Commercial and Trading Manager 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’ll be at the heart of Sky’s latest product launch and be responsible for unlocking growth opportunities – Our team sets the strategy and will be restless in driving performance” – Nim Patel, Commercial & Trading Lead

What You’ll Do

  • Trading Expertise – become the expert in Trading Performance for the new category, you’ll develop a deep understanding of the key drivers of growth. Working closely with the Marketing, Operations and Route to Market teams to ensure plans are in place to drive performance in-quarter.
  • Commercial strategy and planning – you’ll create recommendations for quarterly planning based on insight, ideation, and historic performance working, setting pricing, promotion and media investment changes.
  • Trading insight & idea generation – using large and complex data, clearly communicate findings in a simple and timely manner answering, “what is happening, why & what should we do.” Find opportunities to drive P&L growth supporting the Commercial Director and Lead in driving volume, revenue, and EBIT growth
  • Forecasting – use your expertise and trading insight to deliver accurate forecasts using the latest tools and automation to speed up and improve the accuracy of our forecasting. Including root-cause diagnosis of performance.
  • Provide mitigation or go-faster recommendations – use your knowledge to make recommendations across various senior stakeholders, finance and the routes to market to improve performance ensuring the business continues to grow, generating revenue, customer and profit growth.
  • Trading governance –create an effective trading performance management structure, including necessary trading meetings and insight packs, working collaboratively with teams around Sky – you’ll capture customer and market feedback, and ensure that the implications of week to week performance movements are incorporated into the forecast and remedial actions triggered

What You’ll Bring

  • Strategic problem solver – with an inquisitive mind, comfortable both in the detail and at a high level
  • Commercially astute – experience of tracking and optimising a set of key KPIs
  • Analytical ability – able to draw simple conclusions from complex datasets
  • Passion for change – constant focus on bringing new ideas to the table
  • Confident communicator – able to turn analysis into stories tailored to the audience
  • Workstack management – comfortable working independently to multiple deadlines
  • Leadership – drives others to do better through challenging and supporting
  • Microsoft office – capable in both Excel analysing data, and PowerPoint presenting the insight and story

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.

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.


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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