Executive Assistant | Housing Trust

Executive Assistant | Housing Trust

Job Title: Executive Assistant | Housing Trust
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Wollongong, Illawarra & South Coast
Reference: 3157416
Job Published: August 19, 2020 15:15

Job Description

                             Executive Assistant | Housing Trust

  • Join a thriving, local not for profit organisation– Housing Trust
  • Full-time permanent role, available due to an internal promotion – would suit a professional EA with strong commercial acumen & stakeholder management
  • Competitive remuneration package and the opportunity to find meaningful work in a professional and passionate team

About the Organisation   
The vision of the Housing Trust is a decent home for everyone. They do this by building, managing, and maintaining over 1,100 homes which provide safe and affordable rental housing for more than 2,000 people. As a Tier 1 nationally registered Community Housing Provider they have been serving the Illawarra community since 1983. 
They are passionate about their tenants’ needs and work with them to build vibrant, inclusive communities.  They ensure tenants are connected to support services if they need them. They are proud of their track record with a tenant satisfaction score of 88%, well above industry benchmarks, and proud of their culture where 96% of their people recommended HT as a great place to work in a recent engagement survey.   
The key responsibilities in this role:
Be a true business partner in a dynamic for-purpose organisation. You will provide senior executive, staff, and Board support internally, as well as a wide range of external stakeholders.
  • Provide senior executive support to the CEO and COO; be the first point of contact exercising confidentiality and discretion, hospitality, prioritising and appropriately referring matters
  • Prepare, collate and coordinate papers, reports, proof-reading of documents, researching and assessing to support informed decision making and planning
  • Diary appointments and inbox management  
  • Maintain meeting records, commitments and action items for the CEO and COO to ensure the delivery of quality outcomes on schedule
  • Proactively manage positive working relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Provide end to end Board and Committee meeting support; coordination, attendance and minute taking required
  • Support regulatory compliance and organisational performance through contributions to internal policies, procedures and processes
  • Support the Chairperson and the Board as required with administrative needs
  • Coordination of business events as required

About the candidate
The successful candidate will be proactive with exceptional time management skills, and the confidence and initiative to make this role their own.
  • Demonstrated experience in a senior executive support role, delighting in the success of the executive and organisation
  • Ability to act as the first point of contact to the CEO, exercising confidentiality and discretion  
  • Highly organised with the ability to prioritise and manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to work independently and in consultation with key stakeholders
  • Advanced skills in the Microsoft Office suite, particularly Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint
  • Proven success producing high-quality work with strong attention to detail
  • Work with a high degree of tact and diplomacy to ensure that sensitive and confidential matters are treated appropriately and with professionalism in all aspects of your work
  • Availability to attend and support scheduled after-hours board and committee meetings
How to apply

Are you ready to add value and make a difference in a great organisation? Send your application in today! Send through your resume and cover letter outlining your reason for application, addressed to Diana Linde at Beaumont People.

If you have any further questions, please contact Diana Linde (diana@beaumontpeople.com.au) Beaumont People.
Beaumont People has been retained to recruit this position on behalf of Housing Trust. All enquiries must be submitted directly to Beaumont People.

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