Location: Kirkwall
 Salary: £9.50 per hour
 Job type: Temporary
 Closes: closed

Meraki Talent is currently recruiting for receptionist to join a highly regarded, UK based insurance company with offices in Orkney. My client is looking for candidates who enjoy working in a front of house, customer facing role and are looking to forge a career within the financial services sector. This will be a rolling temporary assignment for an initial 6 month period, although, does offer the potential of being extended. This is a full-time role working Monday to Friday, there is flexibility offered in regards to hours and full on the job training will be provided.  As this is an urgent role, my client is looking to review applications ASAP. Please note, only candidates who are available immediately and have proven reception/front of house experience will be considered.
Responsibilities of the Reception:

  • Meeting and greet all visitors
  • Issuing visitor passes
  • Ensure visitors have everything they need and answering all questions in a professional manner
  • Keep visitors updated on any meeting and or onward travel delays
  • Booking rooms for both internal and external meetings
  • Booking onward travel for visitors as and when requested
  • Ensure the reception and waiting room area is kept clean and tidy

Background of the Reception:

  • Recent and up to date Front Facing Reception experience
  • High level of confidentiality
  • Team player
  • Experience in using meeting room booking systems
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Highly organised
  • Ability to remain calm whilst working under pressure
  • Able to build relationships with visitors and colleagues

To be considered for this vacancy you must meet the full criteria above.  Due to the high numbers of applications only short listed candidates will be contacted.
Is this job for you? Euan wants: Front of House, Receptionist, Customer Service, Team Player, Confidentiality, Organised
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Euan Archibald