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Commercial Trading Manager - Smart Insurance

  • Sky
  • Osterley, Isleworth TW7, UK
  • 09/11/2023
Full time

Job Description

Want to do the best work of your life? 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.

In this role, you will be an integral part of the commercial team from the very beginning. You will be the drive our trading strategy and performance through this crucial high-growth stage. It is an exciting time to be join us and make a real splash in Sky’s biggest launch this year!” – Olivia Saunders, Commercial Director

What you'll do:

Our Trading managers are responsible for delivering in-quarter growth across our Home and Device products. They lead our trading strategy, develop insight, spot opportunities and implement across all key trading levers to drive both demand and conversion (e.g. pricing, proposition, media spend, campaign strategy, discount toolkits, customer journey optimisation, incentives.)

  • Be the expert in Trading Performance - have a deep understanding of the drivers of all demand and conversion important metrics across sales and churn for all products and all channels
  • Develop insight – analyse complex data and clearly communicate findings in a simple and timely manner, answering, “what is happening, why & what should we do.”
  • Build mitigation plans or go-faster recommendations – use your knowledge to make recommendations across various senior partners, and the routes to market (channels) to improve performance.
  • Lead trading governance and own the narrative – use your expertise and trading insight to deliver accurate reporting, communicate performance and lead key cross-functional trading forums with partners up to MD-level.
  • Shape our commercial strategy – use your knowledge to influence our commercial, marketing and product plans for next quarter and beyond.

What you'll bring:

  • Experienced in Insurance and / or aggregator trading – you’ve worked on insurance products or you’ve worked closely with an aggregator channel, ideally in a commercial or trading role
  • A highly numerate and analytical problem solver – you love investigating through data
  • Commercially astute - you know how to grow revenue through both volume & ARPU
  • A confident communicator - landing clear messages in both verbal and written formats to a broad range of partners (from front-line to MD-level)
  • At home in fast-paced environments – you are ambitious, motivated and restless
  • A brilliant collaborator – you establish relationships to amplify your impact
  • Able to balance strategic and tactical - in the detail or at high-level, and never lose sight of the bigger picture

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.


We are a Disability Confident Accredited Employer, and welcome and encourage applications from all candidates. We will look to ensure a fair and consistent experience for all, and will make reasonable adjustments to support you where appropriate. Please flag any adjustments you need to your recruiter as early as you can.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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.

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.