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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.

Urdu Producer

SBS is a unique media organisation. A media network for all Australians, we have a strong mandate to support, celebrate and appreciate the diversity of Australia’s multicultural society. Our purpose is to inspire social cohesion. We are transforming ourselves into a cutting edge digital media organisation and leading the way in the delivery of world class content across multiple media platforms including radio, free to air television, social media, online and on-demand services.

Our Audio and Language Content (ALC) team, also known as SBS Radio, helps people from a diverse range of cultures feel at home in Australia. We inform, educate and entertain Australians through our in-language radio programs and digital content. People listen to us through traditional analogue radio plus digital radio and through our App. They catch up with us through our podcasts on our in-language websites, as well as on social media.

We're seeking a part time Producer to join our Urdu language team, either based in Artarmon in Sydney or in Federation Square in Melbourne. Prior media experience is preferable, ideally in production and presentation of news and current affairs content.

To be considered, you will need to demonstrate:

  • the ability to research, write, produce, translate and present audio content on air and/or online platforms;
  • the ability to craft engaging abstracts for online and social media (an understanding of SEO and CMS would be an advantage);
  • proficiency in Urdu as well as English. As part of our interview process, you will be asked to undertake a language assessment task.
  • Ability to type in Urdu language by efficient use of Urdu keyboard

The successful candidate must be willing and able to undertake week-ends and shift work. For further information about the position please contact Rehan Alavi on (02) 9430 2852 or visit our web site

Once in the role, we'll set you up for success with all the necessary support. This includes approximately 30 hours of production training as well as our SBS induction.

We tend to move quickly and will remove this advertisement without notice. If you’d like to be considered, we encourage you to submit your application ASAP.

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