Receptionist/Secretary

Recruiter
Cathedral Appointments Ltd
Location
Sidmouth
Posted
31 Mar 2018
Closes
20 Apr 2018
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Cathedral Appointments are currently looking for an experienced Receptionist/Secretary to join a well-established firm based in Sidmouth. The ideal candidate will have prior experience of working as a Receptionist in a law firm, but experience gained within a professional services environment will also be considered.
Responsibilities of a Receptionist/Secretary will include, but are not limited to:
• Provide cover on Reception by meeting and greeting all callers to the office and undertake general administrative duties including, for example, post/DX opening and distribution in the morning and preparation for collection in the evening, file opening and closing, logging, storing and retrieving files/deeds/wills, stationery ordering, banking, preparation of payments by BACs or TT, cheque preparation, printing and obtaining signature, petty cash, purchasing office supplies and providing refreshment for clients if necessary
• Undertaking secretarial duties by means of digital dictation
Background/Skills of a Receptionist/Secretary:
• Previous experience in a similar role in a legal environment would be an advantage although full training will be provided to the successful candidate.
• Good organisational skills
• Effective communication skills, both written and spoken
• The ability to cope well under pressure; you will also be able to work flexibly and cope with changing priorities
• You will take a positive and proactive approach to work, anticipating and meeting the needs of the office
• Be competent in using Word and other Microsoft Products (Outlook and Powerpoint)

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is looking for a new challenge with a local firm. On offer is a competitive starting salary and a very friendly, supportive working environment. If you are looking for a new challenge, please send your CV through to Ali Willox at Cathedral Appointments today.
Please note, Cathedral Appointments are acting as a recruitment agency in relation to the above role.
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