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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.

Indigenous Broadcast Operations Cadet

SBS takes the lead on creating opportunities for Indigenous Australians to learn and work in the media industry. The Indigenous Broadcast Operations Cadet program is designed to enable young Indigenous people to get on-the-job experience in the broadcast production area.

About the cadetship

This twelve month cadetship is for recent graduates that aims to help you build your career in broadcast and online production.  It’s a once in a lifetime opportunity to work on real television and radio shows, provide support and deliver quality media solutions to our audiences. The cadetship will spend a minimum of three months in Broadcast Production including Editing, Studio Production Services, Radio Operations and ENG/EFP (location camera work).

The cadetship is based in Sydney and is importantly delivered across the working week, including after hours and weekend work.

You will participate in a range of on-the-job training and mentoring programs, designed to hone your technical skills and give you practical experience in your craft.

About you

Ideally you will have, or be close to, completed tertiary qualifications in Broadcast or Media Production and have a passion for broadcast production whether it’s on television, radio or online platforms.

While there’s no guarantee of ongoing employment at the end of the program, you’ll be paid a full time salary during your cadetship.  The base salary for this role is $50,509.

What do I need to apply?

To be considered for this exciting opportunity you will need:

  • Strong customer service focus – you get a kick out of doing great things for others;
  • Well-developed communication skills – you often ask the questions that others are thinking;
  • A drive to learn – every day is an opportunity to learn new things;
  • To be a team player – you truly believe that we are better together; and
  • A willingness to get in and get the job done

In your cover letter, please outline:

  • Your studies in Broadcast or Media Production, copies of your qualification or an outline of your current studies
  • Your experience in Broadcast or Media Production
  • Of course we’d love to hear about your passion for working in broadcast media production.
  • Details of two (2) professional referees (these can be former employers or current teachers/lecturers)

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