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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 Journalist / Editor

SBS is one of the most unique media organisations in the world today. A media network for all Australians, we have a strong mandate to support, celebrate and appreciate the diversity of Australia’s multicultural society. Our purpose is to inspire social cohesion. SBS is increasingly important voice in mainstream media that helps blend universal Australian values and stories with those of the migrant, Indigenous and diverse communities.

We’re looking for a passionate and driven Digital Journalist/Editor who shares our vision and care about showcasing our distinctive content across all of our digital platforms. We care about reaching all Australians - with a strong mandate for news stories that support, celebrate and appreciate the diversity of Australia’s multicultural society.

About the role

We are looking for a dedicated and skilled reporter and editor to join the team on a rotating roster to create and edit content for SBS News' Digital platforms. This is a full time ongoing role.

You must be a confident and creative writer with a strong eye for detail and the angles that matter to our audience. 

An understanding of media law, flawless subbing, and brilliant headline writing skills are required to maintain our editorial integrity and maximise our publishing reach.

About you

The successful applicant will need at least three years experience writing for digital, or print, and will be able to pitch, write and produce news and in-depth feature stories in the brand’s distinctive tone. 

You must also bring; 

  • A keen interest in what’s happening in the world to develop storytelling in new and innovative ways to reach and engage wider audiences. 
  • A hunger to understand and share new developments and trends in journalism and digital media. 
  • Good energy to collaborate and lead staff in creating unique and distinctive content that meets deadlines.
  • News happens around the clock and you must be willing and able to undertake hours that may occasionally involve early mornings, evenings and weekends.

 The Benefits

In return we will offer a competitive salary, and provide you a fun and dynamic environment with a friendly, inclusive and high-performing team based in our SBS Offices in Artarmon, Sydney. We offer free on-site parking (subject to availability) and gym membership 

At SBS, we embrace difference and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds. As part of our commitment to closing the gap, we strongly encourage people of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander background to apply.

We are audience obsessed and your candidate experience is important to us. We know that everyone is unique and experiences job applications differently. We are committed to making reasonable adjustments to provide a positive, barrier free recruitment process – at the end of the day, we don’t want anything getting in the way of us getting to know you a bit better. If you would like to further personalize your application journey or if you have specific support or access requirements, email us at careers@sbs.com.au

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