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Pearson Personal Assistant - University Partnerships in Melbourne, Australia

Personal Assistant - University Partnerships


It is no secret that a good education has the power to change lives. The challenge lies in the pace with which Australia’s educational landscape is transforming. It’s no longer just about providing access, but also ensuring progress.

Our University Partnerships Department is the latest stage in our evolution. Partnering with leading Australian Universities, we assist them to acquire and retain students for online programs that deliver scale and accessibility through a flexible and highly desirable student experience

We are looking for a highly driven and dynamic experienced individual to join University Partnerships as the UP Personal Assistant.

  • PA support to the VP, including diary and email management

  • Internal and External Stakeholder Management

  • Travel management (domestic and international)

  • Event and Presentation Management

  • Meeting management, including minute taking

  • Processing Invoices and Expenses

  • This role will primarily support the Vice President of University Partnerships but will also work closely with the broader University Partnerships Management team.


  • Experience in providing administration support to executive or senior management level.

  • Strong attention to detail.

  • Experience using Microsoft Office suite; particularly Excel and Power Point and of Google suite of applications

  • A strong sense of urgency in undertaking execution of tasks, and an ability to think ahead and be proactive and show initiative.

  • Excellent communication skills including verbal, written, presentations, and active listening.

Now it’s time to tell us about you and why you want to work with Pearson. Click ‘Apply Now’ to create your application online.

At Pearson, we value the employee journey and pride ourselves in building an inclusive and diverse culture.

Primary Location: AU-VIC-Melbourne

Work Locations: AU-Melbourne-707 Collins 707 Collins Street Goods Shed South Melbourne 3008

Job: Office Support

Organization: Core

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Apr 29, 2019

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Regular

Req ID: 1905272

Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.