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With a content portfolio like no other media organisation in the country, SBS occupies multiple channels and platforms, and provides a unique opportunity for employees to help make Australia a better place to live.

Communications Specialist (Publicity team)

There's a reason people work for SBS. We are proud of our inclusive and diverse workforce and the culture we have. We look out for one another and our people come first. We currently have an open vacancy in our Marketing team as a Communications Specialist for a 12 month contract and looking for someone as passionate and enthusiastic as we are. 

About the role

Reporting to the Head of Publicity, the Communications Specialist will implement communications campaigns across SBS channels including but not limited to SBS, SBS VICELAND, SBS Food, SBS On Demand for a variety of programs, personalities and services. 

We are looking for someone with 4 - 8 years’ experience implementing effective publicity and communications campaigns – using a wide variety of media channels including traditional publicity, social media, events and other channels. Ideally, we want someone who has an established network of media contacts and a broad general knowledge of SBS content as well as broad and demonstrated understanding of news issues, social themes and television industry trends. Experience managing talent is preferred.

About you

You’ll be a highly effective writer and communicator with excellent stakeholder management skills. Your outstanding organisational skills will be displayed as you coordinate numerous projects simultaneously whilst ensuring deadlines are met.

You'll be ready for your next big challenge and come equipped with:

  • Demonstrated experience coordinating and implementing communications and publicity campaigns across multiple channels.
  • Well-developed writing skills with demonstrated experience writing effective communications for programs and services.
  • Ability to think, plan and execute activities on multiple projects simultaneously in an organised fashion.
  • Well-developed interpersonal and relationship-building skills.
  • Broad and demonstrated knowledge and understanding of content relating to SBS, SBS VICELAND, SBS Food and SBS On Demand
  • A good relationship with key media.

On offer, we have a fantastic culture, free parking (subject to availability) and free gym membership. The Health and Safety of our staff is primary so we also have health and well-being initiatives for all employees all along the year. 

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