About the role
We are looking for an enthusiastic, professional and friendly receptionist to join our front of house team. This position is the focal point of the business and the first point of contact for Brewhouse Yard and all those visiting our design studio, so it is imperative that you demonstrate courtesy and efficiency at all times.
You will be based on the ground floor and will be responsible for the warm welcome of all staff and visitors to the building. As well as other reception functions and administrative tasks, you will also be required to assist with meeting room, refreshment and travel bookings for the London studio of 350 people as well as any ad hoc duties that arise.
Normal working hours will be Monday to Friday 9:30am to 6pm; however we do require a willingness to be flexible to cover occasional events or absences.
You will be personable, professional, cheerful, well presented and understand the importance of first impressions as well as having an understanding of basic security and awareness of surroundings. SIA licence an advantage, but is not required.
You will be comfortable working on your own as part of a small team, willing to learn and have the confidence to deal effectively with people at all levels in the company and visitors from all over the world.
As well as having strong interpersonal skills, the successful candidate will have an excellent standard of written and spoken English, be IT proficient and have a pleasant telephone manner (you will not be required to operate the switchboard). Previous customer service experience would be an advantage.
In return, BDP offers a competitive salary, flexible pension, subsidised café and restaurant and a great working and social environment.
BDP is a major international interdisciplinary practice of architects, designers, engineers and urbanists working together to create outstanding 'places for people'. We work closely with users, clients and the community to create special places for living, working, shopping, culture and learning across Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia.
Founded in Preston in the UK in 1961, we now have studios across the UK, Ireland, Netherlands, the MENA region, India, and China. BDP has a leading track record in all major sectors including health, education, workplace, retail, urbanism, heritage, housing, transport, leisure, public safety and energy utilities, having won over 750 awards for design quality from international and national bodies.
BDP is an equal opportunities employer
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