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Date Added: Tue 06/09/2022


Derby, DE11GY, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £17500 - £18000/annum

Swindell & Pearson Ltd has an exciting opportunity available for an Administrator / Typist to join the team based at our Derby head office. You will join us on a full time, permanent basis and in return you will receive a competitive salary of £17,500 - £18,000 per annum. This role is available to start immediately.

Swindell & Pearson Ltd is a legal services firm that helps businesses and individuals secure patent and trade mark protection for their ideas, inventions and brands. We have been serving our clients' intellectual property needs for over 130 years.

About the role:

As our Administrator you will be tasked with a varied role, carrying out general typing and patent administrative duties, with progression to a secretarial role on successful completion of training.

Training will be given for patent administrative duties so the desire to learn is important.

Key responsibilities of our Administrator:

Preparation of confidential documentation

Audio typing of correspondence, reports, patent specifications

Processing incoming post and entering due dates onto the data system

Preparing forms (electronically) to be sent to official bodies such as the Intellectual Property Office


Processing incoming & outgoing emails

Performing ancillary duties, for example, shredding, , courier preparation/tracking, file retrieval

Filing, either electronically or physically

Processing the time recordal system

What we're looking for in our Administrator:

Motivated team player

Accurate typing

Excellent spelling and grammar

High quality work, paying attention to detail

Willingness to follow standard procedures


Excellent office administration experience

Experience of managing a busy workload

Ability to prioritise effectively

Audio typing skills

RSA qualifications

Benefits of becoming our Administrator:

Competitive salary

Commitment to training

Genuine progression opportunities

35 hour working week (Monday to Friday)

4 weeks' annual leave (plus Bank Holidays), progressing in stages to 5 weeks after completed continuous service

Friendly and supportive team environment

Contributory pension scheme

If you feel you are the right candidate for our role of Administrator then please click 'apply' now.

Please include a covering letter with details of your experience and salary expectations.

We look forward to receiving your application.

Previous applicants need not apply
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