We're looking for an Executive Assistant & Administration Manager

Are you an experienced executive assistant and administration manager who can be the lynchpin of our organisation’s operational excellence?

Reporting to the Chief Executive, you will ensure the smooth running of all aspects of the organisation from an administrative perspective, overseeing all financial processes and providing support to the Chief Executive and Whanganui & Partners Board.


You will possess exemplary organisational and planning skills and be charged with a high level of responsibility. You’ll have an eye for detail, enjoy variety and be a trusted aide of the Chief Executive.

To be successful in the role, you will need to have a strong understanding of payroll and accounting systems and know what it takes to ensure an organisation’s processes enable and deliver on best practices. Your strong communication skills will be married with a pragmatism that ensures work adheres to standards set out in organisational plans and policies.

This is a rewarding role that is integral to the success of the organisation and all the people within it, including yourself.

Whanganui is growing, and has a vibrant creative community and a strong sense of where it is heading. You will have a key role to play in this exciting shift as we grow Whanganui’s economy.

This is a full-time permanent role.

Enquiries about this vacancy can be sent to Jonathan Sykes, Chief Executive jonathan.sykes@whanganuiandpartners.nz (Please do not send applications to this email address, online applications only will be accepted for this role).

Position Description

Applications close November 14, 2023.

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