Principal Econometrician


Isleworth, UK

Application Deadline

Want to do the best work of your life? Make your mark at Europe’s leading entertainment brand. Our people make Sky a truly exciting and inclusive place to work – a place where you can be yourself and let your skills shine.

As a member of the Econometrics team, you’ll help to drive efficiency of Sky’s marketing plans through the delivery of econometric insights

What you'll do:

You’ll be working onsite with colleagues 2-3 days per week as part of flexible working

  • Lead the delivery of econometric projects for Sky aligned to key business priorities
  • Convert model outputs into actionable insight to drive value for Sk
  • Engage with stakeholders to support the integration of findings in business decisions
  • Manage junior econometricians in the team, supporting their development and coaching them to be future experts in the field
  • Collaborate with wider consumer strategy colleagues to champion the reputation of the department across Sky
  • Lead the development of new techniques, tools and processes to improve the efficiency and scope of the team’s work, and incorporating the latest industry thinking to ensure the team remains cutting edge

What you'll bring:

  • A numerate degree such as Economics, Econometrics, Maths or Statistics.
  • Experience of delivering Econometrics projects and a passion for using advanced statistical techniques to convert observable data into actionable recommendations
  • An understanding of media planning and buying and detailed knowledge of how optimisation techniques can be used to inform media planning.
  • Self-motivation, an enthusiastic attitude and the adaptability to work in a fast paced and dynamic commercial context
  • Experience mentoring junior econometricians, with a strong track record of successfully developing mentees into well rounded project contributors
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills – You’ll be an articulate, positive communicator as well as having the ability to multitask and prioritise workload.
  • Experience of developing and upskilling econometrics teams to ensure that they utilise the latest tools and techniques.

Consumer Strategy: We see the big picture across the Consumer Group; creating insight-led strategies which deliver great value for consumers and drive sustainable long-term growth for Sky

We bring the best from the global market into Sky – we buy technology, marketing, corporate, operational services and editorial production solutions. We are an international team working with our stakeholders our partners to curate the most effective and efficient customer-led operating model. High ethical standards are embeded in our team, and we engage our supply chains in creating a sustainable future!

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


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

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.

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