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NOW - Distribution partnerships executive

NOW - Distribution partnerships executive

locationGreater London, UK
ExpiresExpires: 23/05/2022
Outreach / Partnerships / Community Engagement
Application RestrictionsBlack, Asian and Ethnically Diverse | Disabled | Lower Socio-Economic Status

Salary/bursary: London Living Wage

Contact duration: 12 months

Start date: October 2022


Are you interested in learning more about how to develop the strong partnerships that allow a cutting-edge streaming service to succeed?

We’re NOW, part of the Sky family and one of the UK’s leading streaming platforms. We’re the only place to get Sky Cinema and Sky Sports without a contract. We’re brilliant TV made by brilliant people. We’re big on real diversity, inclusion and collaboration. And we need talent to keep pushing boundaries and grow our brand. Big-thinkers. Changemakers. Showstoppers. Join in.

On this distribution partnerships executive placement, you will be developing your skills through supporting NOW's first class relationships with its distribution platform partners in a growing portfolio. Some of the brands you might be working with includes Samsung, Sony, Apple, Xbox and Roku!


What you'll learn

  • How to establish yourself as the day to day support for distribution partners, facilitating cross department contact and discussions, particularly working closely with the partnerships marketing team to enable excellent BAU content marketing activity

  • Organise and help Partnership Managers brief all the elements required to execute plans, bringing together multiple teams that may include, but not limited to partnerships marketing, customer, finance, brand, PR, retail, legal, e-commerce, commercial planning and operations

  • Support the Partnerships Managers by maintaining performance and viewing dashboards & by providing analysis on any key trends

  • Liaising closely with Partnership Managers to jointly create detailed plans for all comms and campaigns that will drive towards quarterly / half / FY sales targets dominating all routes to the big screen in customer’s homes

  • Maximising the campaign calendar to highlight seasonal opportunities and programme/channel highlights from the NOWTV portfolio delivering brilliant content marketing

  • Support Partnerships Managers with the creative process from tight creative briefing to agencies, comprehensive and constructive feedback, rigorous management of deadlines internally and externally and full approval from Legal, Brand & Senior Management where applicable

  • Ensuring all activity has a logical, customer-friendly and smooth customer journey with conversion metrics at forefront

  • Help analyse effectiveness of all campaigns vs specified metrics e.g. Sales, CPA, Open rates, CTR %, and conversion from visit etc. Regular reporting, optimisation (where possible) and post-campaign analysis to inform future activity


What we're looking for

Above all else we’re looking for a positive, bright and self-motivated people person who enjoys being in the forefront of the business. You might not have direct partnerships experience, but you will have relevant transferable skills and an ability and hunger to learn and adapt quickly in a fact paced vibrant environment.

  • Be able to multi-task cross projects and have examples of working under pressure
  • Have an interest in developing a commercial acumen alongside a basic understanding and appreciation for brand, media and marketing
  • Have strong communication skills
  • Able to build and nurture relationships both within and outside of the business
  • Logical, organised and structured to support with key tasks and campaigns
  • Be comfortable working with numbers and able to understand and analyse data and insights in order to support Partnership Managers explain performance and trends

This opportunity is only open to individuals from a group that is under-represented in the creative industries. This includes, but is not limited to Black, Asian and ethnically diverse candidates, people with disabilities and individuals from lower socioeconomic backgrounds.


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’re all about watching great TV, so getting free NOW is a given. You’ll also receive life insurance, pension and access to our Sky Benefits platform. This includes health and wellbeing benefits e.g. dental insurance, gym memberships, cycle plans and health screening, as well as lifestyle benefits e.g. retail vouchers and season ticket loans for travel.

You’ll get access to over 12,000 LinkedIn Learning courses to support your development. And if that’s not enough, their award-winning Osterley campus boasts six subsidised restaurants, a cinema, gym, and much more.

The successful candidate for this opportunity will also participate in a Creative Access support programme that sits alongside workplace training. This includes a programme of induction training, monthly masterclasses, wellbeing support, buddying / mentoring and more.


Why Inclusion is important 

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. CV’s aren’t everything. We’re more focused on who you are and the potential what you’ll bring to Sky.  

We celebrate diversity because different people, with different perspectives make Sky a better business. Our customers are incredibly diverse, so we should be, too. 


To apply

  • Log in to your Creative Access account or register today to apply for this opportunity
  • Upload your CV and cover letter as one document (applications without a tailored cover letter will not be accepted)
  • Once submitted, you can no longer amend your application, so proof-read carefully
  • Do not contact the company directly
  • Please email any queries about this role to Creative Access at this address:
  • The closing date for applications is 22/05/2022 at 23:59

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