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Temporary - Permanent Receptionist

Posted 9 days 19 hours ago by Office Angels

£14 Hourly
Full Time
Temporary Jobs
London, United Kingdom
Job Description

Are you a friendly and organised candidate with a knack for providing exceptional customer service?

Our client, a leading finance company, is seeking a Temporary Receptionist to join their dynamic team.

As the face of the organisation, you will play a vital role in ensuring every client and visitor receives a warm welcome. This is a fantastic opportunity to gain experience in a fast-paced finance environment while contributing to the smooth running of the office.

  • Role: Receptionist
  • Start: ASAP
  • Length: Possible temp to perm
  • Rate: £14.00 per hour
  • Location: Close to Covent Garden


  • Greeting clients courteously and preparing the board rooms to create a professional and welcoming atmosphere
  • Going the extra mile by offering coffee and arranging food (if necessary) to enhance the client experience
  • Efficiently scheduling internal and external meetings, ensuring no detail is overlooked
  • Answering incoming calls on the reception line and directing them to the appropriate staff member with professionalism and efficiency
  • Exhibiting excellent hospitality skills by booking restaurants for partners, arranging dinners and/or lunches, and organising thoughtful gifts and hampers for staff or clients
  • Taking charge of office supplies, including restocking milk, pastries, and new starter platters
  • Maintaining the cleanliness and functionality of the coffee machine on a weekly basis
  • Keeping cabinets neat and ordered for easy access to essential items
  • Being responsible for distributing incoming post promptly and accurately
  • Utilising your creative flair to design visuals and posters for internal marketing initiatives, such as office boards
  • Crafting engaging emails to inform colleagues about upcoming social events
  • Contributing to the social committee by helping plan and arrange exciting company events


  • Previous experience in a reception or office assistant role, where you demonstrated exceptional customer service skills
  • Strong organisational abilities to manage multiple tasks efficiently
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and other relevant software
  • Attention to detail to ensure all tasks are completed to a high standard


  • Competitive hourly rate starting from £14, with the opportunity for a permanent position
  • Full-time working pattern to provide stability and consistency
  • Holiday pay to ensure you enjoy your time off
  • An inclusive and supportive work environment where your contributions are valued
  • Exposure to the finance industry, allowing for personal and professional growth

If you are a proactive and personable individual with a passion for providing exceptional customer service, our client is excited to welcome you to their team. Apply now to kickstart your career as a Temporary Receptionist with our prestigious finance client.

Office Angels is an employment consultancy. We put expertise, energy, and enthusiasm into improving everyone's chance of being part of the workplace. We respect and appreciate people of all ethnicities, generations, religious beliefs, sexual orientations, gender identities, and more. We do this by showcasing their talents, skills, and unique experience in an inclusive environment that helps them thrive. If you require reasonable adjustments at any stage, please let us know and we will be happy to support you.

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