Content Writer

Swinburne University of Technology

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Full time, ongoing position at our Hawthorn campus

About the Job
We currently have an exciting opportunity for a creative Marketing professional to join our team as a Content Writer. The Content Writer will play a key role within the broader Marketing team to develop, implement, and maintain content across numerous formats and channels, including writing website content, electronic communications, brochures and case studies. As the Content Writer, you will add value by engaging with stakeholders, collaborating with our in-house creative, strategy and production teams, and will be central to supporting key brand, campaign, acquisition and retention activities for our Commercial division.

We are seeking an innovative and forward-thinking individual to develop and deliver outstanding content that tells stories, engages audiences, and aligns to the Swinburne brand. You will be responsible for creatively and accurately translating briefs to develop optimised content that assists with student and client acquisition, engagement and retention objectives, as well as key brand and reputation measures.

About Swinburne University of Technology
Swinburne is a multi-sector university of science, technology and innovation with more than 54,000 students and 5,000 staff globally. We offer postgraduate, undergraduate, vocational education and online education to provide students with a variety of work-relevant pathways. Our mission is to be a world-class university, creating economic and social impact through science, technology and innovation. We aim to deliver future-ready learners, research with impact and innovative enterprise.

The commercial marketing team provides marketing services to a number of business units who engage with and service commercial clients in the form of corporate and private organisations (B2B), government departments and government agencies, and individual working professionals (B2C). The commercial marketing team functions as a journey squad and operates in an agile and dynamic workplace setting.

About you
To be successful in the role, you will have:
  • A degree in marketing, communications, business or related fields with subsequent relevant experience, or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training.
  • Demonstrated experience working in a copywriting, communications or content development role.
  • A thorough understanding of SEO and demonstrated SEO experience.
  • Demonstrated experience writing, editing, creating, and producing on-brand and differentiating content for a range of audiences and channels.
  • Demonstrated experience implementing content and marketing activities across numerous formats to achieve successful outcomes.

A full list of selection criteria is available within the position description.

To find out more about the extensive range of benefits offered to Swinburne employees please visit Careers at Swinburne.

How to apply and further information
To view the position description or to start an application please click on apply or ‘begin’ and submit a resume, cover letter and a response to the Key Selection Criteria, as listed in the position description.

For further information about this position, contact Clarissa Stein (Manager, Brand, Acquisition and Communications) via email

If you are experiencing technical difficulties with your application, please contact the Recruitment team on

Should you require further support for an interview due to special needs or consideration, please contact Maree Norden, Diversity & Inclusion Manager at For support or queries related to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employment, please contact

Agency enquiries will not be accepted for this position.

Swinburne is a large and culturally diverse organisation. We are proud of our commitment to equity and inclusion through key initiatives such as our Charter of Cultural Diversity, Pride@Swinburne Strategic Action Plan, Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) Action Plan and our Reconciliation Action Plan. Equity and diversity are integral to our 2025 vision to be a world class university creating social and economic impact through science, technology and innovation.

Applications close at 5pm on Thursday, 13 May 2021. 


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