Job opportunity: Receptionist (position filled)

1 February 2023
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The position has been successfully recruited.

Become part of our design practice of architects and interior design professionals who are leading and shaping our sixth decade.

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Receptionist to join our team full time.

To be successful in this role, you will be well-presented, highly organised, and a motivated person that has a passion for being the first point of contact for our clients and our team. The role would suit a people-focused individual who would like a long-term rewarding position within our studio.


Receptionist  – description of role, which is not limited to:

  • Daily opening and closing of studio spaces, plus ensuring front of house presentation and superb overall studio tidiness throughout the day
  • Greeting and escorting all guests to the appropriate meeting room and offering/preparing refreshments
  • Meeting room management and AV assistance
  • Phone reception
  • Maintaining our CRM system along with monitoring generic email addresses, mail and couriers
  • Handling project queries
  • Procurement of studio supplies along with organising internal catering and events
  • Studio maintenance, including kitchen duties and bathroom tidiness and various administrative duties as required
  • Support to leadership and greater team as required


Receptionist  – key skills:

  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, highly approachable with a positive attitude
  • Highest standards of personal and studio presentation and attention to detail
  • Highly reliable, organised, and proactive
  • Ability to multitask as well as prioritise
  • Ability to achieve deadlines
  • Proficient in MS Office applications – MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint and InDesign
  • Flexible, adaptable, and responsive to challenging situations
  • Able to anticipate potential problems and provide proactive solutions
  • Intuitive and pre-emptive in providing highest level studio support
  • Client focused
  • Ensure sensitive information is kept confidential
  • The employee will be aware of and abide by the company policies and procedures within our Quality, Safety and Environment System


Why Carr

At Carr we believe design has the power to make a positive difference to people’s lives. Our vision, to pursue excellence in everything we do, is a collective effort underpinned by a shared experience. We do this with integrity, humility, and clarity of purpose. Putting people front of mind guides how we work together and helps create an inclusive and enriching team environment.

Our team has access to a range of benefits and initiatives including:

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Training and professional development opportunities
  • An active and richly diverse social calendar
  • Paid ‘Parental Leave’ to support working families
  • Paid ‘Study Leave’ to support professional learning
  • Mentoring Program and buddy system
  • Knowledge sharing forums and activities


How to apply

If you would like to explore this opportunity further, please email your CV and a supporting letter detailing what you enjoy the most about a reception role to
Please ensure you put the role title in the subject line.

No recruitment agency applications please.

Applications close Friday 10 February 2023.

Please be aware that to apply for this role, you must be an Australian resident and reside in Victoria, Australia.


Carr is an architecture and interior design studio based in Melbourne with a timeless approach that fosters connection. Every detail is thoughtfully considered, coalescing in work that forges new ground while remaining true to our philosophy and vision.

We look forward to hearing from you!