing is available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Category

Recreation

Basic Qualifications

  • Previous Event Planning or Event Management experience

  • Current valid U.S. driver's license

  • Operating a company vehicle is required for this role. Candidate must be willing and able to operate a company vehicle under inclement weather, including minimal lighting

  • Ability to be flexible with work schedule, including days, nights, and holidays

Business

Parks, Experiences and Products

Required Education

  • Junior, senior, recent graduate or graduate student pursuing a degree in Event Planning, Sport Management or related field
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher

Postal Code
34747

Responsibilities

Make an impact by

  • Assisting in the planning, organizing and management of events in different sports at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex

  • Coordinating client management including contractual and financial responsibilities, and collaborating with partners throughout the event cycle

  • Conducting venue analysis and preparing logistics plans

  • Partnering with Facility Management and other Walt Disney World departments to ensure that all requirements of the event are met

  • Participating in client site visits and event itineraries

What you bring to this role

  • Strong organization skills with the ability to prioritize multiple time-sensitive tasks

  • Proactive and resourceful approach

  • Ability to work with cross-functional teams

  • Strong leadership and project management skills

  • Excellent oral/written communication and interpersonal skills

Job Description

ESPN Wide World of Sports

  • Sports Events Internship, Spring 2020

We Are

Sports Event Management is responsible for the flawless planning and execution of the core events at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at the Walt Disney World Resort. This team's primary role is to focus on delivering excellent event planning, execution and client services. This is accomplished by working with internal and external business clients and partners to create exceptional events.

Additional Information

Required Materials:

  • Resume (outlining all of your required qualifications)

  • Cover letter detailing your qualifications and interest

  • College transcripts (official or unofficial)

To upload your resume/transcripts:

  • Log into your dashboard

  • Click the second tab "Applications"

  • Select "Submitted Applications"

  • Click on the title of the position for which you would like to attach the resume/transcripts

  • Click the "Add Files" button

  • Under what do you want to add, select Resume or Transcripts

  • Be sure your document is titled in this format: FirstName_LastName_Resume or Transcripts

Internship Eligibility:

  • Must be enrolled in a college/university taking at least one class in the semester/quarter (spring/fall) prior to participation in the internship program OR have graduated from college within the past six months OR be currently participating in a Disney College Program or Disney Professional Internship

  • Not have already completed two consecutive (spring/fall) College or Professional Internship Programs

  • Must possess unrestricted work authorization

  • Must provide full work availability

  • Must have reliable transportation to get to and from work

  • Current Active Disney cast members must meet Professional Internship transfer guidelines (for Walt Disney World cast members this is no more than four points and one reprimand in the last six months; for Disneyland cast members this is six months of consecutive service and a performance record clear of any disciplinary issues (warnings, suspensions, etc.) for at least six months)

Program Dates: The approximate dates of this internship are January through June 2020. Interns must be fully available for the duration of the internship.

Housing: This internship is located in Florida. A limited amount of company-sponsored housing is available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Basic Qualifications

  • Previous Event Planning or Event Management experience

  • Current valid U.S. driver's license

  • Operating a company vehicle is required for this role. Candidate must be willing and able to operate a company vehicle under inclement weather, including minimal lighting

  • Ability to be flexible with work schedule, including days, nights, and holidays

Required Education

  • Junior, senior, recent graduate or graduate student pursuing a degree in Event Planning, Sport Management or related field
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher

Responsibilities

Make an impact by

  • Assisting in the planning, organizing and management of events in different sports at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex

  • Coordinating client management including contractual and financial responsibilities, and collaborating with partners throughout the event cycle

  • Conducting venue analysis and preparing logistics plans

  • Partnering with Facility Management and other Walt Disney World departments to ensure that all requirements of the event are met

  • Participating in client site visits and event itineraries

What you bring to this role

  • Strong organization skills with the ability to prioritize multiple time-sensitive tasks

  • Proactive and resourceful approach

  • Ability to work with cross-functional teams

  • Strong leadership and project management skills

  • Excellent oral/written communication and interpersonal skills

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