Executive Assistant

Job title : Executive Assistant
Location : Sydney
Job type : Permanent or Full Time
Contact name : Nikki Herden
Contact email : nherden@sharpandcarter.com.au
Job reference : 1507909
The Position

An exceptional opportunity has become available for an experienced Executive Assistant to join a market leading organization based in Sydney’s CBD supporting the CEO. For over a decade, this company has grown from strength to strength and is now a leader within the IT sector.
The Role
The Executive Assistant will play a crucial role in partnering with the CEO to ensure their day runs seamlessly. Your duties will include but not be limited to:  
  • Coordinate the CEO’s calendar, including sending meeting requests, preparing agendas and managing relevant requests 
  • Arrange travel and accommodation for the CEO
  • Answer and screen incoming calls to the CEO acting as a gatekeeper to ensure focus as needed
  • Manage the CEO’s inbox ensuring prompt responses are provided and tasks triaged
  • Manage the CEO’s expenses via Xero
  • Managing and booking meetings rooms
  • Prepare correspondence, reports and documentation on behalf of the CEO
  • Manage and process electronic and hard copy written communications
  • Compile research as directed by the CEO
  • Support the wider team as required across administrative tasks
  • Manage the office including ordering stationery, groceries and other ad-hoc tasks
  • Work proficiently across JobAdder, Xero, MS Word, PowerPoint and Excel

Skills & Experience
  • Stable experience working in a similar Executive Assistant role ideally within an SME business
  • Confidence and experience in building relationships including managing key stakeholders
  • Provide a highly professional, courteous and responsive approach internally and externally at all times
  • Impeccable communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Proven knowledge of MS packages including Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Strong organisational and time management skills
  • Ability to prioritise tasks and work well under pressure
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Flexibility to adapt to changing priorities and deadlines

The Client
Sharp & Carter are proud to partner with this highly reputable organisation to appoint an Executive Assistant to the CEO in a permanent full-time position based in Sydney’s CBD.

This is a rare opportunity to join a business that has consistently gone from strength to strength and is known for their high performing and inclusive culture. Our client is looking for an Executive Assistant that will join their business for a number of years and quickly become an integral part of the team.

How to Apply

Sharp & Carter often have a range of positions available that may not yet be advertised. If you feel this opportunity is interesting yet not quite right, then we recommend still putting in an application or sending your CV directly to the email address below. That way we can contact you to find out more about your career goals and aspirations, and we will ensure you stay updated and aware of exciting new vacancies in the market. 

For more information about this opportunity, please connect with Nikki Herden on the details listed below:

Nikki Herden
Director – NSW Business Support