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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.

Digital Editorial Lead

SBS is one of the World’s most unique and innovative media organisations, producing trusted, meaningful and engaging content that celebrates Australia’s diversity.

SBS News has a strong reputation for delivering high quality and distinctive multimedia content across its digital and social platforms. As audience habits change it is vital that this key SBS brand continues to reach new audiences and provide ground-breaking story-telling with SBS’s Charter at its core.

The Role

This is an exceptional role for an outstanding journalist, digital editor and strategist to be a key leader with one of Australia’s most trusted news services.

This position will develop and implement the digital editorial strategy for SBS News and provide leadership that will inspire and motivate our SBS New digital team, a team of dynamic and dedicated digital journalists.

The responsibilities of this role include:

  • Provide daily editorial and creative direction to the SBS News digital team. This includes overseeing: the story commissioning for digital reporters, commissioning content from the cross-platform reporters for digital and social platforms, EDM curation, social media posting and daily video priorities.
  • Liaise with other SBS platforms and content areas to identify areas of collaboration and cross promotion.
  • Commission longer-term digital-only content, including special projects.
  • Manage and expand relationships with domestic and international agencies, affiliates and syndication partners.
  • Be alert and able to adapt to the latest and evolving trends in digital content production and distribution, consumption and data analysis.

About you

To be successful in this role, you will need to possess the following:

  • A deep understanding of digital audience data to ensure content is relevant to SBS’s Charter and purpose while also meeting audience expectations, preferences and needs.
  • Highly developed digital journalism skills, including 5 years’ experience in a similar role which includes; reporting, writing and editing, and a passion for local and international news and current affairs
  • Strong strategic and management experience and capability

Ours is an inclusive and supportive workplace, well located for public transport and offering additional benefits including access to on-site car parking and free gym membership.

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