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Office Assistant

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Job Listing Date
13 Jan 2021
Perth, Northern Suburbs & Joondalup
$48,000 - $53,000 plus super
Work Type
Full Time
Administration & Office Support, Administrative Assistants

The Mathematical Association of Western Australia (MAWA) is a non-profit organisation which works to support teachers, students and families in Western Australia. The Association is run by a Board of Directors and employees who work at the MAWA office in Mirrabooka. We are seeking a diligent, efficient, and experienced full-time Office Assistant to join our expanding and vibrant organisation. This is an excellent opportunity to use your business skills in a small workplace and experience a great team environment. 

Main responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Working closely with the Student Activities Coordinator to oversee and administer all student activities delivered by MAWA
  • Assisting with events management
  • Liaising with and maintaining relationships with key stakeholders
  • Updating and maintaining the MAWA website
  • Updating and maintaining accurate records of activities
  • Assist with advertising and marketing through social media and to our database
  • Client contact including reception tasks

This role would be suitable for an experienced person who clearly demonstrates the following key attributes:

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Great customer service skills
  • A reliable and flexible team member
  • Computer literacy, particularly intermediate skills with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Intermediate skills with Woo Commerce
  • Ability to learn new programs such as Moodle
  • Ability to multitask and show initiative
  • Strong organisational and time management skills
  • Ability to work unsupervised
  • Fantastic customer service with exceptional phone manner
  • Knowledge of Adobe InDesign and Illustrator would be advantageous
  • Experience using Xero would be desirable

The successful applicant will need a current Working with Children card and have the flexibility to work more hours during the peak times of February/March and October/November, and possibly for annual leave cover, as needed. 

This position is offered on a 12 month fixed term contract with the possibility of extension. The pay rate is $48K - $53K, plus superannuation per annum, and dependent on experience. 

Applications demonstrating your experience whilst addressing the responsibilities and attributes are due by 12:00pm Friday 29 January.

Please provide a brief letter outlining your interest and a current CV (suggested length 2 pages). Any enquiries about the position can be forwarded to

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • How many years' experience do you have as an office assistant?
  • Which of the following Microsoft Office products are you experienced with?
  • Do you have customer service experience?
  • Do you have a current Working With Children (WWC) Check?

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