Reception Assistant

  • Job Reference: SWR2855
  • Date Posted: 30 June 2021
  • Recruiter: Spider
  • Location: Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk
  • Salary: £16,000 to £18,000
  • Sector: Administration, Legal
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Reception Assistant / Front of House- Spider is advertising on behalf of a highly successful law firm/solicitors, who are looking for an experienced Reception Assistant to join their team based in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk and their brand-new office in Sudbury, Suffolk.   

As a Reception Assistant / Front of House, you will be providing a welcoming, effective, and efficient frontline service to clients and visitors whilst supporting fee earners to ensure exemplary service is delivered. You will be acting as liaison between the Sudbury and Bury St Edmunds offices. 

Other key duties include: 

  • Receiving information, completing client instruction forms, making appointments and managing diaries
  • Answering and dealing with queries, both face to face and via the telephone, take messages accurately and pass them on to the relevant member of staff
  • Updating client database as required
  • Inputting and extracting data, faxing, filing and word processing duties as well as assisting in other administrative tasks where required

To be considered for this role, demonstrable relevant experience in a similar client facing environment is essential. Experience of working in a Law office would be advantageous – particularly in property, private client or matrimonial – but not necessarily essential. You will need strong administration skills, well organised and able to multi-task. You will be confident, professional as well as a team player with the ability to organise your own workload and adapt/prioritise as necessary. You will be PC proficient especially in Microsoft Office. 

This Reception Assistant / Front of House position is a Full-Time position. Hours of work are 9.00 am to 5.00 pm Monday to Friday and up to one Saturday in 4 with the preceding Wednesday off in lieu of any Saturday worked. On offer is a salary of £16,000- £18,000 per annum, (depending on experience). You will need a Full driving licence and your own transport. 

If you have the relevant skills and experience and would like to be considered, please apply by forwarding an up to date CV as soon as possible. We look forward to hearing from you. 

This vacancy is being advertised and handled by Spider, an Online Job Advertiser, and Specialist Recruiter. We provide an online recruitment advertising and employee selection service in Suffolk, Norfolk, Essex, Cambridgeshire and beyond. 

Our client is committed to recruiting on merit and suitability for every role, on the basis of qualifications and experience. All applications are considered fairly and equally regardless of sexual orientation, race, disability, religious beliefs, age, and any other protected characteristic. We ensure equal opportunity at every stage of the recruitment process. 

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