Legal Transcriptionist

Location
Edinburgh
Salary
£21500 per annum
Posted
06 Apr 2017
Closes
04 May 2017
Ref
00067146
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Sector
Legal
Function
Operations
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This company is looking to recruit a Legal Transcriptionist.

Position Objective

- Very good typing skills (at least 80wpm), with 5 years experience of using handling digital dictation globally and able to transcribe at least 4x length of digi.

Client Service Objectives
- Ideally candidates will have experience of producing accurate and timely document preparation according to established templates, brand guidelines and production best practices in either a document production or legal secretary/PA environment.

Position Expectations
- Keen to be flexible and in possession of excellent MS Office skills.
- Consistently deliver high quality documentation on time, with a focus on responsiveness, client satisfaction, effective communication and client service orientation.
- Work within established processes to efficiently deliver accurate work within agreed deadlines.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills to develop and maintain relationships with team and key stakeholders.
- Excellent MS Office skills, including Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
- Digital/copy typing of general correspondence with a typing speed of at least 70 WPM.
- Must be able to maintain accuracy under time pressures and constraints.
- Strong work ethic and self-starter approach.
- Excellent MS Office skills, including Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
- Audio transcription at a speed of 3 to 1 (3x length of audio) with 98% accuracy.
- Must be able to maintain accuracy under time pressures and constraints.

Personal Success Characteristics
- Motivation to continually improve core software-skills, to meet and accommodate the client's changing requirements.
- Work well under pressure maintaining exemplary attention to detail, adhering to the firm's best practice.
- Must be experienced in working with confidential information.
- Strongly self-motivated; always adopts a 'can do' approach; takes pride in work and the larger organisation.
- Seeks and responds positively to all forms of feedback (client/line manager/appraisal); learning from experience.
- Approachable, works well in a team and shares best practice.
- Flexible and adaptable - happy to change shifts/work overtime as required and willing to take on new challenges as they arise.
- Must show initiative and good judgment and be able to work independently.
- At least 3 years' previous document production/legal secretary experience in a professional service environment.
- Excellent working knowledge of document production practices and technologies.
- Excellent oral and written English skills

Previous Experience
- At least 3 years' previous document production/legal secretary experience in a professional service environment.
- Excellent working knowledge of document production practices and technologies with excellent oral and written English skills.

Hours of Work: 1x day (7am-3pm)

Location: Edinburgh

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