• Location


  • Sector:

    Work for us

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £16k - 18k per year

  • Contact:

    Sarah Jones

  • Contact email:


  • Contact phone:

    0115 9472005

  • Job ref:

    Admin/Reception - SJ

  • Published:

    7 days ago

  • Duration:


  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:

    As soon as possible

  • Consultant:

    Sarah Jones

We at Thorn Baker require a Receptionist / Administrator to join the team and not only take on this role, but own it and make it your own! Thorn Baker is a forward thinking recruitment agency helping people find work in the Industrial, Construction and Facilities sectors. A recent promotion means we need to expand the team and welcome someone else into the business, who shares our values and beliefs.


Hours of work: 8am to 5:30pm Monday to Friday (1 hour break)

Salary: £16,000 - £18,000 per year + annual bonus & other benefits

Nottingham City Centre location

23 days Annual leave + Bank Holidays (increasing up to 25 days)

Working Tax Credits & Childcare Vouchers

Perkbox (retail discount platform to save at most major retails & supermarkets)

Duvet days and many more… see our website for more information on perks & rewards

Requirements of the Role

The position will provide administrative support to the Industrial team whilst you maintain the reception area, meet and greet visitors and answer the phones to a wide range of clients. Below is a comprehensive list of the successful applicant’s duties/responsibilities;

  • Answer all incoming calls – take messages / direct calls accordingly
  • Greet candidates / visitors as they come into office
  • Keep reception area tidy and presentable
  • Frank post, normal/signed for/special
  • Send/Order postal pick-ups via Parcel Force
  • Order stationary / catering for the office
  • Replenish and maintain reception & office paperwork, stationary and documents
  • Stock checks
  • Data entry onto company CRM
  • Take correct Identification (ID) from registering candidate’s – take copies and sign off
  • Maintain office attendance register
  • Format CV’s
  • Keep equipment (such as mobile phones) records up to date
  • Send and receive references
  • Book engineer visits for printers / fire & security alarms etc.
  • Head Office/marketing projects when issued by Senior Management Team


  • Previous experience in a reception/front of house/administrative role is essential (please do not apply if you don’t have this)
  • Excellent communication skills, especially on the telephone
  • Microsoft Office, Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint proficiency
  • Excellent attendance
  • Professional Appearance and professional manner
  • Positive Customer Service approach and general can do attitude

Why choose Thorn Baker? We have once again received 3 stars from The Sunday Times Best Companies for staff inclusion and engagement. Excellent levels of customer service to our clients and our staff are central to everything we do. If you would like to apply for this position then please click apply now!

Please note only short listed candidates will receive a response so good luck and apologies in advance if you are unsuccessful.