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Kirundi Content Producer (Sydney or Melbourne location)

At SBS Audio and Language Content (ALC), also known as SBS Radio, we’re expanding our horizons and platforms mix. If you have a passion for radio, but you are also comfortable working online, we’d like to hear from you.

The Audio and Language Content team is seeking a Producer to join us in the position of Content Producer of the Kirundi language program.

All content will be available on digital platforms with on demand audio podcasts accessible via the SBS website and SBS Radio app to meet the needs of Kirundi audiences.

About the role

Reporting to the Program Manager, the role of Kirundi Content Producer is to develop and deliver the editorial strategy for the Kirundi language group. This includes the production and delivery of distinctive and innovative multi-platform content for the Kirundi language program.

More specifically, the duties include:

  • Plan, prepare, assess, research, write, produce, sub-edit, translate and/or script audio and online content for presentation/publication
  • Generate, develop and foster content ideas for the relevant platform and language audience
  • Establish, develop and maintain appropriate contact with relevant stakeholders
  • Undertake professional development and training as required.

About you

We are looking for someone with good communication skills and experience in journalism and/or media broadcasting. More specifically, you would have:

  • Demonstrated experience in professional broadcast journalism including the production and presentation of multiplatform content (radio, online, social media) and ability to write, compile and present news, sport and current affairs from a variety of sources
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English and Kirundi, including clear broadcast delivery. Candidates will be required to undergo a language assessment to demonstrate their proficiency in the Kirundi language.
  • Basic computer skills including familiarity with Microsoft Word and Excel, email and digital audio editing/production software
  • Good administrative abilities including accuracy and organisational skills.

This is a part time position, located in either our Sydney or Melbourne Bureau. For more information on this role, please refer to the Duty Statement. 

SBS aims to inspire all Australians to explore and appreciate our diverse world and by doing so contribute to a cohesive society. It’s a purpose which drives and motivates our team and the reason we love doing what we do. 

Job File 1 :  Duty Statement

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