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Executive Assistant to the Deputy CEO

Australian Red Cross
  • Permanent role, full time hours
  • Based in Melbourne or Sydney
  • Provide high-level confidential admin, secretarial and project support

About Red Cross

Australian Red Cross is part of the world's largest humanitarian movements seeking to build a better society based on people helping people. We strongly believe that how we work is as important as what we do. We put humanity in action.

About the role

As the Executive Assistant, you will be responsible for providing high-level confidential administrative, secretarial and project management support to the Deputy CEO.

You will be a main contact point internally and externally for the CEO Office, managing communications with a wide range of stakeholders and prioritising direct enquiries.

Your key responsibilities include diary management, travel arrangements, supporting the day to day running of the CEO’s office, financial admin, coordination of committee documents and supporting logistics of Board Meetings. You will be required to manage competing priorities and work collaboratively with other executive offices and teams.

What you will bring

  • Highly developed administrative, organisation and time management skills with the ability to effectively manage multiple tasks and deadlines
  • Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills in managing sensitive information and maintaining confidentiality
  • Ability to engage respectfully and courteously with people from diverse backgrounds
  • Highly developed verbal and written communication skills with advanced proofing ability
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate, collaborate and maintain productive relationships with all levels of the organisation and external stakeholders; and build rapport with remote teams
  • Ability to identify, propose and implement improvements to streamline administrative processes.
  • Advanced computer skills, using MS Office applications, specifically Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook, as well as use of technology

Why work with us?

Work for purpose and know that your work will contribute to better outcomes for vulnerable people and communities.

You can access flexible working arrangements and generous salary packaging options that can increase your take home pay by paying certain expenses using pre-tax dollars up to $15,900 a year.

Further Information

To find out more about the responsibilities and requirements for this role, please refer to the position description below. For additional enquiries, please contact Jane Hollman on 0424 964 148 for a confidential discussion.

Download File PD - Executive Assistant to Deputy CEO.pdf

Including a cover letter with your application is strongly encouraged for this role.

Red Cross respects, values and encourages diversity. We believe that diversity in our people enriches our organisation as well as the impact we have.

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