Description THE ROLE We are recruiting a part time Receptionist to join our Manchester office on a 6 month fixed term contract. The hours of work are Tuesday (10:00 - 18:00) and Friday (10:00 - 18:00). This is a role for an individual who thrives on dealing with customer queries and providing a helpful and supportive resource at the heart of the businesses interface with our clients. Energetic and enthusiastic, you will have the skills, knowledge and attributes to work flexibly and autonomously within our fast moving and changing environment. MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Meeting and greeting clients and visitors Booking meetings rooms and refreshments via a computerised booking system Booking and setting up video conference facilities and Webex meetings Ensuring meeting rooms are clean, tidy and adequately stocked Liaising with colleagues to ensure meals and refreshments arrive on time and that meetings rooms are set up correctly Assisting with meeting room furniture set ups Setting up audio visual equipment and IT equipment SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES Experience of working within a similar role Excellent customer service and communication skills Have the ability to prioritise and multi task Familiar with Microsoft office software packages, operating a room booking system and setting up audio visual and IT equipment Enthusiastic with a 'can do' attitude and solutions focussed approach Demonstrates flexibility, initiative and a willingness to take responsibility THE FIRM DLA Piper is a global law firm with lawyers located in more than 40 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific. Our global reach ensures that we can help businesses with their legal needs anywhere in the world. We strive to be the leading global business law firm by delivering quality, service excellence and value to our clients and offering practical and innovative legal solutions to help them succeed. Our clients range from multinational, Global 1000, and Fortune 500 enterprises to emerging companies developing industry-leading technologies, as well as government and public sector bodies. At DLA Piper we are firmly committed to diversity and inclusion. For us, diversity isn't just about visible differences, it's the unique blend of talents, skills, experiences and perspectives that makes each of us an individual and we know it's crucial to have a culture and environment where those differences are genuinely valued. We offer exceptional career opportunities to our lawyers, aspiring graduates, and business services professionals in a truly challenging and rewarding environment.