About ACMI


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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

Our mission

To enrich our lives and foster our creative industries by illuminating the moving images and technologies that define our age 

Our vision

A connected community of watchers, makers, and players, celebrating the wonder of the moving image 

Our values

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 

Equal opportunity

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.

Employee benefits

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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Work Experience

Due to the temporary closure of our building as ACMI rebuilds and renews we will not be offering any work experience placements during 2019/20.

We wish you all the best in finding an exciting placement for yourself.

How to apply

Application process

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.

Application form

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.

Salary bandings

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. 

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Frequently Asked Questions

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