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Content Development Specialist

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We are seeking a skilled and creative Content Development Specialist with expertise in instructional design to join our team for a 3-month contract on a full-time or part-time basis.

You will be an important member of  our pre-seed edtech startup acceleration program in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. You will be responsible for developing and creating various written content pieces in English, with a strong grounding on instructional design principles. This content will include case studies, summaries, frameworks, playbooks, and other materials essential for the program's success.

After a successful three months, this position may be extended into a longer term contract.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Research and gather information from diverse sources to create high-quality and insightful case studies, summaries, frameworks, and playbooks relevant to the future of learning & work space and contextualised for founders in emerging markets
  • Collaborate with program stakeholders and subject matter experts to understand content requirements and learning objectives
  • Utilize instructional design strategies to structure content that promotes effective learning and skill development among startup founders and entrepreneurs.
  • Write, edit, and proofread content to ensure clarity, accuracy, and coherence, aligning with instructional design best practices.
  • Ensure all content is delivered within agreed timelines and adheres to the program's standards and instructional design guidelines.
  • Revise and update content based on feedback, assessment outcomes, and emerging trends in instructional design.
  • Organize and maintain a content repository, incorporating instructional elements for easy access and retrieval.

Ideal Candidate Profile:

  • Relevant background in instructional design, education, or a related field.
  • Proven experience in developing written content with a strong focus on instructional design principles, preferably for programs focused on active learning .
  • Proficiency in applying instructional design methodologies and best practices to create engaging and effective learning experiences.
  • Exceptional writing and editing skills in English, with a keen eye for detail and grammar.
  • Strong research skills to gather relevant information and craft content that supports learning objectives. Previous experience in the future of learning & work strongly preferred.
  • Ability to translate complex concepts into clear and accessible language
  • Proficient in managing multiple content projects and meeting deadlines within the 3-month contract period.
  • Creative mindset with the ability to think critically and propose innovative content ideas.
  • Passion for education and a strong interest in the edtech startup ecosystem.


Competitive and attached to clear milestones and targets with the option for performance bonuses.

Please email if you are interested in the role with a copy of your resume or link to your LinkedIn profile.

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