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Receptionist

The opportunity

We are currently recruiting for an upbeat and enthusiastic Receptionist.

In this role you will be part of a small team managing the smooth and efficient running of the office. The successful candidate will have a warm and welcoming manner, demonstrating a 'can do' attitude and happy to take on extra responsibility when required.

Key responsibilities:

  • Meeting and greeting guests, giving them a great visitor experience

  • Taking telephone calls and ensuring accurate messages are passed to the relevant person

  • Taking full ownership of the reception area, ensuring high standards are met

  • Managing the meeting rooms and car park spaces

  • Monitoring kitchen supplies, refreshments, stationery and any other ad-hoc stock

  • Arrange couriers, taxi bookings, manage deliveries

  • Sort, distribute, frank incoming and outgoing post

  • General administrative support to the Office Manager

  • Being the ‘go to person’ in the office

  • General upkeep of the office

  • Helping with office and department events

  • Activate staff and visitor ID badges

  • Carry out weekly temperature checks

  • Manage the Reception mailbox as well as personal mailbox

  • Oversee supplier services such as milk delivery, recycling collections etc.

  • Frequently using our invoicing system to ensure suppliers payments are kept up to date and in order.

Required skills and experience
  • Demonstrates a polite, professional and helpful telephone manner

  • Energetic and enthusiastic approach

  • Good attention to detail and accuracy

  • Friendly and welcoming, happy to greet staff and visitors with a smile

  • Good knowledge of Google including Gmail, Google docs and Hangouts would be an advantage

  • Flexible approach to work, will get stuck into any task

  • This is not a 'glued to your desk, answering call after call' receptionist role, this role will see you up and about around the whole office

  • Experience in an office based environment

  • Able to use initiative and prioritise issues