Strategy Graduate Programme

Osterley, West London
04 Oct 2016
27 Oct 2016
Job Type
Graduate schemes

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 Strategy Graduate and you’ll be part of the team that continually delivers brilliant results, the right way.

About the programme

Where does Sky’s future growth come from? How should we work with global tech giants? What products and technologies should we be investing in?

In such a fast-changing marketplace, these are some of the big questions that we need to answer to keep hold of our industry-leading position. The Group Strategy team work closely with our CEO and other senior executives, playing a central role in shaping our strategic direction across Europe.

You’ll be working on projects which involve things such as:

  • Developing Sky’s customer proposition
  • Investment in channels and content
  • Assessment of growth opportunities in new markets
  • Assessment of new technologies and the opportunities they offer
  • Competitor analysis
  • Delivery of transformational projects and initiatives

How does the programme work?

Developing core strategy skills in structured thinking and analysis, research, financial modelling, you’ll spend a year working in each of the three teams that make up Group Strategy:

  • Strategic Planning Group: (SPG)
  • Business Development and Strategic Partnerships (BDST)
  • Planning Strategy & Implementation (PSI)

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

This is a programme aimed at logical and analytical thinkers, with outstanding presentation, negotiation, communication and IT skills. You’ll either have, or be on track to complete, a 2:1 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.