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Social Media Producer


Pyrmont, NSW, AU, 2009


At Paramount, there is no such thing as the 'perfect candidate’.


Seeing responsibilities and competencies laid out on paper can be confronting, sometimes imposter syndrome can creep in and mess with your confidence.  


Please know that we list items to give you an opportunity to show us your potential and how you can grow and transform with us. Your ability to demonstrate that you can develop the required capabilities for this role is why we would really like to hear from you. 


However you identify and whatever your background may be, please apply if this is a role that would make you excited to come into work every day!

Paramount is a global media & entertainment organisation with some of the best known and loved brands in the world. Employing over 1,700 people locally, and a further 25,000+ globally, we deliver premium content through multiple platforms for the young (and the young at heart of course!).

We pride ourselves on creating content that gets people talking. What’s more, you’ll find all these great shows (and more) on our free-to-air channels (10, 10 Peach, 10 Shake, 10 Bold), subscription channels (MTV, Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., Comedy Central), our digital platform 10 Play and our new subscription video on demand service Paramount+.  

As a Social Media Producer with the 10 News First team in Sydney, you’ll have responsibility for lifting engagement with compelling content and management of social communities.
You’ll need to enjoy being part of a bustling newsroom as well as a broader digital team around the country. Of course, there’s a lot more to it than that, but we are keen to hear from storytellers, people who understand social media audiences and see the potential in social for stories and investigations.
You’ll also need to be hungry for news, be on top of the latest social tools, algorithms and technologies that engage with audiences.
Functions will also include: 
•    Produce engaging, relatable and newsworthy content for 10 News First and 10 social accounts, predominantly focussed on producing and curating content for 10 News First’s Instagram 
•    Managing 10 News First Facebook and Twitter accounts to build a stronger presence
•    Work with local teams to produce content and manage communities
•    Use CMS and content clipping systems for digital/social output of 10 News First bulletins
•    Video, photo editing and graphic design skills
•    Monitor analytics to report on how social accounts are performing
•    Work closely with our broadcast teams, amplifying the bulletins and journalists on social
•    Ability to use social media to spot news, trends and ideas for digital and broadcast content
•    Write for social with a strong sense of our strategic tone, style and voice
•    Have knowledge of breaking news procedures, including mobile and social platforms
What are we looking for? What’s important?  
•    A strong interest in news media and social media
•    Passion for all things social, news and video – including new and emerging trends
•    Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced news environment while maintaining a cool, calm head
•    Keen eye and attention to detail
•    Flexibility to work outside regular office hours, including weekends
Extra points for the following:  
•     Previous experience working in a newsroom or deadline-driven environment will be a big plus



Why Paramount?


I suppose we could just list the numerous benefits our employees’ avail of everyday? Yes, of course we could! However, for now we'll just leave you with how our employees feel about us:


•    92% of our employees stated they would highly recommend Paramount to a friend (Glassdoor)
•    We hold a 3.9 STAR RATING, by far the highest rating in the media sector (Seek Company Profiles)


Paramount embraces differences and we welcome applications from people of all backgrounds regardless of factors such as race, colour, sex, language, religion, political or other opinion, national or social origin, property, or birth. These grounds also include age, nationality, marital status, disability, place of residence and sexual orientation.


We recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as Australia’s First Peoples, and the Traditional Custodians of the land where we live and work. We pay our respects to Elders, past, present and emerging, and we are proud to live in a country which is home to the world’s oldest living cultures.


We prioritise the health, safety and welfare of our people. As a result, we currently require all our employees who enter a Paramount premises to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 in alignment with our Vaccination Position. Please reach out with any questions or to discuss your personal circumstances.




Paramount believes in creating environments that allow our primary focus to remain on providing entertainment, education and information to our millions of viewers around the world. As part of this commitment to health and safety, Paramount requires COVID-19 vaccines for current U.S. employees, including all newly hired employees, subject to applicable law. Union employees are subject to the agreement reached between the Company and the applicable Union.