Receptionist and Administration Assistant

Preston, Lancashire
£7.20 to £7.50 per hour depending on experience
17 Oct 2016
31 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Part Time

Receptionist and Administration Assistant

A position has arisen for an experienced and committed individual to join our busy mortgage department as a receptionist and administrator.

The role is varied and interesting, but can be challenging due to the high work load demanded within the department. As such the right candidate will need to thrive in a busy and fast pace environment.

The role is a job share working part time over 3 days, from 9am until 4.30 pm on Mondays and Tuesdays and until 1pm on Wednesdays. However flexibility to cover periods of leave and holidays is essential and this may be at short notice.

The right candidate will work on reception greeting visitors and directing telephone calls and as such a friendly and professional manner is essential.  In addition, there will be a requirement to offer PA support to the senior director and extensive administration back up to the other members of staff. 

It is essential the right candidate will be highly experienced in general office practice and be proficient in:

  • Word processing / typing
  • Word & Excel software packages
  • Using office equipment including scanners / franking machines etc.
  • IT & Emailing systems
  • Diary management
  • Report / copy typing
  • Telephone call handling / switchboards Applicants are encouraged from all age groups and the right person will be able to work within a team, being responsible for their own work load and able to initiate work tasks and procedures for the benefit of the office.

The suitable candidate does not need to have a financial services background, although an understanding of the property market or banking would be advantageous.

Daily tasks will include:

  • Dealing with incoming emails
  • Meeting and greeting
  • Answering all incoming calls
  • Typing up reports
  • Scanning and photocopying
  • Letter typing
  • Dealing with new enquiries
  • Housekeeping

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