Editor, APO Content and Newsletters

The Analysis and Policy Observatory (APO), Full time, fixed term position for 12 months at our Hawthorn campus, HEW 7: $88,913 - $95,879 + 17% superannuation.

About APO

The Analysis and Policy Observatory (APO) is a digital repository of public policy research and resources across the full gamut of public policy from science and technology, the natural and built environment to education, health and social issues. APO is the ‘go to’ for policy and practice because we collect, connect and collaborate to make research and analysis accessible and useable. APO champions open access and evidence-informed decision-making.

About the Job
As our new Editor, Content and Newsletters at the Analysis & Policy Observatory (APO), you will be responsible for the sourcing, selection and metadata creation of content on the APO website and regular email newsletters. This role includes overseeing other editorial staff and supporting the creation and maintenance of strategic partnerships and other services revenue.

You will manage the newsletter service by curating the latest content for the APO repository and the newsletter subscriber audience. The Newsletters are an essential alert service for people involved in public policy and research who wish to be kept up to date on the latest additions to the APO Collection.

This position is primarily responsible for sourcing content for the repository (and subsequently, the newsletters) by actively managing a diverse array of sources of that content as well as the relationships with the organisations producing the content. You will make day-to-day editorial decisions that maintain and improve APO’s reputation, attracting users of the repository, subscribers of the newsletters, as well as advertisers, sponsors and project partners.

About Swinburne University of Technology
Swinburne is a multi-sector university of science, technology and innovation with more than 54,000 students and 5,000 staff globally. We offer postgraduate, undergraduate, vocational education and online education to provide students with a variety of work-relevant pathways. Our mission is to be a world-class university, creating economic and social impact through science, technology and innovation. We aim to deliver future-ready learners, research with impact and innovative enterprise.

About you
To be successful in the role, you will have:
• A degree in the fields of information management, communications, journalism, arts or social sciences with subsequent relevant experience.
• Extensive experience and expertise in technical or administrative fields.
• High level communication skills – written and verbal – and the ability to work across diverse interests and cultures.
• Demonstrated experience in editing and cataloguing, especially in an online context

A full list of selection criteria is available within the position description.

• Participate in regular staff and management development programs
• Onsite health services
• Private health insurance discounts
• Discounted annual Myki cards are available to Swinburne staff
To find out more about the extensive range of benefits offered to Swinburne employees please visit Employee Benefits

Agency enquiries will not be accepted for this position.

  Equity and diversity are integral to our 2025 vision to be a world class university creating social and economic impact through science, technology and innovation.

Applications close at 11.30pm on Sunday 5th April 2020

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