About us Starlight is proud to have been awarded #16 in Best Places to Work Survey 2017! At Starlight we know that sick kids are still kids. Our mission is to brighten the lives of seriously ill children, and their families, by replacing the pain, fear and stress experienced through hospitalisation and treatment with programs that deliver fun, joy and laughter. About the role Our Head of Programs needs an experienced Personal Assiatant to provide confidential, efficient and effective high-level organisational and administrative assistance. This role is a 12-month maternity cover contract and an incredible opportunity for purposeful work at the heart of our program impact. The expanse of duties and responsibilities covers areas such as; - Proactively managing the workload and priorities of the Head of Programs including diary management, preparation of correspondence, message taking and management of requests for information, e-mail, telephone calls and other correspondence Arranging meetings as required including the preparation of agendas and travel and accommodation as required Preparing the monthly reconciliation and submission of expenses Assisting with the preparation of board reports and executive team meeting notes Assisting in the preparation of project / presentation documents About you The successful candidate will be a self-motivated, calm and autonomous individual who can demonstrate: Significant previous experience as a Personal Assistant supporting a senior stakeholder within a department and juggling that workload with the workload to support the team also Working with sensitive information and maintaining a high level of confidentiality at all times Being flexible and adaptable to changing business needs and priorities Outstanding time management and understanding of how to manage competing priorities Excellent commitment to providing quality and responsive customer service Highly developed written and verbal skills Impeccable attention to detail Advanced Microsoft Office skills The ability to effectively communicate with a range of employees across the organisation, maintaining the highest level of personal and professional integrity Ability to work to tight deadlines and remain cool under pressure What's next? If this sounds like you and you've been seeking an organisation that is innovative and full of heart please send through your application to be considered. Successful applicants will undertake a Working with Children Check and National Police Checks. Starlight's vision for reconciliation is to embed values of awareness, acknowledgement and respect for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples and their culture within our organisation. We welcome applications from people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage.