Executive Assistant to the Mayor

About the Role

This role provides the Mayor and Councillors of Coffs Harbour City Council with executive support towards the efficient delivery of professional support services by the Mayor's Office.

About You

You are a motivated, innovative and solutions-focused individual who gets along well with others and are able to build strong relationships.

You display mature discretion in dealing with sensitive information and a high level of judgement when dealing with matters requiring commercial and political confidentiality.

You thrive on results, teamwork, consistent delivery, and efficiency.

Role requirements include:

  • Qualification in Business Administration (or equivalent qualification/experience - preferably in an Executive Support/ Personal Assistant capacity)
  • High-level computer literacy with intermediate skills in Microsoft Office and demonstrated strengths in the use of relevant software such as Adobe Acrobat
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills with proven strengths in negotiation, relationship management and conflict resolution
  • Highly developed verbal and written communication skills with experience in minute-taking

About Coffs Harbour City Council

Coffs Harbour City Council is a leader in Local Government, committed to the pursuit of excellence for our community. This means that we strive to deliver excellence in our services through innovation, recognising that our customers are at the heart of what we do, supporting our people to provide them the scope to deliver outcomes, working together to seek solutions both internally and externally, and being transparent and responsible in all that we do.

What we offer:

  • Whilst this is a 35-hour a week role, we offer a truly flexible environment and are happy to discuss options that will allow you to shape your work-life balance
  • Our employees are able to apply for career breaks or purchase additional annual leave
  • This is a permanent role, offering a stable career choice in one of the most sought after coastal regions of NSW
  • Plenty of career growth and professional development opportunities
  • Opportunity to join a leader in the industry and play a role in shaping the community you live in
  • Employee health and wellbeing programs
  • Learning and development programs


  • The salary range for this role starts around $67k + Super with significant scope for performance-based salary progression

More Details:

  • Enquiries
  • Download the position description by clicking on Download PD
  • Please attach a cover letter expanding on your suitability for this role
  • Please note: applications must be submitted via Council's Careers page (we do not accept applications via email) and close 9pm AEST on the closing date. More details about the role can be found on Council's Careers page by clicking on Download PD

Coffs Harbour City Council is committed to the principles of employment equity and diversity and encourages applications from people of all ages and backgrounds.

Applications close 20 Sep 2020

07/09/2020 $0 Coffs Harbour & North Coast 1 Administration & Office Support
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