£16000 - £18000 per annum
07 Aug 2017
04 Sep 2017
Sophie Giddings
Practice area
Full time
Contract type
Urgent requirement for confident and articulate Receptionist on a permanent basis in Cambridgeshire!

The Firm
A highly successful Legal 200 law firm, our client is Lexcel accredited and offers a comprehensive range of services to individuals and businesses. With a network of offices across multiple counties, they have established a reputation for achieving first class results for their clients. Providing a friendly and supportive working environment where employees are actively encouraged to grow and develop, they are able to recruit and retain some of the best legal talent. Highly regarded in their local communities they have a loyal and growing client base.

The Role
We are now actively seeking a talented Legal Receptionist on a permanent basis in Cambridge. Reporting to the Client Service Manager, the successful Receptionist will work in a front of house capacity, managing a busy and varied workload to include: meeting and greeting clients; answering a busy telephone and taking messages for fee earners; file management; keeping client meeting areas tidy and appropriately stocked; daily banking and handling petty cash; ensuring meetings and events on-site are set up correctly; general office administration and; providing cover where required for other members of the team. A friendly and confident telephone manner and previous switchboard experience will therefore be essential. If you take great pride in delivering a high quality client service, work well under pressure and are seeking a hands-on role where no two days will be the same, please contact Sophie for further information quoting reference SG26153.

The Candidate
You must be a Receptionist with previous experience gained within a similar position;
You will have excellent verbal and written communication skills;
You will have a friendly and confident telephone manner and previous experience using a switchboard;
You will be highly organised, able to meet tight deadlines whilst under pressure;
You will be IT Literate with particular proficiency using Microsoft office;
You will work well as part of a team as well as on your own initiative;
You will be professional, personable and detail orientated.

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