Administration Assistant job in Exeter Devon

Administration Assistant | Cathedral Appointments Ltd

Administration Assistant

Job Overview:

My client, a leading law firm based in Exeter have an exciting opportunity for an Administration Assistant to join their team on a permanent basis. This is a diverse role, which requires excellent organisation and communication skills. The main purpose of the role is to provide high level administration support to the firm’s legal department allowing them to provide exceptional client service.


  • Proactively deal with client and third-party telephone calls, answering queries where possible and acting on initiative to provide an exceptional service
  • File management – updating and maintaining all files
  • Printing/copying/scanning documents
  • Manage incoming and outgoing mail
  • Organising hand deliveries and courier requests
  • Assisting with arranging meetings, travel and accommodation as required
  • File opening and helping to prepare court bundles
  • Electronic and paper-based filing
  • Ad hoc additional duties as and when required


  • Excellent communication skills are essential with the ability to establish professional relationships
  • Great organisational skills with exceptional attention to detail
  • Able to manage time effectively within a fast-paced environment
  • Strong IT skills within Microsoft Office (word, excel, outlook)
  • Professional, proactive and flexible approach to work
  • Keen to develop over time with a willingness to learn
  • Preferably educated to A-level (or equivalent) with 5 GCSE’s including Maths and English
  • Previous office experience is desirable but not essential


This role is full time Monday to Friday and would suit a recent graduate looking to begin a career within a legal setting. The successful candidate will ideally have at least 1 years’ experience working in a professional office environment, have excellent customer service skills and be able to work on their own initiative.

Due to a high volume of applications we are unfortunately unable to respond to everyone. Therefore, if you have not heard from us within 3 working days please deem your application unsuccessful.

Due to high volumes of applications we are unfortunately, unable to respond to everyone. Therefore, if you have not heard from us within 3 working days please deem your application unsuccessful.

Keywords:  Admin, Legal, Graduate, College Leaver, Office Assistant, File Opening, Law, Entry Level, Administration, Exeter

Disclaimer: Cathedral Appointments Limited acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and as an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. By applying for this job, you accept our Privacy Policy which can be found on our website. Please be advised that if unsuccessful for this role we may hold your details on our database for 6 months, during which time you may be contacted for other suitable vacancies. If you do not want us to do this, please contact us.


  • Location: Exeter, Devon
  • Job Title: Administration Assistant
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