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Organisation : Domestic Violence Victoria and Domestic Violence Resource Centre Victoria

Location : Melbourne

Work type : Contract/Temporary

Sector : Community Development, Community Engagement, Community Support Services, Other, Women

Salary type : Annual Package

Salary : $86632.00

Application closing date : 4 Oct, 2021

About the role

Executive Assistant
Domestic Violence Victoria and Domestic Violence Resource Centre Victoria

  • Above award wages and conditions under its Enterprise Agreement
  • Generous salary packaging options (total of $15,900), and meals and entertainment packaging
  • Christmas and New Year shut-down leave
  • Access to an additional support including Employee Assistance Program, and
  • Individual annual Professional Development budget.



The Executive Assistant is responsible for providing a high level of administration, coordination and executive support to the CEO.

The role will be responsible for administration, stakeholder liaison, proactive communications, email and diary management on behalf of the CEO. The Executive Assistant will maintain a high level of confidentiality and use initiative and self-direction to manage the day-to-day requirements of the CEO.

For more information about the key responsibilities of the role, download the position description.



Skills and Experience

  • Completion of training course/qualifications (or 5 years’ experience) in executive level administration support
  • Demonstrated expertise in supporting executive staff and ability to develop and maintain administrative systems
  • Capacity to be proactive, assertive and work well under pressure or within tight time frames
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to establish friendly and professional rapport with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders
  • Exceptional organisational skills with a passion for planning, organising and prioritising administrative tasks and systems, including managing competing tasks rapidly and ensuring deadlines are met under pressure
  • Proven ability to work independently, prioritise work and show initiative
  • High level written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven ability to maintain accurate records and up to date filing systems
  • Strong computer skills including the use of databases and all Microsoft Office products
  • Attention to detail and ability to respect confidential and/or sensitive documents/correspondence

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Domestic Violence Victoria and Domestic Violence Resource Centre Victoria

In 2021, Domestic Violence Victoria (DV Vic) and the Domestic Violence Resource Centre Victoria (DVRCV) are merging to become a new entity.

This merger brings the peak body for Victoria’s specialist family violence services supporting victim survivors together with the state’s only specialist family violence Registered Training Organisation; combining our strength, capacity and resources for greater impact.

Our work is underpinned by intersectional feminism – as set out in the Code of Practice: Principles and Standards for Specialist Family Violence Services for Victim-Survivors – informed by an understanding of the gendered nature of violence and with the interests of all victim survivors at the heart of everything we do.

We apply a specialist lens across primary prevention, early intervention, response and recovery to:

  1. Develop practice and support workforces
  2. Strengthen and connect organisations, sectors and systems
  3. Build momentum for social change
  4. Build a strong peak organisation

We are in the process of re-branding the merged organisation to ensure a truly collaborative and equal new peak body. DV Vic and DVRCV is committed to providing flexible and accessible working arrangements for all. This includes people with a disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, culturally, religiously and linguistically diverse people, young people, older people, women, and gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and gender diverse, intersex or queer people. We recognise the strength and value in diversity, remain open to new approaches and actively foster an inclusive workplace that celebrates the contribution made by all our people.

How to apply

Position Description : PD_210805 Executive Assistant

Applications not allowed for this job listing.


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

Profession: #Administration_and_Office_Support, #Client_Services, #Community_Services, #Customer_Service, #Other
Sector: #Community_Development, #Community_Engagement, #Community_Support_Services, #Other, #Women

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