The City of Charles Sturt is home to 105 diverse cultures that have made our City a vibrant and dynamic community unlike any other in South Australia. We celebrate this rich tapestry of culture within our community and define ourselves by highlighting our diversity.
The City of Charles Sturt means the world is our brand and our reputation. "Means the world" is about highlighting not only what makes our City unique, but also celebrates how important the place we have chosen to call home is to each and every one of us. There is double meaning in this phrase as we join together to bring joy, culture, knowledge and share what is important to us. That is, what means the world to us.
As an organisation of over 500 employees, we are committed to anticipating and responding to the needs of our growing and evolving community. We prioritise the customer experience and strive to create a unique and special people experience for all of our employees. We seek people passionate about what they do and who thrive on seeking creative solutions.
About the Team
As a member of the Chief Executive Office, you will report to the CEO and work closely with the Executive Assistant to the CEO.
About the Job
The Executive Assistant provides a high level of professional support to the Mayor to ensure excellence in service delivery and customer experience for all community members.
Diary, email and correspondence management are critical to ensuring the Mayor is able to manage her busy schedule that includes many out of hours events with our community. As such you will need strong attention to detail, know what is urgent and important and have the ability to draft correspondence for the Mayor including speaking notes for community events. The CEO Office works in a highly electronic environment with workflow familiarity important. You will also maintain active liaison with community groups to ensure the Mayor is well prepared for events and dialogue with community leaders.
Your event management skills will also be well utilised as a key aspect of this role is the organisation of events and functions hosted by the Mayor, including Citizenship ceremonies and other events.
Collaboration is key to success in this role as you will work closely with the Executive Assistant to the CEO, the Media Marketing and Communications team, the CEO and the Leadership Team as well as other internal and external stakeholders.
We are seeking applications from candidates who bring:
- A self-starter approach and who understand and role model teamwork
- A highly organised way of working, using systems to ensure no small detail is missed
- The ability to manage competing deadlines and actively prioritise work to ensure a proactive approach within this dynamic environment
- Highly effective interpersonal skills that represents the Executive Office as energised, positive and provides a high level of confidence to all those we interact with.
This position is offered on a permanent, full-time basis, and is classified at Level 5, with a starting salary of $84,775 per annum + Super.
Click ‘Apply for this job’ to submit your application for this vacancy by, 5:00pm Tuesday, 22 June 2021.
For further information about this vacancy, please view the attached position description.
Enquiries about this position may be made to Caitlin Tierney, Executive Assistant to the CEO on 08 8408 1100
We champion unity in diversity, and aim to be an employer for all people. We are committed to representing our community within our workforce, shaping a collective future together.