Executive Assistant - Law Firm

Posted 16 November 2021
Salary$80k + dependent on experience
Job type Permanent
DisciplineLaw Firms - Legal Support

Job description

New Year, New Beginnings!   

Now that we have all had a break away from the office, it's time to look ahead and reflect on how you would like your career to progress in 2022.

CoLegal is currently recruiting for a fantastic opportunity for a Senior Legal Secretary that is keen to take their first step up into an EA role. This role would be supporting a Managing Partner that is extremely people-driven, invests in their team, and appreciates their staff as well as supporting the HR and Finance teams as and when required.

As the EA, your duties and responsibilities on a day to day will cover:
  • Email and diary management for the Managing Partner
  • Liaising with clients on various matters
  • Preparation of complex documentation and business proposals
  • Minute taking at monthly Partners meetings as well as quarterly and annual business meetings, creating action points and follow-ups
  • Preparation of marketing collateral for both internal and external use
  • Coordinating staff functions, Christmas parties, and industry/client events
  • Assisting HR with Lawyer CPD matters, recruitment, and HR administration 
This firm are a bunch of movers and shakers in the industry and looking for an EA that is IT savvy and a confident operator in Microsoft Word. You will be organised, proactive, and able to prioritise effectively.  
Experience in a law firm environment is a must, with proven administrative/secretarial skills and a positive, can-do attitude. Recent New Zealand experience strongly preferred and you must have the right to work in New Zealand. 

This is a unique opportunity to elevate your legal secretarial career and you will be rewarded with:
  • Salary of $80,000 + (plus KiwiSaver) dependant on experience
  • Casual Fridays
  • Staff functions and events
  • Career growth opportunities 
To find out more, contact Simone Macdonald 027 224 5228 or email your CV and simone@colegal.co.nz or APPLY now!