Recruiting a Receptionist

Sven is looking for a Receptionist to join us in our team in Kingswinford.

Recruiting a Receptionist

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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.

You are:

  • 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.

We offer:

  • 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.

If this sounds like you, please check out our website, then email your CV with a covering letter to patrickr@sven.co.uk .

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