Editor, APO Content And Newsletters

As our new Editor, Content and Newsletters at the Analysis & Policy Observatory (APO), you will be responsible for the sourcing, selection and metadata creation of content on the APO website and regular email newsletters. This role includes overseeing other editorial staff and supporting the creation and maintenance of strategic partnerships and other services revenue.

You will manage the newsletter service by curating the latest content for the APO repository and the newsletter subscriber audience. The Newsletters are an essential alert service for people involved in public policy and research who wish to be kept up to date on the latest additions to the APO Collection.

This position is primarily responsible for sourcing content for the repository (and subsequently, the newsletters) by actively managing a diverse array of sources of that content as well as the relationships with the organisations producing the content. You will make day-to-day editorial decisions that maintain and improve APO’s reputation, attracting users of the repository, subscribers of the newsletters, as well as advertisers, sponsors and project partners.

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.

About you
To be successful in the role, you will have:

  • A degree in the fields of information management, communications, journalism, arts or social sciences with subsequent relevant experience.
  • Extensive experience and expertise in technical or administrative fields.
  • High level communication skills – written and verbal – and the ability to work across diverse interests and cultures.
  • Demonstrated experience in editing and cataloguing, especially in an online context

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

  • Participate in regular staff and management development programs
  • Onsite health services
  • Private health insurance discounts
  • Discounted annual Myki cards are available to Swinburne staff
To find out more about the extensive range of benefits offered to Swinburne employees please visit Employee Benefits

How to apply and further information
Please submit your application by clicking on the ‘Apply’ link, 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 Brigid Van Wanrooy (Director, APO) via email on bvanwanrooy@swin.edu.au

Should you require further support for an interview due to special needs or consideration, please contact Jessie Macintyre, Director (Employee Experience) at inclusion@swin.edu.au. For support or queries related to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employment, please contact DeadlyCareers@swin.edu.au

If you are experiencing technical difficulties with your application, please contact the Recruitment team on staffrecruitment@swin.edu.au

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 11.30pm on Sunday 5th April 2020