Executive Assistant to CEO & Chair

Job title : Executive Assistant to CEO & Chair
Location : Melbourne
Job type : Permanent or Full Time
Salary : $120,000-$140,000+super
Contact name : Bridgette Meaden
Contact email : bmeaden@sharpandcarter.com.au
Job reference : 1488354
The Position

A great opportunity has become available for an experienced Executive Assistant to support the CEO and Chair of a global retail business. This highly diverse role will see you work closely with the ELT, mentor the Executive Assistant group and support the Board. 

This role gives you the opportunity to work in a fast-paced and thriving team, where no two days are the same. You will provide strategic support and operational assistance across a range of sensitive and confidential issues. Your ability to coordinate and manage varying expectations and daily workflows will be highly attractive for this position.

Key Responsibilities

The purpose of the Executive Assistant is to provide a high level pro-active, quality and comprehensive executive assistant support to the CEO and Chair, enabling them to undertake his role effectively and efficiently.

Your key responsibilities will include, however are not limited to:
  • Manage the complex diaries of the CEO and Chairman.
  • Maintain effective relations with key stakeholders (both internal and external).
  • Assist with monthly and ad hoc report production.
  • Assist in the preparation of strategic and annual business plans for the SMT.
  • Mentor and lead the Executive Assistant team.
  • Arrange and coordinate SMT and strategic meetings (and other forums) including agenda development, minute taking, report preparation and coordination, preparing presentations and arranging facilities, social events, accommodation and catering for each function.
  • Provide a high standard of general executive assistant and administrative services.
  • Work with the Travel Agent to arrange complex travel coordination. 
  • Preparation and coordination for board meetings.
Skills & Experience

As the suitable candidate for this position, you will hold prior relevant and recent experience as an Executive Assistant to an Executive within a corporate business environment.

In addition, you will also:
  • Demonstrated experience supporting a C-suite leader;
  • Extensive experience in interacting with multiple stakeholders;
  • Adaptive communication style to ensure an open, professional and friendly manner to all levels within the organisation;
  • Flexible work approach to meet the varying demands of an ever-changing and fast-moving environment;
  • Ability to professionally manage scheduling conflicts and recommend appropriate solutions;
  • High computer literacy in all Microsoft office applications (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint).
The Client
Sharp & Carter are proud to partner with a reputable retail organisation that is working towards a more sustainable future. This is an opportunity to commence with a business with strong employee tenure, attractive company values and a welcoming environment ensures you will have a successful and rewarding career.

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 call Bridgette Meaden for a confidential discussion on the details below.

Bridgette Meaden
0484 381 458