Receptionist
Job Description

Receptionist Job Description

Receptionist Job Overview

A receptionist is usually the first point of contact at an organization. They greet visitors, clients, and employees, screen telephone calls, answer emails, schedule appointments, handle deliveries, make travel arrangements, and perform other necessary duties to ensure the business runs smoothly. They may also assist with administrative tasks such as data entry or paperwork.

Receptionist Job Template

Receptionist Job Summary

Are you a talented multitasker who loves interacting with people? We’re looking for a positive and professional receptionist to be the face of our local business. You’ll welcome visitors, clients, and fellow employees, answer phone calls and emails, sort and deliver mail, schedule meetings, make travel arrangements, and assist us with other operations as needed. The ideal candidate is a great communicator with a strong work ethic who is interested in a meaningful role on a supportive team. If this sounds like you, apply today!

Location

Ashburn, VA

Receptionist Responsibilities

  • Greet visitors, clients, and fellow employees when they arrive at the front desk and provide them with any necessary directions or information
  • Keep the front office secure by ensuring all visitors follow the proper sign-in procedures
  • Answer phone calls and emails and communicate relevant information to the appropriate parties
  • Manage incoming and outgoing mail and handle deliveries
  • Schedule appointments and ensure the business calendar is accurate and up-to-date
  • Book travel arrangements and prepare itineraries so off-site meetings go smoothly
  • Provide administrative support to other team members with data entry, paperwork, photocopying, etc. when needed

Receptionist Qualifications

  • High school diploma, G.E.D. or equivalent
  • 1 year of experience as a receptionist, administrative assistant, guest service specialist, or similar position preferred
  • Comfortable taking telephone calls and mitigating stressful situations
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, organizational skills, customer service skills, and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office

Receptionist Compensation

$13.51/hour (National Average)

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