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Tuesday, September 23, 2008
Vacancy Receptionist for London Olympics 2012
Job description : Receptionist
Reporting Line: Facilities Supervisor
Background and Job Purpose: The vision for London 2012 is to host an inspirational, safe and inclusive Olympic and Paralympic Games and leave a sustainable legacy for London and the UK.
The London 2012 Organising Committee is looking to recruit an experienced and friendly person to join the team as full time receptionist, reporting directly to the Facilities Manager. This is an extremely important role representing London 2012. The successful candidate will work together with our current full time receptionist team.
Responsibilities will include all those relating to running the reception desk at London 2012, encompassing all telephone handling as well as a variety of administration duties to support the organisation.
Key responsibilities/accountabilities: Answering/transferring/handling incoming calls on switchboard Welcoming a significant number of guests on a daily basis Booking security passes for guests Booking guest parking spaces Booking cycle bays Meeting room management Responsible for catering ordered for meetings and functions Booking couriers and taxis Responsible for recorded mail Arranging building access for delivery vehicles Updating the Facilities supervisor on daily activities Formatting long term visitors access passes Ensuring the reception area maintains a professional and welcoming appearance at all times Being aware at all times of internal security and health and safety issues Overall responsibility of booking and managing 23 external meeting rooms and 9 internal meeting rooms Managing and responding to a significant number of reception emails on a daily basis in addition to general enquiry emails
Person specification Key knowledge, experience and qualifications required:
Proficient in Mandarin, Cantonese, English will be advantage Proficient in Word, Excel and Outlook Previous experience as a professional receptionist Excellent telephone and communication skills Professional appearance Diplomacy, and sensitivity Strong organisational skills, able to prioritise, with attention to detail Self motivated, flexible, reliable and punctual Ensures reception creates an outstanding first impression
Key competencies and behaviours:
Displays the highest levels of integrity and commitment Demonstrates an ability to deliver excellent results Demonstrates enjoyment in their work Values inclusiveness in all its forms A willingness to work in a spirit of partnership Team player Flexible & adaptable as the organisation grows Reliable and punctual Resilient & positive through change Loyal & self motivated Extremely friendly and approachable Ability to be discreet and maintain confidentiality
Term of appointment: The appointment will be made under the London 2012 Organising Committee's standard terms and conditions.
Equal opportunities: The London 2012 Organising Committee is committed to equal opportunities in its employment policies, practices and procedures. To help us monitor the effectiveness of our equal opportunities policy, please click here and fill in the Equal Opportunities Monitoring form.
This information will be kept separate from your application, will be treated in the strictest confidence and will be used solely for the purposes of employee monitoring.
Please send your CV, covering letter and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form to mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org quoting the reference RECEP081N
Friday 3rd October 2008
Applicants who are successful to interview stage will be contacted within 21 days from the closing date.
Eligibility to work in the UK: In applying for this position you confirm your eligibility to work in the UK. Please note that legislation dictates that all non EU nationals are required to be in possession of a valid work permit before they take up employment
We are legally obliged to ask you to provide evidence of your right to work in the UK. If you are successful with your application we will ask you to provide appropriate documents, such as your passport, visa, work permit or birth certificate in accordance with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996.
Thank you for taking the time and effort to apply for this role. London 2012 welcomes applications from a fully diverse range of candidates, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, faith or disability.