Jonathan R.

  • Joined September 2015

I'm precious about words. I can’t stand it when they're maltreated, misused and go to waste. So I aim to make my words indelible.

  • Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Jonathan R.
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia



I've written professionally for more than ten years as a copywriter, journalist, editor and blogger,.

I've worked in education, real estate, finance, manufacturing, IT, recruitment and many other sectors across print, digital, social and outdoor.

Work history

Weekly, I wax irreverent in the MyCareer pages of The Age and the Sydney Morning Herald. The column - Benign to Five - is also available in digital form in the BusinessDay section of The Age, the Sydney Morning Herald, WAToday and the Canberra Times.
Open Universities Australia
As the company's sole full-time writer, I created and edited copy for: - the website - digital display banners - eDM campaigns - print publications - SMS - auto-attendant phone messages - internal communication channels - social media
Monash University
Content and Communications Officer
At Monash my role was varied:. As well as being a specialist writer, creating copy for print, outdoor, radio, digital, web, speeches and radio, I wrote and edited press releases, liaised with media, and worked as a social media writer and adviser.
Philip Webb Real Estate
My job as a copywriter was to pique prospective buyers' interest in a property without raising unrealistic expectations or resorting to the many and varied cliches of the industry.



The University of Melbourne
Bachelor of Arts (Honours) - English Literature


Not seeking work


  • Available during business hours and evenings


  • Can work 14hrs per week
  • Can commit to 1-3 months