Receptionist

BFBS are looking to appoint an experienced ‘front of house’ receptionist with strong administration skills.

This is a new position within our newly refurbished reception area.

We require someone who will provide a welcoming ‘meet and greet’ service to all our visitors.

The receptionist will also play a pivotal role in delivering a seamless administration service to the facilities team and the wider business.

You will be the first port of call for visitors, callers and enquiries.

With your excellent administrative experience and organisational skills, as our Head Office receptionist, you will pride yourself on your attention to detail and excellent time management. You will possess a high level of customer service and communication skills, as you will be required to communicate confidently and appropriately with both internal and external individuals at all levels.

You will have great computer skills and be proficient with Microsoft 365 packages, including OneDrive and SharePoint.

You will have a flexible and self-motivated approach, you will be able to multi-task and remain calm under pressure.

The role will also include duties such as;

  • Working as part of a team that looks after our Sitehelp Facilities inbox, including the reporting and problem solving for internal enquiries.
  • Looking after our meeting rooms diary system.
  • Handling travel related enquiries and liaison with nominated suppliers.
  • Responsibility for the company stationery supply, again, liaising with nominated suppliers.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone with a receptionist, administration or secretarial background.

This position is based at our Head Office in Chalfont Grove, Chalfont St Peter, Bucks. SL9 8TN. Working hours will be 37.5 hours Monday – Friday. The hours will probably be 8.30-5.00pm, however, can be discussed at Interview.

If you believe you are the right person for the role, please apply at opportunities@bfbs.com. Send us your C.V and a covering letter, stating your salary expectations and why you feel you would suit this role.

Please ensure that you read our company's privacy policy, by applying for this role, you are consenting to the company storing your personal data, as per the privacy policy. If you have any questions relating to this, please email your questions to opportunities@bfbs.com

About BFBS

BFBS is a military charity and media organisation with a mission to inform, entertain, connect and champion the UK serving military, their families and veterans.

We have been keeping the serving military connected and in touch for over 75 years, building morale and offering those serving overseas a valuable connection to life back home. We help them feel happier, know what’s going on around the world, share experiences and build communities. 

Today, our TV, radio and digital platforms offer entertainment, news, sport and information services to the Armed Forces, their families, veterans and anyone interested in the military. 

In recent years, building on our in-depth knowledge of the military and our digital, media and technological innovation expertise, we have also developed value-for-money commercial services for the military and other government clients. These include digital and creative services, a training and development academy, and pioneering technical media and communication solutions that work even in the most extreme environments. 

Why work for us?

BFBS is an exciting and rewarding place to work. We are committed to looking after our people, helping them to develop their skills and build successful careers.

So, whether your background is military, media, digital, broadcast – or perhaps something else – if you want to work with talented and passionate colleagues to help us in our mission to entertain, inform, connect and champion the UK Armed Forces, please take a look at our current vacancies.

Interviews will be held at Chalfont Grove, Narcot Lane, Chalfont St Giles, Bucks. SL9 8TN.

We thank you for your interest and application. We can’t guarantee being able to respond to all applicants, therefore, if we do not contact you within 10 working days of the closing date, you have been unsuccessful. Please look out for other opportunities on our website: http://jobs.ssvc.com/

Job reference: 

RECFEB2020

Job description & Essential criteria: 

Closing date: 

23 February 2020