Receptionist

Organization: 
Cepheid - US
Job Location: 
Bothell, WA
Job Description: 

The Receptionist is often the visitor's first impression of the company. As such, this person must present a courteous, pleasant, and professional appearance and demeanor while providing daily front desk coverage from 8:00am to 5:00pm, Monday through Friday. The Receptionist must be able to communicate effectively, respond to inquiries, and cope with potentially sensitive and/or emergency situations. The ideal candidate will create a positive welcoming environment for Cepheid employees, clients and guests while maintaining a high level of professionalism at a busy front desk area. The Receptionist will assist with administrative support. The Receptionist will also operate a multiple-line telephone system and must be able to answer a high volume of phone calls and direct those calls in an efficient, accurate and professional manner.

Numerous clerical support functions are also part of the Receptionist position.

The person must be able to accurately perform the following list of tasks:
- Sort and deliver mail
- Order office supplies
- Manage kitchen supplies
- Help maintain high level of security
- Maintain the cleanliness and professional appearance of the lobby, conference rooms and kitchen facility
- Maintain the common copy and print areas
- Accurately create and maintain physical and electronic files

- High School Diploma/GED or equivalent combination of education and experience to perform at this level
- 2+ years professional receptionist experience with busy multi-line phones in a corporate environment
- A background in Security, Facilities and/or Customer Service is highly desirable
- Previous experience with PBX switchboard strongly preferred
- Reliable, consistent, punctual and outgoing professional
- Professional appearance with a can-do attitude
- Excellent communication skills, strong customer service skills and a professional phone presence
- Must have superb organizational skills and be detail oriented
- Must be able to multi-task, complete assignments and projects with frequent interruptions
- Intermediate skills with basic office software programs such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint
- Willingness to take on new projects

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