Original Power - Executive Administration Officer

Work to build the power of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities to self-determine our own futures and protect country.

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 Administration Officer provides high level and confidential administrative support to the Executive Director and Deputy Director and provides a range of administrative 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.

In this role you will:

  • 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.

You've got what it takes:

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

  1. At least three years' experience in an Executive Administration Officer position or a similar role.
  2. Strong knowledge across the full suite of Microsoft Office applications and  Google Workspace with the ability to learn new systems and applications
  3. Highly organised and detail oriented with proven ability to work under pressure, adapt to change and deliver to tight deadlines
  4. Excellent written and verbal communication skills with good attention to detail
  5. Good level of cultural knowledge with experience working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and organisations.

How to Apply

To apply for this role please, visit our job listing on either Ethical Jobs or Seek, and upload a brief resume (no more than two pages) and a concise cover letter addressing the essential & desirable criteria per the position description.


Applications close Friday 21 April 2023.

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