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Reception / Facilities Admin

Royal Society of Chemistry
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire (GB)
£23,350 - £25,945 per annum plus benefits
Closing date
1 Feb 2022

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Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

The Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) has a great opportunity for a Receptionist / Facilities Administrator to join our Facilities team on a full-time temporary basis to cover maternity leave, based at our Cambridge office.

As a Reception / Facilities Admin for the RSC you will:

  • Provide reception/cover a small switchboard.
  • Manage flats in our Cambridge building.
  • Support processing invoices.
  • Deactivate, activate and monitor security and fire alarm systems.
  • Manage and coordinate meeting room arrangements.
  • Maintain and update information on the Intranet page.
  • Support building security and access arrangements.
  • Support the delivery of special projects relating to building operations.
  • Help ensure continuous improvement and quality of services.

We are looking for: 


  • Professional presentation with excellent customer service.
  • Motivated, proactive and enthusiastic team player.
  • Basic Microsoft Office, Outlook, Word and Excel skills.
  • Knowledge of reception arrangements including operation of a small switchboard.


  • Knowledge of fire evacuations, emergency procedures and responding to first aid requests.

The Royal Society of Chemistry offers a competitive salary plus excellent benefits. You will work an altering shift rota to ensure provision of services (currently between 07:00 – 15:00 and 10:30 – 18:30 (Fridays 09:30 - 17:30) with possible overtime and flexible working to accommodate necessary out of hours work.

If interested, please apply before the end of our closing date.

View and download the full job description here.


The Royal Society of Chemistry is the largest organisation in Europe for advancing excellence in the chemical sciences. Supported by a worldwide network of members and an international publishing business, our activities span education, conferences, science policy and the promotion of chemistry to the public.


The RSC has a broad range of diverse career opportunities. Our teams are highly motivated and successful with our employees citing 'the people' as the best thing about working at the RSC. Working for the RSC provides a great opportunity to keep up to date with the latest developments in science without working in a lab.

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Royal Society of Chemistry
01223 432441
Thomas Graham House
Science Park
Milton Road

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