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. We employ around 90 people and have Regency offices overlooking one of Cheltenham’s iconic parks.
An opportunity has arisen for an administrative assistant to join our team. The successful person will provide support in the day-to-day running of the firm, predominantly across our administration department.
We are seeking someone who is bright, motivated, hardworking and quick to learn new tasks. The role could suit a school leaver and experience in a similar role is not essential as full training will be given. This is an excellent opportunity for applicants who wish to pursue a career in the professional sector with past candidates moving on to various legal support roles within the firm.
A bit about the role:
- General administrative duties
- Reception duties
- Client hospitality
- Filing and general clerical duties
- Post room
A bit about what we need from you:
- Good telephone manner
- Smart appearance
- Tidy and efficient record keeping
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills
- Proficient use of IT
- 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 upon your skillset with a view to progressing you into a more senior support role within the firm over time.
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.
Contract: permanent, subject to a satisfactory probationary period
Hours per week: Monday to Friday, 9.30am-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.Apply for this role
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