Web Copywriter, Graduate Research

University of Melbourne
May 19, 2024
Offerd Salary:$102,338 - $110,780
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Contract Type:Fixed-term for 12 mo
Working Time:Full time
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Web Copywriter, Graduate Research

Job no: 0062469 Location: Parkville Role type: Full-time; Fixed-term for 12 months Department: Student and Scholarly Services - Graduate Research Salary: UOM 7 – $102,338 - $110,780 p.a. plus 17% super

  • Bring your expertise in web writing, SEO, and CX to strategically shape our online presence.
  • Collaborate with professionals to refine and innovate web projects. Unleash your creativity!
  • Brilliant benefits and a flexible hybrid work environment!
  • About the Role Are you passionate about crafting compelling written content and enhancing user experience? An exciting opportunity awaits you in our Graduate Research team as a Web Copywriter. You'll collaborate across the University under the guidance of our Manager of Graduate Research and supported by the Student Information Web Coordinator. In this role, you'll engage with a variety of web and communication projects, focusing on refining content for our graduate research community. From planning and analysis to customer research, you'll play a vital role in shaping our online presence. Your outstanding communication skills will ensure our content is remains accurate and resonates with our audiences. This position isn't just about writing—it's about innovating and elevating the graduate research experience. If you're ready to make your mark on major university projects and unleash your creativity, join us on this exciting journey.

    Your responsibilities will include:

  • Working with stakeholders (including academic and professional staff, and subject matter experts) to understand and document requirements.
  • Rewriting and optimising existing web content, and writing new and engaging web content, prioritizing customer experience (CX) .
  • Creating content to suit new web layouts and information architectures.
  • Who we are looking for We're in search of a dynamic copywriter who brings a creative edge and problem-solving prowess to the table. If you excel at implementing innovative solutions and possess excellent communication skills, engaging with diverse stakeholders comes naturally to you. Your keen eye for detail ensures that every word aligns seamlessly with tone and style requirements. With extensive experience in crafting customer-focused web copy, you're well-versed in SEO, web writing best practices, and accessibility compliance.

    You will also have:

  • Degree level qualification with subsequent relevant work-related experience or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and education/training.
  • Understanding of how to use HTML to prepare content for the web.
  • Understanding of CX and Customer Journey Mapping.
  • For further information regarding responsibilities and requirements please refer to the attached PD.

    This role requires the successful candidate to undergo and maintain an up-to- date Working with Children Check. This is essential to guarantee a secure environment for all individuals at the University. In the case the selected candidate doesn't have a valid Working with Children Check, they will be able to apply for the WWCC as part of the initial onboarding procedures.

    Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. This role requires current valid work rights for Australia.

    Your new team – Student and Scholarly Services - Graduate Research The Graduate Research team supports the graduate research community including graduate researchers, academic and professional staff across the University. The team provides this support by providing advice ; processes high-risk candidature variations; issuing regular reports; offering business process training; coordinating staff and student-facing information; coordinating the examination of all graduate research theses; and providing executive support for unsatisfactory progress. The team also provides specific support to joint PhD candidates and their supervisors and for the development and maintenance of International Research Training Groups (IRTGs).

    What we offer you! In addition, we offer the opportunity to be part of a vibrant community and enjoy a range of benefits including generous leave provisions, salary packaging, health and well-being services, and discounts on graduate courses. For more information check out our benefits page!

    The University of Melbourne We're tightly connected with the community, both at home and abroad. We take pride in our people, who all contribute to our mission to benefit society through the transformative impact of education and research. Discover more via our website and stay connected with our stories and people on LinkedIn.

    Be yourself The University of Melbourne values the unique backgrounds, experiences, and contributions that each person brings to our community and welcomes and celebrates diversity. First Nations people, those identifying as LGBTQIA+, parents, carers, people of all ages, abilities, and genders, and people of diverse ethnicity, nationality, and faith are encouraged to apply. Our aim is to create a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community in which we live. For more information please visit our Diversity and Inclusion page.

    We are dedicated to ensuring barrier free and inclusive practices to recruit the most talented candidates. If you require reasonable adjustments, please contact the employee listed on the first page of the Position Description found below, with an email containing your name and contact details for a confidential discussion. Please ensure your email is titled "Reasonable Adjustments Request".

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants We aspire to be the University of choice for Indigenous Australians, with unprecedented investment to attract, nurture, and retain Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students and staff. Tangible support through a range of programs and initiatives will ensure that you personally succeed and flourish while at the University of Melbourne.

    For further information, including our 2023-2027 Indigenous strategy please visit -https: // about.unimelb.edu.au/reconciliation/murmuk-djerring

    Join Us! If you feel this role is right for you, please apply with the following documents:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter outlining your interest and experience
  • Example of customer-centred web copy you have previously written.
  • Please note that you are not required to respond to the selection criteria in the Position Description.

    If you have any questions regarding the recruitment process, please feel free to contact Maddison Ryan via email at [email protected], ensuring that you include the Position Number and the Job Title as the subject. Please do not share your application to this email address.

    If you have any particular questions regarding the job please follow the contact details listed on the Position Description.

    Advertised: 06 May 2024 12:05 AM AUS Eastern Standard Time

    Applications close: 19 May 2024 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time

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