Receptionist

  • Location

    London

  • Sector:

    Administration

  • Job type:

    Temporary

  • Salary:

    £11 per hour

  • Contact:

    Jeremy Booth

  • Contact email:

    jbooth@meridianbs.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    020 8680 5777

  • Job ref:

    JB-31

  • Published:

    28 days ago

  • Duration:

    12 months

  • Expiry date:

    2021-09-16

  • Startdate:

    2021-08-25

  • Consultant:

    ConsultantDrop

Are you a stand-alone Receptionist who loves meeting and greeting people rather than taking phone calls all day?  Are you a competent administrator with experience of Word, Excel and Outlook amongst others?  Are you perhaps interested in the art world? Maybe visual arts, fine arts, art history?  Then this 12 month maternity cover role will definitely be for you!   

Working for a leader in the Fine Art Transportation and Storage industry, this Receptionist role will be based in their London facility (Park Royal area) and is an excellent opportunity for someone with an administrative background to develop their skills further.

Hours: Monday to Friday, 8.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. with an hour for lunch
Pay: £11.00 per hour 

Duties and responsibilities for this Receptionist position will include:

- Meeting and greeting clients. Directing traffic in reception
- Tracking, directing, and announcing incoming and outgoing deliveries and pick-ups
- Directing vendors and vendor deliveries
- Submitting purchase requests for departmental supplies. Distributing materials purchased
- Administrative duties as needed including updating spreadsheets (Excel), typing up memos and other documents and ordering supplies

To be successful as a Receptionist you will have/need to be:

- Background in the visual arts and/or art history would be a distinct advantage
- Excellent organisational, interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal)
- Personable, self-motivated in a team-based setting
- Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and meet deadlines
- Detail-oriented with ability to multi-task
- Previous experience of working within a Receptionist role is essential for this position
- Great administration skills and a polite telephone manner
- Great working knowledge of various Microsoft and Google packages such as Word, Excel and
Outlook
- Excellent communication skills with the ability to deliver exceptional customer service

Role is due to start on 20/09/21and is expected to last 12 months.

***Please note that due to the confidential nature of this client's business, you will need to undergo a DBS check, credit check and international sanctions check.  If you have lived/worked outside of the UK for 6 months or more in the last 5 years then unfortunately we will be unable to proceed with your application.***

Please apply ASAP!