Careers at yourtown

Executive Assistant

Job no: 493006
Work type: Permanent (Part-Time)
Location: Milton
Categories: Administration & Office Support

About the role

As the Executive Assistant you will provide high level secretarial and administrative support to the Head of Advocacy and Research as well as the leadership team.

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Working closely with the Head of Advocacy and Research to proactively plan and manage current issues, activities, appointments, meetings;
  • Acting as the main point of contact for all internal and external stakeholder general enquiries;
  • Organising and  preparing all meeting material including presentations, agendas, minute taking and  actioning follow ups;
  • Providing financial management support including purchase orders, invoices, payments, maintaining budgets and reconciliation of credit cards;
  • Coordinating travel and events.

This is a permanent, part-time role - 20 hrs/week. 

About you

To be successful in this role you have:

  • Demonstrated experience providing high level administration support at a senior management level;
  • Consistent initiative, discretion, judgment and tact of a high level, with the ability to maintain confidentiality in dealing with issues of a sensitive or personal nature;
  • Proven ability to communicate clearly, both verbally and in writing coupled with demonstrated experience compiling complex reports, providing minutes and developing presentations;
  • High proficiency in the use of MS Suite, especially PowerPoint and Excel;
  • Strong relationship building and influential skills with a diverse range of stakeholders;
  • Excellent analytical skills and critical thinking coupled with a deadline driven attitude.  

About yourtown

At yourtown, we believe every young person has the right to a brighter future and aim to be part of the solution by delivering services that get results. Our services include Kids Helpline, training and employment services for young people, parent education and specialist accommodation for families. We are one of the largest not-for-profit providers of services for young people in Australia with sites across Queensland, New South Wales, South Australia and Tasmania. The community with yourtown’s Art Unions funds most of what we do. At yourtown you will be part of the solution.

We offer attractive employment conditions including access to salary packaging arrangements and paid parental leave. Find your place at yourtown.

Contact: Tharshi Thavapalan, Talent Acquisition Specialist on 0466 943 401

Closing Date: Wednesday 26 January 2022

In line with yourtown's diverse workplace culture, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

yourtown is committed to providing services that protect and keep children, young people and adults at risk free from harm. The appointment of successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory screening for child-related employment including the completion of a National Criminal History Check and retention of a valid Working with Children Check. 

"In our team we value diversity, inclusivity and people who want to make a difference"

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