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Receptionist - Wetherby

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  • Sector:

    HR & Business Support

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  • Salary:

    £21000 - £25000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Gemma Watmough

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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Sewell Wallis are pleased to be partnering with a small but growing busy in their search for a full time, permanent Receptionist. This is a great opportunity to gain experience of working within an established, well respected and recognised business. This is a front of house role and the main purpose of the role is to provide excellent customer service to both internal and external points of contact mainly over the phone but also face to face when required.

This is a brilliant role for an experienced Receptionist, the successful candidate will receive full training and there will be opportunities to get involved in general administrative and basic accounting duties.
You will be a presentable individual with a can do attitude and strong communication skills. Strong attention to detail is key and an impressive telephone manner.

The main duties of the role will include:-

-Meeting and greeting visitors and potential clients and being polite and professional at all times.
-First point of contact over the telephone and ensuring that all calls are answered and directed to the correct department.
-Arranging meetings with clients and internal colleagues and booking travel for senior management.
-Preparing meeting rooms for meetings and organising refreshments when required.
-Booking events, both external and internal events.
-Ensuring the reception area is kept tidy and professional at all times
-Managing and maintaining the stationery stock.
-Typing up meeting notes and minutes on an ad-hoc basis.
-Ensuring timely response to requests for information and collating responses.
-Opening incoming post and arranging distribution to the different departments
-Updating presentations for seminars and presentation meetings and setting up equipment when needed.
-Assisting with general administrative work and some basic invoice processing.
-Adhering to all firm wide policies and procedures.

The successful candidate will :-

-Have proven experience of working within a similar role.
-Have excellent communication skills both verbal and written skills.
-Be well presented, polite and professional and will be able to communicate at all levels.
-Be comfortable working within a fast paced, deadline oriented environment and will have excellent organisational skills.
-Have good IT skills and will be comfortable using Microsoft Outlook and Word.

For further details please contact Gemma Watmough on 07900 738647.

To apply please send your CV, quoting our reference and specifying which website you saw this position advertised on. Due to the high volume of applications please accept that if we have not responded to your application within seven days, your application has not been successful.

Sewell Wallis is a specialist recruitment company with a vast amount of experience in our industry we offer permanent, temporary and interim recruitment support for accounting and finance, human resources and business support positions. We recruit at all levels within finance from Purchase Ledger Administrator and Credit Controller level through to Financial Controller and Director positions. With offices in Sheffield and Leeds, we are well situated to cover all of South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire and Manchester. Please visit our website for more information on accountancy and finance jobs and human resources or business support positions.