Executive Associate

Job - 16 February, 2017
• An exciting opportunity to jump into the day-to-day operations of Greenpeace Australia Pacific • Work within a vibrant and exiting workplace for a cause that matters to you!

Reports To:   Chief Executive Officer

Role Level:   Grade 7

Salary: $65,314.77 per annum + Superannuation

Direct Reports:  Nil

About the role:

The role of Executive Associate is an essential supporting role within the Greenpeace team. They provide executive support and day-to-day guidance to the CEO, ensuring a proactive and integrated approach across Greenpeace Australia Pacific. The Executive Associate works closely with the CEO to manage prioritisation of their workload and demands, provide administrative support, coordinate interactions with internal departments and the global organisation, and support engagement with relevant external networks and communities.

About You:

We are seeking an individual with excellent time management, organisational skills and a keen attention to detail. They will be a team player with exceptional communication and liaison skills and obtain sensitivity to cultural differences. They will work well under pressure and be able to solve problems to create clear and simple solutions. Previous experience and knowledge in budget management is desirable. 

The ideal candidate will also be proficient in Windows, Word, Excel, Google Drive & email systems, with fast and accurate typing skills (70 wpm) and a familiarity with social media platforms. They will have strong presentation, reporting and minute taking abilities and be able to work autonomously without supervision.

Why Greenpeace?

Australia and the Pacific are unique and precious environments. We've got a beautiful climate, rich oceans, vast forests and healthy food. Yet all of this is under threat. Greenpeace takes action to protect our natural home, now and for the future. We investigate and expose environmental abuse, hold decision-makers accountable, promote effective solutions and inspire others to create positive change. And this is where you come in!

What We Can Offer You!

As a Greenpeace employee, you’ll be part of an important program of work to stop climate change, save the ancient forests and protect our world's oceans, earth and sky!

As well as a chance to match your career to a compelling cause, Greenpeace offers employees a supportive, safe working environment and a genuine work/life balance. Greenpeace is committed to personal development, with great opportunities for workplace learning and career progression.

We also offer:

  • Opportunities to voluntarily participate in the work of our campaign teams, including public actions
  • Access to information about Greenpeace's activities occurring all around the world, and, depending upon your role, opportunities to participate in national and international meetings and activities
  • You will have the independence and scope to experiment, innovate and advance the aims of the team.

How to apply

Greenpeace welcomes and values diversity of people, cultural experiences and perspectives. We actively encourage applications from all corners of our global society. Through our campaigning, we create solutions that promote environmental sustainability rooted in social justice.        

To apply for this role please submit a CV (of no more than 3 pages) and a separate Cover Letter (of no more than 1 page) detailing your suitability for the role.

Note: Not all responsibilities and competencies listed in the Job Description need to be addressed; it is left to the discretion of the applicant which to focus on.

Please direct applications or enquiries to:

Human Resources