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Executive Assistant


Employer: Many Rivers Microfinance Limited
Work Type/s: Full Time
Classification/s: Administration
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Sydney

Job posted on: 15 May, 2019.
Applications close: 05 June, 2019.

About Many Rivers

Inspired by Christian values, Many Rivers exists to help Indigenous and other Australians in disadvantaged circumstances to improve their situations through the provision of microenterprise development support.

We support people to move from welfare dependency to self-reliance by assisting them to start in business, stay in business and thrive in business. In many of the regional and remote communities where we work there are limited job opportunities; therefore, to create real economic growth and increase the opportunities for those in disadvantaged situations, Many Rivers supports enterprise creation and connection to mainstream economies.

About the role

The Executive Assistant will be a trusted partner of the CEO, focused on optimising work and travel schedules, coordinating organisational events/ conferences and managing the flow of critical information. Reporting to the CEO each working day will vary and will include

  • Providing executive assistance support to the CEO; coordinating and managing of diary, emails and travels;
  • Coordinating meetings and arranging meeting logistics incl. room bookings, video/teleconference set-up, collating agendas, papers and minutes taking;
  • Creating, reviewing and maintaining up-to-date organisational presentations and documents;
  • Liaising with internal and external stakeholders, fostering significant relationships;
  • Preparing external stakeholder communications;
  • Serving as first point of contact on matters requiring CEO attention and general enquiries;
  • Coordinating significant and sizeable organisational events such as internal conferences and funder events;
  • Providing support administrative support to the wider team and maintaining office environment and supplies;

Who We Are Looking For?

A Team Member who is energised by the challenge and opportunity to help people move themselves ahead in business and out of welfare dependency, aligned with our Mission and a strong interest in social justice. An experienced EA who finds it second nature to multitask, think on their feet and anticipate needs ahead of time.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Five years' experience reporting directly to Senior Management;
  • High proficiency in the MS Office suite (PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Outlook) with the ability to generate high-impact presentations and reports;
  • Unquestionable integrity and ability to hold highly confidential information;
  • Highly developed written and verbal communication skills;
  • Comfortable working across corporate and community sectors;
  • Professional and confident in liaising with stakeholders at all levels; and
  • Experienced in the organisation and management of events.

As part of our employment screening process all successful candidate will be required to undertake a National Criminal Check and a Equifax Check.

How to apply for this job

Please email a cover letter and resume to careers@manyrivers.org.au, using the subject line: Executive Assistant application via EthicalJobs.

Applications close midnight Friday, 5 June 2019.

Suitable applicants who identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander are encouraged to apply.