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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.

Senior Producer, 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.

THE OPPORTUNITY: 

This is a rare opportunity for a talented senior journalist to produce creative magazine style television.

Based in Sydney you will have a strong instinct for a story, an excellent ability to field produce and follow a story from concept through to all stages of the production process. You have a keen understanding of creative magazine style television, an ability to develop creative story telling concepts and deliver them to a very high standard. An understanding of business is helpful but more importantly we want a creative storyteller who can lead a team and has experience in magazine style television.

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

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

THE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Contribute at a senior level to the editorial direction of the program, research and initiate creative content ideas.
  • Provide leadership to the team, provide strong strategies for improvement and creative workflow solutions that work for all team members.
  • Extensive field producing experience for magazine factual style television, that includes an ability to lead a shoot from pre-production through to shooting in the field through to post-production.
  • Write, edit and produce high quality scripts for TV & Radio/ Online text/ blogs/ video/ audio and record voice-overs when required.
  • High level ability to sub-editing scripts and creating program rundowns.
  • Contact, line up, and when required, interview talent. 
  • The ability to trouble shoot in the field and come up with creative solutions when presented with unexpected challenges.
  • Deliver detailed high quality briefs to talent and crew to ensure appropriate sequences and overlay are shot.
  • The ability to be a leader in the field and be exceptionally detail focused to deliver top quality magazine style creative television.
  • Manage shoots in challenging locations that are of a high standard with broadcast quality sound and vision on a consistent basis.
  • Communicate effectively with a number of different stakeholders throughout the production process.

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http://www.sbs.com.au/news/small-business-secrets

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