Executive Assistant

Job details

Location: Preston
Salary: 45
Job Type: Temporary
Reference: 110575
Posted: about 2 months ago

Job description

Opportunity for an experienced and motivated Executive Assistant to work with a Local Government authority located in the northern suburbs  

  • An opportunity to work with a Local Government authority based in the Northern suburbs 
  • Previous Executive Assistant experience is essential, you will be supporting the Senior Leadership Team   
  • Temporary opportunity, view for permanent

A local government authority, based in the northern suburbs has an opening for an experienced EA to provide support and guidance to the Senior Leadership team.

Key responsibilities:  

  • Making appointments and maintaining diaries  
  • Drafting and processing external correspondence  
  • Preparing reports and minute taking in internal and external meetings  
  • Accepting invitations and sending apologies  
  • Working on adhoc projects as requested   
  • Handle highly confidential and sensitive subject matters with professionalism which regularly pass through office
  • Maintain effective working relationship with management and internal stakeholders to ensure all Council issues are kept fully informed  
  • Identify and asses when a matter should be escalated to the SLT
  • Receive all incoming communication to the SLT and determine the suitable course of action  
  • Monitor budget spends in accordance with approved budget functions  

You will have the following: 

  • Previous experience in an executive support role  
  • Local Government experience would be advantageous 
  • Intermediate knowledge of the MS office suite including Word, Excel and Outlook 
  • Proven experience working in a busy environment 
  • Be hard-working, punctual, and organized 
  • Work effectively and autonomously to specific deadlines while maintaining a high level of accuracy  
  • Excellent communication skills 
  • An aptitude to grow and learn 


In return you will be rewarded with the opportunity to expand on your local government experience. You will be awarded the opportunity to learn and develop with the team. 

Please note you must complete a police check and working with children’s check prior to commencing this role. 

If you are interested in this role, please APPLY today

At Charterhouse, we embrace, and value, diversity of culture, working arrangements, sexual orientation, and gender identity. On behalf of our client, we promote a workplace that actively seeks to include and welcome unique contributions of all people; to embrace and celebrate the value of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff, their skills and contributions to the workplace. 

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