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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.

Malayalam Part time Producer

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

The Audio and Language Content team is seeking a Part time Producer to join the Malayalam language program. SBS Audio and Language Content division 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.

The Role

The role entails research, production, presentation and delivery of day-to-day news and current affairs and other relevant editorial products on online and/or on-air platforms of SBS Malayalam. This includes, but not limited to, translation of articles, writing news and feature stories in Malayalam and/or English, production of audio segments, podcasting, publishing on various social media platforms and managing social media adhering to the editorial guidelines and community standards.

With a sound understanding of the Malayalam speaking community in Australia and its cultural sensitivities, you will contribute to fostering audience engagement on air and online. 

About You

To be considered, you will be able to demonstrate: 

  • Proficiency in Malayalam as well as in English. Also, you will be comfortable participating in a language assessment task as part of our interview process.
  • The ability to research, write, produce, translate and present News and Current Affairs for on air presentation and/or online platforms
  • The ability to research, write, produce, translate and present other audio content for on air and/or online platforms
  • The ability to craft engaging abstracts for online and social media (an understanding of SEO and CMS would be an advantage)
  • Demonstrated professional experience using Facebook, Twitter and Instagram would be an advantage.
  • This is a Part Time ongoing position, located in either our Sydney or Melbourne
  • It is a requirement of this role that incumbents are vaccinated with at least two doses of an approved Covid-19 vaccination. We do however have a medical exemption process and we would be happy to discuss your application should this be applicable to you.

The successful candidate is expected undertake shift work which includes presenting on air programs late in the evening. Only residents based in Australia with working rights are eligible to apply.

For further information, please contact Deeju Sivadas on

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! 93% of our employees have stated that they are proud to work for SBS!
  • 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.

Not quite the right role for you? No problem, how about popping your details into our talent pool? Email us at 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 to 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 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.

Click Apply to take the first step in becoming a part of SBS Malayalam. This will be a fast moving recruitment, and candidates are encouraged to apply as early as possible.  




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