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Executive Assistant

Job Title: Executive Assistant
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Sydney C B D
Industry:
Salary: paying up to $400 a day + super
Start Date: 2019-01-10
Reference: JO-1901-11356
Contact Name: Rachel McCarthy
Contact Email: rmccarthy@launchrecruitment.com.au
Job Published: January 10, 2019 14:52

Job Description

Leading government agency is seeking an experienced Executive Assistant to support the General Manager.
  • Excellent Opportunity to work
  • Join a passionate, highly skilled team
  • Based in Sydney CBD
Full Job Description

Based in Sydney's CBD our client a leading Government agency are seeking an experienced Executive Assistant to work in a dynamic and fast paced environment supporting the General Manager.

The Role

This role provides professional, high level secretarial and administrative support to senior level Executives and their teams. Operating at a senior level, this role requires an individual who is comfortable in communicating with people at all levels in the organisation, industry and wider community. 

Duties include:
  • Pro-actively manage diaries and make and co-ordinate appointments
  • Gather information for meetings, prepare papers and complete monthly reporting
  • Coordination of travel as required, including travel expense reimbursement. 
  • Prepare complex correspondence, reports and presentations to a high quality. 
  • Organise and expedite the flow of work through the Executive and initiate any follow up actions.  
  • Arrange functions and visits including sourcing of venues and catering
  • Additional clerical, administrative and general office duties as requested.
About You

To be successful in this role, you must be able to demonstrate:
  • Previous experience in an Executive Assistant role supporting Senior Level Executives
  • Ability to work through difficult problems professionally
  • Development of new processes and improvement of existing processes
  • Advanced MS Word and PowerPoint, Intermediate Excel and the ability to prepare high level presentations  
  • Fast and accurate typing speed
  • Proven ability to plan, co-ordinate and follow through on projects 
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills 
  • Ability to work with peers effectively
  • Strong editorial and proof reading skills
  • Friendly, can-do attitude
  • Ability to interact with people at all levels

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for a first round interview

 

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