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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.


If you’re a creative thinker who likes crafting stories in post-production, you have a passion for telling stories about what’s going on in the world right now, and you want to work on a heavy hitting multi award winning TV program, SBS has a job for you.

Dateline, SBS’s award winning international current affairs series is seeking an experienced producer/editor to join the team.

For more than 30 years Dateline has been delivering riveting, sometimes shocking stories about issues impacting people across the world, often from the most unreported corners of the globe. And we’re looking for an experienced producer/editor to join the team.

We are seeking an experienced editor with strong storytelling and script writing skills. The successful candidate must be able to work independently post-producing Dateline stories and promos. Experience working in documentary or current affairs is highly desirable.

We’ll be asking you to re-structure long-form stories, script voice over, and create original promos. Experience editing 30 minute programs or longer, using Premiere Pro or Avid is essential.

You will also be required to pitch and develop story ideas, working with our team of producers, reporters and researchers to coordinate and ensure production deadlines are met, and adhering to budgets.

To be successful you will need

  • Experience post-producing long form content
  • Experience editing long form content
  • High level competency on Premiere Pro or Avid
  • Experience researching and developing stories
  • Creativity and a passion for story telling
  • Editorial and scriptwriting skills
  • The ability to work independently under pressure

On offer

In return we will offer a competitive salary, and provide you a collaborative and dynamic environment with a friendly, inclusive and high-performing team based in our SBS Offices in Artarmon. We offer free on-site parking (subject to availability), gym membership and meaningful workplace flexibility. So if you are a dynamic and creative producer/editor with a passion for international current affairs we look forward to hearing from you.

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