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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 opportunityf or employees to help make Australia a better place to live.

Researcher, Small Business Secrets

Small Business Secrets is the only television program in Australia that focuses on the incredible and inspiring stories of the nation’s small to medium multicultural business owners and entrepreneurs. Each week Small Business Secrets uncovers the secrets to running a successful business in Australia and provides information for businesses about how to tackle the challenges they face and take advantage of opportunities so they can grow their businesses.


This is a rare opportunity for a talented journalist to be a part of a dynamic team that produces a creative magazine style television program.

You will be responsible for researching story ideas and potential talent for interview.

You will be responsible for undertaking work in a way that reflects and upholds SBS’s Charter, Vision and Values, fosters a positive and proactive work environment, and complies with SBS’s policies, procedures and practices.

You’ll need to have an understanding of digital and social media and how to use those platforms to tell stories.

You’ll also be part of a team which delivers cross platform stories of the highest editorial standards that highlight multicultural businesses across Australia.


The successful candidate will have proven experience researching and developing storylines, story topics and interviewing candidates suitable for the program. This includes fact-checking, sourcing statistics, assisting with pre-interviews of talent.

You love attention attention to detail, and are required to log and transcribe shot material, maintain production rundowns and copyright logs, and source file footage from SBS News Library and other 3rd party providers.

What sets you apart from the rest is your ability to communicate, where you will liaise with our internal stakeholders, such as providing deliverables support to Publicity, and working with Human Resources, Finance, Corporate Services and Broadcast Operations.


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