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Executive Assistant


Employer: The Smith Family
Work Type/s: Full Time
Classification/s: Administration
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Sydney

Job posted on: 11 January, 2019.
Applications close: 25 January, 2019.

  • Take your next career step as an EA to a team of Executive Managers
  • Be part of an organisation that makes a difference
  • National Office, Sydney
  • Permanent Full Time

The Smith Family is a national, independent children’s charity helping disadvantaged Australians to get the most out of their education, so they can create better futures for themselves. We are currently seeking an Executive Assistant to join our growing team.

Reporting to the Head of Strategy and Philanthropy, Head of Marketing and Head of Communication and working with a dedicated and passionate team, this pivotal role by providing executive administrative support, contributing to The Smith Family’s vision.

A day in the life of an Executive Assistant might look like this, but every day can be different. Primarily, you will be responsible for:

Effectively manage calendars for the Executive Managers:

  • Provide meeting support, including effective record keeping and action planning;
  • Coordinate key administration processes;
  • Manage travel bookings and travel plans for Executive Managers; and
  • Assist with producing correspondence, presentations and providing support for a variety of projects and events.

It takes a special kind of person to be our Executive Assistant. Our successful candidate will bring the following:

  • Demonstrated experience in executive level administration and support
  • Great interpersonal skills and ability to work well with people right across the organisation
  • Proficient in MS Outlook, Work, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Excellent written communication skills with high attention to detail
  • Problem solving – ability to quickly understand complex problems and develop workable solutions

Living up to our employment promise, our team members tell us that working for The Smith Family they have great job flexibility and the ability to work alongside committed, passionate and professional team members whilst engaging in challenging, fulfilling and diverse work. In turn, our team members believe that they offer commitment to our vision, mission and values and effective collaboration with fellow team members to deliver strong performance outcomes.

Due to the nature of this role, the successful candidate must be prepared to undertake a National Police Check and a Working with Children’s Check. We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to principles of cultural diversity. Applications from people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent are encouraged.

A full position description is available below.

How to apply for this job

If you are passionate about what you do, committed to make a difference and this sounds like your next role, we’d love to hear from you. Please contact us today by sending your resume to careers@thesmithfamily.com.au, using the subject line: Executive Assistant application via EthicalJobs. For any other information, please contact Lee Grewal on (02) 9085 4925.

Closing date: Friday, 25 January 2019.

Supporting materials  Executive Assistant - Position Description Jan 2019.pdf