Receptionist/Office Assistant | Food/Lifestyle | London | Paid

Salary: £14,500 (per annum)
Location: London
Start date: ASAP
Sectors: Secretarial & Business Admin, Research & Analysis

Our client is a leading author on preparing and cooking food for children.

This is a 3 month internship paying NMW with the opportunity to go permanent.

How you can expect to spend your day:

Customer Services
Answering all customer service queries (via the website, contact email, post, Twitter (only for complaints), Facebook UK messenger and Facebook Australia messenger

Being the first point of contact for all complaints: Answering all customer complaints, forwarding customer complaints to the relevant manufacturer, ensuring manufacturer completes an investigation and sends response to ourselves/customer, logging complaints and updating investigation status, arranging a goodwill gesture to be posted to customer who lodged complaint.

Answering and transferring phone calls

Greeting visitors

General Office Admin
Sorting and arranging post (incoming and outgoing)
Ensuring office is stocked with essentials (stationary, kitchen and bathroom supplies)
Booking couriers, transport and accommodation when necessary
Liaising with utility suppliers, BT, cleaning company and external IT company regarding any queries/technical issues
General office admin duties (e.g. filing all office paper work, ensuring all contracts are up to date and renewing when necessary (e.g. electricity provider)
Arranging maintenance support (e.g. plumber, engineer) when necessary
Updating shared company calendar (adding meetings or when people are out of office)

Assisting team with extra tasks (e.g. contacting competition winners)
Activating pending user registrations on WordPress site

Visits to bank and managing petty cash
Managing card expenditure


Matching proof of deliveries with supermarket orders for invoicing team

The ideal intern's personality and qualifications:
Bright, articulate and numerate.
Personable and able to maintain a high level of professionalism at all times.
Experience in a customer facing role and/or administrative office work.
An interest in the industry would be an advantage.