Office Assistant

Dawn Aerospace
Christchurch, New Zeland
Added: April 9, 2024
Dawn Aerospace is looking for a highly motivated, proactive and charismatic Office Assistant who thrives on innovation and embraces challenges. Though this may appear a relatively junior role, there are plenty of big opportunities for exceptional candidates to take initiative and exceed what your typical Office Assistant would.

You will bring energy to your role and tackle diverse challenges, while taking an innovative approach to solving problems and relishing the autonomy, empowering you to take ownership and drive exceptional results.

This is a part-time role, 25 hours per week, with mutually agreed upon flexibility around the hours worked, with a potential for expanded responsibilities in the future. Join us in shaping the future of aerospace technology and unleashing your full potential!

What you will do:

  • Provide support to the Executive Administrative Manager and broader team
  • Reception duties, assisting with Visitor Management
  • Assist in coordinating internal events, IT related matters, merchandise and staff travel
  • Management of vehicle administration/maintenance
  • Management of logistics, including incoming and outgoing mail/domestic courier collections and deliveries
  • Regular management and maintenance of office equipment
  • Scanning and filing as required
  • Provide administrative cover if other team members are on leave
  • Maintain facilities, including waste management and liaising with Contractors and the building Landlord
  • Procurement of general office supplies and closely monitoring their stock levels to ensure they are well-stocked and remain within budget constraints
  • Generally assisting with ad-hoc tasks and administrative work


The skills We'd like you to have:

  • Ability to drive a manual vehicle
  • Previous administration experience
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • The ability to work with minimal oversight or support
  • Full proficiency with MS Office tools
  • Excellent organisational skills and the ability to prioritise and multitask effectively
  • Ability to pick up new systems
  • Ability to maintain a strict level of discretion
  • Problem solving skills (but know when to escalate)
  • Attention to detail and a high level of accuracy
  • Flexible and adaptable

What We Do

We have a vision of sustainable and scalable space transportation at every step, from getting things to space, moving them around, and bringing them back to Earth.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment with Dawn is decided based on merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any other manner.

Important! If you think you have what it takes but are unsure that you check every box, we still want to hear from you.