Executive Assistant at McArthur

  • Shift Full-Time
  • Job Qualifications High School Diploma

Job Description

Executive Assistant at McArthur

Adelaide Plains Council, located within a 40 minute drive from Adelaide CBD, is seeking expressions of interest for the role of Executive Assistant to CEO and Mayor. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Executive Assistant to support the CEO and Mayor and contribute to a dynamic community focused workplace.

Based at the Mallala office and reporting directly to the Chief Executive Officer, key responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Provide high-level executive secretarial and administrative support to the CEO and the Mayor

  • Effective and efficient management of the Office of the Chief Executive Officer

  • Organise receptions, ceremonies and functions officiated or hosted by Chief Executive Officer or Mayor

  • Ensure that documents are appropriately managed and recorded and the highest level of confidentiality is maintained

  • Manage incoming and outgoing communications, with the ability to understand competing priorities

  • Diary Management for the CEO and Mayor

  • Provide backup and support to the Governance Administration Office and Accounts team

  • Assist with all Executive content for inclusion in the Council’s newsletter the ‘Communicator’

  • Undertake project and research work as prescribed by the CEO.

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Diploma in Executive Office Management, Local Government or similar or equivalent work experience

  • Demonstrated experience in an executive and/or personal assistant role

  • Excellent attention to detail with unquestionable integrity and confidentiality

  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to engage with stakeholders at all levels

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a politically sensitive environment

  • Strong customer service ethos

  • A high level of organisation, time management and prioritisation skills.

To be successful in this role, you will be an enthusiastic, motivated and personable Executive Assistant with strong listening, verbal and written communication skills. A working knowledge of the Local Government Act 1999 (SA), local government administration and legislation will be highly regarded. This is a role where you can add real value and support Adelaide Plains Council to make a difference.

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