Manchester International Festival seeks Receptionist

Closing Date: 14 January 2019

Manchester International Festival

Location: Manchester

Remuneration: £18,000


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For more information and to apply for this role, please visit our recruitment page.


Job Description

Reporting to: Head of Administration

Main Purpose

Ensuring that MIF’s main reception is staffed between 9-5pm Monday – Friday with a consistent, warm welcome to all visitors.


• Managing arrival of guests to the office, providing an exceptional welcome at all times

• Answering, screening and forwarding incoming phone calls and enquiries via

• Ensuring the reception desk, kitchen/break-out areas and welcome sofas are kept tidy and presentable, with all necessary stationery and materials (e.g. pens, forms and brochures)

• Managing the booking of meeting spaces

• Providing accurate information in-person and via phone/email

• Maintaining office security by following safety procedures and controlling access via the reception desk (monitor logbooks, laptop lockers etc)

• Provide general desk-based support to the Administration Team (updating spreadsheets/databases, drafting letters etc)

• Support for internal meetings/events and other ad-hoc arrangements happening in the office

• Actively engaging with the organisation’s vision and policies regarding equal opportunities and diversity, artistic ambition, participation and engagement, health and safety, evaluation and monitoring
• Training and talent development will be central to the organisation as we approach The Factory. All job roles are expected to engage with our training and development activity, be willing to support our training programmes
• Any other duties that are commensurate with the post