Receptionist

Job description

Talon has an superb opportunity for a bright, confident and enthusiastic individual with a positive attitude to join Talon’s support team as Receptionist. Being front of house, this role is extremely important in setting the best first impression of the company and interacting with people across the UK business so exemplifying our values is key. This could be an entry level role for someone looking to break into the media industry.

Main Responsibilities:
Act as first point of contact for Reception; greet visitors in a friendly and enthusiastic manner, offer and make them drinks, take messages, transfer calls, etc 
Become familiar with regular and important visitors and keep a track of visitor schedule to have prior knowledge of who is coming in to provide a warm and friendly stand-out experience on arrival 
Work with the Kitchen Porters to ensure catering/refreshments set-up and this outside of their working hours 
Order, monitor & unpack weekly shop (food/drink); order catering, as requested 
Order and monitor coffee & water machine supplies 
Handle business correspondence/post collection/distribution/couriers, franking & shredding 
Manage and distribute oyster cards for travel
Assist in organising and setting up presentations, including Media Owner presentations
Assist in purchasing and distributing office gifts, cards, vouchers etc. 
Assist in organising site tours and team events, as and when needed 
Assist teams with scanning, copying and binding  
Assist Office Manager in their duties and pick up tasks in their absence

Skills & Experience Required:
Positive and professional attitude.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Collaborative approach to working and supporting others.
Proficient in Microsoft Office.
Prior experience in a reception/administrative role is preferable.   
Previous experience within a media organisation is not essential but desirable.

The Package

Pension scheme
Life Assurance
Permanent Health Insurance
Private Medical and Dental cover
Access to private GP appointments
Annual Health checks
Eye Care vouchers
Free breakfast every day
Lunch discounts

25 days annual leave, increasing every year by 1 day up to a maximum of 30 days
Birthday leave
Voluntary/Charity leave
Feel Good Allowance
Free fitness classes
Monthly massages
Season ticket loan
Cycle to Work scheme

The Agency

Talon Outdoor