Communications & Digital Coordinator

Commonwealth Games Australia

  • Melbourne Victoria Australia
  • Full Time
Closing 24 Nov 2019
Applications 0


The Communications & Digital Co-ordinator will provide timely, accurate and engaging content for the Commonwealth Games Australia (CGA) audience, leading to growth across our digital channels. 

The successful candidate will play a key role in building interest, excitement and engagement with the Australian Team in the build up to and during the 2021 Commonwealth Youth Games in Trinidad & Tobago and the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games. 

A key responsibility will be the activation of CGA branding across all communications and activities, and therefore strong graphic design and multimedia skills will be highly regarded.

You will work as a member of a small but dynamic marketing, communication and community engagement team in a role that is critical in telling stories of Australia's participation in the Commonwealth Games, celebrating our heritage, whilst also telling the stories of present and future stars of Australian sport.

A passion for, and knowledge of, Commonwealth Games sports and athletes, along with an interest in the history of the Games is essential.  

Please refer to the attached Position Description for further information.

Essential Requirements

Desirable Criteria

  • 2-5 years' experience in a similar role in a sporting organisation, agency or event organising committee


Employer and Other Details

Commonwealth Games Australia is the national body responsible for Australia's successful participation in the Commonwealth Games and Commonwealth Youth Games.  Our purpose is to drive Australia's success at Commonwealth Games and to create opportunities for communities to connect and celebrate the achievements of our athletes. 

Our organisation underwent a significant and exciting change in the lead up to the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games in 2018 and is now ready to take the next step with an increased focus on our communications and digital channels. 

Apply for this role

Please provide a cover letter and CV via email to, along with a folio of relevant work across a combination of writing, social media, graphic design and video communications experience.  The folio can be in any form - via your own website, dropbox, PDF or other electronic form.  It should include:

  • Examples of written work across a range of forms including event reports, website stories, event reports, features
  • Examples of graphic design work including for social media, event collateral, websites
  • Social media examples across various platforms
  • Other multi-media work if applicable to your skill set

Applications close on Sunday 24th November, 2019.


Commonwealth Games Australia

(03) 9453 9300

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Communications & Digital Coordinator Commonwealth Games Australia

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