Legal Secretary

Recruiter
Cover Management Recruitment Ltd
Location
Stalybridge, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
18 Aug 2019
Closes
21 Aug 2019
Ref
1200023959
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our client based in Stalybridge is currently recruiting for a Legal Secretary to join their team on a permanent basis.

Duties

* Providing secretarial support including typing reports, confidential word-processing using a variety of computer packages including copy and audio typing;

* Prepare and edit correspondence/ reports;

* To take accurate telephone messages and deal efficiently with enquiries by telephone and face-to-face;

* To create and maintain databases in relation to the businesses;

* Undertake duties as set down in office procedures;

* Undertake financial duties as set down in accounting procedures/ using Sage;

* Distribute documents as required;

* Note meetings and transcribe information;

* Maintain accurate time records as needed;

* To open and deal with all postal correspondence;

* To deal with e-mails;

* To coordinate and organise meetings/ appointments/ diary management;

* To ensure the efficient running of the office;

* Undertake filing and file maintenance;

* To order necessary stock and stationary requirements;

* To comply with health and safety in accordance with local policies and procedures;

* Maintain accurate time records;

* Arranging travel and accommodation.

Systems and Equipment

The post holder will be required to use the following systems and equipment

• Personal computer with Microsoft Word for typing of letters and reports

• Microsoft Excel for general databases

• Microsoft PowerPoint for preparation of presentations

• Microsoft Outlook for sending and receiving e-mails and diary knowledge.

Knowledge, Training and Experience Required to Undertake the Job

(Essential)

• RSA 2 typing/word-processing or equivalent

• Accurate typing skills, at least 50 words per minute

• 5 GCSEs including English

• Minimum 2 years' experience in a secretarial/ administrative role

• Excellent interpersonal and organisational skills

• Ability to produce high quality and timely typing and minutes

• Ability to deal with confidential and privileged information with sensitivity and discretion

• Well-organised and self-motivated with ability to use own initiative

• Excellent written and oral communication skills

Hours required: 27 - 37.5, worked between Monday - Friday, between the hours of 09:00 - 17:30.

(Would suit candidates looking for full or part-time hours)

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