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Executive Assistant Team Leader

Churches of Christ in Queensland
  • Churches of Christ in Queensland, Office of the CEO, Kenmore Campus
  • Permanent, full-time opportunity
  • This is the opportunity to apply your people and customer-centric approach
  • Close to shops and public transport, free undercover parking
  • Salary packaging benefits that greatly increase take-home pay

This hands-on newly created role requires a strong individual contributor who is energetic with excellent communication abilities.

About the role

This is an exciting and new opportunity based in our beautiful, environmentally-friendly Churches of Christ Kenmore Campus and Community Building with on-site café. This critical role forms part of our CEO and Executive Group office.

We are searching for a dynamic and experienced Executive Assistant to take a lead responsibility in supporting Board Committees, CEO sponsored events and PR opportunities, as well as leading and mentoring a team of Executive Assistant Trainees under a formal Traineeship Program.

This is a challenging and rewarding position whereby the successful candidate will be required to utilise their superior organisational and time management abilities to lead and coordinate workflow of the Executive group administration services, whilst also monitoring the flow of information through the Executive Group offices.

Improving initiatives to increase the capacity and effectiveness of Executive Assistant administration services forms part of this role’s essential responsibilities, as does mentoring the Trainee Executive Assistants through leadership, performance planning, feedback and facilitation of the achievement of their goals.

Indicative Total Remuneration: $84,900 (plus significant salary sacrificing benefits + superannuation).

About you

Proven experience in managing the secretariat responsibilities for Board Committees including minute taking, preparing agendas and committee papers, and coordinating meeting cycles and presentations, is imperative.

The role calls for an individual who is highly organised, extremely personable, flexible and agile. They will understand customer centricity and be comfortable conversing and interacting with a range of internal and external stakeholders ranging from Pastors in our extensive Church Network to Government Ministers as part of our Service Delivery footprint.

Multi-tasking will be second nature, and calm presence of mind is paramount, as is a mind for continual innovation and service improvement. The Office of the CEO is bustling and busy, with a high degree of business complexity, people diversity and a hunger to be more effective, more professional, more accessible and engaged with our front-line.

Adept at maintaining high standards of discretion, and with the proven ability to handle difficult situations with tact and sensitivity, this opportunity will excite you. Team work skills, with the capacity to deliver results and meet objectives, are essential. You are highly driven and committed to providing excellent customer service to all stakeholders and thrive on working autonomously. Furthermore, you possess the proven ability to think on your feet and proactively find solutions to issues as and when they arise.

Your qualifications and experience should include:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Business Administration or relevant field or equivalent relevant experience;
  • Advanced knowledge of information and knowledge management principles and practices;
  • Five years’ executive administrative experience;
  • Demonstrated experience supervising and developing others;
  • Experience working with Boards of Governance;
  • Experience supporting an executive position for a Church denomination is highly desirable.

To apply

Please apply below with a cover letter and resume.

Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible, as applications may be reviewed prior to the closing date; and as such the closing date is subject to change without notice.

For further information, please contact Jodie McAloney, Director of People and Culture, on 07 3327 2959.

We actively encourage and invite applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people for all our positions.

Applications will be assessed as they are received.

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