Personal Assistant to Creative Director

at Two Giraffes Creative Pty Ltd
Location Sydney, Australia
Date Posted May 11, 2022
Category Admin and Clerical
Job Type Full-time
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Personal Assistant to Creative Director of Creative Video Agency Two Giraffes Creative Pty Ltd location Sydney.

Arielle, the Creative Director & Founder of Two Giraffes video agency, is seeking a Personal Assistant. Arielle is a creative, energetic, collaborative, positive and passionate Founder & Creative Director who has successfully built and grown a female-founded and led video agency for the past four years. She is also a key-note speaker and entrepreneur.

Arielle thrives in creative environments and big level thinking, however, loves and appreciates structure. She is now wearing many hats in this fast-growing agency and needs a personal assistant to help her with her day to day business and personal tasks.

This position is best for someone who lives for the organization, has an eye for extreme detail and possesses strong interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with the team, clients and potential customers. They also need to be able to work well in a fast-paced environment, use multitasking abilities, work effectively in a team setting, and work extremely effectively on their own with minimal supervision.

Personal Assistant to the Founder & Creative Director duties include manage professional and personal scheduling, including agendas, mail, email, calls, travel arrangements, client management, and other company logistics. Coordinate complex scheduling and extensive calendar management, as well as management of content and flow of information to the Creative Director.

Manage, coordinate, and arrange her travel and travel-related activities, including hotel booking, transportation, and meal coordination. Perform administrative and office support, such as typing, dictation, spreadsheet creation, note-taking, and maintenance of filing system and contact database as well as sorting her receipts and expenses.

Maintain professionalism and strict confidentiality with all materials, and exercise discretion when interfacing with the business. Organize team communications, plan events and assist with client and team gifts, both internally and offsite. Management of her personal Linkedin. Ultimately be the first point of contact between Arielle and the team to best assess priorities. Assisting with personal tasks, errands, priorities and appointments when business needs to be her primary focus.

Skills and experience 2+ years experience as a personal assistant, administrative assistant or office assistant. Excellent verbal and written communication skills as they may have to deal with other people on a daily basis. Highly organised and good with managing time; ensuring all appointments, meetings, and other demands are well-scheduled. Good with managing and coordinating business staff.

Can multitask and make quick, critical decisions; able to work well under pressure. Loves dogs. Arielle brings her 4-year-old Boston Terrier - Winston to work most days, therefore a love of dogs is mandatory. Discretion and trustworthiness: you will often have access to and be a part of confidential conversations and information. Flexibility and adaptability. The ability to be proactive and take the initiative. Tact and diplomacy. Be willing to proactively learn thorough knowledge of the company and its operations.

Bonus but not required has a degree, background, experience and/or appreciation of video production, creative, advertising/marketing or sales. Has a degree in business administration.

Why it's worth sticking your neck out for Two Giraffes Infinite Possibilities you'll be given an opportunity to collaborate in ways you'd never see in a larger business, and when the company grows too big to do that anymore, you'll be the one that got in on the ground floor. We have doubled in size year on year, get amongst it.

Genuine empathy we're real with you and want you to be happy. You're working in a small collaborative team where we all truly care about each other. Where a morning meeting is more of a good morning-hello and personal check-in. We love balance, keeping mental health healthy and our team flourishing in their hobbies or kicking personal goals.

Real Recognition: You'll never feel like a cog in the machine at Two Giraffes, We appreciate the work that you do, and we recognise when someone's doing an amazing job because the work you do here has a very real impact on our success

Fun Work environment you will find different music playing every day based on who wants to be DJ. Everyone asks others if they want a coffee when getting one for themselves— random mid-day dancing. The company's dog Winston runs up and down the halls looking for pats. Our Production Assistant is skipping everywhere she goes. Our Creative Director sits in every position and place other than a chair. Our Head of Production is writing on every wall imaginable.

Our DOP laughing away with our Producer & Production Strategist over lunch on the balcony. We are a really supportive, sometimes weird, but always collaborative and ready to give a helping hand type of team.

About Founder & Creative Director - Arielle Peters is an award-winning Senior Creative Producer & Director with over 15 years’ experience in the film and media industry. Arielle is originally from Los Angeles, California where she worked on some of the highest-rated live events in Hollywood, such as the MTV Movie Awards, the Emmy’s, VH1 Video Music Awards, X-Games & People’s Choice Awards. She also worked on other massive shows such The Voice, Behind the Music, The Kardashians and more.

Bitten by the travel bug, Arielle left Hollywood to produce and direct the international travel show Chasing the World, which picked up awards from the ITV Film Festival, featured at Cannes Film festival and has been broadcast on streaming channels.

Arielle has been based in Australia for eight years, producing high-end marketing and advertising content, docu-series and social change films for some of the most recognised brands and Not For Profits in Australia. Since then, she’s formed strong bonds with some of the most talented directors, cinematographers, VR specialists, editors, colourists, sound engineers that Australia has to offer.

Arielle Peters now uses her vast skills, knowledge and connections to run Two Giraffes, creating engaging stories for companies like UNSW, Westpac, Transport for NSW and many more. However, to Arielle, Two Giraffes is about so much more than just creating great work. It is about building a truly collaborative, supportive, uplifting and safe work environment for employees to grow, learn and utilise their passion in a safe and welcoming place.

About her company - Two Giraffes is revolutionising creative video production and animation by uniting marketing strategy, creative direction and video production, all wrapped up in passion to make video campaigns that kick some serious ass. It’s more than storytelling – it’s about crafting brand-defining narratives that leave discerning impressions.

We work with global brands, household names, and national institutions. When working with Two Giraffes, whether you’re an agency, brand, eCommerce, education or government, you have our undivided attention and the assurance that you’re working with industry leaders who provide superior story and picture.

Two Giraffes can provide you with a comprehensive, data-backed video content strategy to kick your marketing & sales goals, creative ideation for television commercials, social media campaigns or corporate video and then execute with stellar, high-end specialists in production and animation. Whether you’re looking for a full-time creative video agency partner, a fresh, innovative video campaign or a one-off powerfully crafted video for your brand, we are here to help.