Sales & marketing

Introduction

Sales and marketing

Brand, Marketing and PR

MarketingWe’re one of the most marketable brands around. Our name is synonymous with entertainment. With choice. With making communication easier, better.And that’s all because we’ve got not only one of the UK’s largest marketing teams, but the most creative too. People who know just how to get our message out there.

Working closely together, and supported by a strong internal research team, Marketing at Sky is right there at the forefront of our business’ growth – increasing both revenue and subscriptions through customer marketing activity, and communicating creatively and engagingly with our customers through our brand marketing and communications teams.

“Not only one of the UK’s largest marketing teams, but the most creative too.”

The Marketing team offers real scope for development in what is a very commercial and creative area of the business. And, whether you’re a brand, customer or direct marketer, strategist, researcher, publicist or press specialist, you’ll have the chance to build on your experience with some extremely talented and ambitious individuals.

Sky Retail

Established in 2007, Sky Retail has grown from a handful of staff to now operating with over 1400 employees. Now the third biggest revenue generator for Sky, the sales teams drive approximately 7000 new customers per week. That’s one new customer every 20 seconds of the working week. 

SalesWorking for Sky Retail could entail selling from a Sky stand within a shopping centre (Sky Retail Stores), knocking on doors (Door to Door) and travelling to various events with one of our 35 funky vehicles (Events).

Careers span across the UK and range from sales advisors, team leaders, area managers and up to divisional heads. We also have office based roles that support the operational side of the business. If you are customer focused, target orientated and diligent, working for Sky Retail could be right up your street. 

“We have ambitious plans in place that’ll see our Retail  Team grow in the year ahead.”

Being a part of Sky Retail is exciting, challenging and rewarding. We are the first point of customer contact in many cases and are key in representing the company brand and reputation.


EventsThe business area is growing at a rapid pace and shows no sign of slowing down so there’s plenty of opportunity out there.

Click the 'Search & apply' button to the top right to view all of our current vacancies.

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Sky Business

Sky business

Sky Business was founded in 1993 to service the unprecedented number of businesses screening Sky entertainment packages and has been a successful business division within Sky for over 15 years. Our large customer-focused sales team now services 40,000 customers across the UK and Ireland.

 We have a diverse mix of customers from pubs, offices, hotels and gyms to shops, bookmakers and golf clubs. The key to our success is our team of experts who tap into exactly what’s right for their customers – exciting them with our compelling content and dazzling technological innovations like HD and 3D.  

Sky Business is a fast paced sales environment where individuals, who are both commercially-minded and customer-focused, can really build a long-term career. Our sales people come from a broad range of backgrounds including pubs, retail, customer service, leisure, FMCG, marketing and gaming to name a few.

Of course, what they all share is a commitment to knowing their customers and being proactive when it comes to bringing them the right content, products and services at the right time. That’s why we lead in the use of bespoke marketing campaigns and text update services, as well as our two regular publications – PreView and BetView, which are packed with standout content features and detailed listings. 

“Be what you want to be. In B2B.”

Join us and you can develop your career in an exciting business-to-business environment where you’ll come into contact with a diverse customer base.

We have Sales and Service roles in teams across the whole of the UK. Partnering with our existing clients, they provide their customers with everything they need to know to get the most out of Sky. And they’re just as proactive in generating new business opportunities and leads. In fact, our Sales and Service teams are experts in all of Sky’s offerings, working closely with their local customers to make sure they get the best possible product and outstanding customer service.

Then there’s our Regional and National Accounts Team , who manage the relationships with our biggest customers, targeting specific growth sectors. These teams know their clients’ trade and industry challenges inside and out. And, through their established networks, they manage key accounts to make sure their Sky package is being fully utilised too.

So, if you’re an ambitious high flyer who wants to make the most of your commercial sales experience – in an innovative and fast-paced B2B environment– this is the place to be.

Sky Media

Sky media If you’re serious about succeeding in sales, there's no better place for your talent than Sky. This is the world’s largest media sales house and a truly multimedia sales organisation.

Whether you join our advertising sales division Sky Media or Sky Digital Media (the sales arm of our Online Business Unit), there’s opportunity to grow advertising revenue across all our channels, including Sky Sports, Sky One, Sky Movies, Sky News and our Discovery networks – and to develop your career in the process.

This is a million miles away from traditional media sales. It’s part of Sky’s DNA to constantly break new ground. We don’t just want to lead the market – we want to inform the media debate. Our sales ethos is no different.

“The ideal place for talented and success-hungry team players.”

Your work will involve you in so much more than just ad spots. We offer so many different ways of reaching viewers, whether at home or on the move, from traditional ads, sponsorship, text and interactive advertising to pubs, train stations and city centres. Visit our skymedia website to discover more.

Yes, you’ll need ambition and proven sales or marketing skills, but also creativity and commerciality. We want people who can find compelling, original ways of reaching people - for existing clients and new ones alike.

Quite simply, if you’re looking for great rewards and unlimited scope, this is the place to be.

 

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