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Eskort: Receptionist

Eskort invites interested and suitably qualified candidates to apply for the position of Receptionist based in Pretoria, Gauteng.

Position: Receptionist
Reference Number: IRE000036
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Pretoria, Gauteng

Purpose of the Position:

  • Serve as the first point of contact for the company by welcoming guests and greeting callers.
  • Coordinate all front-office activities, including distributing correspondence and redirecting phone calls.


  • Grade 12.
  • Additional certification in Office Management or a related field is advantageous.


  • Proven work experience as a receptionist, front-office representative, or similar role.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office software is preferred.

Knowledge Required:

  • Hands-on experience with office equipment (e.g., printers).
  • Familiarity with phone systems and switchboard operations.

Skills Required:

  • Professional attitude and appearance.
  • Excellent multitasking and organizational skills.
  • Ability to handle pressure effectively.
  • Promptly resolve concerns.
  • Good telephone etiquette and listening skills.
  • Fluency in English and Afrikaans.

Key Performance Areas and Job Activities:

1. Answering and Screening Calls:

  • Answer, screen, and transfer incoming calls to relevant personnel.
  • Take messages.
  • Provide basic and accurate information via phone/email.
  • Transfer customers to the nearest retail stores.
  • Update the telephone list monthly.
  • Operate the company‚Äôs telecommunication system.

2. Ordering of Office Supplies:

  • Order office stationery.
  • Order other office commodities such as cleaning supplies and food on an ad-hoc basis.
  • Order business cards for staff, including store cards for the Sales Team.

3. Welcoming Guests/Visitors:

  • Greet, welcome, and direct guests appropriately and offer refreshments.
  • Accept courier parcels (including mail deliveries) and ensure relevant parties receive them.
  • Assist with guest Wi-Fi passwords as needed.

4. Other Responsibilities:

  • Offer administrative support across all departments.
  • Perform clerical duties such as filing, photocopying, transcribing, and faxing.
  • Maintain a safe and clean reception area by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Ensure the reception area is tidy and presentable at all times.
  • Assist the PA of the CEO as needed.


Closing Date for Applications: June 5, 2024

Eskort: Receptionist

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