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Product Owner - Topics Australia Job in Australia
Twinkl , Australia

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Job Type
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Job Category
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Career Level
As mentioned in job details
Total Vacancies
1 Job
Posted on
Mar 4, 2021
Last Date
Jun 4, 2021

Job Description

Location: Remote, Australia

Annual Salary: AUD 30+ per hour, depending on experience

Hours: 20 hours/week

Contract: 6 month fixed-term

Recruiter: Michael Jordan

We are looking for a candidate who has a specialism and keen interest in topical events, as well as curriculum areas such as Languages, The Arts, Technologies and Wellbeing, and who is looking for a new challenge in leading and developing a range of Australian teaching resources and services to support teachers, parents and children.

Product Owners at Twinkl are responsible for driving forward the vision and aims of established resource collections, along with creating innovative and exciting materials which are at the forefront of the education market. They work closely with the product development team to create the right resources at the right time to support the needs of educational professionals (which is particularly important for topical and event related content).

The successful candidate will carry out their role whilst communicating extensively with key stakeholders within and outside the business to achieve the company's core values and focus. This exciting and varied role will give you the opportunity to play a key role in the development of Twinkl’s teaching materials and help to meet the needs of thousands of Australian educators.

Day-to-day, you’ll be:

  • Communicating with the development team to share product vision and priorities;
  • Collaborating with the Australian Country Manager, other Product Owners, customer-facing teams and key areas of the business;
  • Understanding pain points affecting our customers and identifying ways of addressing these within the Australian Curriculum;
  • Reporting on product performance and implementing a product strategy;
  • Overseeing the product journey and communicating this with stakeholders;
  • Researching and developing innovative concepts within the market.


Core Skills:

  • Relevant background and market awareness;
  • Quick thinking, accurate and high level of timekeeping, ability to work towards strict deadlines;
  • Teamwork. Effective listener and communicator;
  • Able to present the work completed and the detail in the value the product provides;
  • Spotting trends and acting upon them;
  • Able to understand educational needs and make informed decisions from this;
  • Problems solving, finding solutions.

Beneficial but not essential:

  • Experienced primary school teacher (with qualification);
  • Proficient with google drive products.

Soft Skills:

  • You are self-motivated and willing to push yourself out of your comfort zone;
  • Is good fun to be with and has the ability to communicate well with others;
  • Is organised, able to work to deadlines, and manages time effectively;
  • Is able to communicate with colleagues and our external partners effectively;
  • Has a hard work ethic, is passionate, driven and loves what they do;
  • Is honest, trustworthy and reliable;
  • Produces quality work and is ready to learn new skills.

If this sounds like you, we’re looking forward to reviewing your application!


  • A friendly, welcoming and supportive culture. We believe work should be fun and always put people before process.
  • Flexible working with opportunities to work from home.
  • Diversity, inclusion and belonging - our Employee Network Program includes working groups for LGBTQ+, Black and Minority Ethnic, Disabilities (visible and invisible), Women in Tech and Working Parents.

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