Executive Assistant/Conference Coordinator 2057

The Australian Services Union (ASU) is a progressive union committed to advancing the interests of its members.

The ASU is seeking to fill the role of Executive Assistant/Conference Coordinator on a full time basis.  The position will be responsible for supporting all aspects of the work of the leadership and Executive of the Union and for organising Conferences and other Union events. 

The selection criteria is as follows:

  • Significant experience as Personal Assistant or Executive Assistant
  • Significant experience organising all aspects of conferences and other events
  • Demonstrated commitment to trade unionism
  • Clear, concise and strong communications skills, both written and oral
  • Ability to listen actively, understand requests for information and assess staff and member needs
  • Ability to accurately record minutes of meetings
  • Strong interpersonal skills and proven track record in maintaining positive relationships with stakeholders
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality and discretion
  • Ability to respond to enquiries and situations appropriately and in a timely manner
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Demonstrated experience liaising at an executive level
  • Excellent planning, organisational and coordination skills
  • Proactive and flexible, and ability to work under pressure
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills including in relation to excel
  • Time management skills – ability to manage priorities and workloads to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work as part of a team

The position offers an attractive salary and generous working conditions.

Please address your application to Natalie Lang, Secretary, Australian Services Union, NSW & ACT Services Branch, PO Box 1865, Strawberry Hills 2012, or email your application to Trish O’Neill -toneill@asu.org.au with the subject line ‘Executive Assistant/Conference Coordinator’  by 5pm Monday 7 November 2016.  Please include your CV and a statement addressing each of the selection criteria above. Only applications which address the selection criteria will be considered.


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Australian Services Union

Closing Date

Monday, November 07, 2016

Closing Time

05:00 PM


PO Box 1865
Strawberry Hills, NSW 2012

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Contact Name

Trish O’Neill

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