Are you looking to kickstart your career in media?

The CMTO  is on the search for a Trainee Communications Assistant to join the team.

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The Community Media Training Organisation (CMTO), is looking for a Trainee Student Services and Communications Assistant to join our team!

Is this you?

The CMTO strongly encourages applications from young people, Aboriginal people and Torres Strait Islanders, people from a range of cultural and linguistic backgrounds and people with disabilities.

This full-time role is based in our CMTO office in Redfern.

In this role you will gain a unique insight into the media sector, as you will be supporting community radio stations Australia-wide to undertake training.

The successful candidate will undertake a Certificate IV in Screen and Media (CUA41215)* via face-to-face delivery with our CMTO Trainers.

This qualification is designed to give you basic skills and a broad knowledge in the screen, media and entertainment industries.

Throughout your studies you will get an opportunity to plan and produce your own podcast, produce an outside broadcast and produce a radio feature or documentary.

This opportunity is a  great way to discover the world of community media and get on-the-job experience.

Check out the Duty Statement below for more information on the role.

Trainee Student Services and Communications Assistant Duty Statement

Applications for the CMTO Traineeship Program are now open, closing September 25th. As this training is subsidised by the NSW Government’s Smart and Skilled Program the following eligibility applies to applying for the role. You must be:

    • 15 years old or over?
    • no longer at school?
    • living or working in NSW?
    • an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident, humanitarian visa holder or New Zealand citizen?
    • You can also check your eligibility here. 

Confirm eligibility and complete application form 

*This Training is subsidised by the NSW Government, for more information go to

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