Executive Assistant (EA) Jobs Sydney & Melbourne

You’re the person who answers the bosses questions and anticipates their needs. You are swift and decisive. Every business needs one!

Executive Assistant (EA) Jobs Sydney & Melbourne

You’re the person who answers the bosses questions and anticipates their needs. You are swift and decisive. Every business needs one!

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT JOBS

The best Executive Assistant jobs in Sydney

Looking for your next executive assistant job? We’re here to help you dream big. We’re Sydney’s favourite boutique recruitment agency for roles. 

Executive assistants provide unparalleled administrative and business support to managers and executives.

With a minimum of 3 years experience supporting in a team environment, an intermediate executive assistant will support 1-4 people. As executive assistants progress in their career, they will support at senior management level, often in a 1:1 capacity. senior executive assistants will support C-Suite personnel. At this level, it is not uncommon for executive assistants to manage junior administration personnel as they take on operational duties and become a true business partner for their executive.

At EST10, we recruit for a number of executive assistant jobs across a broad range of industries including Media/Entertainment, Real Estate, Construction, Education, Technology, Banking and Finance, Consulting and Professional Services. Our experienced consultants take the time to understand your past experience, aspirations and future plans to help you find a role that is perfectly matched to your strengths, personality and potential. We have access to some of the best executive assistant jobs in Sydney, many of which are not openly advertised. We can’t wait to help you find your dream job!

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT JOBS

What does an Executive Assistant do?

The role of executive assistant can include a myriad of duties, but some of the key daily duties include:

  • You take away the ‘noise’ and allow your executive to do what they are good at
  • Diary, email and travel management
  • Phone and email correspondence on behalf of the executive
  • Act as a gatekeeper
  • Document analysis, preparation and management
  • Research and prepare reports and presentations
  • Minute taking and agendas
  • Liaise with internal and external stakeholders, often industry VIPs and high-net-worth individuals
  • Manage and mentor junior administration support staff

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT JOBS

What does an Executive Assistant do?

Executive assistants in smaller businesses may also take on office management duties, including:

  • Reviewing operational procedures
  • Ordering supplies and managing stationery
  • Managing and retrieving records
  • Basic bookkeeping

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What is the difference between a temporary and a permanent Executive Assistant job?

There isn’t too much difference in the roles and responsibilities between temporary and permanent executive assistant jobs, with the main difference being one is on a shorter-term basis, i.e. temporary. Although with a temporary executive assistant job, typically you need to start straight away and be able to hit the ground running! Often, there isn’t a handover so being proactive and self-sufficient is a good skill to have. If you’re looking for permanent or temporary work, do get in touch.

What are Executive Assistants also known as?

The term executive assistant is often abbreviated to EA. In some firms, the terms executive assistant and personal assistant (PA) are used interchangeably for junior positions, however, this is not to be confused with private personal assistant roles. Other roles and titles, similar to executive assistants are business assistants and executive team assistant.

How much do Executive Assistants earn in Sydney?

Executive assistants in Sydney typically earn from $80,000 to $180,000+ depending on the level of experience 

All salaries/rates are exclusive of superannuation. Further, the below rates do not include additional bonuses or the value of non-monetary benefits.

Junior – $65-80k/Yearly salary, $28-35/Hourly rate

Intermediate – $80-100k/Yearly salary, $35-50/Hourly rate

Senior – $100-180k+/Yearly salary, $50-65/Hourly rate

See our most recent salary guide.

How much do Executive Assistants earn in Melbourne?

Executive assistants in Melbourne typically earn from $75,000 to $160,000+ depending on the level of experience 

All salaries/rates are exclusive of superannuation. Further, the below rates do not include additional bonuses or the value of non-monetary benefits.

Junior – $65-70k/Yearly salary, $28-35/Hourly rate

Intermediate – $75-90k/Yearly salary, $35-50/Hourly rate

Senior – $90-160k+/Yearly salary, $50-60/Hourly rate

See our most recent salary guide.

What is a typical career pathway for Executive Assistants?

Executive assistants typically come from team assistant backgrounds with proven experience in supporting mid-level managers. While executive assistants may still be required to support a number of managers/executives, executive assistants are more likely to support in a 1:1 capacity. Often, executive assistants that develop a strong working partnership with their executive move with their executive as he or she advances in the business or industry. Executive assistants who aspire to be more operationally involved may progress to operations management or chief of staff positions. Working as an executive assistant to a C-Suite executive is a very senior role and a significant accomplishment. These roles cannot be underrated in the support they give and the contribution they make not only to the executives’ but also the businesses success.

How many Executive Assistant jobs do you have in Sydney?

The number of executive assistant jobs we have changes all the time. EST10 is one of the leading recruiting agencies in the executive assistant jobs spaceyou have come to the right place! You can search through all our available jobs at any time.

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