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I must say that all the members of staff are very brilliant and very effective in what they do.

Candidate Testimonial - December 2016

Temporary Receptionist/ Front of House Administrator

£10 per hour plus holiday pay
Central Oxford
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We are looking for an articulate and engaging candidate with impeccable interpersonal skills to take on this exciting Receptionist/ Front of House Administration position on a temporary basis in Central Oxford.

You will be working in this highly visible role for an established company who have just opened a brand new office. Therefore, you must be highly organised and able to assist with setting up facilities and other administrative tasks.

This assignment will be ongoing for around 2 – 3 weeks initially, although there is potential for this to become permanent for the ideal candidate!

It is an excellent opportunity for a candidate who is looking to expand their skillset of Administration, Customer Service or Office Management.

You will be the main point of contact for all visitors and guests and your main duties will include:

  • Meeting and greeting visitors
  • Answering the phones and redirecting them accordingly
  • Diary management for meetings and events
  • Acting as the main point of contact for clients
  • Arranging meeting rooms
  • General administrative duties such as filing and managing inboxes
  • Office Management Duties such as ordering kitchen supplies

Job Requirements

You will be able to communicate well with others, both in writing and your spoken communication. You will be dealing with colleagues and external customers so you must be polite and provide excellent customer service. You must also have a courteous telephone manner.

You will be highly organised, possess time management skills and be able to meet deadlines. You must be able to produce work to an excellent standard whilst working under a great deal of pressure.

Confident and proactive, you will be a solutions-lead individual who is able to think on your feet in order to solve any issues which arise. You will also be self-assured and able to make decisions autonomously.


  • This role will offer the right candidate the opportunity to hone their administration skills to a high level.
  • It is based within a warm, friendly and welcoming team
  • A competitive hourly rate is offered alongside holiday pay
  • You will have an excellent opportunity to expand your skillset and improve your experience

Company Profile

Our client is well established worldwide, and have just opened a brand new office in Central Oxford. You will be working for a highly-regarded company who produce cutting-edge products with a technical and scientific edge.

If you are keen to apply, please email us your CV, covering letter and required salary details, to temporary@allen-associates.co.uk.