Administration Officer

Fairtrade Australia & New Zealand has an exciting opportunity for an administrative assistant to support our accomplished CEO's work. The ideal candidate will have a knack for ensuring a smooth flow of information between her office, the wider team and our external stakeholders through a vigilant management of email accounts and a schedule that includes a high amount of travel. This role also looks after the general office management tasks in our Melbourne/Docklands head office.


This is requires a high level of organisation and a pro-active mind-set. The person we're looking for has;

  • A strong commitment to the goals of Fairtrade and an interest in international aid development and sustainability
  • A maturity level that exhibits great discretion and judgement
  • A minimum of three years' experience in a support role, preferably supporting an executive
  • Comfort in using common office software including MS Office and G Suite
  • Experience managing multiple diaries across multiple time zones
  • Experience managing multiple email boxes


Fairtrade Australia & New Zealand provides an opportunity to be part of a global movement that's helping some of the poorest farmers in the world get more money for the 

crops they produce while also benefiting their entire communities. You'll be working with some of the smartest, most dedicated and renowned people in the field and be a key

 part of the team here in Australia and New Zealand.   


As a non-profit, public-benevolent institution, we can't offer you the highest salary, but do offer a salary packaging scheme that allows up to $18,450 of your salary to be 

taken tax-free, this means more money in your pocket! For example, on a $55k salary, your take home pay could be the equivalent pay packet of a salary of over $63k when

 taking full advantage of the scheme.


If this sounds like you, we'd love to have a look at your CV by COB on Tuesday 4 July 2017.

We're expecting a large response for this position and want to make this as easy as possible for you by respecting the time you commit to applying. To facilitate this, all initial 

enquiries will only be accepted through Seek at and should only include your CV- no cover letters please. 

If you meet the basic requirements for this position, a link will be emailed to you outlining the next steps in the application process.

All applicants will receive a response.

This process is being facilitated by David Gonzalez at Fairtrade Australia & New Zealand. David can be reached by calling 03 8842 3187

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