Receptionist wanted at Eskort Pty Ltd

Eskort Pty Ltd has an exciting opportunity for a Receptionist to join their team in Irene Pretoria on a permanent basis. 

Closing date: 05 June 2024

Location: Gauteng, Centurion

The purpose of this position:

1. To be the first point of contact for the Company by welcoming guests and greeting people who visits/enters the Company.

2. Coordinating all front-desk activities, including, but not limited to, distributing correspondence and redirecting phone calls.


  • Grade 12
  • Additional certification in (for example) Office Management would be advantageous


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

Knowledge Required:

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

Skills Required:

  • A professional attitude and appearance
  • Excellent multi-tasking and organizational skills
  • Ability to deal with pressure
  • Resolve concerns promptly
  • Good telephone etiquette and listening skills
  • Fluent in English and Afrikaans

Key Performance Areas and Job Activities: 

1. Answering and Screening Calls

  • Answering, screening and transferring incoming calls to relevant personnel.
  • Taking messages.
  • Answering customer queries by providing basic and accurate information via phone/email.

  • Transferring customers to the nearest retail stores.
  • Updating the telephone list on a monthly basis.
  • Operates the telecommunication system of the Company.

2. Ordering of Office Supplies

  • Ordering of office stationary.
  • Ordering of other office commodities such as cleaning supplies and food on an ad-hoc basis.
  • Ordering of Business cards for staff including Store Cards for the Sales Team.

3. Welcoming Guests/Visitors

  • Servings guests by greeting, welcoming, directing them appropriately and offering refreshments.
  • Accepting courier parcels (including mail deliveries) and ensuring that relevant parties receive parcels.
  • Assist with Guest WI-FI passwords as and when required.

4. Other

  • Offering administrative support across all Departments within the Company.
  • Performing other clerical receptionist duties such as filing, photocopying, transcribing, and faxing.

  • Keeping a safe and clean reception area by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Ensure that the reception area is tidy and presentable at all times. 
  • Assist the PA of the CEO as and when required

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