Office & Professional

Office and professional jobs

First Choice has a wide choice of the best accounts, office and professional jobs in regions close to all of its UK branches.

We recruit for accounts, human resources, secretarial, administration, sales and marketing, finance – including foreign currency cashiers, customer service and receptionist roles as well as all other office functions.

This includes both temporary and permanent roles with companies of all sizes and all entry levels up to senior management.

If you are looking to change location, increase your salary and benefits or to work different hours, call us today! We are taking on new positions daily.

Office & Professional Jobs


Internal Sales Executive

£25000 - £25000
Job Title: Freight Forwarding Internal Sales Executive

Job Description

As an Internal Sales Executive your main objectives will be to call new and existing customers, qualify information, generate appointments for the external sales team as well as putting together quotations and following up with customers requirements. You will have the opportunity to penetrate and grow each account as their main point of contact. Initially this will be a NEW BUSINESS position, then as you bring on customers you will utilize your account management skills.

Proven work experience in new business or sales background in the transport industry, preferably freight forwarding.
Demonstrable ability to communicate and have the ability to build and maintain relationships.
Solid experience MS Office
Experience delivering client-focused solutions to customer needs.
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Self-motivated, positive, can do attitude
Natural hunter of new business

Please send your CV to

* We are only able to accept applications from candidates with previous experience for this role.

If you do not hear from us your application has been unsuccessful.


Customer Service - Freight

£20000 - £23000
New opportunity has become available within a well-established medium sized Freight Forwarder based in Colnbrook

This is a Customer Service position therefore the successful candidate must be able to communicate well both verbally and written

You will be required to use an in-house IT system and experience with Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook.

Duties will include but not limited to :

Receiving orders via email and phone
Processing and distribution of orders
Stock control, ordering and managing stock levels
Manning the customer service telephone
Communicating with customers on products and orders
Communicating with business managers on various issues such as orders, stock, customer requirements, product information etc
Invoicing of shipments
Accounts receivables
Back office functions such as completing tenders, completion of customer forms etc
Working with the country manager to ensure sufficient support is provided for the business managers

Due to poor public transport serving this location; candidate must possess their own transport and full UK driving licence.

Hours are: Monday - Friday 09:00-17:30

Salary is between GBP20,000 - GBP23,000 depending on experience

Please send your C.V direct to

*We can only accept applications from candidates with the required experience for this role, if you dont hear from us your application has been unsuccessful
$70000 - $95000
Rapidly growing and developing international and domestic freight forwarder looking to further develop their domestic sales team in the Houston market.

Due to their continued success and internal promotions they are adding to their domestic sales team.
will have opportunity to be part of an ever expanding network providing tailored and individual solutions for clients.

With outstanding growth opportunities they are looking for someone who is looking for a career and longevity with their next role.

3+ Years experience selling domestic freight
Ability to consultatively sell LTL/TL/Expedited
Knowledge of local, regional and national trucking
Proven ability to generate new business through new and existing accounts

Salaries are DOE and start from $70,000 up to $95,000 + Car Allowance, Bonus, 401k, Profit Sharing, Medical, Dental & Vision
$75000 - $95000
An Account Executive is immediately required for a large international freight forwarder based in Boston.
The ideal candidate will have experience selling Air and Ocean freight and will be familiar with developing and maintaing new business.
This company is a top logistics company that is known worldwide.
They have offices all over the world, including Europe, Asia, Middle East, Australia and Indian Sub Continent.
Main Duties
Building and maintaining a customer network and hunting for new business
Client development
Maintaining existing relationships
Presenting monthly and quarterly performance figures to the board and sales team members
Following up on leads from website and customers
Please only apply if:
You have worked within freight forwarding
Have generated new business
Comfortably work to agreed sales targets
Have experience in selling Air & Sea Freight.
Salary starting from $75,000 - $95,000 + Plus Car/Car Allowance + Bonus + Phone + Laptop and other benefits

Bar/Restaurant Assistant

£17500 - £18000
This role is for a Hotel Bar/Restaurant Assistant in the Bracknell area near, Windsor & Maidenhead.

We are currently looking for a friendly, outgoing full time Bar/Restaurant person to work as part of our dynamic waiting team at a Country House Hotel.

Experience is preferred but not essential, as training will be provided.

Competitive Salary plus uniform, meals on shift and 30% Food and Beverage Discount in our Restaurant. Due to the location of the hotel there is limited public transport so the ideal candidate should be able to drive due to the start and finish times of the different shifts.

Hours of work
Rotas will be on a shift basis to include the following shifts;
- Early - 6.45am - 3.00pm
- Late - 3.00pm - Finish (11.00pm normally unless there is a function where
this could be as late as 1.30am)
- Split Shifts - Normally 10.30am - 2.30pm & 6.30pm - 11.00pm (these may
vary from time to time)
- The role does require you to be able to work weekends, bank holidays,
Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Years Eve & New Years Day.

Job Description
- Complete daily tasks
- General bar work including cleaning of bar equipment
- Looking after the needs of our conferences
- Waiting in functions ranging in occasions including Weddings, Birthdays,
- Silver service
- Waiting in our Restaurant which will involve taking orders, pouring wine,
carrying plates & taking payments.

Skills Required
- Good understanding of written and spoken English
- Strong customer service skills
- Friendly and Outgoing
- A friendly and professional manner
- The ability to adapt to Guests needs
- The ability to stay calm under pressure and multi-task

* If you havent heard from us within 7 working days please assume your application has been unsuccessful this time *


Hotel Receptionist

£15000 - £18000
This role is based near Bracknell for a Country House Hotel.

We are looking for a friendly, outgoing full time receptionist to work as part of our dynamic reception team in a Country House Hotel. This role involves morning, evening and weekend shifts.

Competitive Salary plus uniform, meals on shift and 30% Food and Beverage Discount in our Restaurant. We also offer a contributory pension scheme.

Due to the location of the hotel there is limited public transport so the ideal candidate should be able to drive due to the start and finish times of the different shifts.

Job Description

- Complete daily check in and check outs
- Taking reservations using the House reservation system.
- Be confident about the daily availability so you are able to manage last minute changes and reservations
- Answer any incoming calls and forward to the correct department if necessary
- Act upon any guest requests or wake up calls
- Upsell the hotel facilities or a higher category of room to the guests
- Liaise with the housekeeping department regarding arrivals and departures and confirm when rooms are ready to be occupied.
- Ensure excellence in customer service levels in all front office areas.
- General administrative tasks

Skills Required

- Excellent written and spoken communication skills
- Strong customer service skills - Friendly and Outgoing
- A friendly and professional telephone manner
- The ability to adapt to Guests needs
- The ability to stay calm under pressure and multi-task
- Good problem solving skills
- Competent in Word, Outlook and Knowledge of Excel
- A methodical approach to your work
- Accuracy and attention to detail
(Good Level of Maths and English)
*If you havent heard from us within 7 working days please assume you have been unsuccessful this time*

£20000 - £21000


Salary: £20,000 TO £21,000

Hours:  9.00am to 5.30pm

Locations: Coleshill, Birmingham (B46)

Immediate Start Available - 3 – 6 Month Temporary Contract

We are seeking to recruit a LOGISTICS CUSTOMER SERVICE OPERATORT for a 3-6 month Temporary contract, this is offering an immediate start, paying £20,000 to £21,000, based in Coleshill (B46) Birmingham.

We are seeking a candidate who possesses excellent Customer Service skills, able to communicate effectively across all levels, an excellent telephone manner, confident in their approach and always striving to offer customers and colleagues the highest level of service. All candidates will need be IT Literate and conversant in Microsoft Excel.

Working within the Logistics & Distribution Department of a Global Freight Forwarding and Logistics organisation the role of LOGISTICS CUSTOMER SERVICE SPECIALIST will be to;

  • Liaise with internal and external customers and advise of booking receipts,
  • Confirm Freight details and establish any special requests/requirements,
  • Input all booking data on to an in-house system and generate reports,
  • Trace and track freight keeping customers updated with its status,
  • Take all general freight enquiries.

Working closely with other departments and Offices across the UK and globe to offer an outstanding level of service to all Customers.

This is a fabulous opportunity to work for a large global organisation, due to the location all applicants will need to drive with their own form of transport. A clean criminal record and 5 year checkable work history is an essential requirement.



Head Chef

£30000 - £33000
We are looking for an experienced Head Chef to join our team in Wokingham.
Based in the heart of Wokingham the pub which was was refurbished last year has a large yet cosy bar and restaurant with up to 100 covers serving traditional pub food.

In order to be a successful Head Chef you will:

Work with the General Manager to drive food sales within the business.
Have a passion for simple, well executed food with great ingredients.
Have experience of managing and building the team within the kitchen ensuring effective teamwork.
Be able to motivate the team to produce consistently great food as well as the ability to manage health and safety, clenaing and food hygiene.
Be confident in training and recruiting new team members and strive to be the best at what they do.
Be expected to manage costings, margin and labour costs within the kitchen within budget.
Have good communication skills.
Possess exceptional IT and computer skills to enable you to order and control food stock and manage team rotas.
will be mixed and include bank and public holidays

** If you havent heard from us within 7 working days please assume you have been unsuccessful this time **

Spa Receptionist

£19961 - £19961
This spa receptionist role is based in a 5* hotel near bagshot

Provide a professional and courteous reservation and reception service to Spa guests.
Provide a consistently outstanding level of service while maximizing revenue from treatment and product sales.
If qualified and trained, carry out treatments on an occasional basis as and when required.
Meet and greet spa guests, members, visitors upon arrival, confirm treatment details, provide appropriate information, escort to changing rooms, carry out full orientation.
Ensure positive, pleasant and supportive working relationship between Spa staff.
Be highly knowledgeable on all treatments, make recommendations and up sell as appropriate for the guest.
Provide treatment information by telephone and email, take appointments for individual and group bookings, process into SpaSoft appointment system, send out confirmations and 24 hour reminders.
Ensure that every guest is advised of our cancellation policy at the time of booking.
Carry out show rounds of the Spa, explaining the facilities and services.
Prepare guest bills, close to room accounts, credit card accounts or cash.
Carry out administration tasks, prepare reports, etc.
Take gift voucher requests, process in SpaSoft, and prepare vouchers.
Open spa reception in the morning and close down at night, following procedures and check lists.
Cash up at night, balancing reports and revenues, investigate and follow up on any discrepancies.
Handle membership enquiries, provide information, carry out show rounds for potential members.
Prepare therapists work schedules, be responsible for ensuring that therapists are aware of all changes to their schedule
When fully booked endeavor to rearrange shifts or call in additional resources to accommodate treatment requests.
Assist with stocktaking when required.
Take direction and instruction regarding day to day operation and project work from Spa management and Senior Receptionist.
Give direction and instruction to Therapists and Spa Attendants to ensure the smooth running of the Spa and guest satisfaction.
If job holder is a qualified therapist, to carry out treatments occasionally as required.
To assist in keeping all areas of the Spa clean, tidy and perfectly presented and specifically the ladies changing room when there is not a female spa attendant on duty.
Experience within a spa, salon or hotel reception would be an advantage
Experience of cash handling
Ideally experience within a five star environment
Excellent use of Microsoft Office and previous experience of a Spa computer system
Excellent social and verbal communication skills
Customer service experience
Ability to multi task
Staying calm and composed at all times.
** If you havent heard from us within 7 working days please assume you have been unsuccessful this time **