Executive Assistant | Sydney

Posted on 08-Aug-2017
Application Close Date: 29-Aug-2017
Job Type:
Full Time Permanent
Australian Citizen
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We're looking for a business focused, switched on and confident Executive Assistant who wants to be the CEO's ambassador. Joining a leading Australian retailer, and ASX-listed business you will coordinate annual general meetings, liaising with our board. Driving and executing the group communications strategy, you will also have opportunity to contribute to projects aimed at increasing engagement for our charitable foundation. With lots of exciting work on the horizon, join us to be a global market leader as our brands change the perception of fashion!


Your New Career

We are looking for an experienced Executive Assistant who can proactively manage high level diary management and organisation of a down to earth & entrepreneurial CEO. As a business we value humility and employee people with a strong work ethic; this is an executive support role but it is also very hands on and you need to have a customer service attitude and approach. Additionally, you will bring a professional and warm personality, the ability to network and build relationships across the broader business to establish yourself as a trusted, key point of contact. 

Supporting in a 1:1 capacity, your key responsibilities will include:

  • Extensive diary and travel management and monitoring of calendar
  • Management of communication and correspondence including incoming phone calls, organisation of Outlook  and prioritisation all communications
  • Booking of all internal and external stakeholder appointments and internal appointments including weekly meetings, conferences and monthly board meetings
  • Meeting preparation including board packs and reports
  • Organisation of complex national and international travel arrangements  including multi-country itineraries
  • Creation of reports and presentation compilation using MS PowerPoint


You will have:

Your role will play a crucial part in supporting the CEO and therefore your prior experience working at this level is necessary. You will demonstrate initiative and be able to make quick commercially savvy decisions. You will have proven experience in a similar EA role acknowledging that with this level role personal administration duties are also included.

You will be insightful and efficient and be driven to improve the CEO's office so that it runs smoothly & efficiently. You must be technology savvy and have the ability to move the office and it's process forward to meet the demands of a changing business. Finally, we are looking for someone who wants to make a lasting career move where they can actively contribute to the organisations growth plans.


Your New Destination

Specialty Fashion Group is an ASX leading, specialty apparel retailer with over 1,000 stores and 7,000 Team Members across Australia, New Zealand, South Africa & the USA. Through our fantastic brands – Autograph, City Chic, Crossroads, Katies, Millers, One Woman and Rivers – our purpose is to be a global market leader that changes the perception of fashion.