Exceptional Graduate* Office Assistant / Administrator

  • Location
    London, Greater London
  • Category
    Office and Secretarial - Administrator
  • Contract Type
  • Industry
  • External Reference
  • Salary
    21000 £ - 25000 £ / Year

We are looking for a friendly, bubbly and switched on receptionist. They are a well known PR Firm with focus on political relations but also undertake significant client work in the media relations field. We have consultants from a variety of backgrounds including government and the media. Clients include huge bluechip and known high street brands!

JOB TITLE: Receptionist and Office Assistant

JOB TYPE: 12 month minimum (potential to stay on in the role/company)

SALARY: £21,000 - £25,000

COMPANY TYPE: PR & Communications Company

HOURS: 9:00am to 5:30pm

LOCATION: Holborn (*closest tube Holborn)

CULTURE: Friendly, social but professional company. Drinks once a month, Beers at desk on Friday etc

BENFITES: Pension, holiday, self development voucher

THE OPPORTUNITY: To join a well recognised international company with opportunities for personal and career progression in the future


First 'welcome' in the office, answering & screening calls and taking deliveries.

  • Managing Royal Mail Paid Postage Impression system (PPI).

  • General administration, photocopying, binding, filing and ordering supplies such as stationery, food & drink, IT related products and reporting building management issues.

  • Managing diaries for client meetings, interviews and occasional PA support for Partners.

  • HR; attendance recording, staff lists, appraisal meetings and employment contracts.

  • Restaurant, hotel and travel arrangements to comply with company financial systems.

  • Managing supplier relations and point of contact for office staff with IT and telephone systems. Supporting staff and ensuring issues are resolved quickly and efficiently.

  • Editing PowerPoint slides, setting up projectors, laptops and TV's for meetings.

  • Assisting external client events and internal social events i.e. name badges, mail outs, invitations and guest lists.

  • Assisting Office manager with credit control, initial first-line contact with clients.

  • As times goes on you will be taking on new duties, helping with other projects etc


  • Proactive attitude, high energy, a sense of urgency when required and a consistent 'caring' approach to the office. Initiative is key for this role.

  • Superb organisational skills, it is essential that the office runs smoothly so consultants can concentrate on servicing their clients.

  • Experience of working in a private/commercial company of a similar size

  • Professional and welcoming approach to dealing with Senior Clients when arriving for various office meetings

  • Previous experience of Reception/administrative role

  • Excellent IT Skills plus word, excel and PowerPoint proficiency

Please note that this job profile is not an exhaustive list of duties but merely an outline of the key components of the role. You may be required by your line manager to take on additional responsibilities when requested.

N: If this company and position appeals to you then please apply your CV on-line. Advertised by Office Angels, Holborn branch. Please note that due to a high volume of response Office Angels receive; only successful candidates will be contacted For the purposes of the Regulations, please note that Office Angels in the provision of these services will be operating as a recruitment agency. Office Angels are an equal opportunities employer

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