Awards Manager, Television (12mth FTC)

08 Sep 2021
08 Oct 2021
Full Time
Contract Type

Want to do the best work of your life? With 24 million customers in 7 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.


The Perks


As a valued employee, you'll benefit from a free Sky Q premium package (one off payment required for installation), an excellent pension scheme and private health care. What's more, you'll also have access to over 12,000 LinkedIn Learning courses to support your development.


What you'll do:


- Work towards driving recognition for Sky's growing slate of original scripted, factual and kids programming, in the awards and festivals space, both in the UK and internationally
- Contribute to the ongoing awards strategy for Sky original series across drama, comedy, entertainment, arts and factual
- End-to-end project management delivery across a year-round slate of awards and festivals including shortlisting, submissions, asset delivery, nominations management and ceremony planning
- Manage and maintain stakeholder relationships both across Sky and externally to ensure colleagues and partners are engaged with our work, and in close liaison with consumer engagement, marketing, social and events to ensure our work is aligned.
- Plan and execute key awards and festivals events and talent management. Some weekend and evening work will be required


What you'll bring:


- Experience of working in awards or a relevant publicity role, preferably across series
- A strong knowledge of the awards and broadcasting landscape in the UK
- A knowledge of Sky channels and output
- A knowledge of the US market preferable
- Proficient at managing a number of complicated projects simultaneously
- The ability to manage relationships with stakeholders, high profile individuals and talent
- Events management experience essential


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




Recognised as an 'Inclusive Top 50 Employer' and a 'Times Top 50 Employer for Women', we're working hard to ensure we're a truly inclusive place to work. This means we don't just look at your CV. We're more focused on who you are and the potential you'll bring to Sky. 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.


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