Junior Receptionist

Edinburgh, Scotland
21 Aug 2017
18 Sep 2017
RSM804 - LA
Marc Powell
Contract Type
Full Time
Junior Receptionist
Based in Edinburgh
Competitive Salary + Excellent Benefits

As one of the UK's leading independent professional services companies we are currently looking to recruit a Junior Receptionist at our Edinburgh office. The role will suit a courteous and professional recent school-leaver; you will train to become the office's first point of contact and would eventually be responsible for delivering a high standard of customer service and ensuring the appropriate impression is given to all callers and visitors to the Edinburgh office.

Working alongside an established member of the Administration Team, you will operate the switchboard, meeting and greeting clients on their arrival, and ensure that the reception area and meeting rooms are consistently maintained to a high standard. Other key responsibilities will include opening and distributing the post, organising travel arrangements, booking couriers/taxis, and managing the meeting room schedule, as well as other ad hoc tasks as and when required.

The ideal candidate will be an adaptable, reliable and enthusiastic individual with excellent communication skills and the ability to build rapport and liaise with people at all levels, both externally and internally. Experience in a similar role is not essential, you may have recently finished school or college and will be looking for an opportunity to begin your career and develop your skills within a fast-paced corporate environment. Good IT skills will be required, as will the ability to work on your own initiative, managing time and workload efficiently and effectively.

With almost 3500 partners and staff across 35 offices generating a fee income of over £300 million, you would be joining one of the 3 principal mid-market accountancy firms at a particularly interesting time.

The job may be suitable for candidates who have experience as the following: Receptionist, Apprentice, Junior Switchboard Operator, Telephonist, Junior Admin Assistant, Trainee Administrator, Administrative Support Assistant, Office Administrator, Office Junior, Office Assistant.

We are acting as a Recruitment Consultancy for this role.