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Senior Receptionist – The British International School Abu Dhabi

  • Period: Full Time
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Closing date for applications: 22 June 2016

BIS Abu Dhabi is looking to appoint an enthusiastic and committed Senior Receptionist to join the front of house desk beginning August 2016.

Reporting to PA to the Principal the Senior Receptionist will play a key role in representing the first impression of the organisation. You will be responsible for meeting and greeting parents, students and visitors ensuring all are dealt with in a professional manner, answer, screen and direct telephone calls, take and relay messages, coupled with receiving and sorting mail and deliveries and keeping the reception area tidy at all times.

This role will have responsibility for dealing with queries from members of the public, clients and key stakeholders, monitoring visitor access, and maintaining security awareness. Operating School Switchboard system, providing general administrative and clerical support to PA to the Principal are further requirements in this interesting and diverse role.

This role would also suit someone who is adaptable to working in a fast paced ever changing environment and has strong reception and administrative experience. You will be educated, possess excellent Microsoft packages including: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook, and have excellent interpersonal skills. It is essential that you have the ability to communicate effectively at all levels and most importantly with very outstanding command in written and spoken English.

You will be friendly and polite, of smart appearance, able to deal with difficult clients or customers and have the enthusiasm to gain credibility with School Management. It is essential that you possess high levels of personal integrity, you are conscientious and able to focus on completing work to a consistently high standard and have the ability to work to tight deadlines. In addition, you will be flexible and have a positive approach to work, excellent organisational and time-management skills, attention to detail that is second to none and the willingness to take on multiple tasks.

Salary: Competitive

Closing date: 22nd June 2016

Internal Candidates: Please email your CV and covering letter with subject line as Senior Receptionist at Arnie.Vasquez@bisad.ae

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