Job Search

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.

Senior Creative, NITV

About Us

NITV is a channel made by, for and about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People.  

NITV is a First Nations led organisation that holds a special place in the Australian Media Landscape. The team fosters a collaborative and supportive work environment and is passionate about the growth of Indigenous stories and story tellers. We're now looking for a Mid Weight Creative to join the NITV Creative Team. 

The Department

NITV’s vision is to be recognised as having meaningful and positive impact on the lives of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. 

NITV’s purpose is to support and strengthen the oldest living culture in the world.  

Celebrate and champion the place of unique, inspiring storytelling through Indigenous voices.  

Share culture, language and lessons today to develop strong leaders and champions tomorrow.  

Use our strengths to foster change, champion equality and make an impact.  

Build a legacy of strong, sustainable Indigenous Media for the future.  

NITV Creative is an integrated team within the NITV and SBS Content Division with a strong relationship with the Marketing Division. We create, design and produce marketing campaigns for all platforms; on-air, digital, social and print.

The Role

The NITV Senior Creative is responsible for undertaking their work in a way that reflects NITV and  SBS’s Charter, Vision and Values and complies with relevant SBS policies, procedures and practices. At SBS and NITV, we expect you to be audience obsessed, be bold and brave, embrace difference, participate fully and ensure that we look out for one another. We are all working together to fulfil SBS’s purpose and create a more cohesive society.

Reporting into the NITV Creative Manager, this role will see you;

  • Create high quality on-air, radio and social promotions. Including the ability to write, edit, conceptualize and direct live action shoots.
  • Creatively manage allocated projects from conception to completion keeping Creative Lead informed throughout and seeking collaboration where required.
  • Interpreting briefs and outputting a creative solution to a very high standard.
  • Work within a cross functional, agile team to ensure the best possible creative across all platforms.
  • Pre-empt Stakeholder flags and prepare justification and/or contingencies.
  • Be a brand ambassador for NITV.

About you

  • Experience working as a creative in an agency or broadcast environment and able to provide a supporting show-reel of original and effective creative.
  • Experience working on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander projects in a Production and Creative environment.
  • An understanding of Indigenous Cultural Protocol and the ability to communicate sensitively and effectively with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People.  
  • Advance knowledge of Adobe Premiere Pro.
  • Experience directing live-action shoots.
  • Extensive experience in post-production, including directing voice over artists and technical operators.
  • Experience overseeing the creative in 360-degree marketing campaigns.
  • A solid understanding of interpreting and utilizing channel branding, working with style guides and on-air brand templates.
  • Experience working with external clients.
  • Experience in casting and directing talent.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills to pitch ideas etc.
  • Strong planning and organizational skills.
  • Have a positive, composed and solutions orientated attitude at all times as a member of the team.

Feel like you meet most, but perhaps not all, the criteria listed? Then send through your details; whilst we have specific requirements in mind, we can look at how we may be able to bridge any gaps. 

We strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates to apply!

Some of the reasons to consider working with us

  • The people! We truly celebrate and welcome difference at SBS and NITV and encourage everyone to bring their whole self to work – you’ll be part of one of the most inclusive companies in Australia!
  • 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’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.

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 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 careers@sbs.com.au 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.

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

Connect with us