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Executive Assistant - The Front Project

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  • Join a creative national enterprise achieving better educational outcomes
  • Fixed term contract (9-months), possibility of extension
  • Provide high level executive and administrative support

The Organisation

The Front Project works collaboratively to improve early education access, experiences and outcomes for children across Australia. They believe improving the quality and equity of our early childhood education system will give all children the opportunity to thrive, regardless of the challenges they face. Beyond this, it will help build a smarter and more successful Australia.

Benefits & Culture

  • Immediate fixed term contract (9-months), potential for extension
  • 0.8 or full-time hours
  • Work with creative colleagues who are committed to creating positive change
  • Hybrid WFH model / shared office environment in the CBD
  • High staff engagement levels

The Role

You will provide high level executive support to the CEO and Program Director as required, ensuring a seamless flow of communication in a fast paced and fluid environment. You will collaborate with a range of internal and external stakeholders including: board members, senior leaders, early learning and care providers, peak bodies, Federal and State government, educators and researchers. Key aspects of the role include:

  • Administrative support to the CEO, including diary/inbox management and scheduling meetings
  • Process development and improvement
  • Board support, including coordinating reports, meetings, minutes and agendas
  • HR and finance support
  • Ad hoc administration and projects, including staff well-being initiatives, organising travel and assisting the team with events and seminars

Skills Required

You will have demonstrated experience working as an Executive Assistant supporting at a senior/executive level ideally within the for-purpose sector.

You will also be able to demonstrate:

  • Initiative, organisation and time management skills
  • Stakeholder management and relationship-building skills
  • Proven ability to use Microsoft Office at an advanced level
  • Flexibility and resilience in changing and evolving environments
  • Experience in a start-up or workplace that is changing and evolving
  • Salesforce experience advantageous
  • Ideally you will show an interest and understanding towards the Early Childhood Education sector

If you are passionate about utilising your EA skills to drive better outcomes for children, then apply now by submitting your resume and cover letter addressing the skills required. Alternatively, please call Natalie Brooker on (03) 8080 8977.

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