£15,00-20,000 per annum dependant on experience
Full-time, for 12 months initial contract.
Immediate/April 2016 start
About the Company
Plexus Law is a specialist insurance law firm with offices in London, Manchester, Leeds, Croydon, Evesham, Liverpool and associated offices in Scotland. The firm works with insurance companies, blue chip corporate and public sector clients as well as the Lloyd’s market.
There are opportunities for graduates joining the business, whether law or non law graduates, to pursue a legal career as well as the opportunities for career development in a range of roles which support the firm’s delivery of legal services. There is the potential for this post to be extended/become permanent for the right candidate.
The Business Support Officer will provide administrative support to the legal team in our Edinburgh office. Your main duties will involve:
• Dealing with internal and external correspondence and communications
• Dealing with telephone calls
• Liaising with third party suppliers
• Booking travel tickets and accommodation
• Managing the diary
• Gathering and recording of client MI
• Administering the case management system and maintaining other office systems
• Managing the financial transactions and working closely with the finance team
• Being involved in the creation and preparation of client pitches and presentations
The successful candidate will be educated to a degree level with excellent verbal and oral communication skills. You should also have a good standard of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint and a good telephone manner.
The candidate should be able to organise effectively and work to tight deadlines. The ability to take initiative, as well to be able to effectively prioritise and manage one's own workload is also essential.
Experience of working in an office environment and telephone call handling are desirable but not essential.
Please note that the Firm is committed to providing a non-discriminatory and harassment free working environment for all its employees. All staff are expected to have due regard for those policies when carrying out their duties.
All offers are subject to satisfactory DBS Checks, Credit Check and professional/personal referee checks.
Closing date for applications is 4 April 2016, 12 noon.
Interviews will take place on 12/13 April 2016.
Please submit a CV and brief covering letter through the Adopt an Intern online application form on our website. All applications must be submitted by noon on the closing date. State a. your availability and b. relevant information on your skills/experience pertaining to the job spec. We do NOT accept e-mail applications unless otherwise stated.
Please confirm your eligibility to work in the UK.