Office Junior/Receptionist (Full Time) Job at Emin Read Solicitors – in Eastbourne

Job Description

Emin Read are currently seeking a lively, enthusiastic and efficient full-time Office Junior/Receptionist with exceptional customer service skills to join the team in Eastbourne. This is a busy and demanding role, with more clients communicating by phone during the Pandemic. The post holder will have strong telephony skills and the ability to manage high volumes of calls and emails in a timely and efficient manner.

The role includes, but is not limited to the following responsibilities: –

Answer, screen and forward incoming phone calls

Ensure reception area is clean, tidy and presentable at all times

Provide basic and accurate information in-person and via phone/email

Receive, sort and distribute daily mail/deliveries

Maintain office security by following safety procedures and controlling access via the reception desk (monitor logbook)

Order office supplies, refreshments and kitchen equipment. Keep inventory of stock.

Update calendars and schedule meetings

Keep updated records of office expenses and costs

Perform other clerical receptionist duties such as filing, photocopying, transcribing and faxing

Receiving visitors at the front desk by greeting, welcoming, directing and announcing them appropriately. During the Pandemic we are not receiving clients into the building, however; there is a requirement to assist clients dropping in documents etc.


Proven work experience as a Receptionist or similar role would be and advantage

Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite

Experience with office equipment (e.g. fax machines and printers/copiers)

Professional attitude and appearance

Solid written and verbal communication skills

Ability to be resourceful and proactive when issues arise

Excellent organisational skills

Minimum level 4 (Grade C) English and Maths GCSE

Multitasking and time-management skills, with the ability to prioritise tasks

Excellent customer service skills

Immediate availability would be an advantage.

Emin Read are following all Government guidance in relation to Covid-19, ensuring social distancing in offices and providing PPE as necessary.

Emin Read reserves the right to close the application process early in the event of hiring. We receive high volumes of applications for our roles and may not be able to respond to every one.

About Company

Company: Emin Read Solicitors –

Company Location:  Eastbourne

About Emin Read Solicitors -