Job Vacancy Executive Assistant

Job Vacancy Executive Assistant


Support Mayor & CEO and be our Communications Guru!

At Otorohanga District Council (ODC) we believe that ‘small is good’. Com­prising just over 40 staff, and based in an attractive rural location, ODC’s friendly professional team takes real pride in their work to provide quality and timely service and advice to its customers.

We are now on the hunt for an experienced Executive Assistant to provide high level support to Council’s Mayor and the Chief Executive as well as as­sisting in facilitating communication between Council, its elected members and the community.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • diary management
  • coordinating and preparing agendas & minutes
  • website content & social media management
  • event management

To be successful in this role, you will need to be a pro on the computer and a top notch organiser, with the ability to prioritise your workload to meet dead­lines and forward plan to make sure you’re one step ahead of the others. You must also be customer focused with excellent communication skills and the nous to exercise discretion and confidentiality.

This is a people-oriented role, so it is essential you’re effective in interacting with a wide range of people, both inside and outside of the Council organi­sation.

If you think you have the skills, experience and attitude to add value in the role, send your resume and cover letter to For further information and a pre-requisite standard application form, please call 07 873 7104.

Applications must be received by Monday, February 15, 2016.