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Receptionist/Administration Assistant - Hervey Bay

Job No: MKSHINE300
Location: Hervey Bay, QLD

Our Firm
Come and right wrong with us. At Shine Lawyers, we’re a non-traditional law firm committed to understanding the needs of our clients, pro-actively working to stand up for the little guy. We’re a national team of 700+ dedicated, professional staff who enjoy coming in each day to help make a difference.

The Role

We are currently seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Receptionist/Administration Assistant to join us, on a part-time basis (2 days per week, Monday and Tuesday). This role provides support of the highest standard to our dedicated Hervey Bay team. This role is unique in that it is based on our front counter, providing strong customer support to our clients both face to face and over the phone, whilst also undertaking administrative support functions in our back office. 

Please note that this role is a 12 month contract, due to maternity leave, but with potential for extension or progression for the right candidate, dependent on business needs.

Duties include

  • Providing administrative support to members of the legal team
  • Typing, amending and production of documents
  • Diary and travel management
  • Handling telephone enquiries, and liaising with clients with the utmost in professionalism
  • General file management
  • Processing of account requests, banking and archiving
  • General office administration as required (including telephone calls, mail requirements, photocopying, filing, stationery requirements, office purchases etc.)

Required skills

  • Demonstrated experience in an administration focused role, preferably in a professional services environment
  • Fast and accurate typing skills, with Intermediate Word and Excel skills
  • A client service focus, with professional customer service skills
  • Demonstrated strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail, and highly organised
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritise and multi-task
  • Ability to work efficiently both independently and as part of a team, with a strong work ethic
  • Experience in a legal firm, or studies in legal, are highly favourable but not essential for success

What We Offer

An ASX listed company with great aspirations, growing into more emerging practice areas and new geographic regions. Our search is for like-minded people, passionate about righting wrong and putting the client at the heart of all they do. We offer:

  • Opportunity to reach your potential
  • Competitive remuneration
  • A progressive and supportive working environment

We look forward to receiving your application

Please note that applications will not be reviewed until week ending 25th May 2018

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