Word Processing Assistant

Date: 10-Jul-2021

Location: Perth, WA, AU Brisbane, QLD, AU Adelaide, SA, AU

Company: Dentons

In Australia, Dentons has offices across Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, and Adelaide. Our experience, attitude and accessibility attract many of Australasia's most successful and innovative organisations as well as leading multinationals.

Our lawyers are repeatedly recognised as leading legal service providers in Chambers Global, Chambers Asia Pacific, The Legal 500 Asia Pacific, IFLR 1000 and in the Best Lawyers International: Australia. Dentons is recognised as a leader in diversity and inclusion, having been named as an Employer of Choice by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency, and has achieved Gold Status for LGBTQ+ inclusion for the second year running by the Australian Workplace Equality Index.  


The Role


An opportunity for a Work Processing Assistant to join our Office Services team. This position can be based in either the Sydney, Adelaide, Brisbane or Perth office. This rewarding role provides presentation services support to Partners and Business Services. This role will work weekdays 11:30am – 7pm.


Your duties will include, but not be limited to:

  • Composing and formatting documents;
  • Maintaining Dentons standards in document format;
  • Dictation using Bighand;
  • Conversion of PDF to Word;
  • Working with specialised templates;
  • Typing memos & other correspondence;
  • Rendering handwritten or dictated edits to documents.


About you


To be successful in this busy role, strong organisational skills are essential and you must be a team player. In addition, a high level of enthusiasm and energy is a must. 


The ideal candidate will have:

  • Advanced skills and proven experience working with Microsoft Suite;
  • Worked in a similar role in the past;
  • Excellent organisational skills;
  • Proven attention to detail;
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills;
  • A pro-active and flexible attitude; and
  • The ability to multitask and meet tight deadlines. 


Employee Extras


Dentons Australia focuses on the three key areas of talent management: engagement, development, and culture to motivate, develop and deliver excellence for our clients.


We offer competitive market salary packaging, incentive pay and reward, salary sacrifice packaging, additional leave programs (purchased leave, parental leave) and referral bonuses. We provide a number of generous health and wellbeing programs and promote diversity initiatives across gender, flexibility, culture, accessibility, reconciliation and LGBTQ+. At Dentons, we are constantly looking to improve employee's lives in and out of the workplace.

Dentons has an internal Talent Acquisition team that works directly with candidates on all of our career opportunities. Dentons does not accept external agency applications for this role.