Executive Assistant to The COO

Melbourne, Australia
07 May 2019
19 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

About the role
This role is not your typical EA job. We are searching for a highly organised, motivated and passionate EA or PA to play a key role in supporting the successful operational delivery of two T20 World Cups! This person will be responsible for providing high level administrative and project management support to the COO and the broader Operations team, whilst also overseeing the smooth running of the T20 World Cup office. We are looking for an experienced administrator who is excited by the opportunity to work in a fluid role and who can make a positive impact on team culture and morale.

In return, you will gain exposure to many of the operational elements of major event delivery and make a direct contribution in a tight-knit team delivering a Spectacular Celebration!

About you

  • You have proven experience in supporting a COO or senior executive, with a strong customer service focus and proactive approach 
  • You have excellent written and verbal communication skills, with a high attention to detail and experience in formatting and finalising executive level correspondence, including Board Papers and letters, practicing a high level of discretion at all times
  • You have a friendly and proactive, yet patient, calm and understanding nature
  • You have proven ability to build strong relationships with a variety of stakeholders, and influence when required
  • You have an enthusiastic ‘can do’ attitude, and are passionate about challenging yourself 
  • You are highly proficient in the Microsoft Office suite

To be successful in this role, you must be someone who enjoys working in a high energy, innovative, collaborative and fast paced setting, and is not afraid of hard work. Your extensive experience to date will have equipped you with the ability to create and deliver innovative solutions to help us deliver a Spectacular Celebration in 2020!

Come and join us in delivering one of the biggest sporting events in the world! 

About us
The ICC T20 World Cup is cricket’s ultimate prize in the fastest growing and most accessible format of the game. T20 is the vehicle to attract new, more diverse and younger audiences to the game.

In 2020, Australia has a unique opportunity to host this major global event – two World Cups in the same year! The eyes of the world will be on Australia as the 10 best women’s teams and 16 best men’s teams, compete to be crowned world champions.  This will be the first time that the ICC T20 World Cup has been held in Australia and follows the highly successful ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, staged across Australia and New Zealand, which delivered record-breaking attendances, visitation and global television audiences.

Keen to join our team?

To apply, please email your cover letter and two page CV detailing your suitability and expectations

Please note: all applications will close at midnight AEST Sunday 19 May 2019

As this role will be open across the Christmas & New Year period, we anticipate interviews will commence in late January 2019. Due to high volumes of applications, we unfortunately will only be in touch with successful candidates.

The T20WC offer a competitive salary package, employee benefits, flexible working conditions and a fun working environment.

We embrace differences in gender, age, ethnicity, race, cultural background, disability, religion and sexual orientation. We value diversity. We encourage all people to apply for this role.

Applicants must be able to obtain legal working rights in Australia.