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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.

Slovak Executive Producer

At SBS, we pride ourselves in making Australia a more cohesive society every day. We embrace difference and thrive in diversity like no other media company. We have developed a reputation as one of the world’s respected broadcasters with a dynamic team of forward thinkers, and now we’re looking for an outstanding talent to join us.

About the role

The Audio and Language Content team is seeking an experienced journalist to join us in the position of Executive Producer of the Slovak language program. Audio and Language Content produces the most linguistically diverse public broadcasting in the world, providing Australian-focused news and information in 68 languages across live radio and digital platforms.

Reporting to the Program Manager, the role of Executive Producer is to develop and deliver the editorial strategy for the Slovak language team. This includes team management, supervision of production and delivery of distinctive and innovative multi-platform content. This is a Part Time role, working 33 hours per fortnight. 

About you

We are looking for someone with advanced communication skills and proven experience in team management, journalism and/or media broadcasting. More specifically, you would have:

  • Demonstrated experience in professional broadcast journalism including the production and presentation of multiplatform content (radio, online, social media) and ability to write compile and present news, sport and current affairs from a variety of sources.
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English and Slovak including clear broadcast delivery. Candidates will be required to undergo a language assessment to demonstrate their proficiency in the Slovak language.
  • Basic computer skills including familiarity with Microsoft Word and Excel, email and digital audio editing/production software.
  • Good administrative abilities including accuracy, numeracy, organisational skills and the ability to meet deadlines and pursue a task to completion.
  • Proven ability to work under pressure, meet strict deadlines and problem-solve.
  • Well-developed written and verbal communication skills.
  • Good understanding of the Slovak speaking community in Australia.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain relationships with a range of stakeholders.

The benefits

What you'll find in return is a supportive, flexible and friendly team who are as focused on a positive work environment as they are on achieving their goals. As well as onsite and virtual health and wellbeing programs and a free gym membership.  

At SBS, we embrace difference and we welcome applications from people of all backgrounds. We want your vibrancy, language, culture, experiences, and abilities to brighten our halls, light up our screens and strengthen our team.

SBS also recognises that everyone is unique and you may require some adjustments to ensure you have the best opportunity to apply and put your skills forward for consideration. If we can make some adjustments to the SBS recruitment/interview process to better enable you to shine, please contact careers@sbs.com.au.

Only applicants with full ongoing working rights in Australia will be considered

The successful candidate/s must be willing and able to undertake shift work.

Applications close Monday the 24th of May 2021

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