Senior Communications Advisor (Digital)

Updated: 3 months ago
Location: Melbourne, VICTORIA
Job Type: FullTime


  • Full-time, fixed term contract position until end 2024

  • Salary HEW 7 + 17% Superannuation and Flexible Working Arrangements

  • Based at the Melbourne CBD campus and hybrid ways of working

About You

The Senior Communications Advisor (Digital) role contributes to the success of RMIT by managing best practice communications that not only meet the needs of RMIT internal stakeholders but importantly meet the needs of students.  

The role is accountable for maintaining and optimising student-facing digital information and platforms, content management of the student website (content creation and editing) so that it is fit-for-purpose and reflects best-practice communications principles. 

The role also acts as a Digital Communications Advisor, working closely with stakeholders across all levels of the University to optimise communications that support business processes, solve issues and improve student experience.

A focus will be ensuring student communications are clear and timely. 

The Senior Advisor will work closely with their line manager, the Student Experience Communications team and wider University Communications team. 

To be successful in this position, you will have as a minimum:

  • Experience in managing and delivering engaging and impactful digital communications in a timely and responsive way 

  • The ability to advise and work effectively with stakeholders, and problem solve solutions to meet stakeholder objectives 

  • The ability to plan, manage and executed multiple communications campaigns and projects concurrently to a high standard 

  • Strong professional written and verbal communication skills and demonstrated passion for delivering creative and impactful communications 

  • Good knowledge of industry leading digital communications best-practice 

  • Experience in web-publishing and content management platforms such as AEM, Wordpress, Squarespace – and email/EDM platforms – Marketo, Salesforce (or similar) 

  • Experience in digital analytics platforms – such as Adobe Analytics, Google Analytics (or similar) 


A degree in Communications with subsequent relevant experience; or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training

PD Senior Communications Advisor Digital

Please Note: Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children and National Police Check.

About the Portfolio

International & Engagement  

International and Engagement portfolio is responsible for RMIT’s international strategy and agenda, including international development and partnerships and oversight of our international operations including RMIT Vietnam and RMIT Europe. It also incorporates the University’s key engagement functions including communications, experience (global marketing, global student recruitment, alumni), and business development and partnerships.   

To Apply 

Please submit your CV and covering letter addressing your suitability for this position by clicking on the ‘Apply’ link at the top of this page.

For further information about this position, please see the Position Description hyperlinked below or contact Eleani Purcell, Digital Communications Manager via email [email protected]  


Applications Close:
10 Dec 2023 11.59 pm

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 Isla n der community.  

At RMIT, we are committed to supporting adjustments throughout the recruitment and selection process, as well as during employment. We actively support and encourage people with disability to apply to RMIT. To discuss adjustment requirements, please contact Kassie (Senior Talent Acquisition Advisor), via [email protected] or visit our Careers page for more contact information - .

We are a Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant. 

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