Prospectus is delighted to be working with one of the UK's leading research universities in their search for a full-time permanent Receptionist to provide a reception service for students, staff and visitors across two sites close to the City of London.
The Receptionist post will report in to the Reception manager to act as a first point of contact for students, visitors and staff both face to face, via email and on the telephone at two sites, close to each other on a rota basis. You will be answering the phone; transferring calls; dealing with general enquiries; taking messages and ensuring that they are collated and directed accurately and promptly using the Call Logger system. This post will undertake general clerical duties associated with the operation of Reception which can include sorting incoming post, arranging outgoing post, as well as filing and photocopying. Issuing access cards to new students/staff, managing visitor access cards and sign-in process.
The successful candidate will have excellent customer service and organisational skills and have previously worked in a similar role, ideally from within the Education space, although not essential. You will have high attention detail with the ability to meet strict deadlines and work with internal and external clients and users. You will be competent in using Microsoft Office and able to pick up new systems and processes easily. A good understanding of data protection from previous experience, will also be required
This post is ideally looking to start on 1st December, so you will need to be available to work to these timeframes for consideration.
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