Pearson Content Developer - French in Melbourne, Australia

Content Developer - French


Learning isn’t a destination, starting and stopping at the classroom door. It is a never-ending journey of discovery, challenge, inspiration and wonder.

As the world’s leading learning company, we’re helping learners of all ages and stages across Australia reach their education goals, and find their way to a robust and fulfilling life.

We’re doing this by providing a comprehensive blend of digital learning formats, printed texts, educator training resources, assessments, services and online assets.


The Content Developer will perform content development tasks for a Secondary French series, and support the production process. The Content Developer is responsible for ensuring the delivery of high quality content and assisting authors and publishers to finalise content under tight timelines.

At times the Content Developer will be required to write additional content as part of this role.

Responsibilities include;

  • Reviewing authored content for print and digital products to ensure quality, timeliness of delivery, curriculum and market fit, and efficacy

  • Creating original content when required in line with the writing brief and/or the direction of the project lead

  • Actively engaging with content to improve editorial value by checking for accuracy, syllabus fit, consistency of style

  • Ensuring illustration briefs are correctly completed and changes uploaded to an internal system

  • Attending audio recordings and filming sessions at an external studio as French language checker.


Selection criteria

  • Fluent French speaking and writing

  • Tertiary qualification in Languages, Education or Communication/Publishing

  • Demonstrated writing or editing experience for education

  • Ability to write to a brief and check work against a brief with great attention to detail

  • Ability to work independently on a variety of tasks and meet tight deadlines.

This casual role with varying hours per week (up to 37 hours) allows for a mixture of remote or office-based work.

At Pearson, we value the employee journey and pride ourselves in building an inclusive and diverse culture.


Primary Location: AU-VIC-Melbourne

Work Locations: AU-Melbourne-707 Collins 707 Collins Street Goods Shed South Melbourne 3008

Job: Publishing

Organization: Core

Employee Status: Casual/Seasonal

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Feb 21, 2019

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Temporary

Req ID: 1901431

Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.