Project Coordinator

Location: Sydney
Job Type: Temporary
Specialisation: Programme & Project Management
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: CR/007313_1632289742
Contact: Michael Yakunin
Email: email Michael
  • Sydney, Australia
  • 12 months full-time contract
  • 650 p.d.

About the role:

The Program Coordinator APAC News Partnerships will support Google News Initiatives efforts in Australia and NZ by helping to execute programs with industry partners and industry associations, and help to coordinate internal cross-functional efforts in support of news publishers.

A primary responsibility of this role will be to act as the project manager for Google Australia in delivering the Digital News Academy, a joint-venture with News Corp Australia. The role will also contribute to the planning and execution of our scaled programs in AUNZ.

Primary Responsibilities:

  1. Project-manage Google's day-to-day activity in relation to the Digital News Academy (DNA)
  2. Develop and execute an internal project plan, and establish cross-functional roles and responsibilities
  3. Create and manage project trackers and logistics, timelines and lead cross-functional groups to deliver project objectives.
  4. Be the primary point of contact for coordination and communication with News Corp
  5. Escalate any issues arising from the partnership to the relevant Google stakeholder
  6. Convene and host regular check-ins with the xfn Google stakeholders


  • Mandatory Bachelor's degree or 6+ years' experience in the news industry
  • Strong project management capability with a high tolerance for ambiguity
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with a demonstrated ability to communicate complex concepts concisely and clearly
  • Developed influencing and stakeholder management skills
  • Experience executing complex strategic and operational initiatives

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