Receptionist - Temporary

 Location: Edinburgh
 Salary: up to £10 per hour
 Job type: Temporary
 Closes: 4 days

Meraki Talent is currently recruiting for a skilled temporary Receptionist, on behalf of our client, a highly regarded organisation with offices in central Edinburgh.  The ideal candidate will have proven front of house reception experience ideally gained within a corporate environment, be available on an immediate notice and able to commit on a week to week ongoing basis

Responsibilities of the Receptionist:

  • 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
  • Ensure the reception and waiting room area is kept clean and tidy
  • Conduct weekly audits to ensure all temporary staff passes have been returned

Background of the Receptionist:

  • Recent and up to date Reception experience
  • High level of confidentiality
  • Team player
  • Experience in using meeting room booking systems
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Highly organised
  • Accustomed to working within a fast-paced high-pressure environment
  • 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 shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Is this job for you? Sarah wants Front of House, Receptionist, Customer Service, Team Player, Confidentiality, Organised

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Meraki Talent values diversity in our own workforce and we actively support our clients to build diverse and inclusive workplaces. For all our roles, both internal and those on behalf of our clients, we welcome enquiries from everyone

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Associate Director - Business Support

Sarah Galley


Sarah is one of the founding members of Meraki Talent and specialises in business support recruitment, covering a range of temporary, contract and permanent roles for office support, HR support and customer operations. Sarah really enjoys delivering a fully consultative approach to her candidates/ clients; providing career guidance, advice on CV layout/content, conducting interview preparation coaching, drafting job descriptions and providing market intel/salary bench marking. With 17 years’ experience recruiting throughout Edinburgh and central Scotland, she is known as the “go to” person for executive PA and EA hiring.