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Careers - Colac and Irrewarra - Victoria

Executive Services Manager

20 March 2019

Executive Services Manager

 AKD Softwoods is a successful vertically integrated forestry products company, growing and manufacturing quality timber products. With the business currently undergoing exciting growth and with recent acquisitions; AKD Softwoods is now a national business employing over 1000+ people and is recognised for being growth orientated progressive company deploying the latest technologies.

We are offering an exciting opportunity for a professional individual who can multi-task with strong organisational skills to join our dynamic team. The key to success in this position is the ability to manage a varied and high work load; with an excellent attention to detail, be persistent and resilient by nature and ready to work in a fast-paced work environment.

This full-time position is based at our Colac Head Office, supporting the CEO and the Executive Team.

The Executive Assistant will be responsible for tasks such as:

  • Providing effective and dynamic assistance and support to the CEO
  • Manage the CEO’s diary, ensuring their time is being used effectively
  • Assistance and support to other key executives, including the Board of Directors where required
  • Provide a high level of administrative support
  • Planning and coordination of company events and functions
  • Coordinating and communicating corporate accommodation and travel
  • Drafting, reviewing and executing company reports, documentation and communications
  • Overseeing company Public Relations and managing social media accounts
  • Other (reasonable) tasks as requested by the CEO

In order to be considered for this role:

  • Have previous and successful experience in a similar role
  • Be highly organised with adaptable and impeccable time management skills
  • Professional and polished writing skills with the ability to ‘self-edit’
  • Personal presentation and excellent communication skills are a must
  • Have courage and confidence to raise issues or foreseen problems with relevant parties (including CEO)
  • High level of integrity, ability to maintain confidentiality and exercise judgement and discretion
  • Be available (at times) outside normal working hours to provide support

  Applications Close 27th March 2019. Immediate start available.
Note: Pre-employment drug and alcohol, along with functional capacity testing, may be required.

Colac and Irrewarra - Victoria


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