Receptionist

  • Location

    London

  • Sector:

    Administration

  • Job type:

    Temporary

  • Salary:

    £11.06 per hour

  • Contact:

    Jeremy Booth

  • Contact email:

    jbooth@meridianbs.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    020 8680 5777

  • Job ref:

    JB-31-1

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    12 months

  • Expiry date:

    2021-10-17

  • Startdate:

    2021-09-16

  • Consultant:

    ConsultantDrop

Are you a Receptionist / Administrator who loves meeting and greeting people rather than sitting on a switchboard?  Do you like to have admin duties alongside your reception work?  Do you have 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, NW10) and is an excellent opportunity for a receptionist 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 = 40 per week
Pay: £11.06 per hour (£23,000 pro rata)

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:

- Available immediately to do a handover (the lady going on maternity leave leaves on 01/10)
- Previous experience of working within a Receptionist role  
- Great administration skills and experience of Microsoft and Google packages such as Word, Excel and
Outlook
- Excellent organisational, interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal)
- Excellent communication skills with the ability to deliver exceptional customer service
- Personable and 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
- Background or interest in the visual arts and/or art history might be an advantage

Role is due to start ASAP and 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 due to the time taken to do international police checks.***

Please apply ASAP!