Receptionist/Management Services Administrator

£18000 - £25000 per annum
31 Jul 2018
28 Aug 2018
Sue Arnold
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client is looking to recruit a Receptionist / Management Services Administrator to be based in Bloomsbury Central London on a full time, 6 month Fixed-term contract (with the potential to become permanent.)  Salary up to 25K.


The Receptionist / Management Services Administrator Role:

  • Working closely with the Senior Management Services Executive, the post holder will provide reception and facilities support.
  • You will ensure the smooth running of the reception function, answer incoming switchboard calls, meet and greet visitors, deal with deliveries (and post), visitor badges and other services.
  • The Receptionist will efficiently handle meeting room bookings, as well as set up of meeting rooms and arrange catering for internal and external meetings and events.
  • The post holder is also responsible for “Open up / lock up” of the office each morning/evening.

  • The Receptionist will support with administrative duties as required, including providing a photocopying / binding / laminating service, organising deliveries to and from the storage site and keeping the despatch room tidy whilst monitoring stationery stock and ordering supplies.

The successful Receptionist / Management Services Administrator must have (Essentials):

  • Experience of working within a customer service or reception environment
  • Able to demonstrate understanding of the demands, service standards and day to day operations of a Reception and/or similar venue or hospitality environment.
    • An excellent telephone manner with great interpersonal skills
    • Positive and enthusiastic with a commitment to delivering high quality service
  • Strong communication skills with experience of building relationships with individuals at all levels of an organisation
  • Professional and approachable, with a positive attitude
  • Ability to work flexibly and cope with change.
  • Good time management and organisational skills
  • Self-motivated / proactive thinker
  • Ability to work unsupervised, as well as part of a team
  • Ability to demonstrate strong administrative skills
  • Good knowledge of Outlook, Excel, Word and Power Point
  • Ability to coordinate multiple events, tasks and responsibilities and remain calm under pressure.
  • Ability to respond quickly, calmly and professionally to problems.

Additional Information

  • The responsibilities of the role may require an element of heavy lifting
  • The post holder may be required to have flexibility with their working hours to meet the demands of seminars, dinners or other events which may occasionally take place outside normal working hours (9.30am - 5.30pm).

The Organisation


They are the voice of the UK food and drink industry: the largest manufacturing sector in the country. They help their members operate in a highly regulated marketplace to maximise their competitiveness and profitability. Their job is to communicate their industry's values and concerns to Government, regulators, consumers and the media. They also work in partnership with key players in the food supply chain to ensure their food is safe, affordable and nutritious.


The Benefits


This is a great place to work where they take wellbeing seriously and have a great benefits package to match, offering a pension scheme, life insurance, 25 days holiday, private healthcare, leisure travel insurance, gym subsidy, interest-free season ticket loan, childcare vouchers and cycle-to-work scheme.


The Workplace


They based in the heart of central London in a modern, bright open-plan office. They have a friendly work culture with great break-out spaces, quiet booths and opportunities for flexible-working. Their ‘Feel Good for Life’ team regularly organises events and activities to promote positive health and wellbeing.


The Team


Corporate Services support all internal customers (their staff) within. They are a central service, providing support to their colleagues on their specialist remits and are approachable, on-hand and on-site to provide the best service they possibly can, to help their staff work efficiently and effectively.



How to Apply


They would love to hear from you if you think your experience and skillset are suited to the role. Please send your CV, covering letter and salary expectations, illustrating why you’d be a great candidate via the link.


Closing Date


5.30pm, 10th August 2018