Executive Assistant to CEO

Job title : Executive Assistant to CEO
Location : Melbourne
Job type : Permanent or Full Time
Salary : Base plus superannuation
Contact name : Elise Dawson
Contact email : edawson@sharpandcarter.com.au
Job reference : 1495504
About the role 

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced and professional Executive Assistant to support the CEO of a prestigious and reputable Financial services firm in a challenging and rewarding role. This is a diverse role requiring the successful candidate to possess a business mindset that allows them to influence outcomes and make independent decisions.
Supporting the CEO your role would involve:
  • Complex diary and calendar management 
  • Advising the CEO of matters requiring personal attention, with associated deadlines, and preparing relevant documentation
  • Board support
  • Prioritising and ensuring that reports, business papers and correspondence are dealt with efficiently and promptly (formatting, binding, dispatch and proof reading)
  • Organising travel and other related arrangements (flights, accommodation, transport and itineraries)
  • Assisting with event management and function setup
  • Carrying out special projects as allocated by the CEO 
Skills and Experience
  • Experience supporting a C-Suite Executive is advantageous 
  • Prior experience working in a Financial Services firm (preferably superannuation or insurance)
  • Ability to prioritise and stay one step ahead
  • Display initiative, confidentiality, loyalty, and the capacity/desire to achieve and work with minimal supervision
  • Strong communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Ability to build effective relationships both internally and externally 
  • Great team player
  • High degree of attention to detail
  • Excellent planning and organisation skills while being extremely flexible
  • Strong technically in the Microsoft Office Suite
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Highly organised and able to prioritise tasks effectively
About the client
We are delighted to be partnering with an Australian superannuation fund to recruit the Executive Assistant to support the CEO. Based in Melbourne's inner suburbs, this is a permanent role that requires an individual that will bring a "can do" attitude to a tight-knit and friendly team.
To apply please follow the link below or for a confidential discussion please email edawson@sharpandcarter.com.au or phone Elise Dawson on 0448 353 449.