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Executive Assistant


Employer: Refugee Legal
Work Type/s: Contract, Full Time
Classification/s: Administration, Legal & Human Rights, Multiculturalism & Diversity
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Melbourne

Job posted on: 27 September, 2018.
Applications close: 09 October, 2018. (Expired)

Overview of organisation

Refugee Legal is an independent community legal centre specialising in refugee and immigration law, policy and practice. Refugee Legal has been assisting asylum seekers, refugees and disadvantaged migrants in the community and in detention for over 30 years and has substantial casework experience and expertise. Refugee Legal’s work involves  provision of key legal assistance to people who could not otherwise obtain it due to financial and other forms of distinct disadvantage often related to their cultural or linguistically diverse  backgrounds or experiences of torture or trauma. Refugee Legal also conducts extensive law reform, advocacy and education programs.

Position summary

This position provides executive level administrative support to Refugee Legal’s Executive Director. Key responsibilities include dealing with queries, diary management, minute taking, liaison with the media, travel coordination, e-mail and phone correspondence and confidential secretarial support for the Executive Director. You will have exceptional skills in prioritisation and have the ability to forward plan the Executive Director’s responsibilities and tasks. You will be a key contact and often first point of contact for clients, Committee of Management members, staff, media and other stakeholders.

We are seeking someone with highly developed communication skills with a high degree of integrity and ability to maintain the highest level of confidentiality. You will be able to work in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment with swiftly shifting priorities and have a strong focus on quality, accuracy and attention to detail. Advanced computer skills across the Microsoft Office Suite are a must.

How to apply for this job

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