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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.

Digital Content Producer - Dari Language

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

At the heart of SBS, Audio and Language Content have over 63 language teams engaging audiences in conversations on Australian and international news and current affairs, and connecting communities through stories and providing settlement information. We deliver services across radio, podcasting, online and social media. 

The Role

The Dari language Content Producer is responsible for the production and delivery of distinctive and innovative multi-platform content (podcasts and articles) for the relevant language service. The content will be consistent with SBS Codes of Practice, Editorial Guidelines, established editorial strategy and other relevant standards and formats.

Reporting to the Program Manager within our Audio and Language Content team this role will see you doing the following:

This role can be based out of North Sydney or Melbourne.

  • Undertaking and assisting with a range of journalism and content production tasks to provide multiplatform content
  • Establishing, developing and maintaining appropriate contact with correspondents (stringers and contributors) and other relevant stakeholders.
  • Contributing to divisional objectives through participation in cross-language content and other initiatives.
  • Creating audio podcasts (including recording interviews and features). Use relevant production
  • Using systems and equipment to edit and publish content to SBS and third-party platforms.
  • Ensuring all relevant content scheduled is published as required, including promos, advertising and information campaigns and/or sponsorship announcements in accordance with the SBS Codes of Practice and Editorial Guidelines and other relevant policies.
  • Preparing, maintaining and archiving documentation associated with content production and delivery as required, and undertake other administrative tasks (including meetings, emails, correspondence, etc.) associated with content production and delivery.

About you

  • Demonstrated experience in professional broadcast journalism including: Ability to undertake tasks involved in the planning, preparation, production, presentation and delivery of multiplatform content.
  • Ability to write, compile and present news, sport and current affairs from a variety of sources.
  • Basic computer skills including familiarity with Microsoft Word and Excel, and email.
  • Availability for and ability to work rostered shifts.
  • Proficiency in English and in Dari language both written and spoken including clear broadcast delivery.

(Candidates will be required to undergo a language assessment to demonstrate their proficiency in Dari language).

Feel like you meet most, but perhaps not all the criteria listed? Then, send through your detail as whilst we have specific requirements in mind we can look at how we can bridge the gaps!

Some of the reasons to consider working with us

  • The people! a genuine sense of feeling included (we truly celebrate and welcome difference!) and being part of one of the most inclusive companies in Australia!
  • The culture and the engagement of our workforce, we are proud to have an employee engagement score of 82% with low levels of employee turnover.
  • A brand that is not only recognisable but trusted and established, we have been broadcasting for over 40 years and we’re not done yet!
  • We offer a range of benefits from, health care checks, salary packaging, Employee Assistance Programme, flexible work arrangements and for our Sydney based employee’s free gym membership!
  • We also love to promote from within! we have allocated funds to do just that and help with training gaps when moving from role to role.
  • Want to learn more? Then hit apply and take the first step to applying for not just another job but a possible whole new career!

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!

Not quite the right role for you? No problem, how about popping your details into our talent pool? Email us at noreplytalentpool@sbs.com.au to let us know what roles would be of interest to you and we will keep you informed of when they arise! (If you no longer want to be listed in our talent pool, then just email  us and let us know and we will remove your detail).

For other opportunities within our organisation please visit our careers website SBS Careers - Working at SBS

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 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.

To find out more about reasonable adjustments with SBS, please view our video here.

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

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