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Australia Council for the Arts

372 Elizabeth Street, Surry Hills 2010
Sydney, NSW, Australia

Phone: 0292159079
Web Site: www.australiacouncil.gov.au

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Executive Assistant to Executive Director MPA & Artistic Development


Job Description:

Looking for the next step with your administration skills in the arts? You’ve come to the right opportunity.

The Australia Council for the Arts is committed to equity and inclusion, and welcomes applications from diverse Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, cultural and regional communities, including people with disability.

About your role:
We have a terrific career opportunity for you in our MPA and National Engagement Division, to take on a critical support role where your organisational skills will shine.

What’s in it for you?
  • Flexible working hours
  • Paid leave between Christmas and New Year
  • Work in an positive environment that embraces diversity and supports your development
  • 3 year full-time contract
  • Salary package of $61,511 per annum + 15.4% superannuation
What will you be doing?
  • Provide high level administrative support to the Executive Director for diary management, drafting correspondence, coordinating travel bookings and cab charges
  • Provide support to projects and develop presentation materials 
  • Manage stakeholder engagement and communications

Job Requirements:

What experience will you have?        
  • Prior experience providing high level administrative support, requiring confidentiality, initiative and sound decision making
  • Proactive team player with a keen sense of judgement to effectively plan and anticipate needs
  • Well-developed written and verbal communication skills
  • Strongly developed interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with professionals at all levels
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritise tasks based on deadlines and business objectives
  • Advanced proficiency in MS Office suite
  • Immediate availability will be highly valued
Sounds like the perfect position for you?

Access the full copy of the position description, and apply through our careers page at http://australiacouncil.gov.au/about/careers/

Applications close 25 March 2019 at 11:59pm AEDT

This is not an Australian Public Service position.


Administrative-Clerical: Administrative Support, Executive Support, Secretary-Executive Assistant

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Full time


Sydney, NSW, Australia


Executive Assistant to Executive Director MPA & Artistic Development


Admin-Clerical, Government