Front-Of-House Receptionist in Central London - £19k

Recruiter
Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
16 Aug 2019
Closes
15 Sep 2019
Ref
1222709925
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Front-Of-House Receptionist in Central London near Bank - up to £19k, Immediately Available

Front-Of-House Receptionist in Central London near Bank Salary up to £19k, Immediately Available - must have optical experience

Your New Company

A professional and successful independent Opticians retailer based in Central London are seeking a Front of house Receptionist/Optical Advisor to join their team. Our client opened their store in 1985 and is well-established supplying a range of designer frames and sunglasses as well as the usual spectacles and contact lenses. In additions, within the store they have a floor dedicated to beauty treatment clinic including Botox and Fillers. You will work mainly on the sales floor within the Opticians but will be responsible for Administration duties for the clinic.

Your new role

As the front of house/receptionist and optical adviser you will be responsible to provide an efficient and professional service to both callers, visitors and staff members, coupled with providing a efficient administrative support to the business.

This role is split into 2 parts;

As a Front-Of-House receptionist you will be responsible for;
  • Meeting and Greeting clients
  • Booking online and manual appointments
  • Sorting, scanning and distribution of incoming post
  • Handling money - you will be required to take deposits over the phone
  • Filing
  • Handle customer enquiries with professionalism and care
  • Ad-hoc administration
  • Keeping reception area and store tidy

As an Optical Advisor you will be responsible for;
  • Making appointments
  • Handling adjustments and repairs
  • Dispensing
  • General Administration


What you'll need to succeed

  • At least 1-2 years' experience working within an optical environment
  • Good written and spoken communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (all)
  • High attention to detail
  • Highly organised
  • Efficient
  • Able to multi-task
  • Flexible with the ability to work effectively under pressure and manage conflicting priorities, effectively managing expectations when required
  • Strong attention to detail
  • A positive, proactive approach
  • Excellent client service skills
  • Friendly and approachable personality
  • Possess a confident, professional approach to tasks
  • Demonstrates a high level of commitment and is able to work in a busy environment.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work under pressure when necessary to deliver to tight deadlines
  • Must have a flexible attitude to working, and possess a willingness to work as part of a team


What you'll get in return

  • Competitive salary £18,000 - £19,000 dependant on experience
  • 30% staff discount
  • Monday - Friday 9:00am - 5:30pm.


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