Recruiting a Receptionist
Sven is looking for a Receptionist to join us in our team in Kingswinford.
Become part of a talented team that creates fabulous furniture for outstanding offices.
We’re recruiting for a bright and outgoing individual to join our team as a Receptionist at our factory and showroom in Kingswinford.
Sven Christiansen plc is a well-established designer and supplier of high-quality office furniture, manufactured at our factory in the West Midlands. As Receptionist, you’ll be the face of Sven in this varied role.
The role involves:
- Answering the switchboard in a professional manner.
- Welcoming and looking after visitors.
- Visitor refreshments, organising delivery of buffet lunches for client and staff meetings.
- Ordering taxis and accommodation reservations.
- Managing the boardroom booking and customer visit diaries.
- Responsibility for the tidiness of showroom, brochures and samples.
- Monitoring literature and sample stocks, for timely dispatch by post or courier.
- Providing exceptional support and service via email and over the phone.
- Ad-hoc administrative duties.
- Following procedures to ensure compliance with our ISO 9001 and 14001 standards, and our commitment to sustainability.
- Passionate about customer service excellence.
- Presentable, well-spoken, with a naturally cheerful and friendly personality.
- Excellent at communicating both face-to-face and over the phone.
- A team player, able to support the wider factory team.
- Accurate, well organised and efficient.
- Motivated and able to work with minimal supervision.
- Self-confident with a willing, “can-do” attitude, with an appetite to learn.
- Able to use Microsoft Office.
- A full-time role in a well-established company with an excellent reputation and a strong, expanding product portfolio.
- Extensive induction and thorough training to ensure your success.
- Salary flexible subject to experience and skill set: please give an indication of your expectations.
Hours of work are Monday to Friday, 09:00 to 17:30 with an hour for lunch. The successful candidate will form part of a friendly team working in bright and cheery offices on The Pensnett Estate, Kingswinford, West Midlands – with great access by public transport and plentiful onsite staff parking.
Sven Christiansen plc is a privately-owned British company, founded over 40 years ago and employing around 200 staff. In addition to our West Midlands factory, our Head office is in Guildford, a Design Studio in London and satellite showroom in Cumbernauld, Scotland.