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Graduate Product Specialist

Job/scheme locations: 
This role will be based at our vibrant campus, Crawley Court which is located approximately 6 miles from Winchester city centre.
Type of opportunity: 
Graduate scheme
Application deadline: 
26/04/2020

About Us
Arqiva is a leading UK communications infrastructure company enabling a vibrant digital economy. We’re the people behind the scenes who make connections happen. We help millions of voices to reach billions of eyes and ears through TV, radio and mobile. And we work with everyone from utility companies to independent radio groups and major broadcasters, such as the BBC, ITV and BskyB. Every day our infrastructure and associated services enable millions of people and machines to connect wherever they are through TV, radio, mobile and machine-to-machine data services. Our advanced networks support the huge growth of connected devices and the ever-increasing demand for data from smartphones to tablets through to connected TVs and smart meters. 

Department
As part of the Product, Marketing & Strategy team within the Media Networks business unit, we are responsible for the Strategy and Product propositions for distribution of content to the most popular TV, radio and online platforms in the UK and overseas. These include: Sky Satellite DTH, Freeview Play, YouView, FM radio and DAB, Apple TV and Amazon Prime. We provide services on behalf of all the major UK broadcasters including: Sky, the BBC, Global Radio, BT Sport as well as international media companies such as Viacom and Discovery Networks. 

Role
This rare and exciting opportunity is primarily a commercial role focused on how technology services fit into the complex and fast-moving media market. The role covers the full product lifecycle from concept development to launch and in-life management and eventual product withdrawal. 

Responsibilities

  • Market research and concept development of new propositions 

  • Developing product launch plans and marketing & sales materials 

  • Product reviews and in-life health checks – is the product profitable, how can it be improved? 

  • Regular meetings with customers and attendance at industry events such as IBC, the DTG Technology Summit and Customer and Technology Innovation events etc 

Location
This role will be based at our vibrant campus, Crawley Court which is located approximately 6 miles from Winchester city centre. There will be an occasional need to travel to customer, supplier meetings and events. These predominately take place in London.  

What we are looking for

  • Minimum 2:2 degree in Electronics, Broadcasting or Communications Engineering, IT, Networking, Business, Economics or similar 

  • Demonstrable experience in a customer service facing role 

  • An interest in the broadcast and media services industry  

  • Ability to analyse and interpret market data to input into product and sales plans 

  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to communicate with a range of different internal and external stakeholders 

This role is primarily a commercial role focused on how technology services fit into the complex and fast-moving media market. The role is suitable for a technology graduate with an interest in business or a business graduate with an interest and some experience in technology! 

Next Steps

All applications must be made online.

Our application process follows 3 stages;  

  • Online application form 

  • Telephone interview 
    Approximately 30 minutes with competency-based questions focused on Arqiva values and the role requirements 

  • Assessment Centre 
    These will take place April – May 2020 at our Crawley Court campus just outside Winchester and comprising an interview, group exercise, presentation, a tour of our offices and a chance to meet our team 

This role will close on Sunday 26th April 2020 at 11:59pm. 

Please ensure you apply in enough time before the deadline as applications will be screened on an ongoing basis. 

Should you have any queries regarding this role, please contact us at arqiva@groupgti.com or on 020 7654 7255. 

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More about this vacancy

Region: 
UK, South West
Number of vacancies: 
Up to 5
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