Executive Assistant - Flexible Location

Original Power’s mission is to build the power, skills, capacity and collective capability of our people to genuinely self determine what happens in our communities and on country. We are a growing organisation with a base in Melbourne and staff working from home across Australia.

The Executive Assistant provides high level and confidential support to the Executive Director and provides travel, logistics and events support across all Original Power business functions and program areas to help Original Power’s organisational systems run smoothly at all times.

You are a highly motivated, adaptable all-rounder, ideally with a background in providing executive administration support and across teams, and you’re willing and able to learn new systems. Your organisational skills and your attention to detail will provide efficient and effective support to the team. You’re happy to solve problems and build strong positive relationships with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander partners and communities.


  • Bring your passion for working with communities on practical steps to advance justice and build self-determination
  • Apply your positive energy to a team of fellow problem-solvers with a collaborative focus on solutions and possibilities to overcome any obstacles in the way
  • Use your administrative experience and organisational skills to keep a growing organisation running smoothly and make sure our community partners are well supported.


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.


  1. At least three years' experience in a like role with ability to undertake core requirements of the role, particularly around diary management for a busy executive and travel logistics.
  2. Relevant vocational or tertiary degree or equivalent relevant experience
  3. Fit with organisation values and culture
  4. Ability to work collaboratively with other staff, service providers and partners
  5. Highly organised and detail oriented with proven ability to work under pressure, adapt to change and deliver to tight deadlines
  6. Excellent written and verbal communication skills with good attention to detail
  7. Strong knowledge across the full suite of Microsoft Office applications and Google Workspace with the ability to learn new systems and applications
  8. Good level of cultural knowledge with experience working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and organisations


  • Familiarity with defence of country and or clean energy future areas that are a focus of Original Power’s work
  • Experience in working remotely with the ability to manage your own time

If you have any questions, please email [email protected], using the subject line: Executive Assistant - Flexible Location enquiry via EthicalJobs.

A position description attached here.

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