Reception & Events Coordinator - 12 month FTC
Foot Anstey LLP
 DHS, VA

Are you looking for more from your job than just sitting behind a desk? Come join our Client Suite team where no two days are the same. We are looking for a Receptionist and Events Coordinator to join our team in our Exeter office on a 12 month fixed term contract.

You will play an important role in being the first point of contact for our clients and employees, offering all a first class service throughout their stay. Whether they need help with a video conference call to Japan or just a calming cup of tea to settle nerves before an interview you will be their go to person. As our Receptionist and Events Coordinator you will be well supported by our wider business services team. We have seven offices in total all delivering a first class service and are always there to help and share ideas across locations in our one firm approach. 

At Foot Anstey our people, like our values, are at the very heart of our business. We aim to provide our employees with a rewarding career and work environment with an attractive and flexible benefits scheme, as part of supporting the importance of work/life balance.

Benefits available to you include a Lifestyle Hour – a discretionary benefit to provide a fully flexible time slot for employees to take an additional hour away from work on a weekly basis; you will also receive a paid sabbatical of four weeks after ten years' continual service, and every five calendar years after.

What you'll do

As our Receptionist and Events Coordinator you will play a key role in our continued success; to achieve this you will deliver the following:


  • Ensure all visitors are welcomed professionally, and prompt contact is made with the internal and external clients

  • Take a pro-active approach in coordinating room and event bookings

  • Organise the setting up and clearing of rooms for events and meetings moving furniture and walls, setting up electronic equipment and organising catering requirements

  • Support on processing post, photocopying, scanning and digital printing

What we need

This is a busy, challenging but rewarding role, and for you to be successful we need you to demonstrate the following:


  • Experience of working in top level (5 star) or corporate client service provision

  • The ability to deal with and resolve difficult issues whilst liaising with internal and external clients

  • Excellent organisational, communication and stakeholder management skills

  • Must present an appropriate and professional public image

About us

Foot Anstey LLP is a premier legal practice delivering specialist expertise to an impressive portfolio of regional, national and international clients. An entrepreneurial firm with history and tradition, we are on an exciting journey, as we look to the future. With over 550 people working across our network of seven offices covering the South West, South Coast and London, we provide exceptional legal services and advice to our clients. We consider our people to be our most valuable asset and therefore, offer continual opportunities for support and professional development.

The recruitment process

We appreciate the time and effort it takes to apply for a role. We will acknowledge your application immediately and we will respond within 7 days regardless of outcome.  We review applications on a rolling basis and will move to shortlist as soon as possible. Typically we undertake a two interview stage process. Throughout the process you will receive ample information about us and the role.

We were delighted to be awarded the National Equality Standard (NES) in April 2018.  Promoting diversity and inclusion is one of the cornerstones of our people strategy and we actively encourage applications from all suitably qualified people, regardless of any characteristics protected by law. If you apply for this role you are encouraged to answer how diversity and social mobility monitoring questions. The answers you provide will remain entirely anonymous and confidential and will in no way impact your application.

If you have any questions about the role or your application, then please contact Debbie Moors on 0117 915 4684.