Special Broadcasting Service Corporation
(Company Profile)

Manager - ENG News & Field Production

We're now looking for a highly skilled media professional to step into this exciting role and lead of our ENG news and field production teams.

SBS is one of the most unique and innovative media organisations in the world today. SBS is proud of its online network including SBS main page, and SBS On Demand. 

It's a network that exists for all Australians to inspire, support and celebrate the diversity of our multicultural society.

About the role

Our Broadcast Operations team are responsible for supporting internal clients to maximise their content to engage our audiences.

As Manager – ENG News and Field Production, you'll be looking after the client facing services of our ENG and EFP cameras, TVU cellular bonded back packs, in field editing and bureau operations. 

You will lead the team to deliver service excellence as you move between day to day operations and working with internal clients, and teams and external vendors to support the ongoing operational excellence.

You will take responsibility for maximising the effectiveness of our operational services to support optimal outcomes for our clients.  In addition, we’ll be looking to you to drive participation, integration and utilisation of our technology solutions and support the adoption of new technology solutions.

About you

With a key remit to drive service excellence you will be motivated by serving others.  You will work at both a high level view and have the ability to drill down to a granular level to understand the limitations, challenges and possible solutions for the work of each team member. 

Managing up (and sideways), you will have key stakeholders across the business, so will need to take ownership of outcomes, be a strong communicator, able to project a positive and proactive attitude, and promote a sense of continual improvement.

You’ll be familiar with all aspects of news and production in the field including image capture, editing, lighting, live signal delivery and post production techniques. 

Key to your success, you will have;
  • Proven ability to deliver high quality outcomes for your clients
  • Well-developed camera and editing skills and an understanding of working in news and current affairs
  • Strong experience leading multiple cross-functional teams
  • Strong vendor & partner relationships, and people management skills
  • Demonstrated ability to operate and influence in a fast passed, multi-discipline environment.
What we offer

A positive team and culture, the people with whom you’ll be working are technically adept, and genuinely collaborative. 

With numerous high-visibility transformation projects, your work will have an unquestionable impact on the business. You will be instrumental in creating positive change.

On offer is a healthy remuneration package, agile and flexible work spaces and arrangements (stand-up desks, meeting pods, solo spaces dedicated to quiet reflection and work) and onsite health and well-being programs - including weekly yoga classes and massage. 

We want you to love your place of work, so not only are you part of an organisation focused on making a positive social difference, but there’s also free onsite parking, onsite childcare facilities, free gym membership, retail discounts at a variety of chains, and an active social club.

SBS believe that professional growth is a fundamental necessity for people to be engaged and happy. We are heavily investing in continually improvement of our Learning and Development capabilities across the organisation, particularly developing leadership capabilities across positions like this one. We are dedicated to helping our people grow, not just our organisation.

If the above sounds like your thing, we’d love to discuss your work and tell you more about our side of things too. Send through a resume and we can arrange a time to have a chat and see how things fare.

CLICK HERE to see this role on our own site, and apply. 

At SBS we pride ourselves on harbouring a flexible and inclusive environment for everyone. To ensure this doesn't change, we recruit with this in mind.

NSW - Sydney


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