Business Law Section Administrator
Business Law Section Overview
The Business Law Section (BLS) was established in August 1980 by the Law Council of Australia. It provides a forum through which lawyers interested in law affecting business can discuss current issues, debate and contribute to the process of law reform in Australia, and enhance their professional skills.
The Section Administrator, Business Law Section, will report to the Director of Policy but will work closely, liaise, consult with and assist all officers of the Section with regard to the work of the Section.
Duties and Responsibilities
The Administrator, BLS will:
- assist with the development and implementation of innovative strategies and materials to engage with Committee members, including seeking contribution to submissions and managing meeting correspondence;
- strong communication skills including the preparation of Committee meeting agendas; coordinate and attend meetings of the BLS Executive and the annual Workshop of BLS Committee Chairs and Deputy Chairs and prepare minutes arising from those meetings;
- coordinate key workshops, events and scholarships; prepare and distribute, a quarterly update for all BLS members (currently named BLS Brief);
- manage the process for invitations to new Committee membership, including receiving nominations, processing the request for membership through the BLS Executive and liaising with the relevant BLS Committee Chair and the prospective new Committee member;
- work in close liaison with the Chief Financial Officer, BLS Treasurer and Chair to ensure diligent and resourceful use of the BLS expenditure and budget in accordance with the obligations of the LCA Directors; and
- Other duties as required.
- Tertiary qualifications and/or demonstrable experience.
- Prior experience within a professional representative organisation will be highly regarded but not essential.
Attitude and Behaviours
As an employee of the Law Council of Australia, you will be expected to work as a team member, show appropriate behaviours and respect to all our employees and volunteers, and work with a spirit of co-operation, drive and energy.
Please submit your application to firstname.lastname@example.org with covering letter of no more than two pages outlining your interest and suitability for this role, together with your CV and names of two referees.
The position will attract a salary of $75,000 plus superannuation.
Applications to be received by COB on Friday 19 May 2017 to the above email address only.
For a confidential discussion, please contact Ms Frances McMurray, Chief Operating Officer on 02 6246 3788.