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Receptionist

Company: Swiss Post Solutions
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

The Receptionist provides exceptional service by greeting and assisting all visitors and answering inbound calls. Continuously offers the highest level of service to all corporate employees and their visitors. Maintains a professional image of the company by providing prompt, courteous and efficient service. As an effort to be a cross-trained team player, the receptionist may be called upon to assist in other SPS service areas such as, but not limited to mail/shipping operations, hospitality and general office/facilities work based on operational needs to provide a top tier customer experience.Overall, this position continuously offers the highest level of service to all client and SPS employees while maintaining a professional image of the company by providing prompt, courteous and efficient service. Main Functions: Primary function of reception/concierge: answer all calls/correspondences and provide an exceptional customer service experience for all incoming/outgoing visitors. Light facilities/hospitality work: perform hospitality work as needed such as but not limited to assisting customers to open troubleshooting tickets, help order supplies, stock kitchens/service areas with supplies. May be asked to help set up/ take down conference rooms for meetings/events. Mail Service: will be cross trained to assist mail services as needed. This includes, but not limited to sorting/distributing mail, receiving/ tracking packages. Duties and Responsibilities: Provides 5-star customer service to all employees and visitors (in all forms of communication). Answers incoming telephone calls and routes callers to the person who can best assist them. Ensures all visitors complete, sign, and understand their responsibility for adhering to the corporations Nondisclosure Agreement (NDA). Logs visitors into registration system. Activates access for temporary badges for employees who forgot or lost their badge or are experiencing issues with their current badge. Issues facility access cards to employees. Answers and properly routes global calls, some confidential in nature, using company -wide switchboard or provide appropriate information to the caller. Calls are to be handled expeditiously, in a professional and businesslike manner while being friendly and using a high standard of customer service. Prioritizes calls and escalates customer service issues to the proper chain of command. Takes initiative to ensure the company phone and speed dial lists are current. Responsible for training a back-up and providing guidance on policies and procedures. Notifies employees upon receipt of inbound deliveries or have the delivery made to the Mail Room as is appropriate. Provides light administrative support to staff as directed such as scheduling meeting rooms, ordering catering, assisting other teams when needed for various tasks (envelope labels, compiling manuals, etc.). Follows up on loaned access cards to make sure all are returned and contact Security if card is not returned by the end of the day. Builds professional relationships with customers and other teams. Maintains the reception area in a neat and orderly fashion to include visitor reading materials. Service and replenish the barista, pantry, conference, kitchen, or meetings areas. Will perform meeting room and conference room set ups. Monitors level of office supplies on the floor, and replenishing and orders accordingly. Assists with copy/print orders and/or monitoring the copy/print equipment for satisfactory functionality. Maintains professionalism and composure when interacting with all callers/visitors. Strategically determines what additional support is needed when handling sensitive inquiries in person or on the phone. Provides back of office coverage as needed. Proactively seeks out additional work during downtime. Competencies : Driven by client satisfaction Strong integrity, solid business ethics Excellent communication skills Expert in customer service skills, professional attitude and appearance Good organizational skills Ability to maintain confidentiality Strong attention to detail Strong aptitude in effectively managing time and on-going tasks Results oriented Works well with people both internal (SPS) and external (assigned client) Fast learner Good at following instructions and handling change and/or adverse situations in customer service environments Qualifications and Education Requirements: High School Diploma (or equivalent) required. 1-3 years prior work experience. Strong preference in previous administrative/reception/concierge professional experience. Ability to work assigned work hours determined by manager. Excellent organizational and time management skills. Analytical abilities and aptitude in problem-solving. Superb written and verbal English communication skills. A strong task driven personality driven by customer satisfaction. Ability to multi-task and prioritize tasks, assignments, and customer needs. Current knowledge or ability to learn computer-based systems required for functions of position such as: Multi-phone line systems, PC/Mac systems, MS Office experience, Multifunctional devices (i.e. Copiers/Scanners), Fax/mail machines and/or other devices used in SPS service areas. Required to maintain an overall professional appearance and attitude. Adhere to all policies and procedures required. Other Duties: This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice._ About SPS: _ SPS is an award-winning employer of choice offering outsourcing solutions that leverage Intelligent Automation (Artificial Intelligence & Robotic Process Automation) in more than 22 countries across the globe.In North America, our services include Mailroom Management (both physical and digital), Office Services such as Reception, Lobby Concierge and Conference Room Management in addition to Document Processing Services utilizing leading edge technologies. Our clients today are companies in sectors such as banking, insurance, legal, higher education, advertising and other professional services, including many Fortune 500 companies.SPS is committed to delivering high caliber outsourcing experience to our clients and offering our employees challenging and exciting career opportunities throughout the North America region and globally. SPS is committed to investing in the professional development of our employees and offers competitive comprehensive benefits and diverse development training programs that lead to building careers._At SPS we embrace the uniqueness of our employees and are committed to the fair and equal treatment of all people, applicants, and employees by promoting a culture of access, inclusion, equity and diversity.__SPS provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual and reproductive health choices, national origin, age, disability, genetics, military status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation and/or any other status protected by law._Job Type: Full-timeBenefits: 401(k) 401(k) matching Dental insurance Employee assistance program Employee discount Flexible spending account Health insurance Health savings account Life insurance Paid time off Vision insuranceSchedule: 8 hour shift Day shift Monday to FridayAbility to commute/relocate: Palo Alto, CA 94301: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)Experience: Customer service: 3 years (Required)Job Type: Full-timeBenefits: 401(k) 401(k) matching Dental insurance Employee assistance program Employee discount Flexible spending account Health insurance Health savings account Life insurance Paid time off Vision insuranceSchedule: 8 hour shift Day shift Monday to FridayAbility to commute/relocate: Palo Alto, CA 94301: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)Experience: Customer service: 3 years (Required)Work Location: One location

Keywords: Swiss Post Solutions, Palo Alto , Receptionist, Administration, Clerical , Palo Alto, California

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