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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.

Home Page Editor, SBS News

SBS is one of the most unique media organisations in the world. Our News and Current Affairs team has developed a cutting edge digital strategy and wants journalists who share our vision of increasing quality content online. 

We currently have TWO roles, both 12 month opportunities for talented and experienced journalists to join the team. One is full-time on a rotating roster, the other a part-time role as Weekend Editor. Please specify the role you are interested in when applying in the cover letter.

About the role

As a Home Page Editor for SBS News your daily responsibilities will include:

  • Writing, producing and editing news content to the highest editorial standards
  • Leading a team of journalists and video producers
  • Liaising with key stakeholders in the SBS newsroom, you will ensure our online coverage includes the top international and national stories, as well as those highlighting Australia's diverse communities
  • Staying across trending stories across various social channels and ensuring KPIs are met
  • Supervising and mentoring junior journalists

About you

  • You are a seasoned journalist with a passion for online news and strong digital production and editorial skills
  • You have an in-depth understanding of local and international news and current affairs
  • You know how to grow audiences across our various platforms and social media channels
  • You have a deep understanding of what makes content shareable online
  • You are able to work on a 7 day roster – evening and weekend work will be required

The benefits of working with us

SBS is a place where creative, curious, and talented people are supported and good ideas and hard work is rewarded. In addition to your salary, you’ll receive the following benefits:

  • Fantastic culture
  • Onsite health and wellbeing programs (weekly yoga classes)
  • Free onsite parking, onsite childcare facilities, free gym membership, retail discounts at a variety of chain stores, and an active social club
  • Being part of an organisation dedicated to making a positive social difference

We tend to move quickly, so if you’d like to be considered, you’re encouraged to submit your application through this site ASAP.

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