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Reference: 59947

Date Added: 17 March 2017
Closing Date: 24 March 2017

Job Title: Receptionist

Working For: Embassy of Ethiopia, London

Location: London

Salary: As per Embassy Scale

Job Details

The Embassy of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia is looking for an experienced Receptionist to join our small and friendly front of house team.

Duties:

  • Receive all incoming calls and handle them courteously and efficiently; Redirect calls to appropriate staff and take any messages accurately
  • Assist with any questions or queries customers may have
  • Act as first point of contact for all visitors to the Embassy
  • Ensure all incoming post and deliveries are sorted and distributed to appropriate staff members
  • Tidy and maintain the reception area
  • Perform other administrative and clerical tasks as and when required, such as assisting with events
  • Activities may be subject to amendment over time as the role develops and/or priorities and requirements evolve

Requirements: 

  • Fluency in both English and Amharic (written and spoken) is essential
  • Excellent telephone manner and customer service
  • Proficient with the Microsoft Office Suite
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • You will need to be a self-starter and be able to multi-task, think on your feet and have excellent attention to detail
  • Must have previous reception experience
  • High School Diploma and above

Closing Date: 24 March 2017

Interview/Start Dates

The Embassy will notify you of the date of the written exam.

Interviews will be held on 30th and 31st March, 2017

Start date: ASAP

Application Details

Interested candidates for this vacancy must submit the following for consideration of their application

  • Covering letter, no more than one side of A4 outlining how you meet the above requirements
  • Current Curriculum Vitae
  • Ref: Reception-Ethiopia

Please submit your application by email to hr@ethioembassy.org.uk and ensure documents are either in Microsoft Word and/or Adobe Acrobat PD format.

Applicants must have the legal right to work in the UK.

Website: http://www.ethioembassy.org.uk

Additional Notes