Lanham, MD
Full-time


The front desk receptionist performs routine clerical, secretarial and administrative work in answering telephones, receiving the public, providing customer assistance, and record-keeping.

Responsibilities

  • Keep front desk tidy and presentable with all necessary material (pens, forms, paper etc.)
  • Greet and welcome staff members and guests
  • Answer all incoming calls and redirect them or keep messages
  • Receive letters, packages etc. and distribute them
  • Prepare outgoing mail by drafting correspondence, securing parcels etc.
  • Monitor office supplies and place orders when necessary
  • Keep updated records and files
  • Ensure company‚Äôs policies and security requirements are met

Competencies

  • Communication Proficiency
  • Ethical Conduct
  • Flexibility
  • Initiative
  • Time Management

Requirements

  • Proven experience as front desk representative or relevant position
  • Familiarity with office machines (e.g. fax, printer etc.)
  • Knowledge of office management and basic bookkeeping
  • Proficient in English (oral and written)
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office (especially Excel and Word)
  • Strong communication and people skills
  • Good organizational and multi-tasking abilities
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Customer service orientation
  • High School diploma; additional qualifications will be a plus