Head of Inclusion in Sky at Isleworth, England, United Kingdom

Part Time

Website Sky

This listing is about Sky in Isleworth, England, United Kingdom
in 2022

About the job


Want to do the best work of your life? With 24 million customers in 6 countries, make your mark at Europe’s leading media and entertainment brand. A workplace where you can proudly be yourself; our people make Sky a truly exciting and inclusive place to work.

We’re Sky, Europe’s biggest entertainment brand. Think top-quality shows. Breaking news. Innovative tech. Must-have products. Careers here mean the freedom and support you need to make an impact – pushing boundaries, creating solutions, hitting targets.

Head of Inclusion sits across Sky Studios and Content, owning and driving all D&I initiatives across Sky Originals including development, production and commissioning.

What You’ll Do

In this role, you’ll be responsible for Sky Studios and Content diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility initiatives. Key responsibilities will be:

  • Liaison with Sky Studios and Content leadership, editorial and production management teams to build D&I strategy and drive implementation
  • Identifying key areas to engage, develop and maintain diverse talent both on screen and off-screen
  • Supporting genre teams across various D&I initiatives, managing the central resources and budget across genres and aligning with the wider industry
  • Liaison with industry bodies to continuously drive D&I, talent development opportunities and change (including but not limited to – CDN, NFTS, Screenskills)
  • Representing Sky Studios and Content for D&I on key industry events
  • Supporting independent production partners on D&I initiatives
  • Thought leadership on how to think diversity and inclusion in the world of content to support business success linking to Sky’s customer base
  • Setting up and managing delivery of KPIs/annual diversity targets for on/off-screen representation
  • Establishing D&I reporting model and managing all relevant business updates, utilising Diamond reporting as a baseline
  • Driving the alignment between industry skills shortage and Sky Studios/Content talent development plans
  • Designing and implementing development and training plans for internal teams and trainees as required to develop knowledge and action on on/off-screen representation
  • Collating and managing relevant D&I information, training materials and reports
  • Continuous alignment with Sky D&I, HR and Recruitment for D&I policies and processes
  • Championing D&I had at the heart of all people work at Sky Studios and Content

What You’ll Bring

Experience in a senior D&I/talent role within the television industry with a proven track record of setting up and driving diversity initiatives:

  • Strong knowledge of diversity, inclusion, disability and accessibility requirements
  • Previous senior broadcaster or production experience
  • Great understanding of production teams, culture, talent requirements and processes
  • Industry contacts and experience on working with engaging, developing and training talent
  • Strong relationship management and communication skills
  • Ability to manage priorities across multiple projects
  • Great attention to detail, budgeting, organisational and presentation skills

Sky Studios

We want to make Sky Studios famous for exceptional content and a place where Europe’s top creatives want to do their best work. By 2024, viewers across Europe will be able to enjoy twice as much Sky original content as they do today, fully supported and backed by Comcast NBC Universal. We’re an agile Studio, seeking out untold stories while working in creative partnership with today’s best writers, producers and on-screen talent – bringing viewers content they wouldn’t find anywhere else.

The Rewards

There’s a reason people can’t stop talking about #LifeAtSky. Our great range of rewards really are something special, here are just a few:

  • Sky Q, for the TV you love all in one place
  • A generous pension package
  • Private healthcare
  • Discounted mobile and broadband
  • Access a wide range of exclusive Sky VIP rewards and experiences

How You’ll Work

We know the world has changed, and we want to offer our employees the chance to collaborate at our unique office spaces, whilst enjoying the convenience of working from home.

We’ve adopted a hybrid working approach to give more flexibility on where and how we work. You’ll find out more about what this means for this role during the recruitment process.

Osterley

Your office base:

Our Osterley Campus is a 10-minute walk from Syon Lane train station. Or you can hop on one of our free shuttle buses that run to and from Osterley, Gunnersbury, Ealing Broadway and South Ealing tube stations. There’s also plenty of bike shelters and showers.

On campus, you’ll find 13 subsidised restaurants, cafes, and a Waitrose. You can keep in shape at our subsidised gym, catch the latest shows and movies at our cinema, get your car washed and even get pampered at our beauty salon.

Inclusion

We take pride in our approach to diversity and inclusion: we’ve been recognised by The Times and Stonewall for this, and we’ve committed £30million to support the fight against racial injustice. We’ve also set ambitious targets for increasing ethnic diversity and representation throughout our organisation.

At Sky we don’t just look at your CV. We’re more focused on who you are and your potential. We also know that everyone has a life outside work, so we’re happy to discuss flexible working.

And we’ll do everything we can to support you during your application. If you need us to make any adjustments to our recruitment process, speak to our recruitment team who will be happy to support you.

Why wait?

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

To find out more about working with us, search #LifeAtSky on social media. A job you love to talk about.

Just so you know: if your application is successful, we’ll ask you to complete a criminal record check. And depending on the role you have applied for and the nature of any convictions you may have, we might have to withdraw the offer.

Company: Sky

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Job Location: Isleworth, England, United Kingdom

Application Deadline: N/A

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