Senior Receptionist - Part Time

  • Location

    London

  • Sector:

    IT

  • Salary:

    £22,000 - £26,000

  • Published:

    9 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2018-04-27

  • Client:

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We are looking for a part-time senior receptionist to join our vibrant team of four, reporting to our Office Manager. This role is based in Kentish Town, NW5 and would suit a busy individual, such as a return-to-work mother. This role is for 3 days per week, 7 hours per day.


Responsibilities

  • Greeting clients and visitors in a friendly and professional manner 
  • Answering the switchboard phone politely, referring enquiries to the relevant people 
  • Maintaining the professional appearance of the reception area and meeting rooms 
  • Issuing and keeping track of staff- and visitor-parking permits 
  • Managing event requests for client hospitality, including client meetings and large-scale events, graduate assessment centres, and internal networking events
  • Ensuring that food for events and meetings is ordered and delivered on time
  • Responsible for the library- purchasing new books, keeping the library tidy, updating our databases, chasing missing books
  • Handling admin team requests relating to stationery orders, handyman requests and general small-scale procurement for the office
  • Liaising with couriers; collecting and distributing post
  • Arranging recycling of IT equipment
The team
Our admin department is small and friendly, reporting to our Office Manager, you would join a vibrant team of four.
 
Specific skills/experience required
  • Ideally 3+ years’ experience in office management or someone with previous experience as PA or administrator, looking to return to work part-time
  • We will consider candidates with less experience who can demonstrate a solid receptionist background or similar and have a keen interest in joining our busy team
  • Specific qualifications required
  • No specific qualifications required

Personal characteristics and attitude

  • Attention to the smallest details
  • A passion for guest service
  • Excellent communication, both in writing and face to face
  • Analytical, organised and tidy, with good time-management skills
  • Efficient and keen to improve on existing processes

  • Annual bonus subject to performance
  • 5% non-contributory pension
  • Frequent social events and company outings
  • Subsidised, freshly-cooked lunches from our talented chefs
  • Free on-site gym
  • Free internal coaching service
  • Free counselling service, both internal and external. 
Softwire is committed to ensuring Equal Opportunities for all employees.