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Growth Manager

Job no: 591641
Work type: Full time - Continuing/Permanent
Categories: Marketing and Communications, Business Development and Industry Engagement

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.

About the role 

The Growth Manager is accountable for developing creative end to end propositions by identifying opportunities to grow and optimise segments and markets. The role collaborates with marketing, digital and student recruitment teams along with stakeholders from across the university to drive new customer acquisitions, engage audiences and retain customers.

This position will lead the creation of a pipeline of projects, using information and market knowledge to identify growth opportunities.

As part of a collaborative team, responsibilities include:

  • Identifying immediate and longer-term opportunities to create and improve propositions
  • Developing and implementing pivotal initiatives including business cases that drive commercial and customer outcomes
  • Building and maintaining productive relationships across Colleges and Portfolios to synthesise profile, price and product strategies
  • Developing and leading strategies to respond to market changes to defend or grow market share


About you

This is an excellent opportunity for a commercial, strategic, and pro-active leader to drive forward growth and achieve results.


To secure this opportunity, you will need:

  • Strong ability to translate your understanding of customer’s needs and behaviour into meaningful and achievable initiatives.
  • Experience developing end to end propositions in large and complex organisations including a project pipeline lifecycle framework
  • Proven ability to initiate programs of work, deliver outcomes, measure impact and communicate effectively
  • Ability to influence senior leaders across the organisation in execution of a strong growth strategy
  • Strong analytical and insight capabilities including independently analysing and interpreting a wide range of information

Note: Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children check.

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 are proud that our dedication to diversity has been recognised by a broad spectrum of external organisations. Visit our Linkedin Life pages to learn more and see some of our most recent wins.

To Apply 

Please submit your CV and covering letter addressing your suitability/the Key Selection Criteria for this position by clicking on the ‘Apply’ link below.


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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.

Please note that whilst we still accept applications from any persons interested in our roles, due to the impacts of COVID-19, we are currently prioritising applications from those with current working rights in Australia and who are not affected by travel restrictions. Please see the latest updates to Australia’s immigration and border arrangements during the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak:

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