Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology

Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology

Research Communications Assistant


Closing in 5 days


  • Based in Barcelona, collaborative and dynamic international team

  • High level proficiency in English and working rights in Spain

  • Full time, fixed term until June 2025

  • Traineeship position

  • As the Research Communications Assistant, you will work with the Research Communications Advisor, driving communication efforts to promote, leverage and amplify RMIT Europe's role as a partner in EU funded projects.

    This position is responsible for assisting with various communication projects and tasks, including but not limited to drafting and editing content for both print and online formats, creating and distributing communication materials, coordinating social media accounts, supporting internal and external event delivery and helping with the execution of external campaigns.

    To be successful in this position, you will have:

  • Completion of university studies in Spain in communications and/or event management related fields

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Excellent time management skills, the ability to multitask and meet deadlines in a high volume, changing environment

  • Attention to detail and the ability to maintain the accuracy of information from a variety of sources

  • Good computer literacy across a wide range of programs and applications – online communications tools such as MailChimp, TypeForm, Canvas and experience in website content management systems would be advantageous (not mandatory)

  • Please note: This is a new graduate position (maximum 12 months) and therefore no prior professional experience is required. An individual training plan will be developed in line with the objectives of the trainee.

    Who is RMIT Europe?

    We're the creative and dynamic European hub of RMIT University – a multi- sector university of technology, design, and enterprise with more than 91,000 students and 11,000 staff globally.

    Based in the heart of Barcelona, our focus is on successfully extending RMIT's international engagement and strategically growing the University's collaborative research and education activity in Europe.

    We facilitate RMIT's collaboration in the development of innovative pan- European projects attracting global knowledge from Europe, Australia, and Asia to deliver local impact. We're a collaborative and dynamic international team, passionate about driving impact through our work, celebrating our achievement, and having fun along the way.

    About the team.

    You'll be joining an ambitious (and fun-loving) team of experienced professionals who are passionate about making a difference and delivering real impact. Benefits of working at RMIT Europe include hybrid working arrangements, flexible salary benefits (transport, health insurance, childcare, and restaurants) and free languages classes.

    Here's how to apply:

    Send us your CV and cover letter addressing why you're the best person for the position by clicking on the ‘ ' button indicated above. For more details, please see the position description link below.

    Position Description - Research Communications Assistant

    Applications Close:

    6 June 2024 11.59 pm

    RMIT Europe is the European hub of RMIT University, one of Australia's largest tertiary institutions. Based in Barcelona, we're focused on expanding RMIT's reputation as a global university of technology, design and enterprise.

    Job details


    Research Communications Assistant


    Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology




    May 16, 2024

    Application deadline

    June 06, 2024

    Job type



    Computer Science,Business and Economics,Linguistics,Literature

    About the employer

    The Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology usually known as RMIT University is a research university established in Melbourne, Australia. The university has got a huge campus and has international recognition for providing brilliant vocational and professional education, applied research and other things. Francis Ormond laid the foundation for the university in 1887. It initially began as a night school where courses related to technology, art, and science were offered to students. The university was granted the title of the public university in 1992.
    RMIT University enrols almost 87,000 students every year, including 34,347 international onshore and offshore students. University also earns $54.1 million through their research income.

    The university holds 11th rank in the whole world in the field of art and design subjects. The main campus of RMIT University is in the centre of Melbourne city and has got huge heritage value as the campus is located in the oldest section of the city. Other two campuses of the university in Australia are Bundoora Campus and Brunswick Campus. It also has two regional sites and two campuses in Vietnam and a centre in Spain. Since then the campus has developed to 87 buildings.

    The unique feature of RMIT University is that there are no boundary walls and the whole of the university is spread along with the six city blocks covering a huge area of about 720,000 sqm.

    The strength of the alumni community of RMIT University is more than 437,000 graduates who are currently working across 130 countries. Some of the well-known alumni of the university are Jim Stynes, famous charity worker; James Wan, movie director and writer; Lydia Lassila, Australian winter Olympic gold medalist; Charles Billich, famous Australian artist and Australian animator Felix Colgrave.

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