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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.

Lawyer

SBS is a unique media organisation. We celebrate and explore diversity and contribute to social cohesion. We enrich the lives of all Australians through meaningful and engaging content. SBS has developed a reputation as one of the world’s most respected broadcasters with a dynamic team of forward thinkers and diverse voices… and we’re now looking for fresh talent to join us!

SBS is seeking a Lawyer with at least five years post qualification experience to work with the prize winning in-house legal team during the period that a team member takes parental leave. The position is for a period of six months.

This is an exciting opportunity to work with clients in a fast paced and dynamic media environment, problem solving and advising on a diverse range of business needs. You will be working closely with business managers in all areas of SBS’s content, commercial, marketing and corporate divisions.

The successful applicant will be a first-rate lawyer who is highly motivated and capable of working independently to tight deadlines. He or she will have excellent communication skills and the ability to take a commercial and practical approach to the provision of legal advice across a wide range of agreements and legislation underpinning a complex media organisation.

A solid understanding of contract law is essential, along with experience in drafting and negotiating commercial agreements. Intellectual Property or Privacy law experience will be highly regarded. Experience in Information Technology, Media Law, Employment Law and the media and entertainment industries will be considered an advantage.

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