Marketing Graduate Programme - Sky

Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Location: London
Start date: Aug-2017
Sectors: Marketing, Media

Sky is Europe's leading entertainment company and serves 21 million customers across five countries. Together our people deliver the best and broadest range of content, market-leading customer service and innovative technology. We work hard to give our customers a better experience and we're not stopping there.

Believing in better has helped us become a thriving FTSE 100 company. We've developed amazing products and services and delivered exceptional entertainment to over 11 million households across the UK and Ireland. Our success is largely thanks to the dedicated people that work here. Join us as a Marketing Graduate and you'll be part of the team that continually delivers brilliant results, the right way.

About the programme

Great TV, no matter how brilliant, is a waste of time if no-one watches it. Even with a brand as well-known as Sky, we need to remind people of the outstanding drama, comedy and up-to-the-minute news and sports on offer. Not to mention all the enticing deals and additional products available. You can't help but have spotted the amazing work our Marketing team do. From billboards to TV adverts, we're pretty much everywhere. But Marketing at Sky is much more than that.

How the programme works

Over the course of this two-year programme, you'll complete four rotations covering all the bases.

'Above the line' (ATL) communication, working in a brand team. This could be in Sports, Movies, Now TV, TV Products, Sky Store, or Sky Difference. You might be working with external agencies, writing briefs and signing off creative designs seen by millions.

'Below the line' (BTL) communication, linking with creative agencies. You'll gain exposure to multiple BTL media channels such as direct mail, email and door drops working across Sky with our teams from Broadband to Customer Management.

Strategy & Planning, as part of a Proposition, Planning, or Strategic team. Working in teams like Strategy and Insight, Media Planning or Product Propositions, you'll apply your strategic thinking and make insightful recommendations based on data and research.

Commercial Awareness, within a Commercial team within Marketing. You'll review the analysis and the stats, reviewing our strategy to make sure targets are met. At the same time you'll gain a firm understanding of the external marketplace and Sky's position in it.

The perks

As a valued graduate at Sky you'll have access to our fantastic range of benefits, including generous holiday, a competitive salary and free Sky+HD premium package As well as structured in-house training and development, we'll fully fund and support you throughout your CIM qualification.

What we look for

You'll be analytical, commercially focused and a confident communicator able to work well as part of a team. You'll either have, or be on track to complete, an undergraduate degree in any discipline.

Due to the fast-paced nature of Sky's businesses; our vacancy close dates may be subject to change - at present the closing date for applications is Thursday 27th October 2016 at 4pm.

It's our people that make Sky Europe's leading entertainment company. That's why we work hard to be an inclusive employer, so everyone at Sky can be their best.

If you are successful in your application for this role, your appointment will be subject to receiving a positive outcome from your Criminal Record Check.

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