Focused on Sydney

We specialise in Office Support recruitment at all levels. Working across a variety of industry sectors we facilitate both temporary and permanent searches within the Sydney, NSW market. Our experienced team enjoy collaborating on a daily basis with both our candidates and clients to provide a consultative, flexible and consistent experience.

Meet Our Team

Everyone on our team pride themselves on bringing a personal level of energy, initiative and commitment to building long-term relationships across Sydney. Learn more about our backgrounds below.

Sarah Bolitho

Director | |

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Sarah has forged a successful recruitment career focused on the Office Support markets in both Australia and North America. Upon returning to Sydney from New York City in 2017, Assistant Sydney was established due to Sarah’s high quality reputation for being a market leading expert.

As a result of her 10+ years experience dedicated to her work, Sarah has a proven track-record in executing search and selection engagements for ASX listed organisations, privately owned businesses, HNWI’s, emerging entrepreneurs, government and not for profit entities. Her expertise lends to the Senior Executive Assistant market where she is both well networked and knowledgeable.

The Assistant Sydney team have earned a reputation for being authentic and professional operators whom work tirelessly to produce results for clients. This stems from the top; as a business owner and people leader, Sarah is outcome focused yet empathetic by design. Demonstrated by the strength of her long-standing relationships, Sarah is focused on value and is commercially astute, always working with the best interests at the forefront of mind for all Assistant Sydney clients and candidates.

Grace Jorgensen

Manager | |

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Following the completion of her Bachelor of Social Science & Psychology Degree, Grace moved into a career in recruitment where she has since spent the past nine years. Specifically, Grace has concentrated on the Executive Office Support market for seven of these years, and in that time has been responsible for partnering with some of Australia’s leading companies.

Grace brings a deep understanding of the opportunities and challenges facing organisations and their talent management strategies when attracting key support professionals. Her in depth experience speaks well to all levels of Office Support recruitment; and no matter the assignment, Grace always focuses on creating candidate and client relationships that are based on transparency and trust.

In addition to her recruitment responsibility, Grace also plays a lead role at Assistant Sydney on tenders and contracts, account (PSA) management and process improvement.

Isabella Armati

Manager | |

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Isabella completed a Bachelor of Media and Communications at UTS before joining Assistant Sydney as a founding member in 2017. Over the past four years Issy has earned a market reputation for being one of the best Office Support temp Managers’ in Sydney; one capable of working at a fast pace without compromising on quality or care.

Commercial in approach and well versed in all levels of Office Support recruitment, Issy has top clients across the Property, Finance, Technology and Aged Care sectors. Passionate about community and giving back, Issy also takes a lead at Assistant Sydney in pushing forward philanthropic initiatives whilst managing the Assistant Sydney social media network.

Someone that is driven by high quality outcomes with a no compromise approach to success, Issy is a career driven recruitment professional who strives day in and day out to be a renowned leader in her field.

Claire McClintock

Consultant | |

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Upon graduating from The University of Sydney with a Bachelor of Arts Degree majoring in Human Resource Management, Claire joined Assistant Sydney in 2018. Since then, Claire has a developed a strong network of Office Support professionals and has gained fantastic experience recruiting for some of Australia’s most well loved retail, FMCG and ASX listed businesses.

Currently Claire is completing her Masters of Human Resource Management at the University of Sydney whilst continuing to pursue her career in recruitment. Someone who values education and practical experience, Claire is a well versed member of the Assistant Sydney team who truly understands the importance of navigating a professional and transparent recruitment process for all clients and candidates.

Lucy Hammon

Consultant | |

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Lucy commenced her career in the UK following the completion of her Bachelor’s Degree in English Literature & Language. Focusing on business development and sales across the UK, the Middle East and Canada over 8 years led Lucy to settle permanently in Australia. A transition to a career in recruitment was a natural move, and for the past 3 years Lucy has concentrated on the Office Support market in Sydney. Driven by her love of all things recruitment, Lucy is committed to developing long lasting relationships with clients and candidates alike and her reputation speaks to her quality of results and care.

Jess Duncan

Consultant | |

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Jess is a skilled and knowledgeable recruiter who brings with her near 15 years’ worth of specialist Office Support recruitment experience. After completing her A Levels in her native country Zimbabwe, Jess relocated to London at the age of eighteen, where she lived and worked for a decade. Moving to Sydney in 2015 saw Jess settle in Australia and make it her home. Having worked across both the London and Sydney markets in EA/PA recruitment, Jess is well-versed in what it takes to be successful in the profession. Jess consults with care and an ethical mindset, and truly guides the process of working towards the best outcome for each and every business and person she partners with.

Gabriella Brown

Researcher | |

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Gabriella completed a Bachelor of Global Studies (Communications) Degree at UTS, before joining the Assistant Sydney team in 2021. With a background in Office Support and Human Resources, Ella’s skill-set is well equipped to transition to Office Support recruitment. Passionate about research projects, and process innovation, Ella delivers a high quality, results driven service every time.

Matthew Cook

Managing Director | |

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As a frontline expert in recruitment, Matthew has been involved in advising organisations and people on recruitment strategies for over 15 years. Matthew is aware that outstanding employees deliver great results for organisations and a satisfying career goes a long way to creating a fulfilling life for people. Matthew initiated the establishment of Assistant Sydney with Sarah Bolitho and Alexander in 2017 with the purpose of creating a market leading Office Support firm in Sydney.

Alexander Thompson

Director | |

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With over 10 years experience recruiting for multinational, ASX, and privately owned organisations, Alexander has built a strong reputation for offering a transparent and professional consulting service with a broad range of clients and candidates. Alexander has been instrumental in creating Assistant Sydney and driving its operations to become the market leading Office Support firm in NSW.