Business Support Opportunity

Receptionist – Harpenden - Full/Part-time

We are delighted to offer the opportunity for a part-time Receptionist to join our Harpenden office.  This position is highly regarded as the successful candidate is the first point of contact for clients visiting and contacting the Firm.  Our Receptionists are ambassadors and therefore must have personal qualities to match that requirement.

Please do get in touch to discuss the days and hours for this role.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Answering telephone calls courteously and efficiently dealing with enquiries 
  • Managing meeting room bookings and keeping our reception area and meeting rooms tidy - paying particularly close attention to cleaning of communal areas and objects in realtion to COVID-19 (e.g. meeting room chairs & door handles)
  • Dealing with incoming and outgoing post in line with the Firm's procedure – scanning any incoming documents, keeping a detailed record of documents coming into/going out of the office and taking outgoing post to the Post Office (on a rota)
  • Routine financial duties, including handling petty cash
  • Checking, certifying and copying documents to satisfy the Firm's anti-money laundering requirements
  • Dealing courteously with clients and visitors in person and making refreshments where necessary

Key Skills and Personal Attributes:

  • Has the highest regard for delivering exceptional client service
  • Clear and audible speaking voice
  • Previous reception/front of house experience would be an advantage
  • Able to manage many things at once calmly and confidently
  • Works well in a team
  • Flexible approach to work and available to cover holiday and sickness absence of Reception team 

Strictly No Agencies

We would be delighted to hear from you if this role is of interest or if you have any questions.  Please do make your application by sending a covering letter and CV addressed to Derri Nelson, People and Talent Assistant by email: or by post to Taylor Walton, 28-44 Alma Street, Luton LU1 2PL