executive assistant in Perth CBD

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job details

perth cbd, western australia
administration & office support
job type
AU$ 90,000 - AU$ 95,000 per year
reference number
david gibson, randstad
08 9320 1600
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job description

Client Details

Randstad has exclusively partnered with Yamatji Marlpa Aboriginal Corporation in looking for their next Executive Assistant to their Chief Financial Officer & Principle Legal Officer. This is a newly created role and a very exciting to time to join their organisation.

As the native title representative body for the Yamatji and Pilbara regions of WA, YMAC is a not-for-profit Aboriginal corporation. They are run by an Aboriginal Board of Directors, with Regional Committees chosen by their members.


Your duties will include but not be limited to the following:

  • Completes a broad variety of administrative tasks for the Senior Executives including: managing extremely active calendar of appointments, composing and preparing correspondence that is sometimes confidential; arranging complex and detailed travel plans, itineraries, and agendas; compiling documents for travel and non-travel related meetings
  • Plans, coordinates and ensures the Senior Executives’ schedules are in line with their business agendas, followed and respected
  • Provides "gatekeeper" and "gateway" role, creating win-win situations for direct access to the Senior Executives’ time and office
  • Communicates directly and on behalf of the Senior Executives with Executive Management Team, staff, and external stakeholders on matters related to Senior Executives’ initiatives
  • Researches, prioritises, and follows up on incoming issues and concerns addressed to the Senior Executives, including those of a sensitive or confidential nature. Assists the Senior Executives in the execution of appropriate course of action, referral, or response as and when requested.
  • Works closely and effectively with the Senior Executives to keep them well informed of upcoming commitments and responsibilities, including the provision of background materials and following up appropriately
  • Builds relationships crucial to the success of the organisation, and manages / participates in a variety of special projects as requested by the Senior Executives
  • Completes critical aspects of deliverables with a hands-on approach, including drafting acknowledgement letters, personal correspondence, producing reports / briefs, and other tasks that facilitate the Senior Executives’ ability to effectively lead their respective departments
  • Prioritises conflicting needs: handles matters expeditiously, proactively, and follows through on projects to completion, often with deadline pressures


The ideal candidate will possess the following skills and experience:

  • Extensive experience in an Executive Assistant role supporting more than 1 executive
  • High level interpersonal and verbal / written communication skills
  • Advance knowledge in Microsoft Office suite (Excel, Word, Power Point) and minimum typing speed of 60wpm
  • Strong organisational and time management skills prioritising own work to agreed deadlines with ability to work under pressure in a busy working environment
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently, and effective team working
  • Proactive approach and ability to provide initiative.
  • Experience with committees and consultants and in taking notes at meetings and preparing minutes
  • Previous leadership skills
  • Understanding of and commitment to equality of opportunity and good working relationship

Based in the CBD, the successful candidate will be rewarded with an excellent salary and benefits, a great working environment and working with a close nit team. There is the opportunity to supervise and manage the small administration team as part of the role.

If you are interested, apply now. For more information contact David Gibson at Randstad on 08 9320 1600.

We strongly encourage interest from people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People and people with diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds.

At Randstad, we are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and embracing diversity to the benefit of all. We actively encourage applications from any background.


Executive Assistant/Personal Assistant


Previous EA Experience Essential

educational requirements

Secondary School/High School