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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 Executive Producer - Sydney or Melbourne location

At SBS, we pride ourselves on making Australia a more cohesive society every day. We embrace difference and thrive on diversity like no other media company. We have developed a reputation as one of the world’s most respected broadcasters with a dynamic team of forward thinkers, and now we’re looking for fresh talent to join us.

The Audio and Language Content team is seeking an experienced digital journalist/editor to join us in the position of Digital Executive Producer. Audio and Language Content produces the most linguistically diverse public broadcasting in the world, providing Australian-focused news and information in 68 languages via live radio, podcasts, digital and social platforms.

About the role

Reporting to the Digital Managing Editor, the role of Digital Executive Producer is to develop and deliver digital strategy for the South Asian language group and coordinate news content across the programs and with world news. This includes the editing and delivery of distinctive and innovative multi-platform content for the network.

More specifically, the duties include:

  • Plan and manage digital content campaigns, source leads for daily news online content and manage distribution across the programs to meet KPIs. Generate, develop and foster content ideas for the relevant platform and language audience.
  • Work with SBS News to coordinate the execution of exclusive stories breaking within South Asian Language communities across the network.
  • Drive the South Asian Language program’s daily social media strategy. Plan and assist digital staff to execute social content campaigns to build the relevant language program’s social community.
  • Sub-edit news for the programs when required, including digitally funded content and commissioned content.
  • Work with the Online and Content teams to identify, develop and amplify SBS network priorities and exclusive content across all South Asian language program platforms.

About you:

We are looking for someone with advanced editorial skills and proven experience in a digital journalism role. More specifically, you will have:

  • Demonstrated experience in professional digital journalism, including the production and presentation of multiplatform content (video, online, social media) and ability to compile and subedit news, sport and current affairs from a variety of sources.

  • Proficiency in written and spoken English and a rich understanding of the Indian language communities in Australia.

  • Advanced digital skills using a CMS and production tools: Photoshop, Video production and editing software and audio editing software preferred, as well as an advanced knowledge of SEO.

  • Proven ability to work under pressure, meet strict deadlines and problem-solve.

  • Demonstrated ability to be a star collaborator and maintain relationships with a range of stakeholders.

Please refer to the Duty Statement attached to this ad for further details.

The benefits

  • Fantastic culture
  • Onsite health and wellbeing programs
  • Free gym membership and an active social club
  • Being part of an organisation dedicated to making a positive social difference
  • Possibility to be based either in Sydney or Melbourne bureau
Job File 1 :  Digital Executive Producer - South Asian Languages - Duty Statement

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