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Receptionist

  • Location

    Bury St Edmunds

  • Sector:

    Office Support

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £17000 - £18500 per annum

  • Contact:

    Paige O'Connell

  • Contact email:

    paige@compasspoint.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    01284 765700

  • Job ref:

    J34034

  • Published:

    22 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-09-29

  • Start date:

    2019-09-30

  • Consultant:

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My client, a legal company, based in Bury St Edmunds, is recruiting for a full time receptionist. The ideal candidate will be available on short notice and have excellent Customer Service and Administration experience.

As the first point of contact for clients, you will provide an exceptional front of house service and have excellent communication skills.

As well as providing reception duties, there will be administrative tasks that will see you supporting all members of the office.

Duties Include:
· Opening the office at 9am and closing the office at 5pm
· Answering telephone calls, transferring to colleagues and answering queries
· Greeting clients, verifying and copying ID and relevant documentation and checking all returned engagement letters are signed and filled in correctly
· Booking the meeting room for colleagues
· Putting together quotes for clients
· Taking card payments from clients
· Dealing with post (I.E opening and sorting in the morning and taking the post at the end of the day)
· Using a franking machine
· Scanning, printing and photocopying
· Opening files for fee earners and sending out engagement packs
· Archiving files and storing
· Applying for searches, AMLs and lawyer checkers
· Calling potential clients
· Answering emails
· Dealing with petty cash (buying essentials such as milk, coffee and toiletries, keeping track of petty cash payments and sending to accounts)
· Ordering supplies such as stationary or other office essentials
· Banking
· Regular office maintenance and upkeep

Additional Information:
Location: Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk
Hours: Monday to Friday 9am-5pm
Off Site Parking
Salary: Negotiable depending on experience

If you think this fantastic opportunity is the right one for you, please apply by sending your CV to Paige today! We look forward to receiving your application!