Receptionist - Creative Media

Job Title: Receptionist - Creative Media
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: London, England
Salary: plus holiday
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH77065
Contact Name: Alice Piner
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 25, 2019 17:28

Job Description

Handle Recruitment are recruiting for an exceptional Receptionist to join a Creative Media Agency in Central London.

We are keen tp speak with candidates who posses strong Receptionist/ Office Assistant experience and a passion for the creative industry.

Duties include:

  • To operate a busy switchboard, handling and transferring incoming calls to all departments, screening calls, taking messages and dealing with any queries.
  • Meet and greet visitors, ensuring they are dealt with in a professional and welcoming manner, providing drinks and ensuring whoever they are here to see are notified quickly.
  • Ensuring that all meeting rooms look presentable at all times; includes checking meeting rooms on a regular basis before and after meetings - tidying up cups, checking pencil's and pads are stocked up and room temperatures are at a comfortable setting.
  • Taking meeting room and conference bookings, liaising with other offices and working to different time zones. Managing and updating the meeting room calendar.
  • Booking couriers and taxis as required, following standard procedures for booking and logging. Check invoices as they come in and ensure costs are recharged if needed.
  • Supervising the Office Junior, support each other and delegate tasks as and when required.
  • Handling out the post to the office when it arrives each morning, as well as distributing parcels and ad hoc deliveries as they arrive throughout the day in a timely manner.


  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Previous experience on a reception desk/front of house role
  • Accept personal responsibility for the quality and timeliness of work. Can be relied upon to achieve excellent results with little need for oversight.
  • Adapt easily to changing business needs, conditions and work responsibilities. Adapt approach, goals and methods to achieve successful solutions and results in dynamic situations.
  • Convey clear, timely, persuasive messages that positively influence the thoughts and actions of others.
  • Influence others within the organisation to be excited, enthused, and committed to furthering the organisation's objectives.
  • Demonstrates strong technical skills required for the role, pays attention to detail and takes initiative to broaden knowledge.


Handle actively welcomes applicants from under-represented backgrounds

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to respond to everyone. If you have not heard from us within 5 working days of sending your CV then you have not been shortlisted for the position you have applied for.