Receptionists

For clients looking for a first-class Receptionist and for candidates looking for Reception roles with value

Reception Recruitment

Are you a candidate actively or passively in the job market, looking to secure or be informed about new opportunities that would complement your experience as a Receptionist? Are you an employer looking for a recruitment agency that will represent you proficiently in sourcing a high quality Receptionist – one who will represent your brand in the best possible manner at all times?

MJD Recruitment is a specialist recruitment agency with dedicated offices in Sydney and Melbourne who effectively recruit for and assist job seeking Receptionists across Australia. With 45 years of combined experience recruiting Receptionists and front office professionals we understand just how much value the right Receptionist can make to an organisation.

There is a view that recruiting a Reception role should be simple – but in fact it can be one of the more challenging positions to fill. Recruiting the role of the Receptionist requires particular focus on fit in so many ways. Fit for the culture of the business, fit for the role (as they are all so very unique) and fit for the brand that they are representing.
Many of our highly experienced Consultants continue to choose a specialisation in office support recruitment because they understand just how business critical these roles are. The right support staff provide a level of comfort to their teams that allows focus on more strategic matters.

What We Know About Reception Recruitment

Internal and external customer experience can be heavily influenced by who is managing your front of office operation.

Finding the right brand ambassador that ‘fits’ your role is vital!

For Clients

Seeking The Perfect Receptionist

We dedicate time and resources ensuring that we are across the ‘best of the best’ Receptionists in the corporate marketplace. Many of the Reception roles that we recruit for are filled with candidates that come via or referrals, networks across office support roles at so many different levels keep us informed about stand out talent.

Regarded as trusted & knowledgeable advisors, we go beyond recruitment support for our network of Receptionist candidates. The candidate experience starts with the recruitment agency and receiving career advice from specialists with over 45 years of experience in office support, builds immediate trust and respect for your brand.

We are incredibly proud to be working with some of Australia’s top tier firms and respected organisations who regard our invaluable insight and real market knowledge when hiring Receptionists. 80% of the clients that we work with are a result of personal recommendations from existing business and career partners. With an adaptable, consultative approach we work alongside internal HR teams and run the entire recruitment process for others.

For Candidates

Seeking The Ideal Reception Role

Working alongside a corporate Receptionist, supporting them with a matter as important as their career, is a genuine privilege and one that we take seriously – but we also endeavour to ensure that there is an element of enjoyment in the process too!

We have long standing relationships with employer of choice style organisations and 45 years of collective knowledge about the office support market – which means we can share with you an intimate knowledge as to why certain organisations or roles might be the right fit for you. We are known for our confidential and proactive introductions on behalf of our Corporate Receptionists, we don’t wait around for a role to be called in, we professionally source suitable opportunities with existing & new prospects.

Our Corporate Reception networks are first to hear about new opportunities before they go to advertising stage, keeping our valued candidates ahead of competition.

With so many networks at different levels across the office support market, we are able to support Corporate Reception candidates not only with career advice and support, but help build their networks and even find mentors.

What We Understand About Receptionists

Each position is unique, some roles are one-dimensional others multi-functional.

Each business wants something unique from their brand ambassador.

How To Find And Hire The Best Receptionist You’ve Ever Had

A business’s receptionist is often one of the most important people to the organisation. More often than not, they are a customer’s first contact with the business, and therefore, your receptionist is responsible for controlling first impressions and lasting client relationships. We can’t stress this enough when we say that you need to put a lot of thought into your receptionist hire.

MJD Recruitment is a leading receptionist recruitment agency, and we’re here to help you find the perfect person to represent your business and keep things running smoothly.

Administrative Assistant Vs. Receptionist: What’s The Difference?

Some people use the terms ‘administrative assistant’ and ‘receptionist’ interchangeably, but there are some key differences between the two roles.
Receptionists tend to handle more front-of-house work. A receptionist will cover the front desk and phones for a business and need impeccable customer service skills and high-quality professional communication skills. An administrative assistant will typically work behind the scenes, doing administrative tasks in the back offices.
Work hours may differ. Administrative assistants usually work typical opening hours, but receptionists may need to work outside these hours on occasion. Because their job is so customer-focused, if there are late or out-of-hours meetings planned, receptionists may be needed in the office.
Receptionists don’t move around as much. Because receptionists are responsible for greeting clients, customers, and guests, they stay close to their desk throughout the day. They will usually have a phone where calls are directed and a computer where they work on scheduling and correspondence. Administrative assistants tend to be a bit more mobile, moving around the office to complete a range of tasks.
Receptionists may be required to remember certain clients. As receptionists are the first contact many clients have with the business, they are uniquely positioned to build solid relationships with clients and customers. As a result, they may need to remember to speak to important or regular clients in a certain way or remember certain things about the clients’ business or industry.

Administrative Assistant Vs. Receptionist: What’s The Difference?

Some people use the terms ‘administrative assistant’ and ‘receptionist’ interchangeably, but there are some key differences between the two roles.
Receptionists tend to handle more front-of-house work. A receptionist will cover the front desk and phones for a business and need impeccable customer service skills and high-quality professional communication skills. An administrative assistant will typically work behind the scenes, doing administrative tasks in the back offices.
Receptionists don’t move around as much. Because receptionists are responsible for greeting clients, customers, and guests, they stay close to their desk throughout the day. They will usually have a phone where calls are directed and a computer where they work on scheduling and correspondence. Administrative assistants tend to be a bit more mobile, moving around the office to complete a range of tasks.
Work hours may differ. Administrative assistants usually work typical opening hours, but receptionists may need to work outside these hours on occasion. Because their job is so customer-focused, if there are late or out-of-hours meetings planned, receptionists may be needed in the office.
Receptionists may be required to remember certain clients. As receptionists are the first contact many clients have with the business, they are uniquely positioned to build solid relationships with clients and customers. As a result, they may need to remember to speak to important or regular clients in a certain way or remember certain things about the clients’ business or industry.

5 Tips To Hiring The Right Receptionist For Your Business

Try the following tips and tricks if you’re struggling to find the ideal receptionist to represent your business.

Why Choose MJD Recruitment As Your Receptionist Recruitment Agency?

At MJD Recruitment, we’re proud to help countless prestigious organisations with receptionist recruitment in Melbourne, Sydney, and Brisbane. We can think of a few reasons why more businesses turn to us.

Looking To Speak With A Leading Receptionist Recruitment Agency? Contact MJD Recruitment

At MJD Recruitment, we have over 50 years of experience in recruitment. We take great pride in our role as a genuine partner to prestigious organisations throughout Sydney, Melbourne, and Brisbane, providing them with the highest quality referrals and recruits for their vacant positions. Likewise, we make sure our candidates feel valued and supported in their journey to find the position that allows them to flourish. As a leading receptionist recruitment agency, MJD Recruitment can help you make the right connections. Contact us today.

Looking To Speak With A Leading Receptionist Recruitment Agency? Contact MJD Recruitment

At MJD Recruitment, we have over 50 years of experience in recruitment. We take great pride in our role as a genuine partner to prestigious organisations throughout Sydney, Melbourne, and Brisbane, providing them with the highest quality referrals and recruits for their vacant positions. Likewise, we make sure our candidates feel valued and supported in their journey to find the position that allows them to flourish. As a leading receptionist recruitment agency, MJD Recruitment can help you make the right connections. Contact us today.

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