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As the first point of contact for guests and clients, receptionists are essential team members and play an integral role in representing a business. From coordinating deliveries to screening phone calls, when you work as one of Coople’s professional receptionists you will be responsible for executing all administrative and front-of-house tasks to the highest standards.

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What can you expect when applying for receptionist jobs with Coople?

Job responsibilities

Your responsibilities as a receptionist may vary slightly depending on the company you work for. However, a lot of your tasks will be similar:

  • Completing administrative tasks, such as organising files and delivering and accepting mail.
  • Answering and forwarding phone calls.
  • Cleaning, organising and maintaining the reception area.
  • Greeting and signing in clients and visitors.
  • Scheduling appointments and meeting times.
  • Representing the business with a friendly, positive attitude and professional appearance.

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Customer service agents

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Telesales agents

Working as a telesales agent is also an option with Coople.

What skills do we look for in receptionists?

Not all of our roles will require experience. If no specific experience is required, it will be clearly stated in the receptionist job description. For example, it may say:

  • No previous experience needed.
  • Friendly and charismatic disposition, comfortable engaging and interacting with many people on a daily basis.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills.
  • Second to none organisational skills with a keen eye for detail.
  • Proactive and enthusiastic attitude, able to take initiative to represent the company in a positive light.
  • Strong knowledge of the business.

If specific experience or knowledge of equipment is required, this will also be clearly stated in the job description when you apply. For example, hiring companies might ask for:

  • One or more years experience as a receptionist
  • Typing speed of at least 70 WPM

How to prepare for your receptionist job

There are a variety of things to look out for before starting your receptionist job. These could include:

  • Specific uniform requirements – be sure to check the job description to see if a uniform will be provided or if you’re expected to dress a certain way.
  • Knowledge of (or experience with) specific job-related tools. You will usually be given the necessary training before starting your role, but it’s good to make sure.

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