Receptionist/Telephonist, Manchester


Salary: £18,134 – £21,000 depending on skills and experience

Excellent benefits including: private healthcare, health cash plan, pension scheme

Hours: 8.30am to 5:30pm (1 hour lunch break), Monday – Friday (with occasional flexibility to work until 6pm to cover holidays etc.)

At St Johns Buildings we aim to provide excellent levels of client care at all times across all of our sites.  We are looking for an enthusiastic and professional telephonist/receptionist to present an excellent first impression to callers and visitors to Chambers.

This role is split between our telephone switchboard room and front of house reception, and forms part of a small ‘first point of contact’ team in our Manchester site.

The ideal candidate will be an experienced, friendly, well presented and efficient telephonist and/or receptionist who enjoys working in a fast-paced, professional environment.  Strong communication skills, experience of carrying out a similar role in a professional services organisation, and a flexible attitude are essential. Experience of working in a legal or professional services environment would be an advantage, but is not essential.  A full job description and person specification is available below.

 If this role is of interest to you, please write with completed application and equal opportunities forms (available below) to Human Resources at our Manchester address or by email to   For an informal discussion about the role call Diane Lees on 0161 214 1500.

Closing date for applications: 18th October 2017

Please note that due to the high volume of applications, we are unable to respond to all unsuccessful candidates directly.

We positively encourage applications from all sections of the community and operate an equal opportunities approach.

St Johns Buildings, 24a – 28 St John Street, Manchester M3 4DJ

JD – Receptionist/Telephonist

Application Form

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