Corporate Receptionist - Part Time

  • Location
    London, Greater London
  • Category
    Admin. Secretarial and PA - Receptionist
  • Contract Type
    Contractor
  • Salary
    £ 25000 - £ 26000 / Year
  • OrganizationType
    Office


Our client are a leading Chambers based in Central London, who are seeking an Corporate Receptionist to start immediately on a part time FTC.


If you are approachable, confident, exceptionally organised and enjoy being the first point of contact, this could be the perfect role for you!


This position is interviewing immediately, apply now to find out more!


JOB TITLE: Receptionist


JOB TYPE: 12 Months FTC, Part Time (30 hours)


HOURS: 12.00pm - 19:00pm (Monday - Friday)


SALARY: £25,000 - £26,000


COMPANY TYPE: Chambers


LOCATION: Central London


CULTURE: Friendly, supportive ,collaborative, hardworking, busy, social, fast paced, professional


BENEFITS: 22 days annual leave (pro rata) , training and development, season ticket loan, private medical insurance, high pension scheme, great office culture, regular social events & many more!


Duties:



  • Answering the telephone and refer calls as necessary, wherever possible to pass on calls to barristers or clerks, otherwise forwarding to voicemail or taking messages as appropriate

  • Greeting visitors as they arrive in Chambers and to ensure they sign in/out and are given a security badge as appropriate

  • Dealing with clients' coats and bags as required and to take clients through to meeting rooms

  • Managing meeting room bookings

  • Responsible for the receipt of all hand deliveries to Chambers, marking each item with time and date of delivery

  • Deal with couriers both in person and on the telephone and keep a record book of orders placed

  • Book and keep a record of any taxis or restaurant reservations required

  • Monitor and action e-mails sent to the reception email as appropriate

  • Checking the diary throughout the day in order to note any changes or amendments to conferences/ meetings

  • Notify barristers of their conferences/meetings scheduled for the following day

  • Assisting the Head Receptionist in overseeing the Chambers' phone and voicemail system, including recording new voicemail messages as appropriate

  • Assisting the Chambers' housekeeper in providing catering services to Chambers as required

  • Set up conference rooms or barristers' rooms with refreshments and lunches as required

  • Ensure that all conference rooms are left tidy between use for conferences and fully stocked with stationery as required

  • To assist in the preparation of conference rooms for functions/parties and meetings

  • Check the daily conference register at the end of the day to plan for the following day's conferences; if an early conference is booked, to set up a trolley with crockery/glasses and cutlery as required

  • Monitoring kitchen supplies and order/distribute as required

  • To maintain an inventory of all drinks supplies (soft drinks and wines in the cellars)

  • Liaise with the Events Manager in the ordering of food and drink supplies for in-house events

  • Maintain proper records of all orders and receipts and invoices

  • Check all kitchens on a regular daily basis to ensure that these are maintained in a tidy fashion and to load dishwashers as and when necessary

  • Any other ad hoc duties may be required


Experience, knowledge and skills required



  • Previous experience working as an receptionist

  • Previous experience working within a professional services environment

  • Experience working within a chambers/ law firm - Desirable

  • Ability to work with colleagues at all levels of seniority

  • Excellent telephone manner

  • An interest or curiosity to learn about the legal sector

  • Proficient and creative in the use of all Microsoft packages

  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal


About you:



  • Able to remain calm under pressure

  • Able to work at a fast pace

  • Organised

  • Friendly and approachable

  • Attention to detail skills

  • Takes pride in precision and accuracy work

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