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Statistician, Sky Sports

Isleworth, Middlesex, United Kingdom, £ £ - Annual Annual, Permanent


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.

Sky Sports is inviting applicants for the role of Statistician, working across our portfolio of Football coverage. As a statistician you'll work as part of a high performing and enthusiastic team, responsible for creating world-class content across all formats and platforms.

What you'll do:

  • Create and research content to help drive Sky's football coverage, working alongside the production team, commentators and presenters
  • Work on live broadcasts, collaborating with the production team and talent in an exciting, fast-paced environment
  • Work with multiple data feeds and providers, developing new stats and angles to accompany traditional statistics
  • Produce graphics to be presented as part of Sky's coverage; an eye for detail and accuracy is vital
  • Create content for Sky's social media and online platforms, including the opportunity to write features for skysports.com

What you'll bring:

  • Passion for and in-depth knowledge of football is paramount
  • Strong English Language and written skills, with excellent editorial and creative judgement
  • Ability to work effectively, react quickly and communicate under the pressures of live production
  • A proactive, enthusiastic approach and an ability to think creatively
  • Expertise in using social media platforms
  • Familiarity using Excel and an understanding of modern statistical trends in football is desirable
  • Willing to work flexibly and at unsociable hours, including weekends, evenings and public holidays.

Team Overview:Sky SportsWe deliver the most innovative and best Sports content experience to our customers across all platforms. We promote continuous innovation, driving value for our customers and high-quality output. Everyone is passionate about sport and proud of the work that they undertake both on screen and behind the scenes.

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

Where you'll work:Osterley: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.

Job Details

Wed, 25 Aug 2021 14:14:00 GMT
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Isleworth, Middlesex, United Kingdom
£ £ - Annual Annual