Reception/Switchboard Operator

Job Title: Reception/Switchboard Operator
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bristol
Salary: £21500 - £22000 per annum
Start Date: 2019-01-09 00:00:00
Reference: 043310021
Contact Name: Lucy Oliver
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 09, 2019 14:13

Job Description

The Firm
Top legal firm in Central Bristol, close to temple meads, Cabot circus and all central amenities. You will be working as part of an award winning legal firm, who offer a unique culture focused on high quality work and exciting development opportunities. The culture is professional, friendly and sociable with a sense of community.

The role
We are pleased to be working with our client to assist in finding a Receptionist/Switchboard candidate for a 3 month Fixed term contract. If you are passionate about delivering outstanding front of house service, have previous reception and or switchboard experience, this could be a great move. The working hours are Monday - Friday 40 hours per week. You will need to be flexible between the hours of 7 am - 7 pm working a shift pattern which may include working the hours of 7.30 pm - 4.30 pm and 10.00 - 7.00 pm.

The salary on offer is £22,000 per annum, which will be pro rata for the duration of the contract.
Your key duties will include:
- Working as part of the front of house team, you will be the 'face' of the firm, greeting everyone with a friendly smile and efficient manner, providing refreshments and a calm, yet assured manner to everyone who you meet with
- Responding to a range of telephone calls via switchboard with a calm demeanour
- As part of the reception team, you will manage 33 meeting rooms which are in high demand, the reception team manage the booking system and coordinate large client meetings, seminars and events through to fine dining and internal activities
- Any other reception/ switchboard task that arises

The Person
You will need to have previous telephone reception or switchboard experience. You'll need to have a very professional approach, as well as a naturally helpful manner as well as being able to cope very well under pressure and enjoy being the face of the firm. A flexible nature is required for the role. you will need to be able to commit to the three months fixed term contract.

If interested the please hit apply or send your CV to
We will endeavour to be in touch as soon as possible. If you're not successful on this occasion we will keep your CV on file and be in touch when other suitable positions become available.

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