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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.

Coordinator, SBS CulturalConnect

At SBS, we embrace difference, and we welcome applications from people of all backgrounds. We also acknowledge the unique contribution that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples make to our society and our workplace through their enduring and continued connection to land, sea, sky and community.

About Us

SBS is one of the world's most unique and innovative media organisations, producing trusted, meaningful and engaging content that exists for all Australians to inspire, support and celebrate the diversity of our multicultural society. 
Our purpose, for the last 40 years, has reflected and explored the evolving diversity of Australia, investing in initiatives to deepen its connections with communities, sharing their stories and giving a voice to those often unheard, with the aim of increasing understanding and respect of the differences that make up Australia.

SBS is a truly distinctive network, showcasing multicultural, multilingual and First Nations stories otherwise untold in the Australian media.

The Department

Our Vision: We are the most loved and trusted media team, inspired by diversity to create extraordinary experiences.
Our Purpose: Giving a voice to brands in our diverse world.

SBS CulturalConnect; A Division within SBS Media

SBS CulturalConnect is a team of strategy, creative and solutions specialists that connect organisations to culture, community and Country across SBS’ ecosystem.
We support the National SBS Media Sales Team by developing go-to-market content collateral, creative campaign productions and trade marketing promotions, authentically aligned to SBS’s diverse audience, distinctive content and cross-platforms including TV, On Demand, online, social media and radio. 

We’re a group of talented individuals with a shared goal of innovation, integrity and inclusiveness; a dynamic team of forward thinkers and diverse voices, and now we’re looking for fresh talent to join us.

The Role

This role is suitable for someone that would like to a versatile introduction to the world of media & partnerships.

  • Provide general and administrative support across a variety of duties 
  • Work with line manager in the development and timely delivery of content collateral and sponsorship proposals for SBS Network programming by the Integrated Brand Solutions Team
  • Develop sales collateral and maintain upkeep of key tracking documents, including content & sponsorship planners, resource trackers, programming flipbooks, credential decks, programming changes, annual cultural events calendar
  • Disseminate latest updates and regularly present to the National Media Sales Team, ensuring they are well-informed about content changes, sponsorship opportunities, ratings & marketing results, upcoming trade & cultural events
  • Oversee the delivery of SBS Media EDM’s including managing databases, sourcing content, build & send and tracking engagement
  • Develop internal relationships with other divisions including Channel Managers & Marketing to ensure SBS CulturalConnect remains top-of-mind for any key information shares, content updates, changes & opportunities
  • Support the National SBS Media Sales Team with ad-hoc requests, including identifying content alignments to suit brand briefs, developing slides for market presentations and organising content screeners
  • Creative & administrative support for the SBS CulturalConnect Team, including attending brainstorms, assisting in the implementation of annual cultural training, events & hospitality, sourcing content still images & videos, exporting video files, researching talent, ordering & stocktake of merchandise, booking audio/mastering sessions, sourcing quotes & invoicing

It is a requirement of this role that incumbents are fully vaccinated with an approved Covid-19 vaccination in line with the ATAGI guidelines which include booster shots. We do however have a medical exemption process and we would be happy to discuss your application should this be applicable to you.

About you

  • Driven, curious, creative and organised individual with fantastic people skills.
  • A team player who is proactive and has a positive, can-do attitude. 
  • An ability to take instruction in our reactive, deadline driven business, have initiative to work autonomously but lean on the support and guidance of your fellow team-members as needed.

Our ideal candidate would also have the following:

  • Proficiency in using Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Work, Excel, PowerPoint) to prepare general correspondence, sales presentations, reports and spreadsheets as well as presentation layout skills and basic design capability 
  • A solutions and outcomes focussed attitude, with a keenness to work on a variety of different tasks and projects (no two days will be the same!)
  • Strong communication skills, including interpersonal skills to build professional relationships with a broad range of people at a range of seniority levels
  • Good organisational skills & attention to detail, including an ability to maintain and organise files and documentation
  • Effective time management skills with an ability to balance competing priorities to meet set targets/outcome
  • Some technical knowledge of media file formats is advantageous, or be keen to learn

Some of the reasons to consider working with us

  • The people! We truly celebrate and welcome difference at SBS and encourage everyone to bring their whole self to work, you’ll be part of one of the most inclusive companies in Australia
  • The culture and the engagement of our workforce! SBS is ranked in the top 25% of all media companies for employee engagement
  • We offer a range of benefits; from flexible work arrangements, health checks, salary packaging, an employee assistance program and for our Sydney based employees, free gym membership and parking (subject to availability).
  • We’re agile and innovative in the way we work, as well as being a trusted and established brand. At SBS we have been broadcasting for over 40 years and our future is packed with many more exciting developments!
  • We also love to promote from within! We have allocated training funds to do just that and help bridge the gaps when moving from role to role.

Want to learn more? Then hit apply and take the first step to applying not just for another job but a possible whole new career in a purpose led organisation!

Reasonable adjustments

SBS recognises that everyone is unique, and you might 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, then please contact careers@sbs.com.au and let us know.

Adjustments may include but are not limited to; alternative application methods, interview setups, physical requirements, guidance for trans or gender diverse applicants, specific interview availability times and more.

We are shortlisting applications as they come in, so don’t delay apply today! 

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