Organisation: Community Media Training Organisation

Location: Sydney (Redfern/Alexandria)

Work type: Full-time

Sector: Education and Creative Industries

Salary type: Hourly

Application Closing date:  APPLICATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED

Full Position Description Available Here: DOC 9 Trainee Communications Assistant V1.4

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

In this role you will gain a unique insight into the media sector as you learn how to effectively execute communications campaigns, write copy, undertake basic graphic design and use social media tools. 

As part of our Traineeship program you undertake a CUA41220 Certificate IV in Screen and Media* via face-to-face delivery with our CMTO Trainers. Read all about the course here.

Throughout your studies you will get an opportunity to work with our station partners, FBi Radio and 2SER, to produce on-air content for their leading storytelling and current affairs programs. 

Olivia Duffey is currently undertaking her traineeship with The End FM and studying with the CMTO. Hear a bit about her experience and hope for the future.

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 disability. 

As this training is subsidised by the NSW Government’s Smart and Skilled Program the following eligibility applies to applying for the role. 

Are you:

  • 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?

If you answered yes to all these questions then go ahead and submit your application below!

APPLICATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED- For more information about our traineeships please contact us

To speak to someone about this position please call the CMTO on 02 9318 9626 in business hours.

Our Student Services Officer, Don Parkinson, can speak to you confidentially and provide you with any information or adjustments required.  Don will not be a part of the selection committee for this role.

CMTO RTO ID: 91800

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

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