Team Assistenz/Rezeption

The Goethe-Institut is seeking to fill the position of a Team Assistant / Receptionist in Sydney from 1 May 2019. The scope of employment is part-time, 19 hours per week (Monday-Thursday, starting will be 1pm daily).


Team Assistant / Receptionist
  • Welcome visitors, language students and partners at the reception
  • Telephone switchboard, answering general questions about language courses, events and services of the Goethe-Institut
  • Answer general requests via email
  • Customer/partner database management
  • Events/Auditorium: booking register and general assistance as required
  • Organisation of the internship program
  • Support of Marketing and Public Relations
  • Coordination of freelancers (reception and venue hall)
  • Assistance as required with internal audits and public relations
  • General support of all departments and events
  • General office duties


  • Friendly and service-oriented personality
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Team player
  • Fluency in English plus a good grasp of German or the willingness to take German classes at the Goethe-Institut
  • Microsoft Office skills
  • Willingness to work flexible hours

A valid Australian work visa is a requirement for employment (applications from holders of "Work and Holiday" visa will not be considered).

Remuneration: AUD 26,489.65 including 10% superannuation.

Please send your application including the usual documents in electronic form no later than 1 April 2019 to

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.