Sports and Events Internship, FL Fall 2020

The Walt Disney Company in Lake Buena Vista, FL

  • Industry: Hospitality - Lodging/Resort/Travel - Others
  • Type: Full Time
position filled
**Sports and Events Internship, FL Fall 2020** **We Are....** The Cast Fitness team provides global fitness programs, activities, sports leagues and wellness services for our diverse Cast, Crew and Imagineers. This is accomplished by preserving our rich Disney heritage while we strive to enhance our guests' experience. Cast Fitness works to create events where our Cast can have fun while staying active. **Required Materials:** + Resume - outlining all of your required qualifications + Cover letter - detailing your qualifications and interest **To upload your resume:** + 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 + Click the "Add Files" button + Under what do you want to add, select Resume + Be sure your document is titled in this format: **FirstName_LastName_Resume** **Internship Eligibility:** + At the time of application, 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 June 2020 through January 2021. Interns must be fully available for the duration of the internship. **Housing:** This internship takes place in Florida. A limited amount of company-sponsored housing is available on a first-come, first-serve basis. + Understands needs of athletes during event planning and event activities. + Knowledge of Microsoft Suite, including Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint. + Ability to handle guests questions and concerns professionally and courteously while proactively anticipating needs. + Work onsite at events to ensure success; showcase the ability to handle difficult situations and confidently utilize service recovery methods. + Previous event planning knowledge or experience. + Self-starter with the ability to take ownership of work with limited supervision. + Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills, including telephone etiquette. + Demonstrated strong organizational skills with attention to detail. + Must hold a valid U.S. driver's license and comfort in operating a company vehicle. 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. **Your Role...** In this exciting role, you will create opportunities and events to meet the needs of our cast in the area of health and wellness. You bring a working knowledge of sports programming and fitness related events. Flexibility is key, as events can take place in early mornings or late evenings. Are you passionate about creating a culture around wellness? Do you enjoy organizing, planning and managing sports programs? Do you enjoy providing courteous, accurate and prompt responses to requests from our cast to help them meet their health goals and ensure guest satisfaction? If so, we want to hear from you! **You Are...** + Someone who enjoys planning and implementing a variety of sports events including: Softball, Basketball, and Volleyball. + Excited to build and maintain relationships with key partners to execute Cast well-being programs and company-wide wellness initiatives such as Be Well... Sunrise Yoga at the Magic Kingdom Park and onsite Biometric Screenings. + A self-starter who takes initiative to support the team in day-to-day tasks important to the success of all programs and events. + Energized by interacting with guests through phone, email or in-person at events. + Passionate about providing excellent customer service in order to provide the highest quality events and drive optimal attendance. **Responsibilities :** **Required Materials:** + Resume - outlining all of your required qualifications + Cover letter - detailing your qualifications and interest **To upload your resume:** + 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 + Click the "Add Files" button + Under what do you want to add, select Resume + Be sure your document is titled in this format: **FirstName_LastName_Resume** **Internship Eligibility:** + At the time of application, 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 June 2020 through January 2021. Interns must be fully available for the duration of the internship. **Housing:** This internship takes place in Florida. A limited amount of company-sponsored housing is available on a first-come, first-serve basis. **Preferred Education :** + Ability to handle guests questions and concerns professionally and courteously while proactively anticipating needs. + Work onsite at events to ensure success; showcase the ability to handle difficult situations and confidently utilize service recovery methods. + Previous event planning knowledge or experience. + Self-starter with the ability to take ownership of work with limited supervision. + Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills, including telephone etiquette. + Demonstrated strong organizational skills with attention to detail. + Must hold a valid U.S. driver's license and comfort in operating a company vehicle. 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. **Company Overview :** English **Job ID:** 738945BR **Location:** Lake Buena Vista,Florida **Job Posting Company:** Parks, Experiences and Products The Walt Disney Company and its Affiliated Companies are Equal Employment Opportunity employers and welcome all job seekers including individuals with disabilities and veterans with disabilities. If you have a disability and believe you need a reasonable accommodation in order to search for a job opening or apply for a position, email Candidate.Accommodations@Disney.com with your request. This email address is not for general employment inquiries or correspondence. We will only respond to those requests that are related to the accessibility of the online application system due to a disability. </script>

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