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Coordinator, Digital Communications

Job no: 581972
Work type: Full time - Continuing/Permanent
Categories: Marketing and Communications, Media, Journalism & Communications

  • Melbourne CBD Location
  • Be part of a close-knit team and make a difference in RMIT’s strategic digital communications
  • Full Time, Continuing position

About us

RMIT is a multi-sector university of technology, design and enterprise with more than 91,000 students and 11,000 staff globally. RMIT offers postgraduate, undergraduate, vocational education and online programs to provide students with a variety of work-relevant pathways.

Our purpose is to offer life-changing experiences for our students, and to help shape the world with research, innovation, teaching and industry engagement. With strong industry connections forged over 130 years, collaboration with industry remains integral to RMIT’s leadership in education, applied and innovative research, and to the development of highly skilled, globally-focused graduates.


Our Values inspire us, wherever we are in the world, and guide how we live and work together.

Imagination. Agility. Courage. Passion. Impact. Inclusion.

What unites us is our purpose and our values; they are at the heart of who we are, what we stand for, how we make decisions and connect with each other.

Our people make everything at the University possible. We encourage new approaches to work and learning, stimulating change to drive positive impact. RMIT exists to create transformative experiences for our students, getting them ready for life and work. You will be a part of a productive and collaborative team, who values working relationships and outcomes through open and inclusive planning, continuous information sharing and transparent work practices.

When you join our team, you'll be able to access a range of benefits. From travel to fitness, there's something for everyone.

About the role and college / portfolio:

The University Communications Group leads activity to strengthen the University’s brand and reputation through media, strategic communications and digital media. University Communications is responsible for media management and training, internal communications, issues management, corporate publications, website maintenance and the production of digital assets.

The Coordinator, Digital Communications will contribute to the success of the RMIT Strategy by delivering a timely, well managed web publishing service that is best practice across RMIT. This role will play an important part in managing our intranet and website, reviewing content, recommending functionality and being a champion of best practice for our web presence. The Coordinator will support an effective and engaging platform that creates transformational experiences for staff, students and the public in how they access information, engage with RMIT and collaborate for business results whilst providing advice and guidance to stakeholders on best solutions which align to our audiences and our wider content,  communications and digital strategy.

About you:

You will have the ability to work in a highly-effective communications function. You will have a thorough understanding of communications planning, delivery and measurement that contribute to organisational objectives. Your excellent communication skills and demonstrated passion for delivering creative and impactful communications experiences will add to your success in this role. You will have high attention to detail and have demonstrated ability to analyse and interpret data.

You will have extensive experience and understanding of new media and digital technology to improve outcomes.


  • A degree or postgraduate qualification in a relevant discipline and with significant relevant professional experience at a similar level.
  • 2-3 years in a role with similar experience
  • Intermediate to advanced skills with Microsoft Office

Bring your whole self to work:

We are better for our diversity. When we listen to those who are different to us, or challenge us, we grow stronger together. When we feel like we belong, we can achieve so much more. We respect each other, embrace our differences and build a sense of belonging in our team and beyond. We’re proud to share with you some of our wins:

  • RMIT University is an Athena SWAN member and the College of Science, Engineering and Health is central to driving improvements in gender equality, diversity and inclusion, particularly in the Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (STEMM) disciplines.
  • RMIT was placed 10th in the 2019 Randstad Employer Brand Research Awards, up five spots from 2018.
  • We were named as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency in 2019. 
  • We achieved Gold Employer status for LGBTIQ inclusion in the Australian Workplace Equality Index (AWEI) in 2018 and now in 2019.
  • We were recognised as a top five employer in 2018 for workplace accessibility with the Australian Network on Disability.
  • Exceeding our targets in our Reconciliation Action Plan for Bundyi Girri – an important step in our reconciliation journey.

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter outlining your interest and suitability for this role.

Download File PD - Coordinator Digital Communications.pdf

Applications close – Sunday 25th August 2019

RMIT is an equal opportunity employer committed to being a child safe organisation. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community and we strongly encourage applications from the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community.


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