THIS IS A SELECTION OF JOBS – PERMANENT AND TEMPORARY – AVAILABLE THROUGH COVENT GARDEN
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BARRISTERS RECEPTIONIST, THURSDAYS AND FRIDAYS
£28750 pro-rata (£11,500 for 2 days)
Great opportunity for career part timer with excellent Reception and Front of House experience. You will be the stand alone face and voice of this busy, successful Barristers Chambers and deal with all incoming calls and visitors. You will also set up meeting rooms and oversee the provision of refreshments. This role is a job share and our client would prefer this person to work Thursdays and Fridays. You will already have proven Reception experience and a demonstrated commitment to a part time role which requires the highest standard of client service in a highly discrete and professional way. You will need to be IT Literate too as there is some overflow Administration including emailing, taking information from Excel spread sheets and processing cheques when needed. Training will be given on this as the main focus is the front of house responsibilities. The hours for this role are 8:45am to 5:45pm and benefits include 10% Employer's contribution into your own pension.
EDUCATION EXECUTIVES X 2 12 MONTH CONTRACTS
£23,000 - £26,000
Leading established membership based in the City are looking for 2 administrators to join their Education Team.
You would be doing a varied role, dealing with administration for the courses, liaising with students about their enquiries, processing enrolments and exemptions, managing the student online forum and administrating the bursary scheme.
You will need a minimum of a year’s administration experience gained within an educational setting, together with strong IT skills and excellent written and verbal communication skills. You will also be accurate with first class attention to detail and be happy working in a small team.
HR OFFICER, MATERNITY COVER CONTRACT UNTIL MAY 2015
This Maternity Cover role is a responsible and varied HR Office role working as part of a team of two. Reporting to the HR Manager, you will take on a broad range of generalist HR responsibilities, advising Managers and helping with recruitment. You will already have 5 years generalist HR experience and have worked at HR Officer level. As this is a close knit Membership Body and the HR Team is a multi tasking team of 2, it would be an advantage if you have previous experience in a smaller organisation rather than a large corporate. A calm manner with gravitas is essential. MS Office skills needed. This role is to start on 3rd April and will finish at the end of May 2015.
FACULTY ADMINISTRATOR, HISTORIC CHARITY AND MEMBERSHIP BODY
Historical Charity needs multi tasking Administrator with an excellent grasp of Administrative processes, the ability to communicate and pull all the threads together of meetings and lectures and good IT applications knowledge. This is a unique opportunity to make your mark in an autonomous role working for one of the oldest professional bodies in the City of London. Assist with Administration of Courses, update the website, deal with a range of telephone enquiries and generally help the Faculty to run smoothly. This organisation has a Membership which is Medically related. They work a 9:00-5:00 day and their benefits include 20 days holiday plus Christmas closure.
EVENTS ASSISTANT – 6 MONTH CONTRACT
Interesting independent public policy organisation based in the West End are looking for a new Assistant to work with their Events Manager.
You will be providing admin support to the Events Manager including answering general enquiries about the events programme and providing on-site support at events. You will also liaise with speakers and delegates, prepare promotional materials and book travel and accommodation for speaker and VIPs.
You will have some solid events admin experience together with excellent written and oral communication skills and experience using a database. You will also have excellent attention to detail and be available to start immediately.
This is initially a 6 month contract but there is a good chance that the role could become permanent.
CAREER RECEPTIONIST NEEDED – 8AM TILL 2PM
Our client is looking for an experienced mature and professional career receptionist for a large company based in the West End. This position is from 8am till 2pm Monday to Friday only!
As you will be the face of the company you must be well presented and have an excellent telephone manner. You will need to be able to multitask and deal with situations in a calm and proficient manner as important clientele will be coming through the doors.
This position is offering 25 days holidays, discount gym membership, pension scheme and standard ticket loan. Apply today if you have previous experience and are wanting to beat the evening rush hour!!
MARKETING/DESIGN CONTROLLER – PRINT PRODUCTION KNOWLEDGE
£25,000 - £30,000
Our client based in Central London is on the lookout for a Marketing and Design Controller to join their team. You must have experience and exceptional knowledge of the print production cycle.
To be considered for this role you will:
- Coordinate production of a high volume of promotional/informational material
- Manage the logistics from concept to production for print and digital
- Understand layout, type, colour and best pricing
- Knowledge of InDesign, FileMaker, Adobe Acrobat and Photoshop
If you are highly organised with great attention to detail please apply today!!!
LEGAL SWITCHBOARD OPERATOR / RECEPTIONIST - 10:30AM TO 7:00PM PLUS A FREE LUNCH!
This is a lovely team based Switchboard Operator and Reception role. You will enjoy dealing with calls from all contacts and clients plus regular Reception Cover. They use an AVAYA Switchboard and the hours are 10:30am to 7:00pm. You will have 5 years Switchboard and Reception experience, preferably in a Legal Company (or at the very least, Professional Services). You will enjoy working as part of a team, be well presented with an excellent phone manner. This is a well known Company with a strong reputation in the industry and prides itself
on a friendly working atmosphere.
CHARITY PA – KING’S CROSS
£24,000 - £26,000
Do you want to work for a well-known heritage conservation charity? Do you have a few years prior PA experience? Do you really enjoy minute taking and only want to work 36 hours a week?
If you have answered yes to all these then apply today!
Our client based in King’s Cross is looking for a PA that can manage diaries, travel arrangements, book meetings, assist in preparing agendas, papers and minute take. You will need to assist the Deputy Chief Executive with ad hoc tasks.
START A NEW CAREER IN RECRUITMENT
Opportunity for proactive, business minded mature person (with at least 5 years work
experience since College) to start a new career in the world of Office Staff Recruitment.
As a Recruitment Consultant you'll:
-Interview candidates for Temporary and Permanent Business Support roles
-Liaise with Clients - and bring the two sides together
-Build and develop successful relationships using your initiative to the full
-Run your own day in a busy team environment
-What are you doing now?
Successful people have joined us from careers in
-The Office World - you're an EA, Senior PA, or Office Manager
-Retail or Hospitality Management - with plenty of people responsibility
-Graduate or Professional Trainee Schemes - now you want something more creative
-HR or Administration - you've done some interviewing and recruitment
-Events and Media - you're used to results and deadlines
-Sales and Marketing - you're ready to use these skills more subtlely
Our career package includes a good starting salary, both team and individual bonuses, and ongoing training which harnesses your transferable skills.
If you'd like to be considered for a career in Office Staff Recruitment with Covent Garden,
one of London's longest established agencies, please let us have your CV, together with
covering letter indicating why a move into Recruitment would appeal.