Administrative assistant (full-time)
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Willans LLP has a solid reputation for providing first-class legal advice, high-calibre yet approachable lawyers, and exceptional client care to local, national and international clients.
An opportunity has arisen for an administrative assistant to join our team in a broad and varied role, providing support to help ensure the smooth day-to-day running of the firm. The role will include some front of house duties, some IT support (in conjunction with our off-site IT support provider) and general facilities management. We are seeking someone who is bright, motivated, hardworking and quick to learn new tasks. The role could suit a school leaver (post A-level). Experience in a similar role is not essential as full training will be given.
A bit about the role:
- reception and front of house duties (including telephony and preparing refreshments for meetings)
- assisting lawyers and support staff with IT issues
- general clerical duties
- franking and scanning post
- assisting the accounts and marketing teams
- various duties relating to premises and facilities.
A bit about what we need from you:
- good telephone manner
- good knowledge of and enthusiasm for IT
- smart appearance
- tidy and efficient record keeping
- strong interpersonal and communication skills
- good time management.
A bit about us:
Willans has a reputation for its friendly and supportive working environment.
Offering training and career development opportunities is just a small part of how we invest in our people. We will support and guide you in building your individual profile, offering opportunities for you to get involved in marketing initiatives both online and offline, including local networking events and functions.
Our lively calendar of relaxed social events ranges from in-house baking competitions and quiz nights through to pizza evenings. We also support countless initiatives around the county from events at Cheltenham Festival to University of Gloucestershire law school. Our charity committee also organise fundraisers across the firm to support our charity of the year, and we have a green committee which helps champion environmentally friendly improvements across our offices from in-house composting and recycling outlets to energy efficiencies and carbon footprint reductions. Alongside this we have a number of champions, appointed to help to encourage equality, diversity and inclusion, as well as promote employee wellbeing. These individuals are advocates for who we are and how we’re doing. Our central Cheltenham offices overlook one of the town’s iconic parks.
Contract: permanent, subject to a satisfactory probationary period
Hours per week: Monday to Friday 9am-5:30pm with an hour for lunch
Remuneration: As well as a competitive salary and pension, we offer a range of staff benefits including medical cover, 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays) and excellent working conditions.
To apply please email your cv, with a covering letter, to:
email@example.com, for the attention of Bridget Redmond, Managing Partner.
Willans is an equal opportunities employer.
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