Virtual receptionists for marketing, media, design & advertising agencies

Want to optimise your agency’s own return on investment? Our phone answering services ensure the time, effort and money you spend on generating leads isn’t wasted through missed calls.


Scalable around-the-clock solutions to support your agency’s lead generation

Australian receptionists

Our local virtual reception teams answer calls, take messages and warm transfer – all in line with your agency branding.

24/7 answering service

After-hours, weekends and public holidays … we answer every call, whether or not you’re at your desk.

Sales lead capture

Never miss a lead & land more clients! We capture, qualify and send you leads while you focus on running your agency.

Campaign numbers

Dedicated campaign phone numbers with professional call answering. Don’t let those leads go to waste!

Virtual office address

Instantly appear larger or expand into new geographic markets by adding a virtual address in a city of your choice.

1300 or 1800 numbers

Convey a national presence by promoting a 1300/1800 number, or several local numbers, to your callers.

How our virtual reception service works


Your tools are our tools

Whether it’s a calendar, booking system or CRM, on our MyAssistant and MyDiary call answering plans we use the software you already use to book appointments or add new clients.

Maximise your agency’s own campaigns with trackable 24/7 agency call answering

We’ve been answering calls, capturing leads and assisting in scaling creative, design, social media, digital marketing and full-service advertising agencies, media organisations, video production houses and billboard/signage companies Australia-wide for 15 years.

We ensure you never miss an opportunity, while providing the best caller experience for prospective or existing clients.

Complementary business solutions

Phone numbers

Set up virtual inbound numbers for different locations or, if you require a national presence, a 1300 number or free call 1800 number.

Automated messaging

Have voicemails instantly emailed to you both for convenience and to ensure no important communications are ever missed.

Virtual address

Choose a virtual business address to expand your presence geographically, without expensive overheads or the need to relocate.

What our customers love

Only relevant calls get through to me, so I don’t get disturbed when I’m right in the middle of something!
James Henry, Hyped Media
No call or message is missed and our clients are connected to our team between the office or working from home, especially during a lockdown.
Chris Parker, Awaken
As a small and nimble team, we don’t have capacity to manage new lead phone calls on a regular basis. OfficeHQ helps us manage these call-backs on our schedule.
Michael Papandrea, Small Business Bundles
OfficeHQ has been a great support service to our admin team and ensures all our calls are professionally handled.
Sharon Latour, Marketing Bee

Trusted by more than 150 marketing, media & advertising industry clients

FAQs

Many callers hang up when their call goes to voicemail, so you can miss out on vital conversations or leads.  Ensuring your calls are answered by a live person, increases customer satisfaction, builds loyalty and improves your opportunity to create a rapport and obtain caller details.

Live call answering also allows you to screen calls, as you can advise your receptionist to transfer or take messages for only those call types you wish to receive.  Once answered, you can see each message as it’s taken and prioritise who you will call back first.

Live call answering increases revenue through better customer connections, reduces costs as you’re not paying for a full time receptionist and helps you to be more efficient with your time.

Yes! OfficeHQ is a privately-owned Australian company and we have Australian-based receptionists answering all calls for businesses in Australia.

Our head office is on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland, with about 90% of our entire Australian team based in that region.

Our telecommunications network extends to 66 telephone exchanges, giving us the largest range of local numbers of any Australian virtual reception services provider.

Yes, our receptionist can answer calls you’d usually miss.  You may be on another call or simply unable to answer because you’re busy at the time. Our receptionists will take a detailed message and send to you instantly by email or SMS. Many clients who subscribe to our service are surprised when they learn how many calls they’d been missing prior to having their calls answered by OfficeHQ.

Yes. This is referred to as “call overflow”.

A lot of companies require their phone calls to be answered only when they are unable to take the call themselves. For example, if you step out of the office for an hour or your in-house receptionist goes to lunch, is on leave or is busy on another call and you have multiple calls coming in at the one time.

You can set your business phone number to divert (to the unique local phone number we allocate your business during the Free Trial setup process) only when the phone rings for more than a specified period (such as after 5 rings) or if your line is busy/engaged.

In such instances our receptionists will then answer the phone as if we were in your office. You’re always in control and can relax knowing you will never miss another important call again! 

Yes.  Our receptionists are available 24/7 and you can opt-in to receive after hours live call answering on any OfficeHQ subscription.  Without after hours call answering turned on, our receptionists will answer your calls between 8:00am and 6:00pm on weekdays.  If you need after hours call answering, please let us know when you sign up or contact us.

Yes, you are able to use our service for an hour, a day, a week, whenever you need our assistance. Many clients use our live call answering for short-term needs, for example, when their own in-house receptionist is at lunch, sick or on annual leave.  Some clients use the service during their busy periods only, as call overflow or for campaigns.  Our live call answering service is like having a casual receptionist who is always available.  It’s reliable and risk-free, as you only pay for what you use.

If you prefer to use our service seasonally, you can take advantage of our pause package.

OfficeHQ offers a month-to-month agreement, which can be cancelled by giving us at least three days’ notice prior to your monthly renewal date.

Yes.  You can subscribe just to Live Call Answering plan or you can bundle with a phone number, IVR or virtual address service.

Set up can take as little as a few minutes.  For a MessageExpress or MyReceptionist service, you can start using the service almost instantly. Simply set up an account yourself, using the free trial webform or have our customer service team do this for you.  Either way, it only takes a few minutes to get started.  Once your account is set up, you simply need to forward your phone line to us and we’ll start answering your calls.

If you’re interested in a MyAssistant or MyDiary plan, a short setup may be required, depending on complexity, to train our receptionists on your preferred software, business information or webforms.  Please contact us to find out more.


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Want to try our call answering services for free?

Put Australia’s leading virtual receptionist solution to the test! We’re ready to answer your phone FREE for 7 days.

Want to try our call answering services for free?

Put Australia’s leading virtual receptionist solution to the test! We’re ready to answer your phone FREE for 7 days.

What does the free trial include?

Our free trial is based on our MyReceptionist service, with Australian-based receptionists able to take messages and transfer calls based on your availability settings.

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