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Commercial summer internship (Osterley)

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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 2021 

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 

What you’ll need to be 

  • In your penultimate year of university  
  • Studying for an undergraduate degree, in any subject 
  • 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 

When to apply  

The current closing date for applications is 5th January 2020. But things move quickly around here, so apply now to avoid disappointment.  

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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Number of vacancies: 
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