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PA (Maternity Contract)

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Cathedral Appointments is recruiting for a PA to join our Exeter based professional services client on a 3-month FTC basis. There is good potential for the role to be extended however the initial commitment is for 3 months.

PA (Maternity Contract) responsibilities include...

  • Manage diaries, keeping them up to date and reminding fee earners of meetings on a daily basis
  • Book internal/external meetings, make travel arrangements
  • Arranging photocopying, printing, scanning, sending out letters etc.
  • Arranging for files to be opened and closed, supervise general filing requirements and record keeping
  • Support fee earners in marketing activities including involvement in preparation of pitches and presentations
  • Become an active part in the care of clients and be wholly familiar with contacts/clients
  • Enter, maintain and update client details and relevant information on the firm's contacts system
  • Deal with basic client queries and general administration, arrange client meetings
  • Check correspondence, attachments and documents etc. produced by the document production team before they are passed to the relevant fee earner, making amendments when appropriate.
  • Type urgent/short/confidential correspondence and emails
  • Assist fee earners in ensuring their time is recorded properly and entered onto the system on a daily basis
  • Assist fee earners in the billing and credit control process
  • Completing documentation for payment into and out of client account and assisting fee earners to ensure the Solicitors Accounts Rules are being complied with

PA (Maternity Contract) requirements include...

  • Accurate typing of at least 60 wpm
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Excellent telephone manner
  • Excellent communication, organisational and team skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Flexible and dependable, able to take the initiative
  • Able to remain calm under pressure and work to tight deadlines
  • Conscientious, approachable and enthusiastic
  • Able to quickly build confidence, respect and trust with others
  • Have a positive approach to daily tasks and have a solutions focussed working method

If you are an experienced and proven PA with excellent secretarial skills and can start work ASAP with a minimum commitment of 3 moths then we would love to hear form you.

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