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Corporate Receptionist

  • Location: London
  • Sector: Secretarial
  • Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + plus excellent benefits and bonus
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 01/10/2019
  • Job reference: MM - 4751

Urgent - immediate start!!

Do you pride yourself in offering a 5 * front of house service and being part of a highly successful international firm and enjoy their fabulous benefits?

My client who is an international commodities company based in the West End is looking for an experienced front of house individual who is very well presented and spoken to provide a first class customer service to all incoming visitors and internal staff. The ideal candidate would be someone who has worked for one of the top 5 airlines and have had some corporate reception experience. Working alongside another receptionist, your duties will include:

Duties will include:

  • Meeting and greeting visitors.
  • Informing internal staff of visitors
  • Liaising with main reception with regards to visitors and security passes.
  • Ensuring that the telephone is answered quickly at all times, with clear concise messages being taken and passed onto the relevant staff member.
  • Making taxi reservations via an online booking system, ensuring that booking confirmation is printed and filed for the Accounts department.
  • Responsible for setting up meeting rooms with drinking water and clearing/tidying the rooms after meetings.
  • Ensuring that the meeting rooms are well maintained throughout the day.
  • Responsible for coordinating meeting room bookings (including making video conference bookings).
  • Ordering flowers over the telephone, making note of the order along with the cost, date, and recipient of the flowers for the reference of the Accounts Department.
  • Ordering stationery and business cards.
  • Replenishing the reception fridge with water.
  • Ensuring that the reception area is maintained to a high standard.

Skills and experience required:

  • Good standard of education.
  • Experience of using the Cisco switchboard would be highly advantageous.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent telephone manner
  • Good organisational and administrative skills
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Ability to get things organised
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to ensure a good understanding of any instructions given and to have the confidence to clarify instructions received
  • A forward thinker who is able to prioritise

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