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Receptionist (Maternity Cover)

  • Location: London
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 26 days ago

  • Sector: office support
  • Type: office-based
  • Contact: Hannah Johnstone
  • Contact Email: hannah.johnstone@handle.co.uk
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 06 July 2022
  • Job Ref: BBBH98735

Receptionist (Maternity Cover)

Salary DOE

ASAP Start

Handle Recruitment has partnered with a leading combined production and management agency who represent a top tier of individuals from the entertainment world. An opportunity has arisen for a receptionist to provide maternity cover on a fixed term basis, joining the Front of House team.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a family feel office and team and take on a vital role within the organisation. This role involves greeting visitors at Reception, ensuring cover for the company's main switchboard and a variety of administrative duties. These duties are shared between both Receptionists.

Key Responsibilities will include:

  • Ensuring incoming calls to the switchboard are answered promptly and efficiently.
  • Fielding calls from potential clients & responding to routine enquiries.
  • Dealing with emails sent to the Company's main email addresses, forwarding these messages where appropriate.
  • Responding to routine enquiries using template response as appropriate, e.g. submissions guidelines, fan mail etc.
  • Greeting visitors in a welcoming and professional manner and contacting the colleague within the company to inform of arrival.
  • Escorting visitors and guests when necessary.
  • Responsible for ensuring Reception area is clean and tidy at all times.
  • Regular stock-check of supply levels in stationery cupboard and replenishing supplies where required
  • Helping Office Assistant with ordering and distribution of kitchen sundries as and when required.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • A practical, efficient, roll-up-your-sleeves approach to admin.
  • Tact and discretion.
  • Experience working in a similar role, in the creative or arts industries, would be beneficial but is not a necessity.
  • Strong organisation skills, with an ability to work under pressure.
  • A highly motivated self-starter attitude with a strong work ethic.
  • Strong communication skills.

If your experience matches the requirements above and you're interested in finding out more about this exciting opportunity, please apply now! Email hannah.johnstone@handle.co.uk with a CV to apply!

Handle actively welcomes applicants from under-represented backgrounds - we pride ourselves on attracting the best talent for every opportunity through a commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion.