Digital Content Specialist

Hawthorn, Australia
05 Sep 2018
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23 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Marketing, Recruitment and Channel Integration
  • HEW 6: $77,616 - $83,686 plus 17% super
  • Full-time, 12-month fixed term contract, Hawthorn location

About Swinburne

Swinburne University of Technology has a long, proud history of educating and training students for over 100 years. Swinburne focuses on providing high-quality, career-oriented education with strong links to industry and the community. Swinburne currently has over 54,000 students.

About the role

  • Drive the performance of Swinburne’s digital content
  • Learn the full Adobe Experience Cloud solution
  • Work across a diverse mix of marketing campaigns and projects

Does a user-focused digital content role with a challenger brand get you excited?

At Swinburne, we’ve been evolving our in-house marketing capability with new expertise, processes, and technology – and we’re now looking for a Digital Content Specialist to join the team.

Supporting the Digital Content Manager, and working collaboratively with a broad range of internal clients, you will enjoy unpacking complex concepts, and building trusted relationships. 

You’ll have a natural focus on continuous growth and improvement, and you will thrive on using insights and feedback to both optimise existing activity, and identify new opportunities. 

This is an audience-centred role, delivering digital content for a broad range of projects, campaigns, and objectives, and if this ad has sparked your interest, we’d love to hear from you.

Skills and Experience

To be successful in this role you will need to demonstrate the following:

  • Degree level qualification in marketing or related fields with subsequent relevant experience, or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training.
  • Experience implementing digital content plans across numerous disciplines, segments, channels, markets.
  • Experience working with content management systems, with basic/intermediate HTML, CSS knowledge.
  • Experience in using data and technology to improve the process and performance of digital content activity.

A full list of the selection criteria is available in the position description


As a Swinburne staff member you will have access to many benefits such as career development opportunities including 50% study reduction and staff and management development programs. You will receive up to 17% employer contributions (pension) and various discounts on annual Myki cards, private health insurance and movie tickets. We also recognise the need to support the work/life balance and flexible needs of our staff. As such a range of flexible working arrangements including paid maternity/partner leave, onsite childcare, working from home and part time options are available.

To find out more about the extensive benefits offered to Swinburne employees please visit: 

The diverse culture within Swinburne is a source of strength. We have an inclusive working environment with employees from a variety of backgrounds. We acknowledge that diversity in the university workforce increases the effectiveness of teams and our capacity for innovation. We welcome applications from Indigenous people, workers of all ages, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

We are proud to be recognised by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality 2015 and of key initiatives such as our Pride@Swinburne Strategic Action Plan and our Reconciliation Action Plan which are integral components of our 2020 vision to be Australia’s leading university of science, technology and innovation. 

How to apply

To start an application, click on 'begin' at the bottom of this page and submit a resume, cover letter and response to the Key Selection Criteria, as listed in the Position Description.

Please do not email or send paper applications, all applications must be submitted online.

For further information, please contact Alyce Ratsasane (Recruitment Consultant) on 03 9214 3529.

If you are experiencing technical difficulties submitting your application, please contact the Recruitment team on +61 3 9214 8600 (option 2).

Applications close: 11 pm on Sunday 23rd Septmeber 2018.