Editor Website Content

Updated: about 2 months ago
Job Type: Permanent

Editor Website Content-2400281



Who we are/Ko wai mātou

The University of Otago is New Zealand's first University. It has a strong teaching and research tradition and well-established national and international links. It is also one of New Zealand's largest universities, with over 20,000 students, assets in excess of NZ$2.0 billion and over 4,000 full time equivalent staff based in Dunedin, Christchurch, Wellington, Auckland and Invercargill.

Ranked within the top 1% of universities in the world, the University of Otago recognises our staff are the key to our success.

The role/Te Mahi

As a member of the Web Experience Team, you will provide effective and efficient assistance and support in maintaining content on the University’s customer-facing digital platforms, particularly the University’s website. Reporting to the Manager Web Experience, you will provide timely content maintenance and service desk support.

In this fast-paced role, you can expect to support University departments and the broader Marketing Services teams with:
•    Fixing broken links.
•    Uploading digital assets to the CMS (PDFs, images, etc.).
•    Amending metadata.
•    Correction of improper formatting.
•    Correction of typos.
•    Minor information updates.
•    Uploading approved new content.
•    Reviewing and approving changes (where applicable).

You will need to analyse and evaluate content maintenance/update requests, ensuring they remain consistent with University of Otago writing style guide(s) and user experience (UX) best practice.

Your skills and experience/Kā pūkeka me kā wheako

To be successful in this role, you will have:
•    A strong commitment to teamwork and collaboration.
•    Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
•    Skillfulness in time management, organisation and attention to detail.
•    Proven experience working with and updating websites using content management systems.
•    Previous experience in a busy environment where high levels of customer service delivery is expected.
•    An understanding of New Zealand Government standards and regulations, especially as these relate to tikanga Māori and accessibility. 

Although not necessary for success in this role, knowledge of the tertiary education marketing environment would be beneficial.

Further details/Pūroko

We are seeking to fill one full-time (37.5 hours per week), permanent position, based in Dunedin.

We offer competitive salary, 5 weeks’ annual leave, a 6.75% superannuation scheme, and the ability to achieve real work/life balance.

You must have the right to live and work in New Zealand to apply for this position.

For further information, or to discuss the role in confidence – please contact Maria Barsema, Manager Web Experience via the contact details below.


To submit your application (including CV and cover letter) please click the Apply button below. Applications quoting reference number 2400281 will close on Sunday, 25 February 2024.

Additional Information

Contact: Maria Barsema     Tel: + 64 3 479 5375

Position details: Job Description

Further Information: Department Website

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Location: About Dunedin

Primary Location
Employment Status
Salary Level and Range Level 5 (Range of Appointments $65,281 to $69,648, Top of Range $74,947)
 Web Office
Job Function
 Marketing and Communication

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