We are looking for a customer-focused, experienced receptionist to join our Corporate Services department to provide a first class welcome to those visiting the Institute of Physics (IOP).
- Making sure the reception area is operating at a high standard
- Meeting and greeting visitors to the Institute
- Managing and coordinating room bookings
- Booking couriers and taxis
- Recording and signing for deliveries
Further tasks and responsibilities are detailed within the job description.
The successful candidate will be confident and positive with excellent customer service. You will have the ability to work independently while also being an excellent team player. You will have exceptional communication skills and a highly professional attitude.
You will be dependable and flexible in your work and have the ability to multitask. You will have proven experience in a customer-care environment, an excellent telephone manner and a strong command of English. A good working knowledge of Microsoft Office is required, and GCSEs in English and maths, or equivalent, at grade C or above.
The Institute of Physics is a charity that works to support all those who share a passion for physics. We have been inspiring the physics community and beyond for more than 140 years through our network of members in the UK, Ireland and internationally. Our work encourages people to develop their interest in physics, whether in the classroom, in colleges and universities, in businesses, or at home. We do this by breaking traditional boundaries and crossing into the arts, sport and innovation.
This is an exciting time to join the team in our central London office. As we move into the next phase of our five-year strategy, which will include our move to the heart of the redevelopment in King’s Cross, close to partners such as Wellcome and Google, we are seeking new talent to help us create a contemporary organisation that is fit for the future.
Previous applicants need not apply
Salary: £22,000 – £24,000
Hours: 35 hours per week
Contract: Fixed term until April 2018
Closing date for applications: 3 May 2017
Interviews to be held: 11 May 2017
For further information on this role and to apply please visit the IOP Jobs website.
The Institute kindly requests no contact from recruitment agencies regarding this role.