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Online Content Editor

The Sydney Opera House is an iconic Australian institution that embodies beauty, inspiration and the liberating power of art and ideas.

Our vision is to be as bold and inspiring as the Opera House itself.

Our mission is twofold:
• To treasure and renew the Opera House for future generations of artists, audiences and visitors; and
• To inspire, and strengthen the community, through everything we do.

For more information about the Sydney Opera House please refer to our website.

The Online Content Editor is responsible for the ensuring the excellence, velocity and effectiveness of all content on the Sydney Opera House website. This includes playing a leading role across the Engagement Portfolio in lifting the standard of content across all online channels.

Further detailed information about the role and its requirements can be obtained from the role description.

• Communication, marketing, media or journalism qualifications, including 3+ years of professional experience.
• Excellent creative writing, editing and proof-reading skills, in addition to prove abilities in developing and sourcing content leads.
• Excellent verbal communication skills, including presentation and negotiation skills.
• Strong technical understanding and experience in website analytics, SEO, and accessibility best practice, including experience with Google Analytics.
• The ability to prototype and develop creative across SOH digital channels utilising a fundamental understanding of HTML, CSS and Javascript.
• Demonstrated project-management skills, including the ability to lead or participate in a number of different projects at once in what can be a pressured environment.
• Experience in user-experience design preferred.
• An understanding of the marketing channel mix (with a focus on digital channels) and their functions, content requirements and success metrics of each.
• Strong analytical mind and sound experience with reporting and insight sharing.
• An ability to work autonomously, and as a member of a team to deliver competing priorities.
• Collaborative team player
• Passion for the digital industry coupled with high awareness of digital trends.
• Passion for the Arts and cultural experiences.

Job Status: Full-time, Ongoing
Position No: SOH1609
Salary: Base salary of $75,742 per annum, plus 9.5% superannuation contributions

Applications Close: Sunday, 29 November 2020, 11:59pm
Enquiries: Georgia Cockerell, recruitment@sydneyoperahouse.com

Technical Enquiries: Jobs NSW Helpdesk on 1800 562 679

Sydney 2000

Sydney Opera House


Applicants are asked to include an up to date resume of no more than five pages which clearly details your relevant skills and experience and how they relate to the requirements and capabilities for the role. Applicants are also asked to address their suitability in a covering letter of no more than two pages addressing the following two targeted questions:

1. Describe your experience in measuring and optimising online content to deliver a seamless user experience. Include detail on how you utilised analytics platforms, key metrics you considered and optimisation tactics and outcomes.

2. Describe your creative writing and editing experience. Provide an example of a project or article that you initiated and led from ideation through to distribution.

Applicants MUST create a profile and submit their application electronically for this position at https://iworkfor.nsw.gov.au/. Only applicants who apply online and submit a suitable cover letter addressing the targeted questions will be considered for this position.

Sydney Opera House welcomes applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from diverse cultural backgrounds, people with disability, and members of the LGBTQIA+ community.

To be eligible to apply for this position, applicants must have existing Australian work rights.

We seek to provide workplace adjustments at all relevant stages of the recruitment process such as interpreters, alternative formats or other access supports. You can specify in the application form if you require any adjustments or please ask us at any stage. If you need to contact us about making workplace adjustments during the recruitment process please send an email to recruitment@sydneyoperahouse.com or call us on 02 9250 7743.

Any offer of employment will be subject to a satisfactory National Police Check and Pre-Employment Health Assessment . The assessment seeks information only relevant to performing the inherent requirements of the job, it remains strictly confidential and applicants will be informed of the result.

Applications will not be accepted from recruitment agencies.


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