executive assistant in Hamilton

azraa islaam, randstad
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hamilton, waikato
government & defence
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4 years
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We are looking for a highly organised, experienced individual to join a small vibrant team. There is never a dull day in the office with this dynamic and varied role. As an Executive Assistant, you will be providing support to the CEO of a growing organisation.

Duties of the role include but are not limited to:

  • Management of diary, phone calls and email on a day to day basis e.g. organising appointments, coordinating meetings, screening incoming calls
  • Prepare meetings by gathering, collating, distributing, and organising information, diaries, and related materials
  • Issue agendas, take notes at meetings and produce clear minutes and action points, co-ordinate regular reporting on actions and issues
  • Organise guest speakers/presenters to attend meetings/forums
  • Draft replies to routine correspondence on behalf of the CEO by reviewing and editing papers, reading and responding to e-mails, drafting responses to correspondence
  • Advise CEO of relevant inwards and outwards correspondence relating to critical issues
  • Produce charts, spreadsheets, presentation slides and text
  • Act as the first contact point for all incoming telephone calls to the office
  • Analyse incoming correspondence to identify issues and pass on to the appropriate recipient
  • Organise functions, send out invitations, arrange rooms, organise catering, greet visitors
  • Arrange travel, accommodation, meetings and catering arrangements
  • Facilities coordination and invoice management
  • Ensure confidential or sensitive information is handled appropriately
  • Demonstrate sensitivity to the nature of various professional relationships that are required in a business environment and by managing relationships carefully, with a knowledge of their likely impact

Skills and experience required:

  • Experience in events management and/or organising and co-ordinating activities and individuals at a senior level
  • Experience in general office duties, operating equipment etc.
  • Experience in working with a wide range of computer-based secretarial, administrative, and presentation applications
  • Previous experience in a legal environment is an advantage
  • A minimum accurate word processing speed of fifty words per minute
  • Proficient using Microsoft Outlook
  • Experience in resolving IT issues
  • Previous experience working with Xero
  • A high level of attention to detail
  • Great communication and interpersonal skills

Are you someone that is able to:

  • Quickly learn new systems
  • Identify and solve problems timeously
  • Work independently but be friendly with a positive attitude

If the above sounds like you, click APPLY now and we will be in touch.

At Randstad, we are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and embracing diversity to the benefit of all. We actively encourage applications from any background.


minute taking, Microsoft Outlook, Xero

educational requirements

Secondary School/High School