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Overview

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Digital Media Specialists create and manage digital-related projects for media campaigns and to a variety of audiences for diverse purposes.  They’ll also present their plans, progress and ideas to their colleagues so that good presentation skills will be required.

Digital Media Specialists also make sure that interactive flash files work effectively, and that any web-related media is updated, for example, social media, calendars, newsletters, email campaigns and ads.  

You’ll need to be organised, able to spot trends and able to keep your finger on the pulse.  You’ll also need to be willing to continue to develop your skills in any new technology, software or applications that may crop up over the course of your career.

Job Opportunities

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  • Digital Media specialist can work in most parts of Australia and may even work internationally from the comfort of their own home.

  • They are required in all industries.

  • Opportunities for part-time work are possible.

  • Average earnings for full-time workers are around AU $44,000 to $92,000 per annum (depending upon location and experience).

Types of Courses

A Certificate II or III or higher, and relevant experience is usually required to enter into a career in Digital Marketing.  

Short Courses:

Short courses related to being a Digital Media can help you maintain your knowledge on the various disciplines that are involved in Digital Media and can also help you find out if this is a career for you.

Short Courses can last around 3 to 7 weeks and can focus in on a variety of niche topics.

Certificate II Course:

A Certificate II course in Digital Marketing will start to build on your knowledge and teach basic practices in preparation for higher education.

Certificate III Courses:  

Certificate II Courses usually, last around 12 months and do require work experience to pass.  You’ll learn everything you need to know to create a stable platform to work from in your career in Digital Marketing.  Of course, this type of career will require constant learning and plenty of Digital Media related short courses.

Career Outcomes

There are a variety of  jobs that you can work within as part of your career in Digital Media, some example include;

  • Web Designer
  • Office Administrator
  • Web Developer
  • IT Support Technician
  • Office Assistant
  • Records Assistant
  • Junior Office Administrator
  • Word Processing Operator
  • Business Equipment Technician
  • Help Desk Officer
  • Network Administrator
  • Technical Support Officer
  • Help Desk Assistant
  • ICT Operations Officer
  • PC Support Officer
  • Junior Front-End Web Designer
  • view all

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