Executive Assistant

Job title : Executive Assistant
Location : Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria
Salary : $100,000 +super (negotiable)
Contact name : Bridgette Meaden
Contact email : bmeaden@sharpandcarter.com.au
Job reference : 1126057
About the client:

Our client is an Australian start-up who has enjoyed consistent year on year growth with forecasted growth to be even greater. As they continue to be a market leader across Australia, they have identified the need for an experienced Executive Assistant to work alongside the MD and the business functions he leads which includes the Sales, Marketing and Finance departments. This is a unique position, not for the faint hearted and will suit someone who enjoys working in start-up environment where there is not a lot of established processes and procedures in place. If you are looking for a varied and dynamic role where no two days are the same and have the skill set listed in the advert, then this could be the role you have been waiting for!
  
About the role:

Partnering with the Managing Director of a thriving Australian owned company, this is an Executive Assistant role that will suit someone who enjoys the challenges that come with working in a start-up environment and is not afraid to chip in and work on tasks and projects that might not be specifically listed in the job description. Your remit will be to strategize, implement processes and procedures, champion projects and be the right-hand person for this young and entrepreneurial Executive. If you are looking for a new challenge that will allow you to make a real impact on a growing business, where no two days are the same, then this could be the role you have been waiting for!

Your responsibilities:
  
In this exciting newly created role, your objective will not be to free up the Managing Director, it will be to make his execution more impactful. As such, you will be responsible for some of the following key tasks;
  
  • Extensive diary, email and travel management
  • Preparation of board reports, distributing meeting minutes and following up action items
  • Writing and formatting highly confidential documents on behalf of the Managing Director
  • Organisation of internal functions and corporate events
  • Liaising with key internal and external stakeholders and communicating Business Strategy to the wider business
  • Assisting with the preparation of legal documents
  • Provide leadership and support to the Sales Team including email review, organise and prepare sponsorship agreements, administration of proprietary CRM software
  • Preparation and record keeping of monthly/quarterly sales commissions
  • Ad hoc project support
  
Skills and experience:

Having worked as an Executive Assistant for at least five (5) years you bring experience in:
  • Technically proficient with the Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to prioritise and stay one step ahead
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal
  • Overall great team player
  • High degree of attention to detail
  • Excellent planning and organisation skills while being extremely flexible
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Highly organised and able to prioritise tasks effectively
  
To apply please follow the link below or for a confidential discussion please phone Bridgette Meaden - 0484 381 458
bmeaden@sharpandcarter.com.au