Digital Course Content Writer

We are

Proversity was born out of a passion to leverage the disruptive power of digital learning to transform individuals and organisations, globally. With offices in London, Boston and Cape Town, and delivering courses to 100,000+ learners in over 165 countries, our vision is to become the global leader in digital learning. We partner with Higher Education, Government and Enterprise to create bespoke and engaging digital learning experiences. Working with our partners, we provide world-class instructional design, digital content production, technology build, project management and learner support services.

It’s a hugely exciting time to join the team at Proversity, we’re delivering ambitious projects with world-leading partners such as the University of Oxford, Teach First, the Cabinet Office, the Government of Dubai and The Royal Artillery to name but a few. We've created a name for ourselves in the EdTech space, having been voted 'Top 20 2017 UK EdTech startups to watch', '2016 HRTech to watch', and '2015 UK EdTech company of the year'. We are experiencing an exciting period of growth having secured recent investment and several significant client wins.

We need you

We are seeking an experienced and driven Digital Course Content Writer to help us deliver world-class service and sector-leading digital products to our portfolio of global clients. We are a rapidly growing, international (Cape Town, London, Boston, Salt Lake City) digital education organisation passionate about delivering the highest quality solutions to government, corporate, higher education and consumer markets. As the Digital Course Content Writer you will work closely with the Digital Learning Strategist on multiple client and in-house projects and be responsible for delivering high quality course content, including a course matrix and atlas. You should have a passion for great learning!

To do!

  • You will be mentored by the digital learning strategist to understand best practice in learning design, according to Proversity’s design principles set by CLO
  • Manage day-to-day and face-to-face transactions with the digital learning strategist to translate a course matrix into a detailed course atlas which supports an effective and efficient digital course building process. This entails:
    • Reviewing course documentation - e.g. discovery phase notes, post-discovery phase design brief, learning strategy presentation, matrix - to familiarise themselves with the broader context of the course
    • Working with the digital learning strategist to create and review content request documents for the client
    • Ensuring the client delivers the content request documents on time
    • Translating client content into digital course content, according to design principles
    • Populating the Atlas and finalise video transcripts, according to Proversity’s learning and visual design principles
    • Creating a graphics guide, according to Proversity’s design principles and process
    • Adding assets to the atlas (e.g. graphics, video information)
  • Support the digital learning strategist to run the atlas through the QA process, as required. E.g. mapping all design activity to Proveristy’s quality standards for learning and visual design

You’ll need to be good at

  • High level of written English
  • Getting quickly up to speed with learning content
  • Communication skills (internal and external comms)
  • Attention to detail
  • Client management
  • Organisation - monitoring progress and meeting deadlines

And enjoy

Being part of a rapidly growing company, change, and the ability to adapt to change, is inherently part of our culture.
  • Being dynamic and fast-paced; ultimately, we make things happen
  • Making smart decisions that build a sustainable future for us and our partners
  • Being collaborative, co-creating engaging learning experiences together
  • Keeping things straightforward, grounded in integrity, simplicity and fairness
  • Being invested; using our shared passions to achieve outcomes and impact

In return, we’ll give you

The opportunity to join a talented and passionate team with unlimited opportunity for professional growth. You’ll have the chance to shape your own career path while also contributing to our own company growth as well as that of our partners.

The detail

  • Graduate of English and/or Education with undergraduate level English writing skills.
  • Interest in learning design but entry-level / first ed tech job.
  • Contract opportunity with the view of becoming permanent.
  • Compensation: Competitive
  • Hiring Locations: Cape Town, South Africa


Please send us your CV and cover letter to