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Executive Assistant to General Counsel

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Organisation : Catholic Organisation via McCormack Employment Services

Location : Sydney

Work Type : Full-time

Sector : Other

Salary Type : Annual Package

About the Role

The primary focus for the EA is to provide high-end administrative and legal secretarial support to the General Counsel. A challenging scope requiring top drawer accuracy and attention to detail, the person in this role will be required to work quickly juggling multiple demands and priorities.

A great sense of satisfaction will be the reward for this professional Executive Assistant as only working in such a meaningful organisation can bring.

This opportunity is a 12-month full time maternity leave contract commencing 6th August 2018. The hours of work will be from 8.30am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday.

The duties, tasks & responsibilities:

  • Managing the calendar and appointments of the General Counsel, circulating meeting invitations, booking of meeting facilities and arranging refreshments and any other requirements as requested
  • Preparation of correspondence including matters of high-level confidentiality
  • Collating weekly legal status reports and statistical information and maintaining up-to-date registers of legal files, legal matters and referrals to external lawyers
  • Tracking of contracts providing progress status updates
  • Management of email & general correspondence on a daily basis
  • Minutes (verbatim typing) and distribution of same
  • Coordination of hospitality, catering, and travel arrangements
  • Assisting with overflow work emanating from two other senior executives as required


The experience, qualities & skills:

  • Minimum of 5 years experience in a fast paced Executive Assistant role
  • Experience in legal administration (highly advantageous)
  • Proficient user of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Experience with complicated filing (legal filing beneficial)
  • Meeting preparation, minute taking & agendas
  • Excellent verbal & written expression
  • Demonstrated commitment to client services and a willingness to be accountable for own performance
  • Demonstrated commitment to the ethos and values of the Catholic Church


The benefits:

  • Enjoy the top-level administrative legal & financial environment
  • Be highly valued for the vital role carried out
  • Be a part of a highly collaborative professional team
  • Celebrate events on the Catholic calendar
  • Easy walk from either Museum or Town Hall stations

About the Organisation

Organisation Name : Catholic Organisation via McCormack Employment Services

This large professional yet caring organisation within the Catholic sector carries great responsibilities in expediting its responsibilities including record keeping, high-end administration, legal and financial duties.

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Please quote in application: Executive Assistant to General Counsel via Pro Bono Australia.


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