Just a few sentences at the start of your receptionist job description introducing your business to prospective candidates can really kick off your job listing. Highlight your unique company culture and working environment and take this opportunity to set your company apart from competing job listings and sell yourself to job seekers.
Receptionist Job Responsibilities:
- Serves visitors by greeting, welcoming, and directing them appropriately.
- Notifies company personnel of visitor arrival.
- Maintains security and telecommunications system.
- Informs visitors by answering or referring inquiries.
- Directs visitors by maintaining employee and department directories.
- Maintains security by following procedures, monitoring logbook, and issuing visitor badges.
- Operates telecommunication system by following manufacturer’s instructions for house phone and console operation.
- Keeps a safe and clean reception area by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
- Supports continuity among work teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.
- Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
[Work Hours & Benefits] You also want to include your company’s working hours and benefits. Try to sell potential applicants on things like overtime or seasonal availability, as well as the benefits that set your business apart, like paid vacation time, commuting credits, or childcare reimbursements.
Receptionist Qualifications / Skills:
- Telephone Skills
- Verbal Communication
- Customer Focus
- Informing Others
- Handles Pressure
- Supply Management
Education, Experience, and Licensing Requirements:
- University/college degree is an asset
- Familiarity with phone systems
- Previous experience with Microsoft Office software preferred