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We are hiring a Receptionist to join our team

Written by:
11 January 2022

Job Title:                     Legal Receptionist

Location:                    North Berwick, East Lothian

Hours of Work:          Permanent / Full-Time (job share considered)

Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm

A modern and reputable solicitor’s firm in North Berwick is seeking a receptionist to join their team.

We are a successful solicitor’s firm dealing with a range of matters to include residential property sales/purchases, estate agency, private client matters, commercial property and matrimonial issues.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Handling incoming enquiries by telephone and meeting and greeting clients and visitors
  • Assist in the completion of requested print, scan, and photocopying jobs from the legal departments and ensure that these are completed and delivered in a timely manner.
  • Participate in the distribution of post, DX, couriers, deliveries and supplies around the firm.
  • Procurement of various supplies, including stationery, photocopier equipment, franking etc.
  • Ensuring that stationery stock levels are sufficiently stocked.
  • Appropriately record incoming supplies raising queries with suppliers, if required.
  • Be flexible by covering for other business support departments
  • Any other duties as reasonably required by the business.

Skills and Requirements:

  • At least 1 years + administration experience
  • Recent experience within a client facing reception role within professional services essential (preferably in a law firm)
  • Audio-typing capabilities preferred.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbally and in writing.
  • Excellent client/customer service.
  • Able to multi-task.
  • Works well under pressure.
  • Must be a team player.
  • Adaptable to change and new initiatives.
  • Previous experience in working with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Be process and deadline driven.
  • Ability to think outside the box and solve problems.
  • Ability to use your own initiative, prioritise incoming work/deadlines whilst working under pressure.
  • Excellent client/customer service with the ability to converse with people at all levels with the business.

In return, this firm are offering a competitive salary and great benefits alongside a friendly and modern working environment.

Applications should be made, accompanied with the following application form to The Practice Manager, Paris Steele, 35 Westgate, North Berwick, EH39 4AG.

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