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Receptionist / Administrator

Hucknall, nottinghamshire

£170000 - £185000 per annum


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Our client specialise in providing freight and logistics solutions from all types of industries and sectors, they have offices across the UK and a network of global offices.

Purpose of job:

The day to day front of office administration and reception duties for their office in Watnall, in support of all Directors/Management and staff and in accordance with company policy and safe working practice.

Main Duties and responsibilities:

  • General administration support duties for Directors and Management as appropriate to include writing and sending of emails, letters/memos and some copy typing
  • Accounting administration support
  • Answering all incoming calls and take messages as appropriate
  • Receive visitors and offer refreshments upon arrival
  • Open Mail and pass to Managing Director
  • Check emails and faxes and forward to relevant personnel
  • Mail arrange courier services, frank all mail and record the same ensuring labels are available and franking machine is in working order
  • Keep the office diary up to date
  • Keep stationery stocked at Head Office and relevant sites, ensuring quotations obtained/negotiated Issue purchase orders and record accordingly
  • Book travel arrangements and accommodation as required
  • Sourcing gifts and promotional materials when required
  • Sourcing tradespeople when required
  • Make refreshments for Directors daily and organise buffet and drinks for meetings as required ensuring a stock of refreshments are maintained.
  • To undertake any duties within the office as requested by line or senior managers.
  • These duties will not be of a greater or more complex nature and level of responsibility than those of the post holder, except with the appropriate mutual agreement and necessary training.

Desired Skills:

  • Attention to detail
  • To be able to communicate at all levels by telephone and in person (to have a firm but pleasant manner when turning away unwanted calls)
  • Willing to develop knowledge base and skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Decision making.
  • Time Management.
  • Selfmotivation.
  • Flexible attitude to work and within the work environment
  • Ability to multitask
  • Organisational skills
  • Initiative and problemsolving abilities.
  • Aptitude to work independently and as a team member

Technical Skills:

  • Computer Literate (Word/Excel/Outlook) and to be familiar with access to web sites/internet use.
  • The candidate will be required to utilise a freight data base system full training will be given.


  • Administration in an office environment Reception experience advantages but training will be given Basic Accounting skills advantages (not essential), training will be given


  • 5 GCSEs including Maths and English preferred or work experience to compensate
  • Hold a full clean driving licence

Linsco is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Posted 10 days ago

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