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Commercial Summer Internship - Osterley

8 weeks from July 2021

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Get involved in every aspect of Commercial Strategy and Planning. Identify new market opportunities and the latest products. Define our quarterly and annual commercial plans. Manage sales and retention. This internship will help you understand the marketplace,?and our position in it.?

You could take on an internship in:

  • Propositional Development: decide which new products and services we should launch with the help of a clear strategy, as well as customer insights.?
  • Media Planning:?work with creative agencies to decide how we should spend our budget.
  • Trading Performance: improve sales and customer retention by fine-tuning our pricing and promotion strategies, as well as the channels we use.?

Nothing happens on-screen without the talented people behind the scenes, working their magic every day at Sky. Join us for an internship and you’ll be working in a fun, fast-moving environment. Impress us, and we may well offer you a full-time position on our Business Strategy programme once you graduate – starting summer 2022.

Our head office in Osterley

Our campus in Osterley is a space to think, connect and innovate.

What you’ll be doing?

  • Analyse the TV market and competitor activity to inform commercial plans?
  • Collate insights on broader trends in TV and technology?
  • Gather and review best practices from other functions on successful embedding of competitor insights?
  • Lead collation of cross-functional updates on key activities and projects?
  • Work closely with Finance and Insight teams?
  • Support on other relevant team priorities e.g. analysis of outputs from research projects, project progress updates?
  • Find new ways to leverage and streamline team activity and workflow.

Internship facts

  • This role is based in Osterley, west London
  • This internship will be 8 weeks
  • Expected start July 2021.

How you’ll be supported

Be Brilliant - How? We give you freedom. Support. The chance to try things your way – forging your ideal career path, or developing something totally new. It means you can do more. Make an impact. Get noticed. And it means with the right attitude, anything’s possible.

Digital Development - Whenever you want it. Access 3,000 LinkedIn Learning courses at a time that suits you. We’ll suggest courses that we think are key, then it’s over to you.

Support Network - Whatever path you choose we’ll be right there with you. You’ll get to team up with a grad who’s been there and done it and have a manager who’ll stretch and guide you to where you want to go.

What we’re looking for

The one essential requirement is that you're currently studying for an undergraduate degree in any STEM subject, and in your penultimate year.

Other skills we’re looking for include:

  • A great verbal and written communicator?
  • People orientated with strong organisational skills??
  • Detail focussed?
  • Proactive and keen to drive improvements?
  • A problem solver, with skills to overcome obstacles and find creative alternatives.

Your application journey

First, complete our short application form by entering your details and academic information. Once your application has been submitted, you will be invited (so look out for our email, you may need to check your junk mail just in case) to our immersive digital assessments. Your programme requires two digital assessments to be completed prior to shortlisting to the assessment centre.

The first digital assessment looks at your behavioural and cognitive strengths through several questions. In the second digital assessment you will be required to review various sets of information and be asked questions related to this. Part of this stage will include a recorded video interview. But don’t worry there will be practice round.

The final stage of your application will be a (surprise, digital) assessment day You’ll have the opportunity to impress us through a variety of tasks, which may include a group discussion, an individual interview, and smaller programme related exercises.

Once you’ve completed your assessment day, we’ll let you know when you can expect to hear back from us.

Why Inclusion is important

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. CV’s aren’t everything. We’re more focused on who you are and the potential what you’ll bring to Sky.

We celebrate diversity because different people, with different perspectives make Sky a better business. Our customers are incredibly diverse, so we should be, too.

So why wait?

Apply now to build an amazing career and be part of a brilliant team. We can’t wait to hear from you.

The current closing date for applications is 10th January 2021. But things move quickly around here, so apply now to avoid disappointment.

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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How to Apply

Due to the high volumes of applications, we're expecting to have to close this role early. We encourage interested applicants to apply soon.

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Opportunity Overview

  • January 10th, 2021
  • Competitive + benefits
  • All grades
  • Summer
  • Osterley (West London)
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Disciplines accepted...

  • All STEM disciplines

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