Executive Assistants Asset Protection Or Employment Team

Vacancy posted: Tuesday, 14 February 2017

Salary: úCompetitive Package
Location: Edinburgh

Job ref. no.: s1

Executive Assistants

Asset Protection or Employment Team

Location                       Edinburgh

Details                          Permanent, Full Time

Job Purpose

To make day to day life smoother for your fee earner group by managing their administration and allowing them to focus on providing advice to clients.


To provide a range of administrative support to a group of busy fee earners, ensuring a proactive approach to strengthen and underpin team efficiency and client service.

Compliance duties: Carry out procedures to ensure money laundering legislation compliance; produce letters of engagement and ensure every client receives one; carry out conflict of interest procedure.

File management: Checking and investigating cash balances on client account; efiling documents to case plan and file closure, ensuring zero balance and instructing finance team to close  matter and case plan; delegate despatch and retrieval of files from Iron Mountain to GA.

Diary and meeting management: Day-to-day management of electronic Outlook calendars, scheduling meetings, accepting and declining incoming meeting requests as appropriate, ensuring there are no diary conflicts  and making sure the fee earner knows at all times where he / she is supposed to be; assist with meeting preparation – ensuring your fee earners have the necessary paperwork; client details; presentation materials etc.

Document Production:  Delegate and supervise the scanning, copying or collation of complex and/or volume documents; delegate and supervise binding of documents; typing of urgent documents in the event these cannot be produced by the Document Production team.

Client support: Screening calls appropriately, taking messages and dealing with enquiries that do not require to be passed on; play an active role in client service and act as a confident, reliable and positive point of contact for clients and colleagues.

Event management: The organisation of hospitality and events including scheduling diaries, booking rooms, organising catering, - and tracking of invites/attendees, producing event packs and materials and, if required, name badges, meeting and greeting attendees at the start of the event etc., liaising with the marketing team, Client Suite team and Central Services team as appropriate.

Marketing materials: The production of team specific marketing literature (from team sheets to credentials), in conjunction with marketing team; maintenance of partners / fee earners outlook contacts ; creating distribution lists and  updating  client details for event invites; creation, format and distribution of e newsletters, blogs, website, intranet updates, marketing materials.

Training admin: Organise team knowledge sessions, preparing and circulating any training materials;  organising in house and client cpd events complying with LSS requirements; booking fee earners on external events and handling invoices etc.

Admin support: specific to the practice area  (will be team specific and needs to be narrated).

Skills and Experience

  • Excellent planning and organising skills.
  • Able to prioritise work and sequence work appropriately to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to follow instructions and work with minimal supervision using own initiative.
  • Experience of delegating and supervising the work of others is desirable.
  • Accurate typing skills, excellent proof-reading skills and critical attention to detail.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, with emphasis on PowerPoint and Excel (training can be provided where required).

Person specification

  • You have excellent communication skills, you are articulate, you can communicate clearly and concisely.
  • You enjoy working within a team and autonomously on your own initiative.
  • You are personable and good at building and developing relationships with colleagues and clients.
  • You are confident and you have a strong belief in yourself and your own ability.
  • You are committed to providing a good client experience and willing to put in extra time and effort when required.

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