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AWS Legal is a highly reputable and long-established law firm. Our people are proud Trusted Advisors, supporting a loyal client base in 6 offices throughout Southland and Central Otago. 

We’re looking for a fulltime Receptionist in Alexandra, Monday to Friday 8.30am-5pm. 

Being a Receptionist with AWS Legal

You will be ‘the face’ of our office, responsible for delivering high customer service, general reception, and admin support to our four Partners and wider team. 

Your core focus is to offer an exceptional experience where all our people, clients and colleagues, can thrive. You will take pride running the sole charge reception area to welcome all clients in person, answer all incoming phone calls, monitor emails and meeting calendar bookings. Your strong administration skills will be utilized to support the wider team on tasks as required. 

A variety of daily tasks may include: dealing with mail and couriers, assisting with Deeds, banking, stationery orders, housekeeping and associated duties which help keep the office team running like a well-oiled machine. 

As our ideal teammate, you’ll be 

  • a warm team player, with high motivation levels, and happy to assist others
  • confident working with minimal supervision
  • a first-class communicator, engaging with both colleagues and clients
  • highly organized, able to prioritise your time effectively
  • confident using digital office systems and software
  • have high levels of attention to detail, ensuring accuracy in your work
  • thrive in a busy office environment, be calm and polite under pressure
  • able to use your initiative during quieter periods

Experience in a legal environment is helpful, but not essential. Attitude is everything, you must be positive and committed to providing exceptional service. 

What we can offer you

  • An experienced, knowledgeable, welcoming local team
  • Regular initiatives from our Wellbeing Committee, & free wellbeing counselling
  • A lively social calendar, morning teas, & events from our Social Committee 
  • Community involvement, paid Volunteer Leave, & fundraising events
  • Paid Birthday Leave, Long Service Leave
  • Benefits including discounted Legal work, & staff banking package
  • Commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace where people feel valued & supported

If you want to join our incredible team, we’d love to hear from you ASAP. Apply Now via Seek with CV & Cover letter. Applications considered as they arrive. 

Queries? Ring or email Meg Watt, People & Capability Manager P: 027 226 9621 

You must have the legal right to live and work in NZ with no restrictions. For this role, we are not accepting applications that require sponsorship.

Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Alexandra

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