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Senior Digital Content Producer – Scitech

Vacancy Details
Closing Date
29/06/2024 12:00 am
Employment status
This is a permanent full-time position, working 37.5 hours per week
West Perth, Perth WA
Contact name
Scitech People and Culture team
Contact email

Would you like to join our team?

Particle is Scitech’s independent content hub that connects young adults to science stories from Western Australia and beyond. Through articles, podcasts, video and activations, Particle celebrates the science that happens in WA and the research and innovation that affects Western Australia.

About the role:

A key part of this role is ideating and producing a wide range of original (primarily) online content – including articles, podcasts, videos, newsletters, social media and activations.

Working with the Manager of Digital Content, the Senior Content Producer will also manage the Digital Content Creator and mentor their growth and development. The Senior Content Producer will also be responsible for building strong relationships with our pool of freelance writers, aligned organisations and the broader scientific community.

This is a permanent full-time position, working 37.5 hours per week.

Who are we looking for? 

We are looking for someone who loves science and telling stories.

The right candidate will have broad experience in digital content creation with a track record of producing high quality, end-to-end projects in the journalistic, podcast and video spaces. They will have experience in developing creative, strategically aligned and multi-media products both independently and collaboratively.

Key job duties include:

  • Lead the development and implementation of a clear, future-focused digital content plan.
  • Lead research and ideation to identify new digital STEM products and services, championing design thinking and insights driven content creation.
  • Manage contractors and freelancers to ensure relevant high quality digital content is produced according to timelines and overall objectives.
  • Develop concepts, storyboards, briefs and narratives for digital content production, including videos, animations, podcasts and photo essays as per Scitech’s content schedule.
  • Engage with key talent and subject matter experts to ensure content is accurate, relevant and meets objectives.


Other skills and experience required includes:

  • 3-5 years working in digital content, digital media, journalism or similar
  • Experience with end-to-end photography, videography, and audio production & editing
  • Experience with digital publishing, content management systems, and analytic tools
  • Understanding and experience with different social media platforms and social media management
  • Experience in content ideation, planning, and project management
  • Acts as a mentor; sharing knowledge and insights while ensuring the team environment is collaborative.
  • Understanding in brand management and marketing fundamentals


Employee Benefits

Some of the perks of working at Scitech include

  • Purchased leave, Birthday leave and Wellness Days!
  • Gifted leave across Christmas and New Year Period;
  • Discounts on specified goods, services and activities;
  • Professional development opportunities;
  • Scitech membership and discovery shop discount; and
  • Central location with close proximity to public transport routes.


About Us 

There are over 2.5 million minds in Western Australia. Scitech is here to ignite a spark of curiosity in every single one.

We are a not-for-profit organisation, committed and passionate about preparing Western Australians for the future. Scitech delivers exciting science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) experiences to engage minds in our Science Centre and in every corner of the state. This engagement is facilitated by our regional visits, tours and innovative programs.