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Executive Assistant & Office Coordinator

Relationships Australia Canberra & Region is seeking an experienced Executive Assistant & Office Coordinator for our Deakin office.
Job Type:
Full Time
$76,956.36 to $81,997.24 for full time plus superannuation
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Closing Date:
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About Us

Relationships Australia is a leading provider of relationship support services for individuals, families and communities. We aim to support all people in Australia to achieve positive and respectful relationships. We are a community-based, not-for-profit Australian organisation with no religious affiliations. Our services are for all members of the community, regardless of religious belief, age, gender, sexual orientation, lifestyle choice, cultural background or economic circumstances.

Relationships Australia offer services in various locations around Australia that includes counselling, family dispute resolution (mediation) and a range of family and community support and education programs, primarily funded by Federal, State and Territory Governments. Relationships Australia Canberra & Region (RACR) is one of the eight state and territory organisations that comprise the Relationships Australia Federation.

RACR is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in employment on any grounds. We have voluntarily opted to be subject to the obligations of a public authority under Part 5A of the Human Rights Amendment Act 2008 (ACT). This means that all staff must comply with human rights, as far as possible to do so, in all our decisions and conduct.

About the Role

Executive Assistant to the Regional Manager and Office Coordinator is a full time, ongoing position based in Deakin, ACT.

Reporting to the ACT & Southern NSW Regional Manager, Executive Assistant & Office Coordinator will provide executive assistance to the ACT & Southern NSW Regional Manager and oversee, maintain and supervise the reception and administration staff for Relationships Australia ACT & Southern NSW Region office. The role is also responsible for day-to-day running of the administrative component of the site, including outreach offices.

To be successful in this role, you are required to possess:

  • Excellent written, oral and interpersonal skills with an ability to interact with a diverse range of people and work well in a team environment.
  • Demonstrated ability in leading, coordinating, training and supervising a team.
  • Demonstrated experience in providing executive assistance to a senior manager.

For a full list of selection criteria, please refer to the position description on our website.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants are encouraged to apply.

Salary & Benefits

The salary on offer is in the range of $76,956.36 to $81,997.24 per annum plus superannuation for full time. As a Public Benevolent Institution (PBI), RACR employees also receive tax-effective salary packaging opportunities, thus significantly increasing the value of your take-home pay.

According to the RACR Enterprise Agreement, the successful candidate will have access to generous leave provisions, annual leave loading, special paid leave during the annual holiday shutdown period and flexible working arrangements.

To apply

To apply, please send your resume with names of two work-related referees and a cover letter specifically addressing each of the selection criteria (no more than half a page response under each criterion) to Applications that do not address selection criteria will not be considered during the shortlisting process.

The position description with selection criteria can be downloaded from our website:

Closing date for applications: 5pm Monday 17 December 2018

Selection Criteria

Please see attached position description for full list of selection criteria.

Contact Details

For further information about the position or application process, please contact the ACT & Southern NSW Regional Manager on 02 6122 7100 or

Address for submitting applications

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