Secretary- 12 month FTC

Recruiter
Reed
Location
Bristol
Salary
18000.0000
Posted
08 Feb 2017
Closes
08 Mar 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Are you interested in working within a legal secretarial role?  Do you have previous professional services experience?   Do you have typing speeds of 65 wpm?

Our client is seeking a candidate for a 12 month fixed term contract basis, paying up to £22,000 per annum.

The core responsibilities are:

- Prepare correspondence and documents from digital dictation
- Amending and formatting documents e.g. leases and agreements
- Effective prioritisation of tasks whilst managing a full workload
- Effectively work with fee earners and secretarial team members
- File, archive, photocopy, scan and fax documents as and when required
- Ensure that client contact information is kept up to date
- Maintain a level of individual knowledge required for the role
- Help maintain a clean office and clear desk
- Open and close files
- Book client and internal meetings
- Answer and make telephone calls
- Assist with the booking of travel arrangements
- Handle confidential information in line with the firm’s data security protocols
- Creating project bibles
- Liaise and build relationships as appropriate with clients and their support staff

Key skills:

- Previous secretarial experience within a legal/professional services environment, ideally within a Real Estate team is preferred (however not essential) with a minimum typing speed of 65wpm
- Qualified to a minimum of 5 GCSEs (including a grade C in English and Maths) or equivalent
- A secretarial NVQ / Diploma or equivalent would be beneficial but is not essential
- Must have good IT skills, particularly in Microsoft packages
- An excellent eye for detail with a concern for quality and accuracy
- A focused client service approach is essential
- Team oriented and collaborative with a flexible, can do attitude
- Ability to communicate clearly and concisely orally and in writing
- Demonstrable ability to multitask and prioritise a full workload under pressure and the ability to work independently

If you feel that this role could be of suitability, then please do apply online or email me on rebecca.steffen@reedglobal.com

Reed Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment agency and employment business