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Content Writer/ Strategist (Design Education)

Full-timeContent writer$124,125-$185,900*
Melbourne, Australia
Parental leave
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Join the team redefining how the world experiences design.

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Thanks for stopping by. We know job hunting can be a little time consuming and you're probably keen to find out what's on offer, so we'll get straight to the point. 

Where and how you can work

Our flagship campus is in Sydney. We also have a campus in Melbourne and co-working spaces in Brisbane, Perth and Adelaide. But you have choice in where and how you work. That means if you want to do your thing in the office (if you're near one), at home or a bit of both, it's up to you. 

What you’d be doing in this role

As Canva scales change continues to be part of our DNA.But we like to think that's all part of the fun. So this will give you the flavour of the type of things you'll be working on when you start, but this will likely evolve.

We are looking for a Design Educator to join our team and produce effective educational content for our Core Product and NFP (nonprofit) audience. They will be responsible for creating content across a variety of media that showcases the ease and value of Canva so that we can empower everyone to design.

This role will support various content outputs, such as in-app learning activities, playbooks, how-to videos, email and landing page content. This role would also act as a trainer and facilitator for virtual and in person learning as required for events. Their time will be split between product-focused content that is relevant to all Canva users, and specific initiatives targeted to NFP (nonprofits). 

The successful candidate will be an all-rounder, with the ability to craft creative and engaging learning content, the ability to facilitate and train, as well as having great time management skills and a can-do attitude. Experience working with nonprofits is highly desirable. 

Help our community to achieve their goals through educational content, giving creative confidence to design in Canva

Create content that teaches the core Canva product and best design practices for various marketing formats and across lots of brand touchpoints

Work with the product marketing team to understand priority features and audience, and create content plans that will achieve team goals

Plan and create content to launch new products to market through campaigns and distribution channels, including email marketing

Create a regular cadence of Design School content for every learning style, innovating new ways to teach the world to design

Write scripts and create storyboards for content, and work with the production team to bring this content to life

Present and facilitate workshops for nonprofit users

What we are looking for

  • Experience educating others through creation and delivery of learning content
  • Ability to understand and communicate design concepts (bonus if you have a professional Graphic Design background)
  • Content creation skills for various marketing formats: able to write and create content with strong copy skills across educational content, in-product, videos, emails, web pages and lots of brand touch points
  • An ability to make complex things simple: you’re able to systematically think through processes to create quality branded content
  • Make effective decisions: able to prioritise projects based on impact, drive projects forward and ensure we’re meeting team and business goals
  • Pursue excellence: you are process-driven, able to manage multiple projects, keep others on track and assess and measure the effectiveness of work
  • Confident and clear communication skills: for constant collaboration, engaging presentation delivery and dealing with multiple stakeholders on a day-to-day basis. You will be able to confidently present ideas to your audience and influence them to try new things.
  • Understanding of the nonprofit space and how to create content that is relevant to the needs of this audience - including the issues and challenges nonprofits face (especially regarding tech issues and design needs), the tools they use (or lack), their major stakeholders and their strategies and activities to achieve their goals
  • This is a perfect role for a designer turned teacher (or vice versa) who has a track record with nonprofits or social impact experience 
About the Design Education team

At Canva we’re making design simple and accessible to everyone, empowering people all over the world with a design tool – and the design skills – to help them reach their goals.

Canva Design School creates educational content and offers free design courses, featuring some of the world’s leading experts in their respective fields. Our vision for Design School is to become the best place in the world to learn design, and to offer the best online learning experience possible.

Our Design School team has a wide range of all-round skills. They’re designers, teachers, writers, facilitators, creators and doers. They facilitate in-person and in-product learning and continuously grow their skills and our courses along with our product and content library.

What's in it for you?

Achieving our crazy big goals motivates us to work hard - and we do - but you'll experience lots of moments of magic, connectivity and fun woven throughout life at Canva, too. We also offer a stack of benefits to set you up for every success in and outside of work.

Here's a taste of what's on offer:
• Equity packages - we want our success to be yours too
• Inclusive parental leave policy that supports all parents & carers
• An annual Vibe & Thrive allowance to support your wellbeing, social connection, office setup & more
• Flexible leave options that empower you to be a force for good, take time to recharge and supports youpersonally

Check out for more info.

Other stuff to know

We make hiring decisions based on your experience, skills and passion, as well as how you can enhance Canva and our culture. When you apply, please tell us the pronouns you use and any reasonable adjustments you may need during the interview process.

Please note that interviews are conducted virtually. 
Questions & answers for this position
  • What is the type of contract for this position?
    The contract for this position is a Full-time contract
  • What's the salary range for the Content Writer/ Strategist (Design Education) position?
    The suggested salary for this position is $124,125-$185,900*
  • Is telecommuting possible for this position?
    No, telecommuting is not possible for this position
About Canva
Canva is an Australian graphic design platform, used to create social media graphics, presentations, posters, documents and other visual content.
Graphic Design, Photo Editing
1K-5K employees

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