German speaking Team Assistant / Corporate Receptionist

Language Matters
South East London
£25,000 - £29,999
20 Aug 2019
22 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
A fabulous opportunity has arisen with a highly successful, global, boutique investment firm for a German speaking Corporate Receptionist / Team Assistant to join their dynamic office in the heart of Mayfair. This role reports directly into the CEO's Executive Assistant and will see you provide a combination of seamless front of house reception and office administration support.

Together with another German speaking Assistant you will sit at the front of office desk and be the first point of contact for all visitors and guests, therefore a polished presentation and polite and professional manner is required at all times. Your responsibilities will include meeting and greeting all guests, taking incoming calls in German and English, ensuring all meetings and conference calls are booked and managed effectively, preparing meeting rooms and refreshments, coordinating diary and travel arrangements across multiple time zones, database management and ordering office supplies. They are looking for a dynamic team player who will have a great hands-on approach and not shy away from covering any function of office support. Training will be provided with scope to progress and take on other responsibilities.

This position is a fabulous opportunity for someone with previous experience of working in the 5* luxury / hospitality sector as a front of house corporate receptionist looking to move into a fast-paced boutique, corporate private equity / investment office and join an established and friendly office support network. Please note that this role involves remote weekend support once every 3-5 weeks on a rota basis covering the hours 7:00 - 15:00 and 14:30 - 22:00

  • Perfect fluency in both German and English both written and spoken
  • Excellent presentation coupled with first class verbal and written communication skills
  • Previous administrative or front of house/ corporate reception experience - gained from working in 5* luxury / boutique hotel / concierge environment highly desirable
  • Demonstrable experience of working in corporate office environments
  • Able to communicate clearly and effectively across all levels
  • Flexible and adaptable approach to work and cover any area of the office as required
  • Excellent team-player mind-set
  • Strong work ethos, driven to succeed
  • Confident using MS Office

To apply, please send your CV in Word format to Hannah. If you have applied for any other languagematters vacancy there is no need to re-apply, as your CV will be considered for all vacancies that match your language skills and work experience.

languagematters is a multi-discipline, multilingual recruitment agency offering a wide range of bilingual jobs in London, the South-east, nationwide and overseas. Our goal is to be the most valued, knowledgeable and indispensable recruitment partner in the language recruitment field.

We work constantly to provide equal opportunities for all, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, social background, religion, disability or sexuality.

NB: Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK or hold a valid work permit. Please note that we contact successful candidates within 3-4 working days. languagematters is acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy.