Sky Returner Programme 2019

Launch Event

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Sky is excited to launch its second Sky Returner Programme in partnership with Women Returners, designed to support talented professionals, both men and women, who have taken an extended career break, back into the workplace.

About the Launch Event

Date:         Thursday 19 September 2019

Timing:     13.00 – 15.50 (Registration from 12.30)

Location: Osterley, West London

Visit Sky’s award winning campus and meet key members of Sky staff, hear all about the welcoming work culture and benefits they have to offer at Sky, all whilst enjoying a light lunch and refreshments.

The event is targeted at people who have taken a break from their previous careers for two or more years and have mid-to-senior level experience working within Technology or Product. The event aims to facilitate your pathway back into a professional industry with enhanced employability, gaining invaluable experience from the day such as a free CV evaluation, and insight from leading professionals at Osterley.

Event schedule

About the Sky Returner Programme

This year’s programme will focus on a number of positions across Sky’s Technology and Product business areas.  Roles are based predominantly in Osterley, West London, and there is also the opportunity to be based in Livingston. A range of flexible working options are available, dependent on the role.

The programme will take the form of a paid six-month placement, commencing in November 2019. At the end of the programme you will be well placed to apply for permanent opportunities at Sky.

You will be placed on a project or in a team where your skills and experience will be highly valued and utilised. You will participate in coaching workshops from Women Returners, and benefit from focused training and mentoring to support your transition back to the workplace.

Sky knows that talent extends beyond a professional CV. The Sky Returner Programme offers the opportunity to join a forward-thinking, innovative and inclusive workforce, where flexibility and creativity is encouraged.

The programme is designed for people who have taken a break from their previous careers for two or more years and have mid-to-senior level experience of working within Technology or Product in any of the following positions:

Who Should Attend

To register for the Launch Event

If you meet the eligibility requirements outlined above please register for the Launch Event here.

Please apply as soon as possible as places are limited.  Successful applicants will receive an email confirming their place.

For enquiries, please email Ella Haynes at

Applying for the Sky Returnship Programme

To learn more and to apply please visit here.  Please apply no later than Sunday 29 September 2019.

You do not need to attend the Launch Event to be able to apply for the Sky Returner Programme