Junior Secretary

Up to £18,000 depending on experience + excellent benefits
21 Sep 2016
19 Oct 2016
Job Title
Industry Sector
Contract Type
Full Time

Junior Secretary


Up to £18,000 depending on experience + excellent benefits


12 month Fixed Term Contract

Are you looking for a new challenge? Excited by the prospect of working for a dynamic law firm? Our thriving Manchester office is looking for a Junior Secretary to join the Corporate Practice Group. We need you to be an organised, professional individual who has a can do attitude to helping colleagues at all times. Strong keyboard skills and junior legal secretarial experience is essential for this role.

As Junior Secretary you’ll be rewarded with an attractive package (salary up to £18,000 depending on experience), plus excellent wider benefits.

Our Team  

You will be working as part of the secretarial team for the Corporate practice group providing a full PA/secretarial service to the partners and fee-earners. You’ll be reporting into the Manchester office Work Flow Manager.

Our Opportunity

Monday – Friday, 9.00am-5.00pm or 9.30am-5.30pm

In this Junior Secretary role you'll be responsible for a wide range of secretarial duties expected in a busy Corporate team. You’ll need the ability to be able to prioritise workloads, work well under pressure, and be very proactive. Attention to detail, being diligent and able to work with a variety of different personalities are key factors to this role. The onus will be on you to ensure all work is presented accurately and to a very high standard.

A good team worker is essential. You will be required to provide cover for other secretaries when they are out of the office and when work volumes in the department are high. Similarly, you’ll need to organise your work in such a way the other team members can cover for you when you are out of the office.


You must have a minimum of twelve month’s relevant legal secretarial experience and you’ll need to be an organised, proactive individual who can easily prioritise a varying workload. You’ll need to be a self-starter and able to manage your time and workload effectively, occasionally working with limited supervision and being a team player.

As you will be dealing with clients of the firm, excellent telephone and communication skills are key for this role. Ideally you'll have strong academics with good knowledge of all Microsoft packages, plus strong keyboard skills, a quick typing speed and a good eye for detail are a must! This Junior Secretary role would be ideal for someone who is looking to take the next step forward in their career.

What you need to know

If you’re interested in finding out more about this Junior Secretary role, please click on the APPLY button below where you’ll have opportunity to speak to one of the team and to apply. We will be reviewing applications on an ongoing basis, so please don’t delay in sending us your details!

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