Recep­tion­ist — 12 month mater­ni­ty contract

Seek­ing a fan­tas­tic legal recep­tion­ist to be the face of our firm for a 12 month fixed term contract

About the role

This role is the true face of our Firm and is the first pro­fes­sion­al point of con­tact for all of our clients and vis­i­tors. A busy and diverse role, work­ing close­ly with our board­room coor­di­na­tor to ensure a high lev­el of ser­vice and pro­fes­sion­al­ism is pro­vid­ed to our clients and the firm. 

In this role you will be respon­si­ble for:

  • open­ing and clos­ing reception
  • meet­ing and greet­ing visitors
  • answer­ing and trans­fer­ring all calls
  • man­ag­ing 9 busy meet­ing rooms
  • mak­ing tea and cof­fee for clients when required
  • ensur­ing a pre­sentable recep­tion area at all times
  • board­room assistance 
  • coor­di­na­tion of couri­ers, taxi’s etc
  • facil­i­ty coordination 
  • oth­er adhoc admin­is­tra­tion duties

The role is a 12 month mater­ni­ty leave cov­er, and the hours are Mon­day to Fri­day from 8.00am – 5.30pm.

Skills & Experience

To tru­ly suc­ceed in this role you will have a nat­ur­al dri­ve, ener­gy and pas­sion for deliv­er­ing excep­tion­al client ser­vice and your pos­i­tive, can do atti­tude will see any task or chal­lenge tak­en care of with ease. 

You have the flex­i­bil­i­ty and adapt­abil­i­ty to remain calm when under pres­sure and do not fear con­tin­u­al­ly chang­ing sit­u­a­tions. As the face of the firm, a pro­fes­sion­al appear­ance and polite demeanour is a must as is con­fi­dence and good judge­ment when liais­ing with clients. Pre­vi­ous expe­ri­ence work­ing as a recep­tion­ist is nec­es­sary and expe­ri­ence in a pro­fes­sion­al ser­vices envi­ron­ment is high­ly advantageous. 


Work­place cul­ture is impor­tant to us, because when our peo­ple are hap­py we know they will look after our clients and them­selves. Swaab is a place where peo­ple feel they can inno­vate, col­lab­o­rate and devel­op their careers and are reward­ed for their efforts. 

How to Apply 

If this sounds like the oppor­tu­ni­ty that you have been wait­ing for please apply now, direct­ing your appli­ca­tion to Nico­la Brown, Head of Peo­ple and Cul­ture. All appli­ca­tions will be treat­ed in strict confidence.

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