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Job Title Receptionist
Position Full Time or Part Time - Permanent
Location Southampton

Are you looking for more from your job than just sitting behind a reception desk? Come join our client suite team where no two days are the same. We are looking for a corporate receptionist to join our brand new Southampton office.

From the 11th floor of our city centre office you will play an important role in being the first point of contact for our clients, new employees and visitors from other offices, offering all a first class service throughout their stay, whether they need help with a video conference call to Japan or just a calming cup of tea to settle nerves before an interview, you will be their go to person. As our corporate receptionist you will be well supported by our wider client suite team, we have seven offices in total all delivering a first class service and always there to help and share ideas across locations in our one firm approach.

In the role as corporate receptionist you will be able to enjoy a great work life balance with many benefits we offer, one of which is our 'life style hour', where you can take an hour off a week to leave early, have a two hour lunch break with a friend or even head to the gym... make sure you grab a banana from our free fruit bowls before you go.

What you'll do

As our corporate receptionist you will play a key role in our continued success; to achieve this you will deliver the following:

  • Ensure all visitors are welcomed professionally, and prompt contact is made with the internal and external clients
  • Take a pro-active approach in coordinating room and event bookings
  • Organise the setting up and clearing of rooms for events and meetings moving furniture and walls, setting up electronic equipment and organising catering requirements

What we need

This is a busy, challenging but rewarding role, and for you to be successful we need you to demonstrate the following:

  • Experience of working in top level (5 star) or corporate client service provision
  • The ability to deal with and resolve difficult issues whilst liaising with internal and external clients
  • Excellent organisational, communication and stakeholder management skills
  • Must present an appropriate and professional public image

About us

Foot Anstey LLP is a premier legal practice delivering specialist expertise to an impressive portfolio of regional, national and international clients. An entrepreneurial firm with history and tradition, we are on an exciting journey, as we look to the future. With over 500 people working across our network of seven offices covering the South West, South Coast and London, we provide exceptional legal services and advice to our clients. We consider our people to be our most valuable asset and therefore, offer continual opportunities for support and professional development.

The recruitment process

We appreciate the time and effort it takes to apply for a role. We will acknowledge your application immediately and we will respond within 7 days regardless of outcome.  We review applications on a rolling basis and will move to shortlist as soon as possible. Typically we undertake a two interview stage process. Throughout the process you will receive ample information about us and the role.

If you have any questions about the role or your application, then please contact Jenna Wickham on 0117 915 4616


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