Receptionist (6 month role)

  • Full Time
  • Posted 2 months ago

Are you a receptionist looking for your next role?  Do you want to work with a progressive and supportive B Corporation with a triple bottom line? (People, Planet and Profit)

We have an excellent opportunity for a temporary receptionist to join our administrative team.  This will be for a fixed term of six months up to end July 2023, with the possibility of being extended.

We would require you to work 8:30am until 5:00pm each day with an hour lunch.


Stride Treglown are employee-owned, so everybody has a say in what we do and how we work. Together we create a client focused Architecture service. We employ and develop the best diverse talent. We give you the freedom to pursue your career aspirations yet offer flexibility to ensure your wellbeing.

We have a new vacancy for a Temporary Receptionist. If you’re passionate about delivering outstanding Front of House Service, personable and organised, we want to hear from you.

The role

  • The successful applicant will perform receptionist duties which will include, but are not subject to:
  • Welcoming visitors and providing front of house support to the wider team
  • Maintain reception area and ensure logging sheets for visitors and staff; ensure the reception area is tidy and reading materials in waiting area are up to date
  • Setting up and closing down the office; including reception, meeting rooms and communal areas
  • Assist staff and visitors with setting up conference calls; ensure the IT equipment in meeting rooms are in working order
  • Manage diary/meeting room appointments and maintain/replenish meeting rooms and reception areas
  • Booking taxis, hire cars and transportation
  • Organising catering requests as well as teas, coffees, refreshments for visitors
  • Updating and saving booking sheets
  • Maintaining stock
  • Sort through and manage post/dispatching mail
  • Photocopying and filing documents
  • Organising required permits
  • Organising diary / meetings for senior members of staff as required
  • Supporting the administration of our client engagement programme
  • We are currently reviewing our post covid phone lines, but the role will potentially require you to answer and direct inbound calls

About You

  • We are therefore looking for someone with the following skills, experience and attributes:
  • Friendly and approachable with proven communication skills, particularly in relation to customer service
  • Proactive with good organisational skills and ability to prioritise tasks and take ownership of the reception and meeting rooms
  • A competent user of various IT software, including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook
  • Flexible and adaptable to the variety of work that will come their way
  • Strong time management and ability to prioritise tasks

We can offer

  • Full time hours
  • Comprehensive benefit package
  • Contemporary modern working environment
  • Family style culture amongst colleague

If you would like to be considered, please include a:

  • Cover Letter explaining why you are right person for this role
  • CV covering your professional achievements and experiences
  • You can apply via our website – you do not need to join or subscribe to any third-party websites.

Please note, we unfortunately will not be able to provide visa sponsorship to the successful applicant.

We look forward to hearing from you.