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  • Ref: AW2603

Cathedral Appointments are currently looking for an experienced Receptionist/Secretary to join a well-established firm based in Sidmouth. The ideal candidate will have prior experience of working as a Receptionist in a law firm, but experience gained within a professional services environment will also be considered.  

Receptionist/Secretary responsibilities include...

Responsibilities of a Receptionist/Secretary will include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide cover on Reception by meeting and greeting all callers to the office and undertake general administrative duties including, for example, post/DX  opening and distribution in the morning and preparation for collection in the evening, file opening and closing, logging, storing and retrieving files/deeds/wills, stationery ordering, banking, preparation of payments by BACs or TT, cheque preparation, printing and obtaining signature, petty cash, purchasing office supplies and providing refreshment for clients if necessary
  • Undertaking secretarial duties by means of digital dictation

Receptionist/Secretary requirements include...

Background/Skills of a Receptionist/Secretary:

  • Previous experience in a similar role in a legal environment would be an advantage although full training will be provided to the successful candidate.
  • Good organisational skills
  • Effective communication skills, both written and spoken
  • The ability to cope well under pressure; you will also be able to work flexibly and cope with changing priorities
  • You will take a positive and proactive approach to work, anticipating and meeting the needs of the office
  • Be competent in using Word and other Microsoft Products (Outlook and Powerpoint)

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is looking for a new challenge with a local firm. On offer is a competitive starting salary and a very friendly, supportive working environment. If you are looking for a new challenge, please send your CV through to Ali Willox at Cathedral Appointments today.

Please note, Cathedral Appointments are acting as a recruitment agency in relation to the above role. 

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