Associate Producer – 9Now Programming and Operations

Associate Producer – 9Now Programming and Operations

Fairfax Media. | North Sydney, NSW, AU

Posted a month ago

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Company Description

Nine is Australia’s largest locally owned media company – the home of Australia’s most trusted and loved brands spanning News, Sport, Lifestyle, and Entertainment. We pride ourselves on creating the best content, accessed by consumers when and how they want – across Publishing, Broadcasting and Digital.

Nine’s assets include the 9Network, major mastheads such as The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age and The Australian Financial Review, radio stations 2GB, 3AW, 4BC and 6PR, digital properties such as, 9Now, 9Honey, Pedestrian.TV, Drive, subscription video platform Stan and a majority investment in Domain Group.

Job Description

Department/Team Overview

9Now is Nines’ Broadcast Video On Demand platform where Australians can access Nine’s IP delivered Live channels and on demand content, for free.

The 9Now Programming and Operations team is at the heart of Nine’s strategy for engaging audiences and distributing widely. The team is responsible for the programming, publishing, distribution and optimisation of live and on demand content on 9Now.

Your new opportunity at Nine:

The Associate Producer - Programming and Operations works in a team of Producers tasked with the daily media asset management of content on the 9Now platform.

This is a casual role with flexible working arrangements. This is a great opportunity to kick start your journey in digital and broadcast television. 

Career pathways for this role include but are not limited to progressing to a full-time Producer in the 9Now Programming & Operations team, Programming Assistant, Technical Producer, Production assistant. 

You will be a part of Nine’s programming department, responsible for driving Nine’s broadcast and 9Now content strategy and the opportunity to engage and learn about Television content and audiences.

Role Responsibilities

Uploading and scheduling of VOD series, seasons, episodes & clips
Compiling VOD episodes for publish 
Ensuring metadata quality assurance across all series and episode descriptions
Using editorial judgement editing thumbnails and carousel slides
Scheduling and monitoring live stream events
Updating homepage rails and connected TV feeds
Escalate issues as they arise with the Technology, Product and the wider Programming & Operations teams.
Liaising with internal and external Operations teams to ensure that content is published as scheduled
Quality control of VOD, Live and key art assets on the 9Now platform


The successful candidate will:

Be available to work 9am -5pm shifts as well as weekends, nights (3pm-11pm) and early morning shifts on occasion.
Be a highly motivated individual who thrives in a deadline driven environment
High attention to detail
Ability to manage time and prioritse
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Familiar with G Suite (Gmail, Sheets, MyDrive) 
Ability and eagerness to adapt, learning new technologies and workflows and procedures
Photoshop skills and Adobe Premiere pro editing skills is desired

Additional Information

Life at Nine

Nine is a people business. Being part of the team means you’ll be in a culture that promotes creativity and innovation, diversity and inclusion, is open to feedback, rewards impact and ensures everyone is heard. Importantly, you'll receive the following:

Career development and quality training
Up to 16 weeks paid primary carer’s parental leave
Discounts on lifestyle, entertainment, and leisure memberships, including health insurance, dental and gym
Hybrid Working/Flexible working
Discounts on products and services with corporate partners 

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion:

At Nine, we are committed to fostering a workforce that embraces all aspects of diversity and inclusion and where practices are equitable to ensure our people experience a sense of belonging. From day one, you'll be encouraged to bring your whole self to work and will be supported to perform at your best. Should you require any adjustments to the recruitment process in order to equitably participate, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application.

We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities, and of all ages, nationalities, backgrounds and cultures. 

Nine’s Workplace Condition of Entry:

Nine is committed to maintaining a safe and healthy workplace and doing what is reasonably practical to protect our people, including visitors to all Nine sites and events. 

Nine has introduced a Workplace Condition of Entry – COVID 19 Policy that requires all workplace attendees and participants to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 before entering a Nine workplace (unless you have a valid medical exemption). You will be asked to declare your vaccination status as part of the application process and provide evidence of this. This information will be treated in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

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