Published: 3 April 2024

Refraction Media, a STEM-specialist content and communications agency, is looking for an experienced writer and socials guru to work across our Careers with STEM brand. With 2+ years’ experience including in content production, e-newsletters, SEO and socials, and an ability to work with a youth focussed voice, we’re looking for an enthusiastic, numbers driven, efficient communication specialist who can create content on brand and with a creative flair and who is looking to upskill their digital chops.

You’ll work on editorial and branded content, have a flair for youth focussed writing and exposure to digital content creation including WordPress, Mailchimp, Google Ads, Analytics, social media and SEO. A passion for Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) is a plus. You will be part of a small team bringing to life the voice of the brand, be an excellent writer, able to create digital reports and drive engagement with online content.


This is a remote position working 4 days a week with a small core team. We’re dedicated to delivering the best quality content, we work hard, connect regularly and value creativity, teamwork, integrity and a great work-life balance.

Your role

  • Write engaging digital copy including posts, quizzes and profiles with strong SEO for clients and editorial purposes
  • Create weekly newsletters for youth, teacher and parent audiences
  • Create regular posts across social media platforms that is on brand and engages with audiences
  • Track and report on analytics
  • Set up and monitor digital campaigns eg Google Ads (training provided)
  • Coordinate post-campaign reports
  • Contribute to print products such as magazines, job kits and others


  • At least 2 years’ working in a publishing, media or marketing team, preferably with a youth or STEM focus.
  • Experience in digital content creation and best practices for digital media production.
  • Knowledge of the digital media landscape, including website analytics, social media, mobile, Google ads and other digital marketing tools.
  • Proficient in WordPress, Mailchimp and social scheduling tools.
  • Comfortable working remotely in a small and effective team environment.

About Us

Careers with STEM is focussed on 12-20 year olds, providing job kits, magazines, course guides, news, profiles, quizzes, webinars, video and pathway information on STEM careers. STEM careers are growing 1.9 times faster than other careers areas. The Careers with STEM hub is a student-focussed website that includes surprising STEM careers pathways, insights into the future of work, 100s of diverse STEM role models, teacher and students events, a back catalogue of Careers with STEM magazines, student career quizzes, videos interviews and much more.

STEM skills will underpin most jobs of the future, and they may not be what you think. Using the STEM + ‘X’ formula, where ‘X’ is your passion or an opportunity, you’ll discover how to connect technology with fashion, maths with sport, science with business, engineering with health outcomes and many more.

The Careers with STEM catalogue of STEM influencers, expert writers and data-driven insights is a proven way to engage and inspire students, teachers and parents alike.