Opportunities for permanent roles in a range of business sectors


We currently have an excellent opportunity for a Receptionist to join our team based in Cambridge.

Position: Receptionist

Reporting to: Compliance & HR

Purpose: Takes responsibility for the Reception area, providing an excellent first contact for clients; presents a professional corporate image discharging all responsibilities in a friendly and efficient manner.

Hours: 37.5 spread over 5 days between the hours of 8.30am and 5.30pm, to ensure coverage for holidays, with one hour for lunch.

Skills & Knowledge:

  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Highly organised and methodical with an ability to prioritise tasks
  • Ability to support and coach other members of the team
  • Positive and friendly telephone manner
  • Computer literate

Behavioural Skills:

  • A good teamworker
  • Strong interpersonal skills – working with others
  • Professional and courteous at all times
  • Punctual
  • A completer finisher
  • Excellent customer service skills


  • Responsible for the smooth running of Reception
  • Support and guide colleagues as necessary
  • Management and review of company’s postal arrangements
  • Support for other areas of the business as required

Specific Key Tasks and Targets:

  • To receive guests and clients in a friendly and welcoming way at all times
  • To answer all incoming calls in a timely and efficient manner
  • Source refreshments/lunches/dinner as required for events/meetings
  • Ensure smooth operation of equipment in Reception
  • Place and distribute orders for stationery, fruit, milk etc.
  • Arrange for maintenance/repairs services as required
  • Manage buildings maintenance visits
  • Be the point of contact for buildings related issues
  • Arrange for ad hoc maintenance/repairs services as required
  • Maintain the meeting room diary and ensure facilities are clean and presentable
  • Fill and empty dishwashers
  • Car park management
  • Provide administrative support across Departments as required
  • Distribution of Post (am) and preparation for collection (pm)