Temporary Receptionist

Position: Temporary Receptionist

Temporary Receptionist

Ashton Recruitment is recruiting a receptionist for our client based in Toombe.

About the role:

Reporting to the Financial Controller, the successful candidate will be responsible for a varied range of duties including general front of house duties, Answer telephone, direct & screen calls, postal duties, book hotels, flights, meeting, and lunches when required. This role is designed to provide support within the department and enhance versatility across the department.

Key Responsibilities: (not intended to be exclusive or exhaustive)

  • To provide and deliver a first-class customer service to all Visitors and Occupiers
  • Develop a strong staff and client rapport, being available to listen, to assist and to support wherever possible and to react appropriately and promptly to all concerns
  • Be a key contact for all daily operational related matters within the company and know how to direct / screen the call accordingly
  • Must have a great front of house manner.
  • Have a competent level of IT skills – Microsoft office & CRM systems
  • Sort and distribute post.
  • Arrange couriers.
  • Always keep the reception area tidy
  • Liaise with customers and maintain a strong working relationship
  • Direct customers to the Design Centre and follow correct company procedures when doing so.
  • Confident when booking meetings / Hotels / flights for management.
  • Carry out despatching / invoicing process daily
  • Comply with all relevant policies, procedures, and guidelines, including those relating to Equal Opportunities and Confidentiality of Information.
  • Comply with the appropriate Code(s) of Conduct
  • Other admin duties that management may require

What you’ll need to succeed:

The ideal applicant should possess the following key attributes:

  • A minimum of 1-2 years’ experience working within a busy office environment
  • 5 GCSE passes or equivalent including Grade C in Maths and English
  • Excellent Communication skills both orally and written
  • Be able to demonstrate a good use of initiative
  • Be organised in their daily tasks with excellent organisational and time management skills
  • Possess a proven ability to manage hourly/daily deadlines
  • Be a good team player, willing to assist colleagues within a busy, fast paced environment
  • Be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office.

Ashton Recruitment is acting as an employment business.


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