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Reference Number 20908
Position Title Executive Assistant to GM of Fundraising & Chief Financial Officer
Employment Type Permanent Full Time
Location KOOYONG VIC
Hours Per Week 38.00
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  • Permanent Full Time Opportunity
  • Kooyong Location
  • Flexible Working Arrangements
  • Generous Salary Packaging Benefits

Vision Australia is a leading national provider of blindness and low vision services in Australia. We work in partnership with Australians who are blind or have low vision to help them achieve the possibilities they choose in life.

We support more than 27,500 people of all ages and life stages, and circumstances. We do this through 28 Vision Australia centres in Victoria, New South Wales, the Australian Capital Territory, Queensland, South Australia and Western Australia; 30 clinics; and through outreach programs in the Northern Territory and Tasmania.

An exciting opportunity awaits an experienced Executive Assistant to support both the General Manager of Fundraising and the Chief Financial Officer based out of our flagship Kooyong office.

Responsibilities 

As an Executive Assistant at Vision Australia you will:

  • Provide high quality administrative support to the GM Fundraising and CFO to assist and contribute to the efficient running of the General Manager’s teams;
  • Manage and schedule GM Fundraising / CFO’s appointments, meetings, conferences and coordinate team functions;
  • Oversight of the register of members and other Company Secretarial duties including management of the Company Secretary inbox;
  • Providing assistance to the CFO / Company Secretary in preparing, and conducting General Meetings (AGM and EGM’s as required) including being the primary liaison for Computershare;
  • Arrange and manage travel, itinerary and accommodation for GM Fundraising and CFO as required

Requirements

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Tertiary qualifications in a relevant discipline or equivalent experience;
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • High level of discretion, efficiency and accuracy
  • Excellent interpersonal, customer service and communications skills
  • High degree of initiative
  • Building strong and effective relationships with staff at all levels of the organisation

Working as part of Vision Australia you will enjoy a values based organisation with benefits including:

  • Friendly values based working environments
  • Generous salary packaging options
  • Exciting career paths
  • Exceptional professional development opportunities
  • Flexible working arrangements

We’re always on the lookout for energetic, motivated people who share our values to be Person Centred, Accountable, Collaborative, Commercially Focused and Agile.

Do you want to become a part of a team that supports a future where our clients have the opportunity like never before to live the life they choose? Please select the 'Apply' button below to be taken to our online application process.

Applications should consist of a full resume and a cover letter. Candidates should address the essential job competencies as outlined the position description and should also consider and be able to demonstrate Vision Australia’s organisational values which are central to the organisation’s culture. Applications should be uploaded as a word file. Please note pdf documents are not accepted for accessibility reasons.

As part of Vision Australia’s commitment to being an inclusive employer and embedding a culture where staff, volunteers and clients can be themselves and feel safe, and to protecting the best interests and safety of children and vulnerable people, successful applicants will be subject to a number of pre-employment checks including criminal history and working with children.

For more information about working at Vision Australia go to www.visionaustralia.org/careers 

We encourage applications from candidates who are blind or have low vision.

Contact Person Melissa Stewart
Contact Number 0429042359
Closing Date 06/12/2018
Position Description
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