Receptionist - Award Winning Architect

Posted 25 February by Office Angels
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JOB TYPE: Receptionist

HOURS: 08:30am - 17.30pm | Monday - Friday

SALARY: £20,000 - £24,000 pa.

BENEFITS: 25 days' holiday (plus 3 additional days at Christmas), plus 8 bank holidays totalling 36 days' annual leave, performance related bonus payments for all employees, 5% contributory pension, private medical Insurance including 50% off gym membership, fully subsided worldwide travel insurance for employees and family, death in service & permanent health insurance, interest free housing support loans to help people get their foot on the property ladder, % profit allocated to charitable causes, professional training group and mentoring, individual personal development plans for every employee

LOCATION: Close to Tower Hill, Shadwell, and Wapping Station

WOW FACTOR: Amazing benefits package, award winning company, friendly and approachable team

Our client is a multi-award-winning architects' practice with over 200 design and people-related awards including being named BD's Best Architectural Employer of the Year 2019, AJ100 Employer of the Year 2019 and a Sunday Times 100 Best Small Company to Work for 2020. They offer a lively, creative environment with great people to work with and a busy and varied role.

You must be willing and able to carry out a number of admin tasks whilst managing a busy switchboard and encountering countless interruptions! Experience of a busy reception and a good working knowledge of MS Word and Excel are definite pre-requisites for this role.

They are looking for a highly organised receptionist to bring to life their front of house reception. The successful candidate will be professional, well-presented with excellent communication & interpersonal skills.


  • Front of house duties
  • Answering the telephones
  • Accurate message taking
  • Booking meetings & managing meeting rooms
  • Booking taxis and couriers
  • Ordering & making refreshments
  • Updating databases
  • Making travel arrangements and hotel bookings
  • Typing (letters and project typing)
  • Keeping front of house clean and tidy
  • Running around doing various errands


  • Candidates must have excellent and accurate typing skills (40 wpm), a professional telephone manner and ideally "switchboard" experience
  • Experience in an architectural practice or design environment is highly desirable
  • Experienced in a busy reception role
  • Professional, well-presented with excellent communication & interpersonal skills

NB: If this company and position appeals to you then please apply your CV on-line.

Advertised by Office Angels, Liverpool Street branch. Please note that due to a high volume of response Office Angels receive; only successful candidates will be contacted.

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  • Administrator

Reference: 40032465

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