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French Speaking Receptionist

Market Sector:
£17000 - £21000


Bilingual Receptionist – French / English

Our client is a long-established specialist in the provision and administration of health insurance for the French market. Due to increased business an exciting opportunity has been created for a bilingual receptionist to be the first point of contact for telephone enquiries at their Bristol head office.

The successful Receptionist will be a clear & confident telephone communicator with fluency in both French and English with excellent written skills in both languages and adept users of the MS Office package, particularly Word and Excel.

A professional, personable and friendly manner is essential alongside a well-organised, but flexible ‘can do’ attitude to work.

Demonstrable experience in a similar insurance office, hotel or corporate reception role would be an advantage, but is not essential as full training will be given.

The hours are 9.30am-5.00pm Monday to Friday.

Your duties as a Bilingual Receptionist – French / English will include:

  • Answering all telephone enquiries in a professional, calm and confident manner.
  • Directing each enquiry to the correct person within the company.
  • Giving each caller a very positive first impression of the company.
  • Dealing with incoming and outgoing mail.
  • Responding to sales and general customer service enquiries received by email and telephone.
  • Processing cancellations and inputting new clients into the client management software.
  • Updating clients’ bank details and other personal information.
  • Other general office duties to include filing, scanning, data input etc.

The ideal candidate will possess the following skills and qualities:

  • Be fluent in French and English, both verbal and written.
  • Ideally have some experience in a similar insurance office, corporate, hotel, hospital or school reception position.
  • A confident, professional and calm manner in dealing with the public on the phone.
  • Be a good listener.
  • Be very presentable, reliable, polite and well organised with high attention to detail.
  • Good MS Office skills - particularly Word, Excel & Outlook.
  • Good typing skills. The ability to touch type to a high standard would be an advantage.

Salary and reward package: 

  • Salary of £20,000 pa.
  • 25 days holiday, plus statutory holidays.

Key words: Reception, Receptionist, French Speaking, Bilingual, Fluent French, Health Insurance.