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Administration & Communications Officer

Date Listed: 21st Apr, 2022 | Closing Date: 19th May, 2022
  • Organisation:Marina Industries Association
  • Location:Sydney, NSW
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The Marina Industries Association (MIA) is seeking an Administration and Communications Officer. We are looking for a highly motivated, team player to join our small team based just north of Sydney, which recently increased in size to four due to our expanding membership and new member programs. With a strong resurgence in boating in recent years, this is an exciting time of growth for the marina industries and the MIA, and we look to engage someone who shares our enthusiasm and energy.

This full-time role will work in support across the entire the business and be responsible for the key administrative, support and communications functions. It will suit someone with already well developed administrative and communication skills who seeks a fun, small team working environment where they can add value and use their initiative OR someone with less experience, wanting to learn and develop a diverse range of business skills. We will employ attitude over skill.

The areas of responsibility will be:

  • Servicing of general inquiries
  • Office administration
  • Membership administration
  • Daily bookkeeping
  • Database management
  • Meeting & event organisation
  • Social Media posting and monitoring
  • Website maintenance and updating
  • Marketing administration

The ideal candidate will have the following attributes:

  • Enjoy working as part of a small, tight, service focussed team
  • Motivated, outcome focussed, with a positive, ‘can-do’ mind set.
  • Enjoy working across several areas of a business on shared goals.
  • Enjoy achieving goals and celebrating success.
  • Manage multiple tasks.

The skills required include:

  • Highly developed and confident verbal communication skills.
  • Exceptional written skills (subject to the level of experience).
  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) & database management
  • Social media engagement & metrics across the key platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn)
  • Organisational skills, the ability to set and work to deadlines and manage multiple tasks
  • Website management, marketing, desktop publishing and editorial skills will be highly regarded.
  • Experience in the marine sector and/or an interest in boating would be useful but is not necessary.

You will need to be vaccinated and have a willingness to maintain vaccination currency.
We will consider experienced administrators who can add value or more junior administrators with a sound skill base who are motivated to build their skills through learning and application. This will be a fun and rewarding job where you will have the opportunity to add value according to your skills.

Apply in writing with resume and cover letter explaining suitability to the role to