Team Assistant

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Date: 31-Jan-2019

Location: Sydney (Macquarie Park HQ), Australia

Our Business

The way we use technology to connect, communicate and consume content is changing, and so are we.  We continue to look for increasingly innovative ways to use technology and connectivity to improve our customers’ lives and businesses.

Optus Business (OB) is an extremely dynamic organisation, where we are constantly innovating. We are a company of innovation and we have moved to the forefront of technology and entertainment.


We are a part of the digital disruption, changing the way we deliver media services and content to you; continuing to create experiences that move you.


Ultimately the success of this role lies in providing the highest level of team and executive support to the OB team. This role is often the first point of contact for internal and external communication into the business units, so it is imperative your style and demeanour reflects professionalism, discretion and strong commercial acumen.


What makes you perfect for this role?

You're a driven and highly engaging Team Assistant who is all about putting your stakeholders first and becoming their champion! You are driven and you're also adaptable, you work well under pressure and have a great work ethic. What wins people over about you, is your ‘Can Do' attitude and you know how to get the best out of others and collaborate in line with managing your Directors and team’s priorities.


You’ll have significant experience in Team Assistant or related roles, supporting executives and broader teams and that maturity required to handle a number of issues simultaneously and collaborate closely with a wide array of different stakeholders at all levels of the business.


Checklist for success…

  • You have gained significant corporate TA/EA experience to date from a large matrix styled organisation supporting specialised teams and stakeholders
  • Highly organised, client centric and passionate, with sound business support experience and you work best under pressure with tight deadlines
  • Advanced written and verbal skills, IT / PC ability and reporting expertise
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to display a high level of discretion and judgement
  • High level of personal commitment and work ethic
  • Ability to work under pressure and to very tight deadlines
  • Flexible and responsive to change in direction and priorities, as required
  • Self-directed and motivated
  • Friendly, personable and professional manner
  • Proven ability to develop rapport and strong working relationships
  • Advanced diary and email management, travel & accommodation coordination skills, and ad-hoc project ability; and
  • Comfortable working in highly confidential work environments and open plan team environments.


At Optus we offer a working experience like none other. We have a variety of benefits including a flexible working environment, On-site child care facilities, discounts on Optus products and services, salary packaging, sustainable transport options, career development tools and lifestyle benefits. For more information on what Optus can offer you, please visit and click on "Working at Optus".


Optus believes in the strength of a vibrant, diverse and inclusive workforce where backgrounds, perspectives and life experiences of our people help us innovate and create strong connections with our customers.

Heads Up!
Due to the fast paced nature of our business, vacancy close dates may change, so make sure you apply today!

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