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Pearson Content Developer, Higher Education Courseware - 12 month contract in Melbourne, Australia

Content Developer, Higher Education Courseware - 12 month contract


At Pearson, we’re committed to a world that’s always learning and to our talented team who makes it all possible. From bringing lectures vividly to life to turning textbooks into laptop lessons, we are always re-examining the way people learn best, whether it’s one child in our own backyard or an education community across the globe. We are bold thinkers and standout innovators who motivate each other to explore new frontiers in an environment that supports and inspires us to always be better. By pushing the boundaries of technology — and each other to surpass these boundaries — we create seeds of learning that become the catalyst for the world’s innovations, personal and global, large and small.

The role

If you have a passion for the creation and development of learning content, ensuring it meets the needs of customers, and enjoy working with cross-functional teams in multiple locations, then the Content Developer role may be for you.

In an ever-changing Higher Education product development landscape, as Content Developer, you will be an integral team member working with authors and subject matter experts to re-imagine and create learning content within a digital context to ensure it meets customer needs and is of the highest quality.

This role will be multi-faceted, working on current titles, updates of content between editions, and importantly, the integration and creation of content within our new platform CITE. All this whilst maintaining the accuracy, integrity and authority of the content from its original state.

As Content Developer, you will be a highly-skilled communicator, adaptable to the needs of customers and internal requirements, able to juggle numerous projects at different stages simultaneously, and be confident in your ability to translate market needs into content requirements within a digital platform.


  • Experience in developing e-learning content for educational technology

  • Work with a range of content creation tools and templates and be confident explaining how to use these to others

  • Balance the demands of multiple projects at different stages of development maintaining quality and consistency across them all

  • Adaptable problem-solver and team player who enjoys working in a fast-paced environment

  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills, utilised to inspire, persuade and manage expectations

  • Experience implementing processes for reviewing and testing that content is accurate

Now it's time to tell us about you and why you want to work with Pearson. Click 'Apply Now' to create your application online.

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: Product Management

Organization: Core

Employee Status: Fixed Term

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Nov 7, 2019

Job Unposting: Dec 7, 2019

Schedule: Full-time Temporary

Req ID: 1912452

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.