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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.

Managing Editor, NITV

First Nations People hold a unique and special place here at SBS & NITV. We have a shared history and a passion to ensure that we explore, respect and celebrate the stories of Australia’s first people and that we share Indigenous culture and knowledges with all Australian’s through rich storytelling and news and current affairs you can trust.

About the role 

The Managing Editor plays a lead role in the planning and execution of effective content strategies to improve brand awareness and grow audiences for NITV’s digital platforms.

If successful you will be responsible for Digital Editorial strategy for NITV by working with the various departments within the channel. You will work closely with the content teams across NITV and SBS to identify opportunities to extend the stories from TV to online as well as create and commission highly engaging content exclusively for online channels.

You will be responsible for the NITV websites, social media, email newsletters, Video on Demand and delivering new content that reflects Australia's Indigenous society while resonating with a broad audience. Your ability to lead people through change and foster professional development will be vital. You will guide the team to effectively collaborate across the SBS network and drive authentic engagement through unique storytelling, content innovation and continual operational improvement.

The Managing Editor ensures the planned execution of content campaigns, across digital and social platforms, and that the channel priorities are delivered on time and on budget.

This role can be based in either Sydney or Melbourne

About you 

The role requires strong web writing and social media experience with a strong editorial sense and the ability to find new audiences for our content. You should be comfortable working with audience analytics and implementing benchmarks that will in turn allow you to provide insights back to the broader business.

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

At SBS, our passion for our purpose drives us. If you share that commitment and are ready to make a world of difference, we want to hear from you today. Please submit an application via the link below. Alternatively, you can contact us directly at for any questions or if you require any adjustment or support during your application. 

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