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Data Input Clerk / Receptionist

Job Reference booker/TP/373991/22496

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Planned Number of Hires:
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Monday to Friday
Working Hours:
Salmon Fields, Oldham
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Job Category:
Best Logistics
Business Area:
Best Logistics

What's in it for you

The additional Benefits of being part of the BEST team!

  • 10% Tesco discount, which increases to 15% for 4 days every 4 weeks (all discounts apply to home delivery)
  • 20% discount on F&F Clothing
  • 10% discount at Tesco Café
  • 10% Booker discount
  • Pizza Hut Restaurants: 25% discount after 3pm, excludes buffet and deals
  • 25% discount at selected Burger King restaurants
  • Contributory Pension.
  • 1 year life assurance for all colleagues; or 3 years if you join the pension scheme
  • Health and Wellbeing support and resources including our 24/7, confidential Employee Assistance Programme for you and your family & the opportunity to join a healthcare cash plan
  • An exclusive deals and discounts website saving you money on everyday purchases including cinema vouchers & a cycle to work scheme
  • A great holiday package – 29 days pro rata                 

About the role

We are looking for a Data Input Clerk/Receptionist to join our team with a real can-do attitude who is passionate about delivering excellent customer service and willing to go the extra mile for our customers.

  • Do you have an excellent, polite and professional manner with the patience and understanding to provide an excellent service to our customers at all times?
  • Do you have attention to detail, work on your own initiative, have great organisational skills and maintain confidentiality?
  • Are you able to work well under pressure, take pride in your work and look at ways to improve not only your own performance but that of the team and business as a whole?

If you have answered yes to all the above and want to be part of the BEST team, then we may have the perfect role for you.

In this role you will ensure all our visitors and colleagues receive the best experience at all times, data input is accurate and processed efficiently, whilst continually looking for ways to improve our ways of working to ensure we truly provide the best experience at all times.  

You will be responsible for

  • You will be the first point of contact for all visitors and telephone callers, offering a warm welcome to Best.
  • Facilitate both planned and unplanned visits to site ensuring all visitors to the business are signed in, met by their visit lead, Complete all necessary safety and health questionnaires and access cards are managed effectively.
  • Opening and distributing daily post and franking post in readiness for Royal Mail collection service.
  • Accurate updating and use of multiple databases ensuring key deadlines are met
  • Processing management reports where required including the collation of performance data
  • Monitoring relevant data bases and prompting completion where required, inclusive designated tasks from the operations teams
  • Scanning/photocopying / emailing of documents
  • Ensuring the reception area is always kept clean & tidy

You will need

  • Experience of Operational Admin
  • Excellent organisational and analytical skills
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Office, Power-point, Word and other relevant tools
  • Reception Experience
  • Confident in Microsoft Excel V-lookup and Pivot tables

About The Company

Booker is the UK's leading food & drink wholesaler. We are privileged to serve independent retailers, caterers, and small businesses, from locations across the country.  We operate over 190 cash and carry branches, eight distribution centres, five Best Food Logistics sites, as well as six support centre locations across the UK.

We are proud to have an inclusive culture at Booker and Best where everyone truly feels able to be themselves. Our workplace is one where differences are valued, and all colleagues are given the same opportunities.  We not only celebrate and embrace diversity and build inclusion but recognise the value and opportunities this brings.  Our inclusive culture makes our company stronger and is fundamental to our core purpose: serving customers, communities and the planet a little better every day.  Everyone’s welcome at Booker.

How we support disabled colleagues and candidates is key to our inclusive culture; we’re committed to providing a fully inclusive and accessible recruitment process. For further information on the accessibility support you can expect, please contact

Please note

We can only accept candidates over the age of 18 if the role requires working before 6:15 am or after 9:45 pm or involves working in areas such as the warehouse, beers, wines & spirits, and driving roles.

On the occasions where we have high volumes of applicants, some roles may close earlier than the advertised end date in order for us to manage all of the applicants appropriately. We will only be able to offer individual feedback to those candidates who attend an interview.

*Booker Group is part of Tesco plc, however, is operated separately from the core Tesco business and as such the benefits offered will be different from those offered at Tesco*

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