Executive Assistant

Forethought Research

Seeking a Full Time Executive Assistant to support the CEO in the overall management, administration and co-ordination of the firm

  • High-performing firm
  • Melbourne CBD location
  • Junior level role with room to grow
We are looking for a Full Time Executive Assistant to support the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in the overall management, administration and co-ordination of the firm. This includes effective correspondence and diary management and maintaining professional relationships with all colleague and clients.

About Us:
Forethought is a strategic marketing research consultancy with a passionate interest in understanding the specific levers that drive consumer behaviour, and lead to market share, for each individual brand.

The Role:
You will be using your excellent organisational skills with a methodical approach to manage the CEO calendar, events and correspondence. Exceptional written and verbal communication skills is essential as you will be preparing documents, agendas, proposals, letters, reports and emails for the CEO.
In this role you will need to be confident, self-motivated whilst using your initiative to get things done. Ability to build solid relationships with key stakeholders, staff and clients with a customer service focus.

What you will need to have:
We are ideally looking:
  • Advanced MS Office skills – Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook
  • Office administration, reception or similar
  • An ability to apply high level professionalism and initiative
  • A growth mindset
What we will offer you: 
Our Values:
  • Curious Minds – We challenge ourselves and our clients to grow, actively seeking feedback in pursuit of our development;
  • Exceptional People – We embrace our diversity of talents, beliefs, background and working styles;
  • Top of our Game – Bold and ambitious, we are outcome-focused experts driven to make a difference with our work;
  • Happy and Healthy – We are trusted individuals, empowered to work autonomy and flexible
We are a learning environment, every day we learn and grow. We will give you support and a certain level of autonomy to build processes and make improvements.

Only candidates who are Australian Citizens or Permanent Residents are eligible to apply. Please include in your application a covering letter and your resume.

For a confidential discussion, please contact Lydia Disint, Talent Coordinator on 03 9614 3000 or email careers@forethought.com.au.

We will not be engaging the services of any recruitment agencies to fill this role - thank you.