Temporary Receptionist

  • Location
    City Of London, Greater London
  • Salary
    £ 10 - £ 12 / Hourly
  • Category
    Office and Secretarial - Receptionist
  • Job type
    Temporary contract
  • Industry
    Office and Secretarial
  • External Reference
    1620.3566

Position: Receptionist


Location: Shoreditch, London


Type: Temporary, full time.


£10.00 - £12.00 per hour.


Monday to Friday.


Job Description


Adecco City are currently recruiting for a marketing leading, client of ours based in Shoreditch, in their modern head offices. The successful candidate will be company focused, friendly, professional and well presented with an excellent telephone and interpersonal manner.


Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:



  • Manning of the reception, signing in process and looking after guests, the area should be free from clutter, trip hazards and general defects

  • To develop and maintain good working relationships with all stakeholders, client staff; colleagues and temporary staff or contractors.

  • Meet and greet all visitors in accordance with company policy or guidelines

  • Answering reception phone and distributing calls throughout the company

  • Monitor meeting room bookings daily to ensure correct room preparation

  • Order meeting room hospitality catering as required

  • Manage the day cleaner activities to ensure key areas such as kitchen and meeting rooms are appropriately refreshed.

  • Receive post, deliveries, couriers etc. Sort items and notify recipients as required.

  • Take ownership of any requests from client staff and liaise with FM to resolve

  • Provide administrative support to the FM & DFM as requested.

  • Provide operational support to the FM & DFM as requested.


Ideal candidate and personal qualities:



  • Warm and welcoming but with the strength of character to manage all office users to keep to their high standards.

  • Confident with exemplary organisation skills

  • Ability to prioritise value-add tasks and manage workload by level of importance and urgency

  • Flexible approach to dealing with different personalities and management skills

  • Computer literate and able to learn new web-based packages and apps

  • An incredibly self-motivated and highly energetic individual with a passion to learn and contribute

  • Previous reception or switchboard experience preferred.

  • Problem solving abilities and 'can-do' attitude

  • Experience with Microsoft office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)


We regret that due to volume of response, we can only contact successful applicants. If you have not heard from us within 7 days, then unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful.


Adecco is an Equal Opportunities employer that is happy to welcome applications for any applicant who fulfil the role requirements for this position. The Adecco group is a global company with more than 33,000 FTE employees and around 5,100 branches in over 60 countries and territories around the world. The Adecco Group offers a wide variety of services that include temporary staffing, permanent placement, career transition and talent development, as well as outsourcing and consulting.

Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.


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To speak to a recruitment expert please contact Ria Abbot Bailey