ESPN Editorial Placement at The Walt Disney Company

Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
£21,000
Posted
07 Nov 2018
Closes
30 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Work Placement, 7-12 months
Hours
Full Time

Are you an undergraduate looking for a challenging and rewarding 12 month internship with ESPN?

Imagine working side-by-side with industry leaders in your field of study. Imagine gaining valuable skills to add to your degree within a family of legendary brands passionate about creating world-class experiences on a global scale.

Now, imagine yourself in a paid ESPN Professional Internship. You will receive constructive on-the-job training and the opportunity to take on real responsibility within a supportive and encouraging business environment. As a valued employee you will receive essential knowledge to help you achieve success in your placement and onwards in your career.

ESPN

If you have a passion for sport you’ll know that ESPN is the leading sports network in the world, with premier performances and out-of-this-world technology.

We are looking for a dynamic and creative Interns to work in the exciting and fast-paced digital world, helping to drive ESPN’s various Website and Mobile App entities (such as ESPN.co.uk, ESPNFC, ESPNCricinfo and ESPN.com).

Responsibilities

As one of our Editiorial Interns, you will be fully integrated in to the day-to-day activities of our Editorial team.

You will use your wide understanding of the sports world to provide great support to our editorial teams on our sites:

  • ESPN.co.uk
  • ESPN Cricinfo
  • ESPN Scrum
  • ESPN F1
  • ESPN FC

You’ll be responsible for assisting our editorial teams on these sites. Duties will include writing and sourcing material, uploading content, photo management, research, site traffic reporting, maintenance of blogs and general admin tasks.

This role offers fantastic exposure to a wide range of duties and will be an excellent springboard for your future career as a Digital Editor.

About You

  • MUST be an undergraduate returning to full time education in 2020
  • MUST have the legal right to work in the UK
  • Applicants will be studying a relevant degree such as Journalism or Digital Media.
  • Excellent written English is essential
  • A passion for sport

Benefits

  • The opportunity to develop your skills and experience with ESPN and help build the foundations of your future career
  • The chance to work in a fantastic team environment, learning from the best and with the support of a brilliant community of interns
  • The opportunity to be part of Company-wide learning and development initiatives including training and networking sessions, participation in our Annual Learning Expo and more…
  • The chance to attend Family and Friends movie screenings, seeing the latest Disney releases in our in-house cinema or in the West End.
  • Ability to join charity projects within the community, participating in our Disney VoluntEar schemes

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