Receptionist

  • Location
    London, Greater London
  • Job type
    Contractor
  • Industry
    Admin and Secretarial
  • External Reference
    JN-042022-249909
  • Category
    Office and Secretarial - Administration Manager


Job Title: Receptionist


St james


26k


12 months FTC




  • Responsible for smooth running of reception and switchboard. Attending to the incoming and outgoing calls through the switchboard (Nortel Meridian)

  • Reception duties, including receiving guests and ensuring that they are attended to, offering refreshments (when required - especially in the absence of the office assistant) and informing the Executives concerned

  • Record keeping, Business Card cataloguing, when required

  • Assist with the maintenance of database when required

  • Appointment's diary keeping, if required

  • Preparing daily charts of incoming and outgoing telephones/ appointments in the prescribed format

  • Receiving incoming mails/couriers and handling outgoing mails/couriers/post and keeping a record thereof and verify them when the invoices are received

  • Internal mail distribution as and when required

  • Ordering transport/ courier as required and keeping a record for verification purposes when invoices are received

  • Attending to ordering and receiving of office supplies - stationery and printing, office supplies, refreshments etc or any other purchases when Checking delivery notes and invoices for accuracy

  • Faxes/ photocopies - to ensure that they are in working order, reporting faults when necessary

  • To make sure the reception area is always kept neat, tidy and presentable for welcoming guests

  • Any other matters that may be needed for smooth running of the administration

  • Assist with organising office conferences, receptions, and other special events (dealing with invitation/ response cards, greeting cards, welcoming, and looking after guests, etc may be required

  • Ensuring that corporate brochures are fully stocked on the reception guest

  • Help with Visitor Pass if required

  • Prepare a detailed, but timely, handover of tasks and outstanding duties to in- coming receptionists whether these are internal or external, permanent, or temporary staff

  • When required, amend bookings of meeting rooms on behalf of staff, including cancellations, change of rooms, capacity, and refreshments



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