Educational Content Developer The Law Society of NSW Sydney


Pulled from the full job description
  • E-learning courses provided
  • Educational Content Developer required for 12 months, 35 hours per week
  • Work with a high performing and friendly team
  • Located in the heart of Sydney’s CBD (Martin Place)

The Law Society of NSW is Australia’s largest and most influential membership association for solicitors. We’re not all lawyers, but we work together to support the legal profession and ensure a just society for all.

We are currently looking for a full-time fixed term Educational Content Developer to join our Professional Development team for 12 months.

About the role

The Educational Content Developer is a legal content role that supports the design, development and curation of legal educational services to members, non-members and legal support staff including seminars, workshops, conferences, online, support staff training and other events.

What you’ll be doing

  • Support the Legal Education Manager in identifying appropriate new topics suitable for development as in-person, live online and on-demand interactive courses.
  • Effectively manage relationships with presenters, facilitators, subject matter experts (SMEs), event coordinators and other relevant stakeholders in course design and delivery.
  • Lead course design projects from inception to completion.
  • Draft course descriptions and other required information for the inclusion of new courses on our catalogue.
  • Where applicable, prepare or oversee the preparation of supporting materials, interactive elements and learning tools for courses.
  • Provide content and design support to facilitators.
  • Negotiate development time, fees as well as any other requirements of both new and existing education programs.
  • Conduct post-course analysis with the view to determine content and delivery improvements, as needed.
  • Prepare e-learning course proposals including defining the scope of the course content, researching target audience, market need, potential SMEs and drafting learning outcomes.
  • Lead the development of approved course proposals, including commissioning an SME, setting development deadlines and collating all course content.
  • Collaborate with the Education Development team on storyboarding, QA and final delivery.
  • Work with the Education Development team to regularly audit the online CPD library to ensure offerings are relevant, up to date and in working order.
  • Analyse feedback on course content and delivery methods to make sure they align with requirements and strategic directives.
  • Work with the Education Development team and SMEs to update materials for existing courses, as needed.
  • Participate in ad hoc project work from time to time as requested.


About you

  • Formal study of either education/L&D or law.
  • Experience in content development, particularly in the legal sector.
  • Legal research skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to identify training/content needs and able to develop materials to meet learning outcomes.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of adult learning principles (desirable).
  • Experience working within a professional skills or membership organisation (desirable).
  • Experience using instructional design software e.g. Articulate Rise, Articulate Storyline (desirable)
  • Good organisational, planning, and time management skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills, including negotiation, influencing and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work autonomously and as part of a larger team with multiple key stakeholders.
  • Project management experience, particularly working on multiple projects under tight deadlines.
  • Flexible, professional and adaptable to changes in working instructions and project briefs.
  • Ability to use initiative, forward plan, and use information, knowledge, and experience to analyse and form judgements.
  • Ability to comprehend the wider contexts, developments of long-term goals and determines strategies and actions required to achieve such goals.


To Apply

The Law Society of New South Wales is committed to building and maintaining a respectful and inclusive workplace, appointing the best person for the role and supporting diversity.