Document Automation Editor

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    City of London, London

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    Jack Devlin

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    6 months ago

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Position Title: Document Automation Editor (x2)

Position Type: Permanent

Client - One of the world's most trusted provider of answers, helping professionals make confident decisions and run better businesses. Their customers operate in complex arenas that move society forward - law, tax, compliance, government, and media - and face increasing complexity as regulation and technology disrupts every industry.

Role Purpose/ Summary:

One of our products is automated versions of standard documents. Fast Draft provides lawyers with automated legal documents that significantly shorten the document drafting process. Document Automation Editors analyse legal documents and create questions for the drafting lawyer to answer. The answers to these questions automatically populate the document with key information and legal language. Editors must work closely with our legal editors who drafted the legal document being automated.

Major Responsibilities / Accountabilities:

  • Liaise with legal editors to analyse standard documents and draft questions for optional text.
  • Use Contract Express to input those questions into a document to automate it.
  • Proofread drafted questions and ensure final output matches users' expectations.
  • Test and update existing automated documents upon notification from legal editors.
  • Respond to queries from customers and support internal teams, such as Sales, Marketing and Client Training.
  • Assist in the verification of work of team for accuracy and completeness.
  • Cover for team members as and when required.

Mandatory Skills and Experience:

  • Excellent English writing and reading skills
  • Comfortable working within a software environment
  • Good understanding of modern office technologies, especially Microsoft Word
  • Strong learning agility. Able to learn quickly and apply knowledge to increasingly complex and changing work.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with internal and external contacts
  • Detail-oriented with demonstrated analysis and problem-solving skills
  • Service and business-orientation
  • Ability to prioritize and stay focused while dealing with multiple assignments and tasks.

Interpersonal skills

  • To be able to follow instructions, but also possess the ability to work as part of a close knit team and be able to use own initiative.
  • Positive attitude and "can do" approach.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Show excellent team spirit.

Personal skills

  • Ability to prioritise a varied workload and co-ordinate work from different sources.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Good time and project management skills.

Desirable Skills and Experience:

  • Legal degree or law conversion course
  • Familiarity with legal standard documents
  • Experience of content management systems
  • Document assembly and automation using Contract Express or a similar automation tool