Professional Assistant Required
Updated: Dec 18, 2019
We are looking for a self-motivated Professional Assistant to join our team and support our Managing Director; Terri Janke.
Classification: Professional Assistant
Basis: Permanent full-time, 37.5 hours per week
Closing date: 5pm, Friday, 12 July 2019
Terri Janke and Company is a unique legal firm specialising in Indigenous business, HR, cultural protocols and the arts. We provide legal advice to a wide range of clients including First Nations community organisations, government and Australian companies. For more information see www.terrijanke.com.au
Statement of duties
Coordinate Terri’s diary of appointments
Phone answering, first point of contact for our clients
Assist Terri’s management of matters and correspondence
Writing tasks, editing and research
General office & kitchen duties
Database entry and filing of matters
Work collaboratively in team.
Terri Janke and Company is a values-driven firm. We want our values supported and respected. We will only work with clients, matters and staff that are aligned with our values. Our values include:
We empower Indigenous people in business, arts, culture.
We listen and communicate with professionalism, courtesy and respect.
We deliver with integrity and to our highest standard.
We are highly motivated and innovative.
We deliver holistic solutions for our clients.
We enjoy our work assisting our clients to achieve their creative and business goals.
Respect for Indigenous people and culture
Demonstrated knowledge and experience of Indigenous issues
Excellent communication skills (both speaking and written)
Good skills in typing, editing and formatting large documents using Microsoft Word
Ability to respond to inquiries on telephone and handle requests for information in a respectful manner
Outstanding administration, organisational and self-management skills
Use of MS Office programs (Word, Outlook and some Excel).
Experience working independently and effectively in a small office team
Ability to follow written instructions.
The following are not requirements, though would be viewed as advantageous: marketing experience with social media, tertiary or other qualifications, desktop publishing skills, webpage editing, video editing, photography, public speaking, drivers’ licence, experience with LEAP legal software, sales skills and attendance at trade shows, experience preparing quotes and tender submissions
If this sounds like you – and you want to work with us – then we want to hear from you today.
To apply please email your
cover letter (responding to Selection Criteria 1 to 10)
to Ms Terri Janke at firstname.lastname@example.org or call Terri on 02 9693 2577 for more information.