Receptionist

Recruiter
J Recruit
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
31 Mar 2018
Closes
20 Apr 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Receptionist will be responsible for providing a full range of services for a busy reception. The role requires someone that remains professional, friendly and provides an efficient service to internal and external clients.

The role will require you to work split shifts (reception cover required between 8am until 6pm), with some flexibility at times.

Client Details
This leading insurance company is based in the City, provide insurance products to businesses across the world. Dealing with everyone from the smallest firms and private contractors through to the largest global enterprises.

Role:
• First point of contact for all visitors to the Company.
• Operation of the switchboard and responding to all callers in a polite and efficient manner.
• Accurate message taking of telephone calls
• Manage meeting room diaries and be responsible for setting up IT equipment, organising refreshments.
• Maintain the reception area in a tidy manner so that a favourable first impression is given to clients and visitors. Maintain all other common areas (meeting rooms, break out areas, etc) in a tidy manner also.
• Co-ordinate breakfast / lunch meetings and catering when required.
• Restaurant bookings
• Incoming/outgoing post (to include special delivery items, couriers etc).
• Maintaining stocks in kitchens.
• Assisting the Office Manager when required.
• Administration – assisting with ad-hoc duties
• To ensure that attention to detail is used at all times.
• Work effectively as part of a team.

Skills:
• Excellent telephone manner.
• Excellent client interfacing/meeting and greeting clients
• Demonstrates a professional approach at all times
• Attention to detail.
• Good communication skills, courtesy and patience
• Good command of the English language, spoken and written.
• Ability to gain a good knowledge of the Company and its employees.
• Confident, energetic and assertive.
• Computer literate.
• Presentable and have a flexible attitude.
• Excellent time keeping
• Ability to prioritises on a daily basis and be highly organised.
• Computer literacy with strong MS Outlook skills essential

Experience:
• At least one year Reception experience

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