Why work with ACMI?
ACMI is an innovative, dynamic, performance-orientated cultural business. It is self-directed, though it falls within the Victorian public sector.
ACMI seeks to nurture an entrepreneurial team spirit delivering varied cultural, creative and performance aims. In an environment of hard working but passionate enthusiasm for our subject matter and audiences, ACMI aims to provide rich opportunities for staff and organisational interests to thrive.
Mission, vision and values
To enrich our lives and foster our creative industries by illuminating the moving images and technologies that define our age
A connected community of watchers, makers, and players, celebrating the wonder of the moving image
The moving image is accessible to all
We invite and welcome visitors and colleagues from all walks of life to contribute to and feel ownership of our institution
Innovation requires experimentation and risk taking
We enable a culture that embraces creative risk taking, supporting bold ideas and new voices with energy and commitment
Collaboration enables real accomplishment
We foster and value partnerships working collegially with our colleagues inside and outside the organisation with openness, honesty and transparency
Creative expression takes diverse forms
We support freedom of expression and embrace diversity by being inclusive, fair and respectful
In working together with integrity and respect
We are fair and trustworthy in all of our dealings, we are honest and clear with compassion and empathy, and we respect diversity and difference
We are committed to equal opportunity and providing a workplace that is free from all forms of harassment and discrimination. When you engage with ACMI you can expect to be treated with integrity and respect. We value freedom of expression and embrace diversity and difference by being inclusive, fair and respectful. We have policies and procedures in place to manage concerns about unacceptable behaviour and we are committed to providing a safe and secure environment for all workplace participants.
If you work for us, you’ll be part of a talented team that is passionate about the moving image and is proud of ACMI’s values (plus you’ll get to do some pretty amazing and cool stuff).
As an ACMI employee you’ll be entitled to some great benefits including:
- Annual leave loading 17.5%
- Salary packaging
- Flexible working hours / working arrangements
- Gym membership discounts at the Grand Hyatt
- ACMI Membership
- Discounts at our Shop and Café & Bar
- Recognition of any prior government service
- 14 weeks paid primary carers leave (conditions apply)
- Annual travel ticket at discounted rates
- Complimentary entry (subject to availability) or concession rates to ACMI programs
- Membership of Fed Square’s ‘Club Fed’ program
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How to apply
To apply for jobs at ACMI you must submit an online application by the advertised closing date.
To complete your application you’ll be required to create an account using a valid email address. Please check this email account on a regular basis as we’ll be sending you communication regarding to your application.
You don’t need to create a new account each time you apply for a job — one account allows you to submit multiple applications.
Many of the questions in the application form are mandatory. These fields are marked with an asterisk (*) and you won’t be able to submit an application until all of these fields are complete.
Your application can be updated at any time via the 'My Applications' page once you have logged into your account.
Resume and application
Please ensure that your resume is up to date and that you submit the specified supporting documentation as outlined in the job ad, a 500 word response outlining your suitability for the role and cover letter as part of your application. If you don’t do this, your application may not be considered.
There is no requirement to complete a traditional response to Key Selection Criteria.
You may also be required to submit supplementary material such as a portfolio. Our HR team will let you know during the selection process or prior to an interview.
Once your application is submitted
Upon receipt of your application, you’ll receive an email notification. If you don’t receive this within two business days, please check that you’ve provided the correct email address and that your mail program has not blocked ACMI emails as spam.
You can check the status of your application at any time by logging into the Jobs at ACMI page. Simply log in using the email account and password you created when setting up your account.
We generally appoint at the base of the Grade specified in the job ad. If your salary expectations are higher than the base, please confirm this in your application.
Information & opportunities
As a result of our exciting new Renewal Program we will not be offering placements in 2019. We will be welcoming new applications for 2020 in October 2019.