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Document Production Specialist (Nightshift)

Reference: 21457




£30000 - £31000

Job Type


Date Posted

04 October, 2023

Our client is seeking to recruit a Document Production Specialist (Nightshift) to join their leading team in the legal industry. Do you have a critical eye for detail? Are you experienced in Document Production? Do you have the ability to work on own initiative?

The Document Production Specialist (“DPS”) is skilled in a wide range of document production, presentation, and graphic areas.  Fast and accurate copy and audio typing skills are essential for this role as are expert IT skills, or the willingness to work towards this standard.  The role requires the ability to perform independently and the flexibility to adapt to any situation.  Discretion and initiative are paramount as the DPS may work on material of a highly confidential nature to tight deadlines.


Fully Remote

Working Hours 3pm-11pm Mon-Friday

Competitive Holiday entitlement

Pension Scheme 7%

Income Protection

Private Healthcare



To answer and respond to all incoming requests in a prompt and effective manner.

Create and amend documents from handwritten mark-ups accurately and in a timely fashion.

Create documents and correspondence using digital dictation.

Create tables, flowcharts, and presentations to a high standard, offering advice when necessary.

Proofread all work to ensure accuracy, correct layout etc

Advanced use of track changes and comparison software such as DeltaView

Strip and reformat documents.

Troubleshoot problem documents using extensive knowledge to find solutions.

Ensure house style is adhered to and promoted on all FFW documents.

Ensure all documents that come through the department are correctly formatted and stable.

Raise awareness to the Head of Secretarial Services when documents, previously worked on at business unit level, have formatting issues to assist the firm in enhancing training programmes.

Scanning and document conversion 

Essential Skills

Advanced Word/Office skills are essential for this role as is the ability to produce, format and work with complex and lengthy documents and agreements.

MOS Word and PowerPoint desirable, but successful candidate would be expected to achieve this standard following training.

Fast accurate typing skills (minimum 70 wpm)

Intermediate Excel skills

Proven experience within a document production unit in a law firm is desirable for this role, although training will be provided to successful internal candidates.

Next Steps:
Please submit your application or speak to a specialist consultant from the Abacus team on 0044 (0) 28 9031 3157 for a confidential discussion. We aim to respond to all inquiries within 4 business hours.
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