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Receptionist/Office Assistant

  • Location:

    London

  • Sector:

    LMA UK Business Support

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £33000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + plus excellent benefits and bonus

  • Contact:

    Mary Marcus

  • Contact email:

    mary.marcus@lmarecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    BBBH401750_1659621658

  • Published:

    11 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-08-11


Start asap - 5 days in the office
Lovely offices

Highly successful and very well established international asset management firm based in the West End is looking for an experienced receptionist who has worked within corporate companies offering a first class customer service to all incoming visitors and internal staff. The ideal candidate would be a very well presented and spoken self-starter who takes pride in their work and ensure the smooth running of the reception area and assisting the office manager with adhoc duties.

Working alongside another receptionist, your duties will include:-

  • Managing all aspects of the Front of House to provide 5* service to all guests


· Managing the maintenance of the office and liaising with contractors
· Meeting and greeting all visitors, booking and preparing meeting rooms including refreshments and lunches
· Organise and distribute weekly food shopping delivery, restocking the kitchens every morning
· Setting up Video Conferences internally and externally
· Answering the switchboard and back office overflow calls, managing all front desk queries and ad hoc request from visitors and staff
· Arranging local and international couriers, booking taxis
· Managing office expenses
· Liaising with the cleaning team
· Act as Fire Warden

  • Assist Office Manager and admin team with overflow of work, i.e. organising travel, binding presentation books, assisting with events and special projects.



Skills/Experience Required:

  • Must have similar work experience in a boutique investment/asset management firms


· Good standard of education, degree not essential but must be bright, calm, switched on and well presented
· Excellent telephone manner
· Confident, positive and outgoing personality. Polished and professional appearance
· Pays attention to detail
· Ability to take ownership of tasks and see it through from start to finish
· Proactive with a flexible approach to work and uses plenty of initiative
· Ability to take ownership of tasks and see it through from start to finish
· Proficiency in keyboard and computer skills, including a good working knowledge of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook applications
· Ability to work in a fast and busy environment with absolute discretion
· Must have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively at all levels
· Possess a good team player mentality
· Strong administration skills
· Demonstrates reliability and shows commitment to the firm
· Professional demeanour at all times
· Able to remain calm under pressure

  • Knowledge of European languages an advantage