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Conference and Events Assistant - Flexible Location

National Disability Services
  • Full-time role 
  • Fixed-term contract until 31 December 2022, with possibility of extension 
  • Sydney or Melbourne location

About NDS 

National Disability Services (NDS) is Australia's peak body for non-government disability service organisations, representing over 1200 non-government service providers.

At NDS, we are committed to supporting our members and the disability sector more broadly to provide high quality support and services to people with disability. NDS promotes the full inclusion of people with disability and this commitment is outlined in our Disability Action Plan (DAP).

NDS is committed to fostering an inclusive and values driven work environment respecting the diversity of our employees, and the members and communities we serve. 

NDS employees come with a strong appreciation for the disability sector, and the passion to make a difference. 

To find out more about working for NDS please visit our website at http://nds.org.au

About the position 

The Conference & Events Assistant will provide support for a range of national conference and events activities, from online events such as webinars and virtual forums and conferences; through to face-to-face breakfast briefings, other meetings and conferences.

The role would work closely with NDS’s Conference & Events Coordinator. It is expected that the position holder is aligned with, and demonstrates NDS’s values of respect, teamwork and collaboration, leadership, innovation and accountability at all times.

About you

  • Experience in a previous Event Assistant or Administration role.
  • A high level of administration skills and proficiency with office information technology and online meeting software, including Microsoft Office Suite, Zoom/Teams and CRMs.
  • Demonstrated task and time management skills with the ability to organise and complete multiple activities within established timeframes.
  • Motivation to function independently yet take direction as required.
  • Well-developed communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Strong customer service orientation and desire to be an integral member of an enthusiastic team.
  • Independent travel capability.

What we offer 

  • Flexible working including working from home.
  • Salary packaging.
  • Collaborative environment.
  • Employee Assistance Program.
  • Learning and development.
  • Retail discounts, wellbeing centre and recognition.

To apply

To submit your application click the Apply Now button.

Please submit your CV and a cover letter addressing the selection criteria.

If you have any further questions about the role, please send an email to recruitment@nds.org.au using the subject line: Conference and Events Assistant - Flexible Location enquiry via EthicalJobs 

Thank you for your interest in the position. Please note that only short listed candidates will be contacted.

If you have any requirements for the interview (e.g. mobility access, or other adjustments), please let us know in advance so accessibility arrangements can be made.

NDS is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we welcome applications from all diverse groups and backgrounds.

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