Executive Assistant – CEO and Board

Netball Australia are excited to start the search for our next team member to undertake the position of Executive Assistant - CEO & Board which is responsible for all administration support of the CEO & Board, along with the management of the Netball Australia office.

This is a permanent, full-time position which will be based at our head office at Netball Australia in vibrant Fitzroy, Victoria. Our Teams work flexibly, and we encourage the successful applicant to discuss flexible working options with their new Manager in line with our Flexible Working Policy.

Why join the Netball Crew?

Did you know, eight out of ten Australian families have had some involvement with Netball? Either through playing, volunteering, coaching, assisting with admin or being one of our dedicated fans!

The Diamonds have won 11 out of 14 World Cups (including the inaugural World Championships in 1963). Since netball became a Commonwealth Games sport in 1998, Australia has won four gold medals and are the current number one team in the INF World Rankings. 

You will be joining a team of passionate individuals who take pride in their skills, love what they do and thoroughly enjoy being part of making Netball one of the most loved sports in Australia.

Who are we looking for?

This is the ideal role for an experienced providing professional who thrives on providing administrative and executive support in a busy and complex environment. You will have demonstrated time management and organisational skills and the ability to set priorities & work well within our team.

You are passionate about sport, about people and enthusiastic about contributing to the growth of the Netball Australia brand within the Australian sporting landscape


Some of your key responsibilities in this position include:

Chief Executive Officer

  • Manage the administration of the CEO Office diary, travel arrangements and any additional tasks as required by the CEO.

 Netball Australia Board

  •  Manage the Netball Australia Board including preparation of Board papers, travel arrangements, meeting logistics, Minutes of meetings within 1 week of meeting, managing action items arising from Minutes, governance and other administrative support as required outside of Board Meetings 

Annual General Meeting 

  • Prepare papers, travel arrangements, meeting logistics of Annual General Meeting 
  • Prepare Minutes of AGM

 Strategic Forum 

  • Prepare papers, travel arrangements, meeting logistics of the Strategic Forum 
  • Prepare Minutes of Strategic Forum 

Netball Australia – Chair 

  • Manage the Chair of Netball Australia including NA related diary management and travel arrangements outside of Board Meetings. 

Member Organisations 

  • Manage CEO Presidents’ Meetings including preparation of papers, travel arrangements, management of equalization policy, meeting logistics and Minutes of meetings and follow up of action items 
  • Collate and Provide NA Executive updated list of all AGM, Board meeting and significant dates for all Member Organisations annually.

 Netball Australia Executive 

  • Manage Executive Meetings – calendar administration, preparation of agenda and papers, notes from Meeting and follow up of action items 

National Workgroups 

  • Manage National Workgroup Meetings (specified by the CEO) – calendar administration, preparation of agenda and papers, notes from Meeting and follow up of action items 

Some of your standout skills & behaviours include:

  • Excellent organisational skills, high standards and fastidious attention to detail
  • Resilient, tenacious and comfortable working in a fast paced, ever changing environment
  • Ability to demonstrate strong problem solving and flexibility
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to liaise and work with different teams in a confident manner
  • Excellent organisation and time management skills
  • Ability to prioritise workload and to think logically
  • Strong attention to detail 
  • Demonstrate reliability and open to business changes as they arise
  • Ability to demonstrate the utmost discretion and professionalism
  • Manage tasks in a confidential manner
  • Proven ability to build relationships with clients and colleagues


Netball Australia takes our Safeguarding responsibilities seriously and we provide an environment that is safe for our child and adult beneficiaries. All successful candidates will undergo a criminal record and Working with Children check prior to employment. We provide our staff and volunteers with ongoing supervision, support and training in their work with child and adult beneficiaries.

We have a collaborative, supportive and diverse culture and promote the continued development of our team members! We believe your religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identification or culture do not define you nor impact your application or employment with Netball Australia. We are a sport for all people across the community and take pride in providing a diverse, inclusive and safe environment for all.

Executive Assistant – CEO and Board


Jobs / Administration & Office Support

Melbourne VIC

Annually - Full time

8 months ago

Netball Australia are excited to start the search for our next team member to undertake the position of Executive Assistant - CEO & Board which is res