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Office runner/receptionist

Office runner/receptionist

ExpiresExpires: 29/06/2022
Fixed term contract

Objective Media Group are looking for a dynamic, approachable, and quick-thinking runner/receptionist to join the team from Monday 4th July.

You must have previous office running experience, be London based and be available on the date mentioned. Please do not apply if you cannot fulfil these conditions. 



Your main role will be assisting the office assistant and office manager in the day-to-day running of the office, manning reception, and carrying out staff requests or forwarding to appropriate alternative staff if necessary.

  • Man reception and answer main reception phone
  • Sort, distribute and frank mail
  • Book meeting rooms
  • Set meeting rooms up accordingly
  • Meet and greet visitors
  • Accept deliveries/post
  • Make runs to other locations where requested
  • Monitor stationery and keep stock tidy
  • Keep kitchens tidy and stocked. Loading & unloading dishwashers if necessary 
  • Photocopy, filing, archiving & programme logging
  • Assist in set up of office areas, including furniture builds & moves
  • Maintain paper stocks for printers
  • Flag up any issues in the building
  • Weekly basement tidy


Knowledge, skills, experience

We're looking for the following qualities in any candidates applying:

  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to use own initiative 
  • Practical and logical approach to work
  • Computer literate
  • Able to be flexible and work well under pressure
  • Ability to work well as part of a team and independently
  • Previous office runner experience 


  • Reception experience is also desirable


Core skills:

  • Communication

Able to feedback results on any jobs / projects completed in a concise and understandable manner as well as able to adapt way of speaking or communicating, depending on who they are dealing with.  

  • Time management

Delivers work to agreed objectives, meeting deadlines and expected standards.

  • Networking

Able to develop effective relationships with colleagues and management

  • Commercial awareness

Able to demonstrate knowledge of Objective Media Group, its programmes, and labels.


There is the opportunity to work on individual productions, once you have shown sufficient progression in the office runner/receptionist role and after the probationary period. 


*Please send your CV with a covering e-mail answering the following 4 questions*:

  • Which areas within TV interest you most?
  • How would your friends describe you - what are your key qualities?
  • Why do you think you are suitable for the office runner/receptionist role?
  • Provide one past achievement which makes you believe that you are suitable for the job


Click 'apply' to send your CV and cover letter with Runner/Reception in the subject line. 


We welcome and encourage applications from candidates who are under-represented in the creative industries.

Please make sure that you state in your application that you found this role via Creative Access.

Years of experience

  • Entry