Content Author

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Melbourne, VICTORIA
Deadline: 31 Mar 2023

  • Content Author role within Swinburne University
  • x2 Full time, 5-month fixed term position at our Hawthorn campus
  • HEW 6 Salary + 17% superannuation

About the Role 

An exciting opportunity for a Website Author has become available within the Swinburne University of Technology Marketing and Communication team. 

This short, fixed term role will allow the successful applicant to jump into a friendly and collaborative team to deliver a user-centric website experience for Swinburne student audiences. The Website Author will assist in the development and migration of new course website pages and optimising the user journey across the Swinburne organisation. The successful applicant will be able to work closely and collaboratively with the content developers and other authors to achieve common goals

Experience using the Adobe Experience Manger platform would be highly desirable but can be taught to author content for the Swinburne website. Any experience in user and customer experience, and analytics would be beneficial to the successful applicant. 

About You  
To be suitable for this role you will need to have experience in the below key accountabilities: 

  • Demonstrated experience working in a content authoring role
  • Demonstrated experience implementing content development plans and activities across numerous formats to achieve successful outcomes
  • Experience writing and editing on-brand content for a range of audiences and channels 
  • Demonstrated ability to align audience needs and preferences with marketing strategies and objectives

  • A degree in marketing, communications or related fields with subsequent relevant experience, or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training

About Swinburne University of Technology 

Swinburne Horizon 2025 draws upon our understanding of future challenges. With this new strategic plan, we choose to build Swinburne as the prototype of a new and different university – one that is truly of Technology, of Innovation and of Entrepreneurship, and proud of it. We are committed to a differentiated university proposition in education and research, so that:

•    Every Swinburne learner gets a work experience
•    Every Swinburne graduate gets a job
•    Every Swinburne partner gets a tech solution
•    Swinburne is the prototype of global best practice

The achievement of our 2025 moon shots depends on our capacity to work collectively, always, as One Swinburne.

To Apply 
Please submit your CV and cover letter addressing your suitability for this position.  

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Please Note: Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children Check.

If you are experiencing technical difficulties with your application, please contact the Swinburne Talent Acquisition Team on . 

Applications Close: Friday 31st March 2023, 5pm 

Swinburne offers flexible working options, leave and parenting/carer policies to support work life balance.

Equity and Diversity 
Swinburne is a large and culturally diverse organisation and we are proud of our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion through key initiatives.  For further information on all our initiatives visit our Equity & Diversity website.

We welcome and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

We are committed to making the recruitment process fair and equitable for all our candidates. If you have specific accessibility or support requirements please contact

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants
We welcome and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.  

For any support please contact or for more information on our Indigenous strategies please follow the link to our RAP Reconciliation Action Plan

We are a 2023 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant

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