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Executive Assistant

Organisation Name Baptist Care Australia (BCA)
Location Melbourne
Date Posted 2022-08-04
Job Type Permanent / Full Time
Job Number 929545
  • Join a values driven peak body advocating for equality and opportunity
  • Support a well-respected CEO, working in a close knit highly engaged team
  • Suited to an experienced EA with a passion for social change


The Organisation

Baptist Care Australia (BCA) works to bring equality and opportunity to Australian communities, advocating nationally on social issues such as homelessness, aged care and domestic violence.

Representing the Baptist community service organisations and their clients in the national policy debate, BCA are part of the Australian Baptist movement, and work closely with Baptist churches and other Baptist agencies with a focus on being a strong advocate and coordinator of the collaboration of member organisations on national projects.

Benefits & Culture
  • Work with a respected CEO committed to creating positive change
  • Hybrid WFH model / shared office environment in Camberwell
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Generous base salary plus full salary packaging benefits
  • High staff engagement levels.

The Role

Working closely the CEO, the purpose of the position is to provide executive and administrative support and to create the systems and processes required to enable the CEO and team to deliver on strategic goals.  This will involve collaborating with member agencies, board members and external stakeholders; responsibilities include:
  • Preparing key executive and internal documents, managing the CEO’s inbox and communications
  • Diary management, scheduling and meeting preparation and minutes
  • Process development and improvement, governance documentation review
  • Board support including lodging reports, coordinating and attending meetings (4 interstate meetings pa)
  • Ad hoc administration and projects, including organising travel and organising mini-events.

Skills Required

You will have experience working as an Executive Assistant supporting at an executive level, within the not for profit sector or like-minded corporates and you will be aligned with the mission and vision of Baptist Care Australia.
You will also be able to demonstrate:
  • Initiative, being action driven; listening and time management skills
  • Stakeholder management and relationship-building capability
  • Project management skills, an ability to problem solve and anticipate situations
  • Use of Microsoft Office at an advanced level
  • Attention to detail and an ability to reflect the culture of the organisation.
The successful candidate will bring high level administration experience and an intuitive, curious, collaborative mindset is essential.

If you are passionate about driving better outcomes for the most vulnerable by offering executive level support, then apply now by submitting your resume and cover letter addressing the skills required. Alternatively, please call Anna Skeels or Srishti Banduni on 03 8080 8976 for a further discussion.

Please note there is no formal closing date for this role, if you are interested we would encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

Please be advised you can upload two attachments, including your resume and covering letter when submitting your application.