Disney Institute Sales Internship
Walt Disney Parks & Resorts Careers - Lake Buena Vista, FL

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Company Overview:
Since its opening in 1971, the Walt Disney World Resort near Orlando, FL has grown to feature four theme parks – the Magic Kingdom ® Park, Epcot ®, Disney’s Hollywood Studios ®, and Disney’s Animal Kingdom ® Theme Park. In addition, more than 20 themed resort hotels, two water parks, and the Downtown Disney® Area, a daytime and nighttime entertainment complex, are part of the Walt Disney World Resort.

Department Overview:
Disney Institute , a recognized leader in experiential training, delivers unique professional development programs, built on the real life business practices of Disney. A global leader in everything from customer service to leadership excellence, our team creates, delivers and supports learning opportunities where participants from virtually every industry can think and act differently about business excellence.

The intern would be responsible for several steps in the process of selling, promoting and executing Disney Institute programs. This may include selling and booking Disney Institute programs, servicing special client requests, implementing marketing tools, building and organizing files, while handling telephone and email inquiries to support the sales team. It may also include sales presentations and working programs.

Basic Qualifications
These are the minimum qualifications you need to be considered for this position:

Currently enrolled in a college or university as a Junior or Senior

Proven experience and strong understanding of sales

Demonstrated problem solving and decision making skills

Demonstrated strong organizational and time management skills

Demonstrated ability as a team player

Preferred Qualifications

Prior participation in the Disney College Program

Fluency in the Spanish language

Additional Information

Internship Eligibility:
Must be enrolled in a U.S. college/university taking at least one class in the semester/quarter (spring/fall) prior to participation in the internship program OR currently participating in a Disney College Program or Disney Professional Internship

Must be at least 18 years of age

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

Must possess unrestricted work authorization

Must provide full work availability

Must provide own transportation to/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 Length:
The approximate dates of this internship are June 2013 through January 2014. Interns must be fully available for the duration of the internship.

A limited amount of company-sponsored housing is available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Application Deadline:
The deadline to apply for this internship is March 8, 2013.

Attention International Students:
If you are currently studying in the United States on an F-1 or J-1 Visa and do not have a Social Security number, please contact our office at 407-828-1736 PRIOR to applying.

Recommendation – Print This Role Description:
Strong candidates may be invited to complete a phone interview. We strongly encourage applicants to print a copy of this role description so they can refer to it in the event they are selected for a phone interview. Note that this role description will not be accessible once the posting is closed on March 8, 2013.