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- Receptionist

Employer
Kering
Location
London, United Kingdom
Closing date
19 May 2024

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Function
Administration
Level
Manager

Job Details

Summary
A global Luxury group, Kering manages the development of a series of renowned Houses in Fashion, Leather Goods, Jewelry: Gucci, Saint Laurent, Bottega Veneta, Balenciaga, Alexander McQueen, Brioni, Boucheron, Pomellato, DoDo, Qeelin, Ginori 1735 as well as Kering Eyewear and Kering Beauté. By placing creativity at the heart of its strategy, Kering enables its Houses to set new limits in terms of their creative expression while crafting tomorrow's Luxury in a sustainable and responsible way. We capture these beliefs in our signature: "Empowering Imagination".

Job Description

This Receptionist opportunity will require the successful candidate to provide comprehensive front of house support to the office, while having responsibility for the organisation of office management tasks.

This role requires a flexible approach to all responsibilities, carrying out other ad-hoc duties according to the office needs. You will be the face of the organisation and responsible for the following;

  • To provide a warm, courteous and prompt welcome on guests arrival at the reception desk
  • The main point of contact for any visitor/guest or employee for the organisation
  • Providing a meet and greet service to all Kering and the Brands visitors whilst handling the reception desk
  • Arranging all mail, franking, international and local couriers in line with the Company procedure
  • Arranging taxis and chauffeurs for guests and employees
  • Switchboard operation: Taking care of external and internal calls in a professional manner and be the first point of contact for all phone enquiries, taking messages when required
  • Ensuring the reception area is kept clean and tidy at all time
  • Registering all guests with the building's reception
  • Making sure the office's desks are booked daily on Office Space (desk booking tool) and make the necessary changes
  • Managing the meeting rooms calendar, booking and allocating meeting room space, ensuring meeting rooms are cleared and ready for the next meeting, ensuring IT facilities are set up and working. Organising refreshments where required and ordering lunches for meetings as requested.
  • Keep the internal communication channel (Workplace) up to date
  • Provide administrative support to the Office Manager


Requirements:
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbally
  • Computer literate, including excellent knowledge of Microsoft packages (Word, Excel & PowerPoint).
  • Previous experience of a similar role where they have been required to prioritise and multi-task various and competing demands.
  • A good communicator with the ability to interface regularly with internal and external personnel at all levels
  • Ability to be discrete and reliable at all times


Why work with us?

Kering is committed to building a diverse workforce. We believe diversity in all its forms - gender, age, nationality, culture, religious beliefs and sexual orientation - enriches the workplace. It opens up opportunities for people to express their talent, both individually and collectively and it helps foster our ability to adapt to a changing world. As an Equal Opportunity Employer we welcome and consider applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of their background.

Job Type
Fixed Term (Fixed Term)

Start Date
2024-03-30

Schedule
Full time

Organization
Kering UK Services Ltd.

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