Content Intern (Paid)

Casual • Sydney CBD

Apply Now

An opportunity exists for a fixed term, paid Content Intern to join the Marketing Team at Australia’s leading HSC Tuition College, Matrix Education.


As a Content Intern, you will be contributing to Sydney’s most popular academic blog, with over 4.5 million page views a year and over 1.7 million users from around the world.


This position is ideal for an undergraduate university student majoring in communications, media or marketing. 2019 HSC graduates with a view to study the listed disciplines are also welcome to apply. You will have the opportunity to apply your passion for content marketing, blog writing and social media in a practical and professional setting. The role reports directly to the Content Editor and will work closely with the Digital Marketing team.


The successful candidate will be required to work two full weekdays per week at our Sydney CBD head office. Working days can be negotiated in line with the regular university timetable for the semester. This position is a fixed 12 week engagement commencing in January 2020, with the potential for renewal at the end of the internship period.


What you’ll do…

  • Presenting content ideas targeted towards high school students and parents,
  • End to end researching, writing, editing and publishing on the Matrix Blog,
  • Upon receiving content briefs, autonomously working towards meeting content deadlines,
  • Participating in content calendar and planning meetings,
  • Assisting in the scheduling of content publishing on other online communication channels,
  • Ongoing monitoring of content performance metrics and presenting and executing updates when needed,
  • Providing additional administrative support to the Marketing Team.


What you’ll learn…

  • Writing for Content Marketing,
  • Social Media Marketing,
  • WordPress,
  • SEO skills,
  • Adobe Creative Suite.


What you’ll need…

  • Achieved band 6 results in HSC English Advanced. Band E4 results in English Extension is desirable, but not essential,
  • Minimum six months professional experience in customer service, retail, hospitality or administration,
  • Basic knowledge of HTML,
  • Working knowledge of WordPress and Adobe PhotoShop,
  • A good understanding of keyword research and use will be highly regarded,
  • Ability to work in a diverse team environment and be willing to take on-board criticism to develop as a writer,
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills and a detailed understanding and execution of English grammar,
  • Demonstrated ability to meet and adapt to short and changing deadlines,
  • A keen eye for detail and accuracy, and a creative flair,
  • Current tertiary studies in communications, digital marketing, journalism, arts and media or related fields is preferred,
  • Previous professional experience in WordPress, blog writing and social media marketing will be highly regarded but not essential.



A few of our perks…

  • Convenient office location in the heart of the Sydney CBD,
  • Modern, open-office environment,
  • Competitive remuneration rates,
  • Open and collaborative management team,
  • Amazing facilities,
  • Team outings and social events
  • Most importantly, the opportunity to help over 4500 enrolled students achieve their academic #GOALS


Apply now below, or email your cover letter and resume to

Candidates who proceed to the next stage of the recruitment process for this role will be requested to submit a sample brief of their writing.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, only successful candidates will be contacted.

Apply now for this role

  • Content Intern (Paid)

Do you know someone who would be a perfect fit?


Open Positions

We're looking for passionate people to join the team who are as driven as we are to empower the next generation.


Get free study tips and resources delivered to your inbox.

Join 75,893 students who already have a head start.

Our website uses cookies to provide you with a better browsing experience. If you continue to use this site, you consent to our use of cookies. Read our cookies statement.

OK, I understand