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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.

Russian Executive Producer

At SBS, we pride ourselves to make Australia a more cohesive society every day. We embrace difference and thrive in diversity like no other media company. We have developed a reputation as one of the world’s respected broadcasters with a dynamic team of forward thinkers, and now we’re looking for fresh talent to join us.

Audio and Language Content produces the most linguistically diverse public broadcasting in the world, providing Australian-focused news and information in 68 languages across live radio and digital platforms. The Audio and Language Content team is seeking an experienced journalist to join us in the position of Executive Producer of the Russian language program. 

About the role

Reporting to the Program Manager, the role of Executive Producer is to develop and deliver the editorial strategy for the Russian language team. This includes team management, supervision of production and delivery of distinctive and innovative multi-platform content. This role can be based out of either our Sydney or Melbourne office.

About you

We are looking for someone with advanced communication skills and proven experience in team management, 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 Russian, including clear broadcast delivery. Candidates will be required to undergo a language assessment to demonstrate their proficiency in the Russian language.
  • Basic computer skills including familiarity with Microsoft Word and Excel, email and digital audio editing/production software.
  • Good administrative abilities including accuracy, numeracy, organisational skills and the ability to meet deadlines and pursue a task to completion.
  • Proven ability to work under pressure, meet strict deadlines and problem-solve.
  • Well-developed written and verbal communication skills.
  • Good understanding of the Russian speaking community in Australia.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain relationships with a range of stakeholders.

The benefits

  • Fantastic culture
  • Onsite health and wellbeing programs
  • Free gym membership and an active social club

At SBS, we embrace difference and welcome applications from people of all  backgrounds. As part of our commitment to closing the gap, we strongly
encourage people of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander background to apply.

We are audience obsessed and your candidate experience is important to us. We know that everyone is unique and experiences job applications differently. We are committed to making reasonable adjustments to provide a positive, barrier free recruitment process – at the end of the day, we don’t want anything getting in
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