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Writer

  • Employee status: Permanent
  • Closing date: Ongoing
  • Reference number: 44114
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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. And as part of our close-knit team, you’ll enjoy plenty of benefits. Plus, experiences you’ll only find at Sky.




We are responsible for setting the strategy that drives the content displayed to our customers on our UI’s; across Sky+, SkyQ & Sky Go and through on-air promotion and email communications.” Rob Daniel, Editorial Manager



The perks 



As a valued employee of Sky, you’ll benefit from a free Sky Q premium package (one off payment required for installation), an excellent pension scheme and private health care. Plus, there’s a great range of other benefits to fit around your needs too.



To find out more about working with us, search #LifeatSky on LinkedIn, Twitter or Instagram.




Your key responsibilities 



As a writer in the Content Engagement team, you will primarily draft the wording for Sky’s EPG.You will also write synopsis for merchandised collections of content, e.g in support of a collection of content curated to support Black History Month and write rail signposts, e.g. Pulse racing action, Queen’s of Comedy etc


-Writing the copy for Sky’s electronic programme guide


-Providing EPG updates as and when schedules change


-Writing copy for curated collections of content, e.g. Christmas, Halloween, Black History Month


-Writing enticing rail signposts that pull customers in, e.g. Riveting & Real Documentaries


-Internal liaison with key stakeholders including PR & social, production and commissioning teams plus when relevant, senior management


-Researching Sky’s shows and content


-Researching synopsis and rail signposts and adapting style to results



Key Skills


-Excellent writing skills; from brilliant headlines, to snappy synopsis to eye catching info


-Strong knowledge of Sky’s programming including sports, entertainment and movies


-Ability to work to deadlines and under pressure 


-Willingness to work flexibly, including weekends


-Excellent internal and external stakeholder management skills


-Excellent planning and an ability to deliver work on time



 So, what are you waiting for? Apply now for a chance to forge your own career path and be brilliant as part of a bright, talented team.



Just so you know: if your application is successful, your appointment will be subject to receiving a positive outcome from your criminal record check.



We’re happy to discuss flexible working. 



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.



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