Receptionist - ( 12pm to 8pm )

Recruiter
Gerald Metals LLC
Location
Stamford
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Sep 11, 2016
Closes
Sep 23, 2016
Industry
Banking
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Description:

HOURS: 12pm to 8pm Position Summary: A receptionist greets and directs visitors, answers telephones, and performs general clerical and customer service work in support of an office. This position serves as the first point of contact with visitors and customers and provides assistance to individuals by responding to routine questions; providing general information; answering the main phone line; making reservations; managing electronic calendars; and performing general clerical duties such as Microsoft office, data entry, typing and faxing. Nature of Work The primary purpose of a Receptionist is to greet and assist customers (visitors, students, faculty, and staff) in face to face interactions or by telephone, serving as the first point of contact. This position typically also performs general clerical support such as filing, mailing distribution, phone support, data entry and basic document creation. This position can be distinguished from other support positions by the nature of work, which consists of assisting and directing customers as they arrive as well as responding to customer questions and requests via phone, in-person, fax, or email to support the general office/department workflow. This work is performed with regular supervision using established procedures to do the work. This position requires basic computer skills, however the specific responsibilities of this position can be learned through on the job training. This position would not have supervisory responsibilities, but may assist in directing the work of a student or temporary worker as necessary. The position requires that an individual be skilled in basic customer service and prioritizing tasks in order to be able to direct the flow of visitors, phone calls, emails, appointments, etc. Responsibilities: Greets visitors and customers and notifies department/office staff of arrivals.Assists visitors and customers with general questions such as who to contact, office hours, releasing basic account/status information, and responds to routine questions regarding the office/program/department which they are in.Operates and manages multi-line telephones and routes incoming phone calls.Organizes and prioritizes front desk tasks such as managing and monitoring electronic calendars for conference rooms, personal appointments, meetings, and events.Performs general data entry.Makes reservations such as travel arrangements, lunch and dinner.Order, set up and clean up luncheon meetings Distributes correspondence and information to appropriate persons in the office/department.Signs for packages and receives mail.Helps back up mail clerk with sorting and distribution of office mail, stocking supplies and keeps office inventory.Keeps the front office area and any public areas in neat and orderly condition.Performs other related clerical duties as required or deemed necessary.Assist Executive Assistant as needed Minimum Qualification Requirements: This position requires a high school diploma.Telephone skillsProficient in Microsoft office mainly Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Company Description:

Group Summary:
The Gerald Group is a leading private global commodity trading company founded in 1962 and based in Stamford, Connecticut. Over the last 50+ years, Gerald has been actively engaged in the physical merchanting, trade and structured financing of commodities, growing to a global network across all four corners of the world which provides trading and investment solutions to both producer and consumer clients worldwide.
Gerald focuses primarily on the global commerce of commodities. The Group is involved in the sourcing of physical commodities, logistics and transportation services, processing and refining solutions, as well as the sale to ultimate consumers and fabricators. In addition to merchant and trading services, The Group also engages in specialized merchant banking services with global partners across the commodity stream, providing structured trade finance and growing a diverse portfolio of projects. This includes developing and managing strategic investments in counter parties such as producers, refineries, smelters, storage and logistics entities, industrial consumers, and fabricators. During its long and successful history, The Gerald Group has built a strong repertoire of knowledge in physical merchanting and trade finance, becoming one of the leading participants in the international physical commodity markets, with approximately US $3 Billion in assets and US $10 Billion in revenue. The Groups position as a global leader in commodity trading and commerce, coupled with our unique experience and expertise, provides our counter-parties with unprecedented market access and custom tailored solutions.