Executive Assistant

Posted 26 April 2023
Salary £30000 - £35000 per annum + pro rata
Job type Permanent
Discipline Operations
Contact NameMarkJames Search

Job description

Our client, a Reading based law firm with an impressive international reach are hiring a Executive Assistant to join their fast paced and friendly Central Reading Office.


  • Managing the Managing Partners electronic diary, assessing priority of appointments and reallocation as necessary
  • Ensuring the Managing Partner has all the necessary documentation and details required ahead of meetings.
  • Minute taking and distribution of minutes with the wider Partnership team.
  • Required at external events and meetings.
  • Representing the Managing Partner and the firm when
  • Preparing presentations ready for meetings
  • Being the first point of contact for clients, internal staff and Partners
  • Monitoring and responding to email and telephone enquiries
  • Producing reports
  • Booking travel, meetings and accommodation
  • Carrying out legal research
  • Maintaining an accurate record of papers and electronic correspondence via the legal filing system
  • Providing an oversight of budgets and accounts
  • Various other administrative duties as required by the Managing Partner


  • Proven PA experience at Executive level preferably in a Legal or other Professional Services organisation.
  • Graduate calibre or equivalent pa/executive qualities - (A Level English as a minimum).
  • Good project management skills.
  • Experience producing reports.
  • The ability to prioritise tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work on your own initiative.
  • Excellent knowledge of IT skills within Microsoft Office, Outlook, Word, Excel , PowerPoint, Teams & Zoom
  • Vibrant and positive attitude


  • An additional days holiday for your birthday
  • A weekly Wellbeing hour
  • 8 hours per annum for charity work
  • Season ticket loan
  • Cycle scheme
  • Bring your dog to work.
  • Social committee events
  • Ability to buy an additional 5 days holiday.

This is a Part-time permanent position, This is a hybrid role with 2 days required in the Reading office.

Please apply online to be considered.