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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.

Settlement Guide Content 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 SBS Settlement Guide is an important resource for many SBS audiences. Produced weekly in dozens of languages, the Settlement Guide aims to build key skills, knowledge and understanding of those new to life in Australia across topics such as employment, health and safety, language, education and more, while also encouraging civic participation.

The Role

Reporting into the Content Editor, Output within SBS' Audio and Language Content division (ALC) and working with the Settlement Guide Editor, this role will see you create audio podcasts, online articles and video content for the Settlement Guide project, which is subject to expansion in 2022-23.

Duties include:

  • Working with the Settlement Guide Editor to plan and produce content, with an eye on formulating fresh content offerings, while considering the operational lifecycle for the expanded Settlement Guide project.
  • Working with a range of stakeholders including external and internal producers, the content and online teams and other SBS divisional stakeholders.
  • Providing direction and guidance to Executive Producers, Producers and Senior Producers on the operational and planning of Settlement Guide projects to ensure adherence to ALC’s FY 23 Business Plan, programming & editorial policies and guidelines.
  • Undertaking work in a way that reflects SBS’s Charter, Vision and Values and complies with relevant SBS policies, procedures and practices.
  • It is a requirement of this role that incumbents are fully vaccinated with an approved Covid-19 vaccination in line with the ATAGI guidelines which include booster shots. We do however have a medical exemption process and we would be happy to discuss your application should this be applicable to you.

About You

You are an energetic, self-driven and pragmatic individual with a background in professional broadcast and text journalism. You are well versed in writing and producing factual content, recording, editing and publishing English language audio podcasts and curating content, and contributing to social media feeds.

You are able to plan in advance, analyse content once published, anticipate audience needs in multiple language communities, and communicate adeptly across many teams in a fast-paced environment.

The ideal candidate has a close knowledge of the SBS Charter, the need for editorial rigour and accuracy, and a detailed understanding for the challenges of settling into life in a country such as Australia, and how those challenges can be overcome.

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.

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! SBS is ranked in the top 25% of all media companies for employee engagement.
  • We offer a range of benefits; from flexible work arrangements, health checks, salary packaging, an employee assistance program and for our employees, 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.

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  us and 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! 

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