6 months ago
Experience Level: Entry Level
Working Hours: Full Time
Practice Area / DepartmentSupport - Administration (including Facilities, Post Room & Reception)
Trowers & Hamlins is a City-led, international and national law firm with over 130 partners and 830 staff. With offices across the UK, Middle East and Far East, we provide a full-service integrated offering.
Our clients operate in diverse industry sectors such as construction, transport and infrastructure, banking and financial services, distribution and logistics, education and health, hotels and leisure, defence, engineering and surveying, charities, retail and energy and natural resources. We also act for many high net worth individuals.
We are different and we believe it is our people that make us unique. We expect and respect that you and your talents are too. The truth is we don't prescribe who you are or how you ought to be. It's what you can do that interests us most.
While the work on offer is rewarding and often complex, the qualities we look for are simple. The ability to get on with people from all walks of life, for example. To talk and to listen. To develop the sorts of relationships that mean you win the friendship and loyalty of clients and colleagues alike. In short, to connect. These are the characteristics our people all have in common. They are vital, as is the drive and imagination to use your unique talents to the full. We will help you in this. In fact, we will support you in every way we can.
We are looking to recruit a General Office Clerk in to our Exeter office.
Sorting and distribution of the post each morning
Collecting/sorting and franking post and delivering to Post Office each afternoon
Ensuring deadlines are met for sending DX and Special Delivery mail
Responsible for delivering "by hand" packages locally as appropriate
Undertaking photocopying requests in-house or sending out to a copying agency (as required)
Assisting with the administration of file archiving and retrieval service
Document printing and finishing
Preparation of CD/DVD's
Other administrative duties as required
Experience and skills:
Committed and hardworking
Organised and self-motivated
Keen to learn
Knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel
Ability to prioritise work effectively and meet deadlines
Good communication skills both oral and written
A strong team player
Ability to use initiative
A positive and proactive attitude
Flexibility and commitment
An ability to operate autonomously and/or with minimum supervision
Drive and enthusiasm
A willingness to learn
Strong attention to detail with a methodical and logical approach
Polite and professional manner
As part of our firm recruitment policy our candidates are subject to employment screening background checks. These checks include personal details, education and employment history, professional qualifications and credit and criminal checks as appropriate.
Trowers & Hamlins is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from every sector of the community. All applications will only be considered on merit and the applicant's suitability to meet the requirements of the role.