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Employer: Northgate plc
Job Title: Receptionist
Location: Darlington
Salary: £16,000
Date: 11/9/2012

We are looking to recruit a Receptionist working at our Darlington head office. The focus of the role is maintain the smooth running of the reception area ensuring that all visitors (internal and external to the business) are greeted and met with a positive attitude and their needs dealt with appropriately. The role is responsible for ensuring that the switchboard is answered promptly and professionally at all times. The role is also part of the post room function and interfaces with the post room team as well as supporting them on a regular basis.

The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills and be able to communicate all levels inside and outside of the business. They will have a high level of IT literacy and also have a commitment to delivering an excellent customer experience and enjoy working independently.

Skills and Experience required:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent customer focus and commitment to customer service
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Previous post room experience desirable
  • Experience of Mitel desirable


  • A competitive salary
  • Holidays: 23 days per annum plus Bank Holidays increasing after service
  • Pension
  • Flexible benefits scheme