Personal Assistant to the Head of People & Culture

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Rare opportunity for an experienced, dynamic Personal Assistant to join the Starlight team in our St Leonards office.

Summary about this job


Company: Starlight Childrens Foundation

Location: Sydney

Work type: Full Time

Salary: n\a

Phone: +61-8-3903-3190

Fax: +61-8-1409-5745

E-mail: n\a


Detail information about job Personal Assistant to the Head of People & Culture. Terms and conditions vacancy

  • Fun, fast paced opportunity for an exceptional Personal Assistant
  • Work in an award-winning, authentically positive organisation
  • Support and collaborate with national cross functional teams

About Us

Starlight is proud to have been awarded #16 in Best Places to Work Survey 2017!

At Starlight we know that sick kids are still kids. Our mission is to brighten the lives of seriously ill children, and their families, by replacing the pain, fear and stress experienced through hospitalisation and treatment with programs that deliver fun, joy and laughter.

About The Role

Our Head of People & Culture is seeking an an intelligent, experienced PA/ Team Administrator to provide confidential, efficient and effective high-level organisational and administrative assistance.

The expanse of duties and responsibilities covers areas such as; -

  • Proactively managing the workload and priorities of the Head of People & Culture including diary management, preparation of correspondence, message taking and management of requests for information, e-mail, telephone calls and other correspondence
  • Arranging meetings as required including the preparation of agendas and travel and accommodation as required
  • Preparing the monthly reconciliation and submission of expenses
  • Assisting with the preparation of board reports and executive team meeting notes
  • Assisting in the preparation of project / presentation documents
  • Providing administrative support to the wider People & Culture team as well as cross-functional stakeholder teams where required 

About You

The successful candidate will be a self-motivated, calm and autonomous individual who can demonstrate:

  • Significant previous experience supporting a senior stakeholder within a department and juggling that workload with the workload to support the team also
  • Working with sensitive information and maintaining a high level of confidentiality at all times
  • Being flexible and adaptable to changing business needs and priorities
  • Outstanding time management and understanding of how to manage competing priorities
  • Excellent commitment to providing quality and responsive customer service
  • Highly developed written skills with impeccable attention to detail
  • Advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills 
  • The ability to effectively communicate with a range of employees across the organisation, maintaining the highest level of personal and professional integrity
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines and remain cool under pressure

What's Next?

If this sounds like you and you've been seeking an organisation that is innovative and full of heart please send through your application by selecting the 'Apply' to be considered. 

Successful applicants will undertake a Working with Children Check and National Police Checks. 

Starlight's vision for reconciliation is to embed values of awareness, acknowledgement and respect for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples and their culture within our organisation. We welcome applications from people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage.

Please note due to a high volume of response only successful candidates will be contacted. 

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