Receptionist (Part Time) - Hinckley

DS Smith
Hinckley, Leicestershire
£10,000 - £10,800
06 Dec 2018
06 Jan 2019
IT and Data
Part Time
Contract Type

A part time opportunity has arisen at the DS Smith Packaging site in Hinckley. The successful candidate will to provide a comprehensive front of house receptionist service, offering a warm and professional welcome to both external and internal visitors to sites, and answering the telephone in a professional and efficient manner. As first point of contact you will act as an ambassador for the company providing a first class customer service to our customers.

Key Accountabilities

  • To welcome all visitors and ensuring their presence on-site is recorded accurately, in line with health and safety requirements, and that they are given appropriate attention and assistance.
  • Managing switchboard and fielding high volumes of internal calls.
  • Co-ordinating the booking of the on-site meeting rooms, finding solutions at times of high demand, assisting with the setting up and clearing of rooms when time allows. Ensuring any catering requests are ordered and provisions/refreshments are available for our guests.
  • To ensure the Reception area is kept clean and tidy at all times.
  • Sorting incoming mail and franking outgoing mail, ensuring that the franking machine is maintained, dealing with deliveries and ordering couriers when required.
  • Administrative support for a range of departments.  A high degree of flexibility and willingness will be required in order to assist the business requirements.

    Person Specification

  •         Must be self-motivated, able to work unsupervised and to manage own workloads and responsibilities at times.

•        Good knowledge of Microsoft Office. 

•        Flexible and willing to undertake a variety of tasks.

•        Good communication skills and telephone manner.

•        Ability to think and react quickly when under pressure.

•        Can-do attitude, friendly, personable, positive and professional

•        Previous experience in a similar role.

Working Hours:  Monday-Thursday: 12:30-17:00

                           Friday: 12:30-16:00

Please note that this role is a job share and a degree of flexibility is required.  Some full time working will be necessary to cover holidays/illness of the colleague working the morning shift.

Location: DS Smith Packaging, Hinckley

About DS Smith:
DS Smith is a leading supplier of recycled packaging, both within the UK market and throughout Europe. A FTSE 100 listed business with a turnover in excess of £4 billion, the organisation employs over 28,500 people worldwide & is continuing to grow both organically & through acquisition.

• 25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays
• Competitive Pension and Life Insurance Package
• Annual cycle to work scheme

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