Consumer Products Category & Licensing Intern Summer 2019
Warner Bros Careers - Burbank, CA4.2
3 hours agoFull-timeEstimated: $40,000 - $59,000 a year
* Bachelor's Degree
* High School Diploma or GED
* Microsoft Word
* Microsoft Powerpoint
* Microsoft Office
Warner Bros. has been entertaining audiences for more than 90 years through the worlds most-loved characters and franchises. Warner Bros. employs people all over the world in a wide variety of disciplines. We're always on the lookout for energetic, creative people to join our team.
Business Unit Overview
Warner Bros. Consumer Products (WBCP) licenses the rights to names, likenesses and logos for all of the intellectual properties in Warner Bros. Entertainments vast portfolio. WBCP works with these licensees to create a wide variety of consumer products including apparel, toys, housewares and more, all branded with renowned Warner Bros. icons including, but not limited to, Harry Potter, DC Entertainment super heroes and Looney Tunes characters.
Our internship program is designed to provide an opportunity to gain knowledge of and exposure to a working studio environment. The Company makes a special effort to provide the support and training needed to prepare interns to succeed in real-time projects and assignments.
Summer 2019 Internships start in June 2019 and are generally 10 weeks long. To be eligible to participate in our internship program, applicants must meet the following criteria:
Must be enrolled in pursuit of a degree at an accredited college or university during the entire 10 weeks of the internship.
Must be available to intern full-time in Burbank, CA from Mondays to Fridays starting June 2019 September 2019.
Must be in good academic standing.
Must be at least 18 years of age.
Must be able to provide own relocation housing and transportation.
Must be able to provide copy of unofficial transcript.
What part will you play?
Warner Bros. Consumer Products (WBCP), a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company, extends the Studios powerful portfolio of entertainment brands and franchises into the lives of fans around the world. WBCP partners with best-in-class licensees globally on an award-winning range of toys, fashion, home d�cor, and publishing inspired by franchises and properties such as DC, Looney Tunes and Hanna-Barbera.
The divisions successful global themed entertainment business includes groundbreaking experiences such as The Wizarding World of Harry Potter and Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi. With innovative global licensing and merchandising programs, retail initiatives, promotional partnerships and themed experiences, WBCP is one of the leading licensing and retail merchandising organizations in the world.
To be successful at WBCP, you must have a willingness to model our values and behaviors, champion diversity and inclusion, leverage data and insights to maximize the legacy of our deep brands and franchises while maintaining a commitment to fostering best-in-class talent.
We are seeking interns to support the following categories:
Fashion: The Fashion Intern will gain insight and knowledge of the Consumer Products Industry specifically within the Adult & Kids apparel business. This internship is designed for students interested in pursuing careers related to business, licensing, category management and fashion. Responsibilities include:
Researches Adult & Kids apparel business to identify growth opportunities and to support the strategic plan.
Identifies emerging trends within Adult & Kids apparel.
Analyzes how competitors use influencers for product development or promotion.
Researches US fashion brands and provides recommendations for our IP.
Home: The Home Intern will gain insight and knowledge of the Consumer Products Industry specifically within the stationary, gift, and housewares business. This internship is designed for students interested in pursuing careers related to business, licensing, and category management. Responsibilities include:
Liaises with Home licensees and internal stakeholders to coordinate approvals, logistics for social experiences.
Secures marketing approvals and props from Archives for events occurring in the summer.
Researches influencers in the Home space and cultivates relationships to secure possible collaboration, cross-marketing, and PR opportunities.
Assists in developing Home programs with licensees and the retail sales team.
Identifies emerging trends within Home.
Toys: The Toys Intern will gain insight and knowledge of the Consumer Products Industry specifically within the dolls, action figures, electronics, plush, and sporting goods business. This internship is designed for students interested in pursuing careers related to business, licensing, and category management. Responsibilities include:
Researches the toys and collectibles business to identify growth opportunities and to support the strategic plan.
Identifies emerging trends within the toys business.
Analyzes the competitive landscape involving price points, market scaling, and product features to help inform toy product development and product promotions.
Researches US toy brands and provides recommendations for our IP.
Creates and presents pitches/presentations on the changing consumer landscape.
Assists in compiling licensee evaluations and develops potential partner pitches.
What do we require from you?
Pursuit of a college degree in Business, Marketing, Finance, or related major.
High School diploma required.
Solid knowledge of Microsoft Office, specifically PowerPoint, Excel and Word.
Must have good verbal and written communication skills.
Knowledge of basic research methods and strategies preferred.
Highly organized and self-directed; able to keep on an assigned track without supervision.
Must display resourcefulness, enthusiasm, intellectual curiosity and self-motivation.
Self-starter with high level of initiative/energy, conscientious with a strong sense of ownership.
Passion and knowledge of Warner Bros. IP.
The Warner Bros. Entertainment Group of Companies is an equal opportunity employer and considers all candidates for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, marital status, military or veteran's status (including protected veterans, as may be required by federal law), sexual orientation, gender identity or any other category protected by law.
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