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Content Editor

Reference Number: 27810
  • Remote Position
  • Apr 17, 2020

Contract Type:

Part Time

Position: Content Editor (CE)

Contract: Permanent, part time (3 days a week)

Reports to: Content Editor (CE) Team Lead

Location: Remote/home-office based



Hibernia College is Ireland’s only government-accredited online learning college and the country’s leading primary and post-primary teaching institution. We also specialise in postgraduate and continuing professional development (CPD) programmes for students and teaching professionals across the globe. The College is an established leader in pioneering new education technologies and embracing change in the ever-evolving world of education.


Job Purpose

The Content Editor will review digital course content (interactive presentations, Word documents, audio, video, simulations and so on) to improve quality and ensure consistency and adherence to Hibernia College style guidelines.



  • Ensure adherence to Hibernia College style guidelines and industry-standard guidelines to improve the quality of blended-learning courseware
  • Review text for spelling, grammar, punctuation, clarity, suitability for the target audience and consistency
  • Review all graphics for elements such as appropriateness and labelling
  • Review all audio, video and simulations to ensure they are of excellent quality and error free
  • Review the functional operation of all courseware
  • Implement minor edits in Articulate Storyline and Rise, Moodle, InDesign, Microsoft Word and PowerPoint, and other tools
  • Ensure consistency of content, format and layouts across courseware and supporting materials
  • Collaborate with the broader Digital Learning team and other College staff, including learning designers, members of the Design team and academics
  • Help ensure compliance with copyright and GDPR regulations and accessibility and Universal Design for Learning (UDL) guidelines
  • Communicate edits and suggestions for improving course content
  • Review and edit content from various College departments as required (e.g. assessments, reports, research papers, accreditation documentation and marketing content)
  • Contribute to the development and review of standard operating procedures (SOPs)
  • Perform any other reasonable duty associated with the role




  • Third-level qualification in English or other relevant discipline
  • At least 2 years’ experience reviewing/editing content
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organisational and time-management skills
  • Quality-orientated with excellent attention to detail
  • Strong ability to work independently with the capacity to undertake multiple tasks while adhering to strict deadlines
  • Positive and professional attitude with excellent problem-solving skills
  • Willingness to work flexible hours and to travel to the Dublin office on occasion



  • Experience working with digital authoring tools, learning management systems and video-conferencing software (such as Articulate 360, Moodle and Zoom)


To apply, please e-mail a comprehensive CV and supporting letter to


Closing date for receipt of applications is 17 April 2020. Please note that the College reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.

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