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Executive Assistant

Racial Justice Centre (RJC)

1. Who is the Racial Justice Centre RJC is a not-for-profit founded by lawyers with lived experiences. RJC’s purpose is to eliminate racism and racial injustice, using the legal system, education and reform. It is fighting for a world where all people can live, thrive and enjoy life without racism. You can find out more about us on our website.

2. Duties Reporting to the Managing Director and Operations Manager, this role’s duties include, but are not limited to:

    • Manage the RJC main email account and direct emails to appropriate people
  • Act as Secretary for the Board in drafting agendas, scheduling meetings, taking minutes and putting together papers
  • Writing and issuing emails to teams and groups on behalf of the Managing Director and Operations Manager
  • Scheduling meetings and appointments with internal volunteers and external stakeholders
  • Assist in generating memos, emails and reports when appropriate
  • Document management, including online filing
  • Finding ways to improve administrative processes
  • Other general administration duties as required

3. Attributes

The ideal candidate must:

  • Attention to detail
  • Self-directed and able to work without supervision
  • Highly organised
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
  • Proficient in Google Workspace and Sharepoint
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Willingness to work as part of a team and to share information and expertise

4. Benefits of volunteering with the RJC

Holding a role in this team brings with it many benefits and development opportunities, including:

  • Strengthening your team work and communication skills
  • Understanding process developments
  • Developing high level organisational thinking
  • Developing stakeholder engagement abilities
  • Practical work experience to strengthen your resume
  • A chance to increase your community interaction and social interaction