Greaves Brewster is a friendly and lively firm of Patent Attorneys, committed to providing an outstanding service to our clients and a happy working environment for our staff. We are looking for an experienced Secretary or Administrator to join us in Cheddar, Somerset, to provide full-time professional support to two part-time patent attorneys. A job share may be considered.
Duties will include:
Processing incoming emails and post
Corresponding with clients and overseas patent attorneys
Filing documents at the EPO and IPO using epoline software
Preparing invoices using our document and case management systems
Keeping the attorneys' diaries
Answering the phone.
The successful candidate will be a team player who demonstrates:
An ability to work independently and to prioritise their own workload
An organised, methodical approach to their work
An eye for accuracy
Excellent written communication skills
A high level of numeracy
Confident use of standard office IT packages.
Patent experience and/or the CIPA Patent Administrator course will be an advantage.
Salary up to £24,600 depending upon experience.
Please apply by clicking the apply button to send your Cover Letter and CV.
Closing date for applications: Thursday 26 October 2017.
All applicants with recent secretarial/administrator experience will receive an initial response by 10 November 2017.