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Executive Officer

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Australian Banana Growers' Council
Rocklea, Queensland, Australia (hybrid)
12 days ago


The Australian Banana Growers’ Council (ABGC) is seeking a highly organised, self-driven and experienced professional with a talent for building strong relationships between members and the organisation to assist the newly appointed Chief Executive Officer.

This is an excellent opportunity for an Executive Officer to work with passionate people who are committed to the sustainability of the banana industry to deliver a wide range of industry development projects at a high standard.


About the Role:

  • Develop ABGC’s policy positions and deliver associated advocacy work.
  • Develop membership engagement strategies and benefits to provide a service most suitable to members.
  • Provide Board secretariat and assist in the management of ABGC’s operations.
  • Responsible for the implementation of membership strategy to achieve financial and membership targets to progress policy initiatives to support members.
  • Able to travel nationally to attend meetings (minimum of three times a year).
  • Supervise, lead and support a team of three staff.
  • Assist with ad-hoc duties as required.
  • Lead projects, team management and office management experience.
  • Capable of learning the specific responsibilities of the role whilst remaining calm under pressure.

About You:

  • Prior roles as an Executive Officer or transferable skills with relevant Tertiary qualifications.
  • Ability to apply strategic thinking to a diverse range of critical issues, analyse data, prepare reports and write membership marketing material.
  • Able to collaborate effectively with internal and external stakeholders, whilst maintaining high standards of confidentiality and accountability.
  • Self-managed, can make decisions and show initiative.
  • Operate as a positive and supportive team member in a small office.
  • Ability to interpret and report on financials and accounting processes.
  • Strong level of communication with excellent written and verbal communication.
  • Ability to analyse and resolve office and organisational issues (e.g., transition to new CRM).
  • Exemplary attention to detail, ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • High level of computer literacy i.e., Microsoft Office, CRM and Windows operating system.

What we can offer you

  • Work for a highly regarded national industry development organisation, that is not your average organisation and not your average Executive Officer role.
  • Agile working arrangements, work from home options.
  • Free under cover onsite parking.

Having the right people in our team is important to us. Before joining our team, we'll undertake pre-employment checks including references, a police check, and proof of qualifications/licences.


Interested applicants should first request a Position Description by emailing before applying for the position.

Applications are due by midnight AEST, 23 September 2022.

Questions about the role can be directed to Leanne Erakovic (07) 3278 4786 or

All enquiries will be treated in the strictest of confidence.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 65739899
  • Workplace Type: Hybrid
  • Location:
    Rocklea, Queensland, Australia
  • Position Title: Executive Officer
  • Company Name For Job: Australian Banana Growers' Council
  • Industry: Association
  • Job Function: Deputy-executive-num-2-executive
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: H.S. Diploma/Equivalent
  • Min Experience: 5-7 Years
  • Required Travel: 0-10%

Please refer to the company's website or job descriptions to learn more about them.

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