Personal Assistant – Leading Legal Firm

Withers & Rogers
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
26 Sep 2018
24 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Personal Assistant – Leading Legal Firm 
Sheffield, South Yorkshire

Are you an organised Personal Assistant with a meticulous eye for detail? Looking to learn, grow and challenge yourself in an exciting, new role? If so, this is an amazing opportunity to enhance your existing experience with an international law firm.  

The Role 

As a Personal Assistant, you’ll support a Partner within one of Europe’s leading teams of specialist Engineering Attorneys.

Working closely with a Secretary, you will perform a range of administrative tasks to facilitate the smooth running of the office and maximise efficiency within our Advanced Engineering Team. 

Specifically, you will: 

- Act as a gatekeeper for the Partner and effectively screen calls and requests 
- Organise diaries, prioritise appointments and manage deadlines 
- Liaise with clients, suppliers and staff 
- Arrange meetings, conference calls, lunches and attendance at events 
- Make travel arrangements 
- Produce documents, briefing papers, reports and presentations
- Assist with projects

About You 

To join us as a Personal Assistant, you’ll need: 

- Previous experience as a Personal Assistant 
- Experience of organising professional overseas travel 
- A high level of IT literacy, including MS Office 
- To be a confident communicator who can build strong relationships at all levels 
- First-class organisational skills 
- The ability to deal with confidential matters discreetly 

We are eager to hear from you if you’ve worked as a PA, Personal Assistant, Executive Assistant, EA, PA to Partner, PA to MD, PA to CEO, Secretary, Administrator, Office Administrator or Administrative Clerk. 

The Benefits 

- Competitive salary 
- Pension plan with employer and employee contributions 
- Give as you earn scheme 
- Healthcare cashback plan 
- Cycle to work scheme and interest-free season ticket loan for travel 
- Group life assurance and childcare scheme 
- Employee assistance programme 
- Sabbatical policy allowing a one month career break after three years' service, or three months after five years' service 
- 23 days’ holiday (increasing with service) plus Bank Holidays 

This is a fantastic opportunity to develop your career with a leading firm that invests in their people and promotes a healthy work/life balance.    

We foster a supportive and inclusive culture where employees are encouraged to broaden their knowledge, challenge themselves and share their ideas.   

You will have the chance to work closely with a senior figure in the firm and play a vital role in the day-to-day running of our Sheffield office. 

About Us 

With offices in Bristol, Leamington Spa, London, Munich and Sheffield, Withers & Rogers is one of Europe’s largest dedicated intellectual property law firms. 

Our Advanced Engineering group is passionate about great engineering. With the strongest group of specialist engineering attorneys in private practice in the UK and a commercial, pragmatic approach, we are the ideal partner for engineering businesses.

Webrecruit and Withers & Rogers are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applications for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be. 

So, if you think you’d succeed with our forward-thinking firm as a Personal Assistant, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.

Working hours: 35 hours per week