Receptionist - America Law Firm - £25,000 - £27,000

Recruiter
JM Legal Ltd
Location
London
Salary
25000.0000
Posted
05 May 2017
Closes
04 Jun 2017
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
RECEPTIONIST required for this outstanding American Law Firm for a 12 month contract.

They are looking for someone that is willing to undertake instruction and training to develop into a top flight Front of House Receptionist.

Shift hours include earliest start time of 7am and latest 7pm.

Duties include:

*Meet and greet all Clients (internal & external) in a prompt, polite and efficient manner;
*Answer all internal/external telephone calls via the switchboard.
*Arranging and accepting meeting room bookings for staff and external clients.
*Assist with travel arrangements for internal staff when required.
*Be responsible for photocopying / scanning / faxing documents as and when required.
*To keep the reception area clean and tidy at all times.
*To provide occasional cover at any of the other English offices as and when required.

Hospitality

*The day to day running of the catering and meeting rooms providing refreshments throughout the day for internal and external clients.
*Ensuring that the kitchen area is kept clean, tidy and meets current Health & Safety Compliance Regulations.
*Ensuring client meeting rooms and seminar room are maintained to the highest standard, as expected by the partnership at all times.
*Ordering breakfasts and sandwich lunches.
*Liaising with partners with regard to food and wine requirements for client events and responsibility for booking external caterers.
*Liaise with caterers and suppliers regarding ordering of stock.
*Ensuring effective shift handover with hospitality and reception services.
*There may also be a requirement to carry out duties from time to time that are not necessarily associated with your job title.

Job Description

Person specification
*Experience within a law firm or professional services office is desirable but not essential as full training will be provided.
*Experience of working in a hospitality/conference role is essential.
*High standard of professional appearance and well groomed.
*Experience of using Mitel switchboard is desirable.
*Sociable, friendly, polite and presentable.
*Ability to engage with clients and display exceptional customer service skills.
*Ability to utilise tact, discretion and diplomacy and maintain confidentiality at all times.
*Flexibility with regard to shift patterns.
*Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines.
*Eagerness, efficiency and willingness to learn and help.
*Able to use own initiative.
*Have excellent time keeping.
*Be a team player with an ability to interpret and carry out instructions.

Please contact me as soon as soon as possible to discuss!!!