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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.

Senior Commissioning Editor

The world is not mono. Look around… it’s not monochrome or monotone. The world is marvellously multi. When you look at the world this way, it makes a difference. At NITV we are inspired by this difference; we celebrate and champion the place of unique, inspiring storytelling. We are looking for people who want to come on a journey somewhere different, telling stories with a difference, and highlighting the wonderful differences we share.

About the role

The Senior Commissioning Editor is a key member of the NITV leadership team and is responsible for developing and securing Indigenous programme content for NITV Channel and ensure the flow of commissioned content that reflects Australia's indigenous society.

Applicants must identify as being of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent. SBS considers that being Aboriginal or a Torres Strait Islander is a genuine occupational requirement for this position under s 14 of the Anti-
Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW).

About you 

You will have demonstrated experience commissioning a range of relevant, innovative and distinctive Indigenous programs suitable for the NITV audience. 

In addition you will have;

  • The ability to drive commissioning strategies and generate Indigenous programming ideas and concepts
  • The ability to conceptualise a slate of content that supports the channel strategy and deliver multiple projects at any one time
  • The ability to build strong networks with internal and external stakeholders to build support at all levels, drive achievement of goals and achieve great results
  • Strong communication, prioritisation and problem solving skills
  • Experience managing a divisional budget including forecasting and variance analysis
  • Experience with managing, developing and growing staff
  • Experience with stakeholder management and community engagement

The Benefits 

We want you to love your place of work, so not only are you part of an organisation focused on making a positive social difference, but there’s also free onsite parking (subject to availability) , free gym membership and an active social club.

If this sounds like you and something you would be interested in, then we would love to hear from you.

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