Posted on: 2018-07-11

Job type: Permanent

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Permanent Position
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About Our Client

Hudson is proud to be assisting one of Canberra's Independent Schools with a rare opportunity for a Senior Personal Assistant in a Permanent position. Our client prides themselves on providing quality education and mentoring young people into successful respected members of society.

About The Role

This role will best suit a professional, immaculate, mature and experienced Personal Assistant who prides themselves in providing pro-active and quality support with previous experience within the Education Industry, busy operational environments or a Complex Private Sector Organisation, wanting to work within the schooling sector.

Excellent written and verbal communication is required as you will be required to liaise with a range of stakeholders at various levels. Your key responsibility is to provide high-level one on one support including:

  • Diary, calendar and email management
  • Draft and prepare correspondence
  • Stakeholder management
  • Schedule appointments and meetings
  • Manage the Director's time, priorities and workflow including some personal priorities
  • Facilitate in the Director's presence in the School and community
  • Collaborate with key clients and school staff
  • Project management and coordination

About You

You will have a minimum of 5 years' experience as a Senior Personal Assistant within the Education Industry, busy operational environments or a Complex Private Sector Organisation and have effective management of confidential information. Other key attributes and experience include:

  • Manage highly confidential informatio
  • Ability to plan and organise - prioritise, schedule, use available resources, drive workflow, problem solve and manage competing deadline
  • Aptitude for learning new internal IT systems and proficient in Microsoft Office suite
  • Outstanding influential communication skills including verbal, listening and written
  • Ability to work autonomously and as part of a team
  • Capability to work efficiently with frequently changing and conflicting priorities
  • Project administration experience would be an advantage
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Flexibility, enthusiasm and a pro-active mind set

How do I apply?

If you meet the above criteria and are keen to secure a permanent position, we would love to hear from you! This opportunity will not be vacant for long so register your interest now.

To submit your application, in strict confidence, please apply online using the appropriate link below. Please apply by quoting No. 1B/09217, online at

If you require more information after applying please contact Ashleigh Commisso at at Hudson in our Canberra office.

Your application will be treated in the strictest of confidence.

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