Executive Assistant to Chief Executive and Mayor


Voted by Lonely Planet as the second-best region in the world to visit, Taranaki certainly has plenty to offer to its visitors, but it's also a fantastic place to live.

The South Taranaki District Council (STDC) is seeking to appoint a skilled Executive Assistant to work with our Chief Executive and new Mayor. We are looking for someone who can provide the full range of administrative and secretarial services, arrange civic functions, handle customers and liaise with our elected members.

The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated ability to respond to changing workloads and priorities while maintaining flexibility. It would suit someone who can anticipate the needs of the Chief Executive and Mayor, has great organisational flair, is detail-oriented, self-motivated and able to handle confidential information with discretion. A high level of integrity and professionalism in dealing with senior professionals inside and outside the organisation is required, as is the ability to complete a high volume of tasks with minimal guidance or supervision.

A proven track record as an Executive Assistant in a corporate environment is essential.

The South Taranaki District Council offers a proven "Best Place to Work" environment and the chance to join an energetic and progressive workplace. We employ people with a 'Can Do' attitude who want to work for a united organisation with a strong sense of family that is proud to serve its communities.

If this role appeals to you, head over to our website www.southtaranaki.com where you can access the background information and job description for the role. If submitting an application, please ensure you provide a covering letter outlining your skills and experience for the role along with your most current CV.

Applications close at 4 pm on Sunday, 26 January 2020.

To apply for this job go to: www.southtaranaki.recruitmenthub.co.nz & enter ref code: 4981010. Applications close 26 January 2020

Permanent Full Time

Job no: 4981010

Location: South Taranaki

Closing Date: Sunday, 26 January 2020