Receptionist & Administrator in Stoke Row, Oxfordshire, UK

Employer: The Purely Recruitment Company

Location: Stoke Row, Oxfordshire, UK


Salary: £19,000 - £21,000 per annum, pro-rata

Where will I be working?

A fabulous opportunity to join a national, household brand, within this beautiful Oxfordshire setting. The team are an innovative, forward thinking culture with a supportive working environment, seeking only the very best in calibre for the first point of contact for their business. A truly wonderful modern working environment awaits with an innovative, inviting interior within a very fun & dynamic business.

What will I be doing?

To ensure all callers & visitors are received in a professional & friendly manner & ensure the Reception area is run smoothly and efficiently. To assist the team to manage the office administrative requirements across the business.

Role activities / responsibilities

  • Ensure all callers & visitors are greeted & dealt with in a courteous & friendly manner, redirecting callers as appropriate or taking a message, providing refreshments for visitors as required.
  • Booking taxis when required.
  • Manage meeting room bookings, resolving any issues that may arise & help with organisation of meetings as required, including lunches/refreshments.
  • Manage resource to ensure set-up is correct & the space is presentable each day.
  • Manage the reception area ensuring it is tidy and presentable at all times including product stock.
  • Manage & process all incoming & outgoing post & courier requirements, keeping a track of all costs.
  • Maintain & regularly review all company contact lists, internal & external.
  • Manage teleconference bookings and external meeting room requirements.
  • Provide administrative support to the team.
  • Assist with organisation of team entertainments & celebrations
  • Provide support to the team as required.
  • Collect all empty packaging & regularly send to recycle team.
  • Manage & input all sample forms for product taken for personal & business use
  • Manage all coffee machines & stock

What skills and experience are they seeking?

The Receptionist/Office Administrator will often be the first contact visitors have with our company. It is therefore very important that they reflect the culture of our company in those first few moments. They should be friendly, open & welcoming & well presented, no matter what!

The demands on this role are varied. The person should have the following qualities:

  • Recent experience of working on reception/front of house
  • Ability to think on their feet
  • Able to prioritise tasks
  • Show initiative
  • A team player
  • Friendly, bubbly personality
  • Good presentation & telephone manner
  • Flexible & open to change
  • Computer literate - Microsoft Office inc. Outlook & knowledge of SAP an advantage, though not essential

What else do I need to know?

This fabulous role will require a car driver! The location is rural and is not accessible via local public transport.

Benefits are fun and flexible, reflecting the culture, and these include:

- loads of training and development, supporting your career pathway

- Competitive salary

- Discretionary bonus scheme

- private medical, dental cover

- pension,

- life assurance,

- 25 days holiday (pro-rated) and the ability to buy more,

- and high street discounts, a breakfast every morning, pamper days, to name but a few!

We really hope this great role appeals to you and you decide to apply! We love hearing from you and really appreciate every single application that we receive. We wish we could respond to your CV personally but due to the high number of responses we receive this just isn't possible. Therefore if you haven't heard back from us within a week, your application won't be taken any further on this occasion. Thank you so much for taking the time to respond to our roles. We wish you all the very best for your job search.

The Purely Recruitment Company is an Equal Opportunities Employer and operates as an Employment Agency for permanent recruitment and an Employment Business for temporary recruitment.

Required Skills:

General Administration Meeting Greeting Answering Telephones Meeting Planning Receptionist Duties

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