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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.

Scheduler, Media Planning and Analytics (MPA)

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 Role

As part of the SBS Marketing Department, Media Planning & Analytics team plays a key role in contributing to the delivery of SBS’s distinctive content. This position is a 16-week parental leave cover role within one of the Channel Teams handling broadcast schedules, promotional campaign planning and placement, and other operational tasks related to SBS’s linear channels and SBS OnDemand.

Reporting into the Channel Lead within our MPA team this role will see you: 

  • Take the lead on all operational aspects of the transmission schedule preparation and delivery for broadcast;
  • Plan promo campaign placement and execute on the media plan;
  • Create media records of traffic elements and promos, schedule events and apply commercial templates to match detailed program rundowns; 
  • Liaise with Media Sales and ensure correct placement of commercials in the transmission schedules;
  • Debrief logs after transmission; 
  • Work on promo campaigns to assist the Campaign Manager as required.

About you

  • A background in broadcast operations in a similar operational role is desirable;
  • Hands on experience with IBMS scheduling software or any other program and TX schedule application is a great advantage;
  • A keen eye to detail, strong communication and organisational skills are a must;
  • If you’re interested in working in a very dynamic team with multiple operational duties involved, get in touch. 

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 discounted gym membership nationally with FitnessPass. 
  • 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 apply 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 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. 

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

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

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