Corporate Receptionist

Administrative Crystal City, Virginia


Description

Northwest Center Services @ Amazon is looking for polished, self-motivated, and engaging customer service professionals to join our Corporate Reception team in the Crystal City area. 

We work towards a single goal: to ensure a world-class experience for our customers. Our team is focused on continuously offering the highest level of service to all corporate employees and their visitors.

If you are like us, and you're truly obsessed with providing the best possible customer service, you'll find this is a great place to build your career!

* Thank you for your interest in a career at Northwest Center Services.  We are eager to learn more about you! To be considered for this position, you must submit a resume with your application. *

Location:  Crystal City area - Alexandria, VA

Schedule: Monday through Friday, 7:30AM – 4:00PM and 9:30AM - 6:00PM (must have open availability to work both shifts as assigned)


Wage: $17.50 per hour

You'll love it here if you:

  • Want to learn, grow, and develop your professional skills
  • Love interacting with people (and dogs)
  • Want the opportunity to build your career
  • Want to work in a fun, fast paced environment 

Position Summary:

The Corporate Receptionist provides 5-star customer service to internal and external customers over email, on the phone, and in person. The primary customer base includes callers, visitors, community members, vendor partners, and Amazon employees. Receptionists provide assistance with a variety of administrative activities and tasks including greeting and checking in guests, distributing badges, providing resources to callers, and assisting with projects. Receptionists are solution providers and seek to provide a memorable customer centric experience through each interaction.

Essential Functions:

  • Open and close support service locations making sure the lobby is clean and organized.
  • Greet all employees and visitors with a friendly, warm, professional and courteous manner. Receptionists are required to provide a 5-star first impression in every customer interaction and phone conversation.
  • Follow proper procedures to hang and maintain customer posters in all buildings.
  • Offer to check luggage and coats.
  • Issue loaner badges as requested.
  • Assist Amazon’s recruiting department by issuing and collecting a Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA) and verify the form is signed and dated. Contact first interviewer at appropriate time.
  • Welcome on-site visitors and issue the appropriate Visitor Badge. Determine the nature of their visit and announce them to the appropriate person.
  • Direct new hires and temporary employees to Security Badge Office to get employee badge.
  • Answer incoming telephone calls, determine caller’s need and transfer to appropriate person or department.
  • Subscribe to reception email lists and respond to all email in a timely manner, not more than 30 minutes from receipt.
  • Respond to all e-mails sent by Reception Leadership acknowledging you received, read and understand the content if it is requested.
  • Manage distribution of LCD projectors including monitoring all e-mails for LCD projector reservation requests and updating outlook calendars with status of reservation. Work with Supervisor to resolve issues including reservation conflicts, missing projectors, and broken or not returned equipment.
  • Distribute assets for Amazon employees and update the associated logs. This includes, but is not limited to keys, access cards, and parking items.
  • Distribute Amazon paychecks making sure employee signs paycheck log and verifying with your signature or initials.
  • Maintain appropriate levels of reception forms and supplies. Report to your Supervisor when supplies need to be ordered.
  • Keep your workroom and desk clean and organized.
  • Call security as needed for assistance and follow proper escalation procedures.
  • Assist employees with catering deliveries including getting a cart for them, or helping to carry items to their meeting location.
  • Create remedy ticket for any facility issues brought to reception’s attention.
  • Make transportation reservations as requested.
  • Assist with onsite MyCommute needs of Amazon team members at the direction of SeaBel staff, including transportation passes and information.
  • Assist with Move Ambassador tasks as needed and under the direction of the SeaBel staff.
  • Other duties as assigned by NWC leadership

Knowledge & Experience:

  • Must have 1-year minimum customer service, call center, or administrative support experience.
  • Intermediate English literacy and reading level.

Skills & Abilities:

  • Excellent customer service skills and the ability to quickly and successfully prioritize tasks.
  • Conducts self in a professional and friendly manner at all times.
  • Strong communication skills and ability to effectively deescalate situations with dissatisfied customers.
  • Strong conflict resolution, critical thinking, and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to understand, interpret and follow Amazon’s Policies and Procedures.

Working Conditions:

  • Daily duties include a combination of desk time and visiting several Amazon buildings so the ability to walk regularly within a 1.5-mile radius and via Metro subway or bus within 10 stops is required
  • Ability to work at a computer for long periods (up to 8 hours per workday).
  • Need to carry supplies to other buildings, up to 50 pounds.
  • Amazon is a dog friendly environment with over 1000 dogs on campus. Individuals with dog allergies or those who do not particularly care for dogs may not be the best fit.
  • Sight (with or without corrective lenses) is required.



At Northwest Center, we do not just accept diversity and inclusion — we celebrate it, support it, live it, and flourish in it to benefit our employees, the community, and our clientele. We believe that our strength lies within our diversity and the forward motion towards a day when people of all abilities can learn and work together. Northwest Center is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, including disability and veterans status.

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