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• Join a growing not-for-profit organisation
• Based in Prahran, close to train, bus and tram
• $112,576 plus super & generous salary packaging benefits available

About Us

Children’s Ground is working to create an environment where families realise their aspirations for
the next generation of children to be free from trauma and suffering, enjoy equity and safety, be
able to grow into adulthood happy and healthy, and have agency over their social, cultural, political and economic life. To learn more about Children’s Ground and the work we do, visit our website:

About the Job

You will provide first class Executive Assistant support to the CEO. People skills are vital to this role as well as the ability to write well and be comfortable working under pressure with little direction. You will oversee the Administration functions across Children’s Ground Operations and provide support to the Chair and Board members. This is a busy and challenging environment where you will act as the point of contact between the CEO, Directors, employees and external partners while managing the information flow in a timely and accurate manner.

Duties included but not limited to:
• Work directly with the CEO to support all aspects of their daily work routine including
support of personal arrangements that will benefit the CEO’s work commitments
• Act as a liaison and provide support to Board members and the Chair
• Assisting with special projects; designing and producing complex documents, reports, and
presentations; collecting and preparing information for meetings with staff and outside parties; composing and preparing correspondence; maintaining contact lists
• Making travel arrangements
• Support Events and Executive team meetings and retreats
• Manage all aspects of the organisations administration services including oversight of the administration team across the organisation
• Oversight and manage the IT infrastructure systems through supervision of the IT function
and internal communications

About You

Your flexible attitude, sound judgment, ability to engage and relate positively and diplomatically with internal and external stakeholders will be highly regarded. As will your capability to recognise and respond appropriately to issues and situations requiring confidentiality or professional discretion. You will have senior executive assistant and administrative experience with advanced skills in office 365 and a working knowledge of ERP systems. Your experience in preparing presentations, correspondence, reports and dealing with statistical data is essential.

How to Apply

We invite you to walk with us on this unique journey…

This is a First Nations preferred position, however, all applicants with relevant experience are welcome. Please apply via – SEEK where you will be asked to upload a covering letter with a response to each of the key selection criteria contained in the position description, and why you would like to work for Children’s Ground along with your resume.

Applications to be received by 10am Monday, 8 January 2024.

In line with our workforce development strategy, Children’s Ground strongly encourages and supports Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants to apply.

Position Description

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