A key factor in maintaining our differentiation is embracing innovation, diversity and the fresh perspectives that come to our firm…
- CBD Location near Wynyard station
- Professional, dynamic and friendly environment
- Award winning law firm
- People & wellness focused initiatives
We are a multi-award winning, commercial law firm.
Established in 1981 we have grown to become a haven for innovation, entrepreneurship, family business, SMEs, corporates, high-net-worth individuals and government clients. We hold a unique position in the market place, as a firm with both full-service Commercial and Family law offerings. Our success has been a result of putting our people and clients first by living our values of: Commitment, Integrity, Excellence, Generosity of Spirit, Unity and Innovation. Our strong and enduring culture has been the result of developing and nurturing long-term client relationships.
Our key areas of practice are family law, corporate, commercial, intellectual property and technology, employment law, property, planning, construction, litigation, insolvency and franchising.
We are a member of Meritas, a global alliance of independent, full service law firms and are its only Sydney based member. This allows us to keep in touch globally, provide extended services to our clients and gives us the exposure and opportunity to work with international businesses.
About the role
This role is the true face of our Firm and is the first professional point of contact for all of our clients and visitors. A busy and diverse role, working closely with our Boardroom Coordinator to ensure a high level of service and professionalism is provided to our clients and the firm.
In this role you will be responsible for:
- opening and closing reception
- meeting and greeting visitors
- answering and transferring all calls
- managing our busy meeting rooms
- providing hospitality for clients when required
- ensuring a presentable reception area at all times
- boardroom assistance
- coordination of couriers, taxi’s etc
- facility coordination
- other adhoc administration duties
This is a permanent full time role, and the hours are Monday to Friday from 8.00am – 5.30pm. Salary will be commensurate with skills, experience and hours worked.
Skills & Experience
To truly succeed in this role you will have a natural drive, energy and passion for delivering exceptional client service and your positive, can do attitude will see any task or challenge taken care of with ease.
You have the flexibility and adaptability to remain calm when under pressure and do not fear continually changing situations. As the face of the firm, a professional appearance and friendly and polite demeanour is a must as is confidence and good judgement when liaising with clients. You understand the value and importance of trust and maintaining confidentiality.
The successful candidate will have at least 3 years experience working as a receptionist. Experience working in a professional services environment in a customer facing role is highly advantageous.
Other key skill requirements include:
- the ability to multitask (it can get busy at times)
- an intermediate working knowledge of Microsoft suite programs specifically word, excel and outlook
- high attention to detail
- excellent verbal and written communication skills
- a passion for providing exceptional customer service and making the clients and your colleagues feel valued and important
Workplace culture is everything to us, because when our people are happy, we know they will look after our clients and themselves. Swaab is a place where people feel they can innovate, collaborate and develop their careers and are rewarded for their efforts. Your wellbeing and that of all our team is our priority and we work hard to continually work on our culture.
How to Apply
If this sounds like the opportunity that you have been waiting for please apply now, directing your application to Angela Sharpe, Head of People and Culture. All applications will be treated in strict confidence.