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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 Reporter, The Feed

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.

The Feed is SBS’s award winning news, current affairs and satire program. The show is a solid blend of edgy, hard-hitting, funny and emotional content that is relevant to all Australians. The Feed has always pushed the boundaries of best practice when it comes to storytelling on digital platforms. In the digital arm of The Feed, we amplify the program’s content for digital, as well as contribute daily original stories within The Feed’s distinctive tone and style.

The opportunity

We have a 12 month full time opportunity for a dynamic and creative Digital Reporter to join The Feed’s digital team.  You’ll pitch and write same-day news-related stories and feature articles that resonate with audiences; create supporting digital content around The Feed’s investigations and documentaries; assist in managing our online content; keep our socials current and on point; and find new and innovative ways to reach audiences in a fast-changing digital environment.

To be successful you will need

You’ll have strong digital production, writing experience and editorial skills. You’ll know what stories resonate with our audience, and you’ll know how to bring them to life with a catchy and clear writing style. 

You’ll be a passionate journalist with experience on national or local titles, and hold a strong understanding of media law. You’ll be able to manage fast turnarounds to publish content that speaks to current conversations. You’ll be a creative thinker, enthusiastic and self-motivated team player who loves pushing the boundaries of digital and constantly looking for ways to bring The Feed to the digital audience in ways they will love.  You’ll enjoy the challenge to contribute both hard-hitting content, and witty takes and wraps on those stories that get everyone talking.

You’ll need a deep understanding of how to maximise shareable content online, know how to use CMS for publishing, and have a strong understanding of the use of image & video in enhancing digital articles. Digital video production skills are desirable.

On offer

In return we will offer a competitive salary, and provide you a fun and dynamic environment with a friendly, inclusive and high-performing team, working in a hybrid mode with a mix of at-home and in our SBS Offices in Sydney. We offer free on-site parking (subject to availability), gym membership and meaningful workplace flexibility.

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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