Receptionist/Host - Edinburgh - Edinburgh

Business Support & Office Services
Ref: 195 Date Posted: Wednesday 07 Apr 2021
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Receptionist Edinburgh 

8.91 per hour) 


About the Role 

We are on the hunt for a talented and enthusiastic Receptionist to work for one of our clients in the hospitality sector in Edinburgh.  This role is a vital part of the guest experience team ensuring the highest level of service delivered within a dedicated hospitality environment.  The role is initially for a 6-month period with a variety of hours available on a flexible basis.  Your main responsibility will be to ensure a hospitable and professional atmosphere within a dedicated facility providing first class service to a variety of different customers. 


About the Employer 

Our client is experiencing a considerable period of growth year on year, demonstrating the continued success within the sector and region.  If successful in applying for the position you will be provided with an excellent training and support network, which will prepare you for a job which will provide you with the opportunities to earn extra cash during the tourist season or potentially build a career with a well-established business. 


About the Person 

For this Receptionist position it is essential that you have excellent communication and organisational skills and possess the ability to learn and develop first class product knowledge.  The ideal candidate will most likely have front line guest experience, possibly within a hospitality environment.  To succeed in this role, you will also have a can-do approach and ability to drive excellent quality standards.  This role would be ideally suited to a student who is on the hunt for flexible working hours during the summer, but we are open to considering candidates from any background who think they have what it takes. 


About the Job 

Your primary responsibilities as Receptionist will be ensuring a consistent presentation of the lounge facility including refreshments, literature, showers and toilet facilities.  You will also be required to identify and respond appropriately with VIP guests and ensure that company requirements are maintained in relation to accessibility for all visitors.  You will most likely be able to demonstrate a passion for customer service and the desire to go the extra mile to ensure guests have a memorable experience.  Previous experience in a similar role will be ideal, as will the ability to stay calm under pressure with your natural, outgoing personality.  There will be challenges, including working (at times) unsocial hours with early starts and late finishes, however, you will be working with a great team which will support each other in achieving the objectives. 


The Reward 

The salary for the Receptionist role is £8.91 per hour.  This is a highly sought after and unique opportunity to work for a fixed period with a highly respected organisation.   If you have the relevant experience and can demonstrate your excellent customer care and Receptionist abilities, then we want to hear from you. You can either send your CV with a brief covering letter to or alternatively, if you prefer an initial, confidential discussion then please contact Sarah Watts at 07501 091 106.