Our Company

Southern Academic operates 4 business units working in the Primary and Secondary Education space.

Southern Biological- A Leading supplier of scientific goods to High School and Universities across Australia
Junior Rockers- Primary School Music Specialists
Hands On Science- Supporting Primary Science for over 25 years
The Circus Crew- Australia’s No 1 School Circus Performance Program

The business has experienced substantial growth over the last few years and now is looking for an exceptional Executive Assistant to join our team.

About the role

You’ll be the key point of contact between our Director and a multitude of stakeholders– both internal and external.

The ideal person for this role would be highly organised, highly interpersonal, trustworthy and be looking for that “something extra”. There will be plenty of white space and opportunities to learn and grow, in this role.

What you’ll be doing

Manage, triage, and delegate director’s emails and diary
Attend and notate meetings, set and follow up on tasks
Manage the HR function across all business units
Manage the physical office space
Take ownership of day to day problems as they arise
Work hand in hand with the director in the running of all businesses

Good things you’ll need

several years’ experience as an EA
exceptional verbal and written communication
a natural ability to multitask and problem-solve
demonstrable experience handling confidential information
a level of maturity and resilience combined with the ability to work with minimal direction at times
confidence to liaise with all levels of our organisation
attention to detail and competence to prepare reports and presentations
efficiency across all Microsoft Office products
top notch stakeholder engagement and management skills
the ability to quickly grasp new systems and technology

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