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Executive Assistant


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The Executive Assistant will provide support to the Director and Associate Director of Orygen Digital, ensuring smooth running of all the Directors’ operations. They will act as the principal contact point for coordinating meetings and liaising with internal and external stakeholders, including Orygen staff, senior government officials, partner organisations, and members of the public and clients and families.

Reporting to the Director, Orygen Digital you will:

  • Coordinate diary meetings with the Directors, briefing them on invitations and requests and providing scheduling advice
  • Manage incoming calls, emails and correspondence, proactively determining significance and managing distribution
  • Support the Directors in developing and maintaining stakeholder relations by establishing a friendly and professional rapport with stakeholders
  • Attend and proactively prepare minutes/agendas/papers and prepare action lists
  • Ensure the smooth running of the Directors work program by addressing issues and coordinating communication as required.

What you’ll need

You are passionate, energetic and determined to make a difference to the mental health outcomes of young people.
In addition, you bring;

  • Previous experience in operational administration and support in a dynamic team context and/or extensive experience in a similar role either supporting a Director or CEO
  • Exceptional organisation skills with a passion for planning, organising and prioritising administrative tasks and systems, including managing competing tasks rapidly and ensuring deadlines are met under pressure.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to establish friendly and professional rapport with a wide range of stakeholders.
  • Capacity to be proactive, assertive, and work well under pressure or within tight time frames.

What you’ll get in return

  • Up to $75,000 salary + 10% super + NFP salary packaging
  • Opportunity to be mentored, develop your skills and be challenged
  • Opportunity to contribute to the success of a purpose driven organisation.

Orygen – leading the revolution

Imagine a future with unlimited potential. A future where every young person enjoys optimal mental health as they grow into adulthood. At Orygen, this is our life’s work, because we passionately believe it’s what all young people deserve.

Every step of the way, young people and families are at the heart of everything we do. Always. Through world-leading research that creates change. Through pioneering reform that delivers real-world practical solutions.

At Orygen, that’s the future we’re creating right now. To do it, we have revolution in mind.

Join the revolution

If you’re keen to join Orygen and be part of our team challenging the status quo and reshaping the future for young people, apply now.

This is a full-time fixed term contract until 30 June 2023.

Applications will close on the advertised date, unless a suitable candidate is found sooner.

Orygen is dedicated to gender equality, diversity and inclusivity. We strive to continue to build a culturally safe workplace where our values underpin the way we work and our commitment to First Nations people of Australia, young people and their families, LGBTIQA+ people and CALD people. We strongly encourage applications from the First Nations people.

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