Pearson Content Development Project Editor Part-Time in Melbourne, Australia

Content Development Project Editor Part-Time


Our Organisation

Pearson VUE ( is the global leader in computer-based testing for information technology, academic, government and professional testing programs around the world. Pearson VUE provides a full suite of services from test development to data management and delivers exams through the world’s most comprehensive and secure network of test centres in more than 180 countries, where we validate the skills and knowledge of millions of individuals every year. Pearson VUE offers a great environment to start or grow your career and we are now hiring for a Content Development Project Editor to join our successful team in Melbourne office.

Pearson VUE is a business of Pearson, the world's leading learning company with global-reach and market-leading businesses. Pearson is listed on both the London and New York stock exchanges (UK: PSON; NYSE: PSO).

Your Opportunity

Content Development Project Editor

Based in Melbourne, Victoria

Part-Time working 4 days (30 hours) per week


Our team in Melbourne has an exciting opportunity for a Content Development Project Editor to support with delivering high-quality assessment content including a variety of question types and case studies for our clients’ certification exams.

You will report to the Manager of the content development team and collaborate as a confident and skilled Content Developer / Project Editor. You will liaise directly and meet with our client stakeholders to identify and understand their requirements, ensuring our teams of subject matter experts (SMEs) are engaged to produce all deliverables within deadlines. You will assist with recruiting and training SMEs for item writing and reviewing content. You’ll also facilitate meetings with the client and SMEs, reviewing, revising and approving content.

As Content Development Project Editor, you will be supported by a project manager, but it will be your job to delegate and coordinate tasks to SMEs and as well as an editor to ensure content meets the requirements. As a member of the content development team, you will also be encouraged to play an active part in continuous improvement of business processes.

You will work with excellent attention to detail and accuracy, ensuring tasks are documented and that we are compliant with all required client specifications. You will oversee documentation relating to the item production process ensuring the security of all material is maintained.

We also have a Full-Time Content Development Project Editor vacancy where you will work 5 days (37.5 hours) per week.You are welcome to apply for either the Full-Time or Part-Time opportunity on our Pearson Careers website. Take your Content Development / Project Editing expertise to a new level - now is the ideal time to join us for a highly rewarding and truly global career at Pearson VUE.


Our Successful Candidate

This is a career-changing opportunity therefore we are looking for a confident and skilled team-player with the ability to build and develop excellent relationships with internal and external stakeholders. Naturally, you will be confident managing various projects, ensuring exceptional client service is delivered and deadlines are always met.

It would be advantageous to have experience or knowledge of assessments / exam development. We are also interested in applicants with a background in education, e-learning, or training. It would be an advantage to be educated to degree-level and with experience using both Microsoft and Google office suites.

Our Recruitment Process

Please complete and submit your application before midnight on 6th January 2019 and please ensure that you apply directly on our Pearson Careers website only.

We are reviewing applications regularly and interviews are being scheduled now, therefore we encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible.

We also have a Full-Time Content Development Project Editor vacancy where you will work 5 days (37.5 hours) per week. You are welcome to apply for either the Full-Time or Part-Time opportunity on our Pearson Careers website.

Wishing you success with your application!


Primary Location: AU-VIC-Melbourne

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

Job: Professional Development

Organization: Assessments VUE

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Dec 7, 2018

Job Unposting: Jan 6, 2019

Schedule: Part-time Regular

Req ID: 1815072

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.