Trainee Trade Mark Secretary

Croydon (City/Town), London (Greater)
London Living Wage £10.55 per hour
28 Jun 2019
26 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Location: A few minutes walk from East Croydon train station.

Hours: Monday to Friday 9am-5pm 

Salary: London Living Wage £10.55 per hour.

About Us

Murgitroyd is a forward thinking global firm of European Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys.  We have recently moved into new modern offices in Croydon and we are looking for a Trade Mark Secretary to compliment our very busy team of Attorneys and support staff.

Job Description

Responsible for the day to day correspondence for a team of busy European Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys which will include general secretarial tasks such as:

  • Filing applications and related documents with Patent Offices;
  • Deadline Management
  • Preparing and invoicing clients;
  • Client work instructions and internal processes;
  • Communicating with clients and foreign attorneys.
  • Audio and copy typing, filing, copying, faxing and scanning ensuring all outgoing correspondence is made presentable for clients;
  • Receiving and making calls to clients and other offices’ staff;
  • Receiving visitors to the office;
  • Incoming and outgoing mail duties, courier deliveries and supplier queries.

Other responsibilities will include:

  • dealing with day to day queries to and from our offices in Europe and the USA;
  • diary management;
  • travel arrangements;
  • dealing with incoming and outgoing mail;
  • liaising with the UK and European Trade Mark Offices; and
  • file management

The above list is not exhaustive and training will be provided. 

The position would suit a recent college leaver.  Excellent typing speeds would be desirable as is a good knowledge of using Microsoft excel and word.

Other requirements:

  • to following work instruction/procedures
  • to work on own initiative
  • good written and oral communication skills
  • the ability to prioritise, take instruction and work under pressure

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