Senior Commissioning Editor

Monash University
February 14, 2023
Offerd Salary:$108,360 - $119,610
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Senior Commissioning Editor

Job No.: 646769

Location: Caulfield campus

Employment Type: Full-time

Duration: 2-year fixed-term appointment

Remuneration: $108,360 - $119,610 pa HEW Level 08 (plus 17% employer superannuation)

  • An editing role with a difference
  • Take your journalism career to the next level
  • Apply your online or broadcast producing experience
  • There's a certain feeling you get from working at Monash University. It's the feeling that you're a part of something special. Something significant. So if you're looking for the next chapter in your career, it's here. You'll be given the opportunity to challenge yourself, build on your skills, and make a significant contribution to a workplace that's filled with energetic and inspiring people. Talent thrives here – and so do truly satisfying careers.

    The Opportunity

    In line with Monash University's key strategic priorities and objectives, we have embarked on an exciting and significant journalism project, led by Professor Andrew Jaspan (Founder of The Conversation and previously Editor of The Age). The project sits within the Office of the Provost and will showcase research in a new and innovative way.

    We seek senior editors with the expertise, drive and passion to deliver the highest quality research-led journalism.

    You'll be planning, editing and commissioning articles to produce high-quality content in multiple formats.

    About you

    We seek applicants who can demonstrate experience in commissioning and producing content in partnership with multiple stakeholders. Your editing and story shaping ability will ideally have been gained in an online, broadcast or multi platform environment.

    If you believe you fit this profile, we look forward to receiving your application.

    This role is a full-time position; however, flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.

    Your application must address the selection criteria. Please refer to “How to apply for Monash Jobs”.


    Charis Palmer, Strategic Lead Editorial and Product, +61 423 156 062

    Position Description

    Senior Commissioning Editor

    Closing Date

    Tuesday 14 February 2023, 11:55pm AEDT

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