Job Opportunity – Receptionist – Longford

Pat The Baker are currently recruiting a receptionist for our Granard office. This is a one year fixed term contract with the possibility of the role being made permanent. If you are organized, diligent and enjoy interacting with people. please apply!

Main purpose 

The main purpose of the receptionist is to conduct themselves in a professional manner as they are often the first point of contact within the company. A receptionist must welcome clients, customers or other types of visitors in the reception area and also deal with both visitors’ and customers’ enquiries in an efficient and helpful manner. The receptionist also assists the Accounts Receivable team helping with various administrative tasks on a daily, weekly and monthly basis.

Working Hours –

Monday – Thursday 9a.m. – 5.30p.m.

Friday – 9a.m. – 5.00p.m.

Key Areas – 

  • To deal with all incoming and outgoing calls efficiently and in a professional manner
  • Co-ordination of all boardroom bookings for the Company
  • Responsible for all incoming deliveries and ensuring these are distributed correctly
  • Signing in all visitors and distributing appropriate clothing for any visitors to the plant
  • Responsible for internal and external post
  • Various administration tasks to assist the Accounts Receivable Team – including filing, customer PO numbers, distribution of manual docket books, reports etc.
  • Dealing with queries as they arise
  • Ad-hoc general duties as required by your manager

Personal Skill Set –

The successful candidate will clearly demonstrate:

  • A polite, friendly, efficient and helpful manner
  • Experience using a computerised switchboard system
  • Proficient computer skills – word, excel and e-mail (preferably Outlook)
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Strong communication skills and a professional telephone manner
  • Fluent English speaking and written communication skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative


This job description may be amended and additional duties may be added from time to time

Applications can be made by sending your CV to

All applications will be treated with the strictest of confidence and in compliance with the Data Protection Act 2018.