Receptionist - 1 month contract

£10-11 per hour
13 Apr 2018
08 Jun 2018
Job Function
Job position
Contract Type
Temporary / Contract
Full Time

An award-winning international architectural design practice are seeking a part time receptionist for their Covent Garden based office. Reporting to the Senior Secretary/Assistant to Directors you will be responsible for ensuring an efficient and effective reception service, including handling a high volume of calls, and meeting and greeting visitors. In addition, you will be an essential member of the administration team, providing administrative assistance to the secretaries, sharing work as necessary, to ensure seamless support to the office.

Key responsibilities

  • Managing incoming calls, visitors, post, meeting rooms and staff movements
  • Monitoring the enquiries inbox and forwarding e-mails to relevant staff member
  • Organising and co-ordinating activities of the reception effectively and efficiently
  • Catering and preparing for Board Room meetings
  • Office administrative responsibilities
  • Provide additional assistance when necessary as part of the administration team


  • Well-spoken with a professional appearance
  • Conscientious person who is helpful and patient with a sense of humour
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organisational skills, with the ability to multi-task and prioritise
  • Organised with attention to detail
  • Ability to cope under pressure and work within time constraints


  • Previous Receptionist experience on a busy reception desk
  • Experience of working on a switchboard efficiently handling a high volume of calls
  • Good working knowledge of Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint essential
  • Excellent customer service
  • Ability to promote a positive image of the company to the customer
  • Excellent time keeping

Flexible working hours available

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