Executive Assistant/Practice Manager

Southland - Invercargill

Do you exemplify professionalism, superior attention to detail, and exceptional organisational skills? Do you also have excellent communication and time management skills, problem solving and coordination experience, and a secretarial or administration background, preferably in a legal or professional services environment? If so, we want to hear from you!

Copeland Ashcroft Law is a dynamic national practice that continues to grow and go from strength to strength providing specialist employment law and health and safety services to clients throughout New Zealand. To support demand for this strong offering to clients and growth within the team, we are currently seeking an experienced Executive Assistant / Practice Manager to help manage the established Invercargill office.

Reporting to the Managing Partner in Invercargill, this pivotal role is focused on client service and administration support, as well as supporting the firm Partners with the day to day management of the firm, liaising with the team and coordinating with support services to achieve this. No two days are ever the same, and you can expect to be involved in a wide range of activities from assisting with HR and health and safety, to supporting marketing initiatives, client management on behalf of the Managing Partner, word processing and organising events through to managing firm projects. Some travel will be required.

As the first point of contact with our clients, and key liaison for the team, you will be relied upon to provide excellent service and maintain integrity and confidentiality at all times. Organised and focused, you will keep a level head under pressure and possess the ability to work under your own initiative.

Your work will not be limited to assisting the Invercargill based team, as you will also help with supporting and resourcing Copeland Ashcroft Law’s Otago and North Island based offices, including liaising with the Tauranga based Executive Assistant.

This is a great opportunity to work in a busy and dynamic environment, with a committed and enthusiastic team. Don't miss your chance to apply!

Contact AJ Wirepa at Copeland Ashcroft Law with any questions at aj.wirepa@copelandashcroft.co.nz or download the job description and apply online.